Denver Events for Your Friday Night

Denver is an incredibly creative city and it has been for years. If you need proof of that, look no further than the events we have lined up for tomorrow. Get all of the art and live music you can handle and start your weekend off right!

Opening: Zach Reini | A Leaden Stride To Nowhere

Denver events January 12
Photo courtesy of Gildar Gallery

When: January 12, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Where: Gildar Gallery, 82 S Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80209

What: “The automated assembly lines churning out cultural ephemera are subject to the rogue factory defect, the hair out of place, the line gone astray. Try as one might some work gets recalled, destroyed, or shelved for some other time. Win some, lose the rest. The exhibition ‘A Leaden Stride To Nowhere’ by Zach Reini is an exploration into the various points along that production line.” The exhibition is open through February 18.

Cost: Free admission

On the Street with Bill Cunningham | Opening Reception

Denver events January 12
Photo courtesy of Dina Litovsky

When: January 12, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Where: Colorado Photographic Arts Center, 1070 Bannock St, Denver, Colorado 80204

What: “The Colorado Photographic Arts Center has partnered with The New York Times to present ‘On the Street with Bill Cunningham’, an exhibition celebrating the career of iconic fashion photographer Bill Cunningham.” Special guest Tiina Loite will be in attendance. The exhibition will be open through February 24.

Cost: Free admission

Sangre Colorado Opening Reception

Denver events January 12
Photo courtesy of Center for Visual Art

When: January 12, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Where: Center for Visual Art, MSU Denver, 965 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, Colorado 80204

What: “Sangre Colorado: Carlos Frésquez Mid-Career Survey is an exhibition that features work spanning forty years of the influential and prolific career of Denver’s own Carlos Frésquez. A celebrated Chicano artist, Frésquez’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is held in major collections.” The exhibition will be open through March 24.

Cost: Free admission

Johnny & The Mongrels Play The Berkeley Inn

Denver events January 12
Photo courtesy of Johnny & The Mongrels

When: January 12, 9:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Where: Berkeley Inn, 3834 Tennyson St, Denver, Colorado 80212

What: Johnny & The Mongrels are excited to bring their signature Swamp Funk & Blues to a place that has been Slinging beer for 80 years.”

Cost: Free admission

Laurium, Surrender Signal + Old Sport

Denver events January 12
Photo courtesy of BarFly Denver

When: January 12, 9:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Where: BarFly Denver, 4255 W. Colfax Ave, Denver, Colorado 80204

What: “One night, three great acts.” Join BarFly Denver on January 12 for a post-rock show featuring Old Sport, Surrender Signal, and Laurium.

Cost: Free admission


Denver events January 12
Photo courtesy of Ryan Bannigan

When: January 12, 9:00-10:00 p.m.

Where: Dazzle, 1512 Curtis St, Denver, Colorado 80202

What: “Smirk is a jazz-drunk hip-hop trio made up of Luke Maxson on keys, Ryan Bannigan on drums and Jose Gutierrez filling in on Bass. With influences from J-Dilla, Robert Glasper and D’Angelo, the trio blends old-school styles with a modern taste.”

Cost: $5.00. Get your tickets here.

A Shadow of Jaguar at The Black Buzzard

Denver events January 12
Photo courtesy of Ticketfly

When: January 12, 9:00-11:30 p.m.

Where: Oskar Blues Black Buzzard, 1624 Market St, Denver, Colorado 80202

What: “Grand Opening Weekend kicks off with A Shadow of Jaguar with special guests Boot Gun at The Black Buzzard at Oskar Blues Denver.” There will also be a silent auction with a chance to win two lift tickets to Winter Park Resort.

Cost: $10.00 in advance. Get your tickets here. $12.00 at the door.

Love Gang / Space in Time: live at Tooey’s

Denver events January 12
Photo courtesy of LOVE GANG

When: January 12, 9:00-11:59 p.m.

Where: Tooey’s Off Colfax, 1521 Marion St, Denver, Colorado 80218

What: Sail with Tooey’s to Blackout Beach with music from LOVE GANG and Space In Time.

Cost: $5.00