Saturday, August 23, 2008

DNC music, celebs, parties, entertainment

Places to be, people to see during the DNC (partial list, more to come)

8/23: _ Flobots play the media welcome party at Elitch Gardens (invitation only)
_ Rock the Bells
8/24: _ Green concert at Red Rocks (invitation only) with Dave Matthews, Sheryl Crow,
_ Opening night reception commemorating Hurricane Katrina recovery (invite only)
8/25: _ Rock the Vote bash (sold out!) with Wyclef Jean, NERD, Fall Out Boy. 10 p.m.- midnight
_ Rock the Vote after party (for VIPs), Grant Chambers salon, with Nick Cannon. Midnight - 2 a.m.
_ Cinemocracy Rocks (film festival winners) @ Red Rocks with Okkervil River, Jill Sobule, Apples in Stereo. $20
_ Jill Sobule, Michelle Shocked @ Codepink event, Cuernavaca Park, 6:30 p.m. FREE!
8/26: _ Willie Nelson @ Red Rocks, $55
_ James Taylor, David Crosby, Graham Nash and Ani DiFranco tape an e-town show, $50-$85
_ Cyndi Lauper, Rufus Wainwright, Melissa Etheridge at the Fillmore, $98-$500
8/27: _ Rage Against the Machine, et al, (see post down below) FREE, if you win tickets in a lottery (details below)
_ Moby @ the Church. $30. Part of proceeds go to Obama's campaign
_ Unconventional 08: street party and invite only VIP party, Silversun Pickups, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie, Jenny Lewis, Zooey Deschanel, Sarah Silverman @ 30th and Larimer
_ Hot IQs play FREE @ Floyd's 99 Barbershop (16th and Champa). Free appetizers
_ Black Eyed Peas, Fillmore
8/28: _ DJ Jazzy Jeff @ the Church. $15

8/25-8/25, from 4 p.m - 9 p.m., show a business card proving you work downtown and you get $1 domestic draft beer at the Magnolia Hotel bar (normally Harry's Bar but renamed because the Vermont and W.V. delegations are staying there). 17th and Champa

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