Blues Bars In Denver

Blues music has its origins in the Deep South and evolved from the spiritual chants of African-American field workers. Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, many offshoots of blues evolved including, Chicago Blues, Delta, Piedmont, Jump, Electric Blues, and Punk Blues. Denver bars have a rich history and offer live entertainment featuring some of today’s best blues artists.


Blues on Blake Supper Club
1925 Blake Street, LoDo Denver • 303.292.5837
Go back in time to the 40’s and 50’s blues supper clubs of Chicago and New York. You’ll find the best local blues artists showcased three times a week.


El Chapultepec
1962 Market Street, LoDo Denver • 303.295.9126
A Denver Icon for over fifty years. The best blues players of all time have played here and live blues bands continue to play several times a month. Bring cash and arrive early to get a booth, or stop by after a Rockies game.


Herb’s Hideout
2057 Larimer Street, Denver • 303.299.9555
Just two blocks from Coors Field on the edge of LoDo, Herbs offers a perfect Hideout bar. Jazz saxophonist, Laura Newman, recently took over and has created an oasis for live music. Check ahead to see when your favorite blues artists are playing.


Manny’s Smokehouse
2233 Larimer Street, Denver • 303.292.6622
Barbecue, booze, and blues! That’s what Manny’s is all about. Nearly every night, live blues is playing, liberal drinks are being poured, and lots of great barbecue is being served. You can’t go wrong with a visit to this bar.


Ziggie’s Saloon
4923 W 38th Avenue, Denver • 303.455.9930
Tired of the LoDo bar scene? Ziggie’s is an intriguing dive bar that offers live blues nearly every night and cheap beer that attracts a working-class crowd. On Sundays, the stage is open for sit-ins.