DENVER (CBS4)– Denver Day of Rock will kick off the Memorial Day holiday weekend with a rockin’ good time in downtown Denver.Focus On New Moms, Pregnant Women In Colorado Naloxone Project Expansion
“Denver Day of Rock is our largest event and we benefit about 59 non-profits, children and family-focused throughout the city,” said Amp the Cause Executive Director Rebecca Rallis. “Denver Day of Rock through amazing sponsors, amazing partners, amazing community, we collect donations and it’s a really great way to enjoy some music and be able to support the local non-profits in our area.”
The free concerts feature five stages of live music, one at Curtis, one at Champa, one at Welton, one in Skyline Park 1, and one at Skyline Park 2, from 2:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Even though the concerts are free, it’s a big fundraising opportunity for Amp the Cause.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: Rural Hospitals Worry About Staffing As Vaccination Deadline Approaches
“We have people collecting donations, we have a huge group of volunteers who come out and help us, it wouldn’t be possible without them. We do sell drink tickets, people can redeem those, we’ve got food trucks and vendors, it’s really family friendly. It’s a great way to kick off the Memorial Day weekend,” said Rallis.
There is a little something for everyone at the family-friendly event.
“We’ve got some great bands this year, so we’ve got Mat Kearney coming into town, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, they’ll be touring, opening for the Rolling Stones in a few weeks, we’ve got Moon Taxi, we’ve got some great local bands so we try to have a good mix of everyone who is willing to come,” said Rallis.MORE NEWS: New Video Emerges Of Aurora Police Stop, Triggering Internal Investigation: 'I Was Petrified Of That Gun'
This is the 6th annual Denver Day of Rock. About 100,000 people are expected to attend the all-day event.