Gold: The Colorado State Fair
1001 Beulah Ave., (719) 561-8484
The Colorado State Fair Grounds holds on a repeat winner for the best place to see live music. With multiple venues, including the spacious Southwest Motors Events Center, the American Furniture Warehouse Amphitheater, the Budweiser Rodeo Arena, the Weatherport Tent, and The Coke Stage, there is a stage capable of hosting anything from local acts to huge national touring shows. Depending on the crowd and the weather, the Fair has ample parking and amenities to handle any crowd.
Silver: Memorial Hall
1 City Hall Place, (719) 542-1100
Bronze: Smitty’s Greenlight Tavern
227 N. Santa Fe Ave. (719) 543-2747