Velorama announces headliners for the Denver cycling and music festival

Velorama returns to Five Points for its second year of bicycle racing and music this summer, bringing Glass Animals, Cold War Kids and Vince Staples in to top the bill.

The men's final criterium at Velorama Colorado, Aug. 13, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The men’s final criterium at Velorama Colorado, Aug. 13, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Velorama returns to Five Points for its second year of bicycle racing and music this summer, bringing Glass Animals, Cold War Kids and Vince Staples in to top the bill.

Early bird, $90 three-day passes for the Aug. 17-19 event held in conjunction with the Colorado Classic go on sale at 10 a.m. tomorrow.

Other main acts include Matt and Kim, Rainbow Kitten Surprise and The Kills. The rest of the lineup will be announced soon, according to a press release. And just like last year, attendees will also be able to see very fit athletes going very fast on very expensive bicycles.

This year, Velorama moves off the streets and into the Rockies parking lot between Blake an the rail tracks. Last year, one of the biggest complaints about that festival was that it was too spread out.

Here’s a map of the 2018 layout:

2018 Velorama map via veloramafestival.com.
2018 Velorama map via veloramafestival.com.

As you can (kind of) see, they’ll once again have food trucks on site, craft beer, wine and hard cider and bike expo areas. The main entrance is at 27th and Blake streets.

One-day ticket prices have not yet been announced.

To learn more, go to veloramafestival.com.

Ashley Dean

Author: Ashley Dean

Ashley Dean is the assistant editor and culture reporter for Denverite. She previously covered music and did some copy editing for the Denver Post, the Colorado Daily and the Daily Camera. She's from New York, likes bourbon straight and dreams of someday holding the title of Nightlife Mayor. Find her at adean@denverite.com, 303-502-2804 or @AshleyDean.