The Fillmore Auditorium was founded and opened in 1999 and used as a venue for performers and live musicians. The Fillmore is named after a famous performing venue in San Francisco which also holds the same name. The auditorium is found along Colfax Avenue and Clarkson Street in Denver, Colorado and is the largest indoor music and performing arts venue in the greater Denver area.
The Fillmore building opened its doors in 1907 as a large skating arena and public skating rink. Throughout the years it has housed several different functions and business operations. The venue has hosted such leading names as Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, The Grateful Dead, and a number of current named performers such as 50 Cent, The Black Keys, and Green Day.
Tickets are available online or for a greater price, at the door. It is highly recommended that tickets be purchased in advance. Ticket scalpers are not allowed on the auditorium premises and violators are prosecuted. The auditorium is well maintained and provides onsite security.
A number of hotels are found around the Fillmore Auditorium to provide convenient sleeping arrangements for concert goers. Restaurants and eateries are also in number around the concert venue.