Friday Lineup




(Alice in Chains Tribute)

Rooster is a live, full power and acoustic tribute to Alice In Chains. Unplugged and Electric, playing raw and genuine sounds from one of the best acts in modern hard rock, the band is a perennial favorite here at Carnation Festival and around Denver as well.

7:15 to 8:30pm

Message in a Bottle

(Police Tribute)

Message in a Bottle Police Tribute band has been a world class tribute to The Police since 2002.  They capture the original flavor of the songs that made the Police so great and deliver it with an energetic stage show, geared for all ages.  The band has played high profile shows such as The High Plains Music Fest, The Denver Pavilions Summer Concerts, Boulder Creek Hometown Fair, Stonegate Summer Concert Series, Elway's Backyard Summer Concerts and many more.
If you're a Police fan, Message in a Bottle Police tribute band is a must see!


That Eighties Band

If the music of an entire decade can be summed up succinctly, this band is the one to do it!  That Eighties Band manage to fuse elements of dance, new wave, hair metal and punk into a coherent and danceable retrospective.  T.E.B is also a fashion medley of the MTV era with costumed nods to the Cure, Guns N Roses and Madonna, among others.  Come witness Denver's best in their 4th year at Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival!

Friday Lineup



Just a Girl

(No Doubt Tribute)

Playing all of your favorites... from one of music's most beloved rock acts, Just a Girl delivers a high energy, power-packed live show like no other!


Sisters of Rock

Sisters of Rock is a tribute to female rock legends and the greatest hits from the 60's to now. Sisters of Rock features Sonya Surrett of Dreamboat Annie & The Corporation, Robin Jones of The Corporation, and Lizzie Sneed of Nothing But 90's... some of Denver's most celebrated acts! Featuring music from Aretha Franklin, Lady Gaga, Heart, Tina Turner, and all your favorites! Sisters of Rock will get your feet stomping and your whole family singing!

Saturday Lineup




(Alanis Morissette Tribute)

With an A-class cast of players, Denver's own, "Jagged", brings you the best recreation of the music of Alanis Morissette.  Fronted by Marilyn Taylor, the band gives you all of the hits, one after another in a power-packed show like no other.


Sonic Highways

(Foo Fighters Tribute)

Having won Denver's acclaimed "Leftapalooza" and having been a strong force in the Denver music scene for many years now, Sonic Highways delivers the best tribute to the Foo Fighters that you can imagine.  The band is rock solid and delivers all of the hits that you have come to know and love.  This is not a show to be missed live!


Ten Years Gone

(Led Zeppelin Tribute)

Ten Years Gone authentically recreates the experience of Led Zeppelin live, bringing to life all the classic songs fans know and love from this celebrated rock band...including hits like “Stairway to Heaven,” “Whole Lotta Love,” “Ramble On,” and many more.  They are one of Denver's finest and most celebrated acts.



Buckstein is a Colorado born and bred country artist who embodies the bold spirit of his home state. A John Wayne for the modern age whose energetic performances are laced with charm and wit, Buckstein has played the best venues and major events throughout the state for many years now.  The band always earns rave reviews and die-hard fans wherever they play.

Saturday Lineup



Michael Morrow and the Culprits

Michael Morrow & The Culprits have cultivated their style of Hard Rock / Countryfied / Blues in the Rocky Mountain Region over the Past 10 years.  Besides being a favorite in the midwest U.S., the band has also toured the United Kingdom. With the recent release of their fifth album, Greater Than Gravity, they have further expanded their incredible sound and continue to find new listeners everywhere.


Grunge Lite

(90s Variety)

Grunge Lite brings back the forgotten songs that molded the 90s alternative rock music around the world. The band was created by members of Colorado faves, Rooster (A Tribute To Alice In Chains) and Siamese Dream (A Tribute To The Smashing Pumpkins).  They deliver the nostalgia you've been missing from your youth! Don't miss them...


Hey Lady!

(B-52s Tribute)

Winner of the 2018 and 2012 Leftapalooza Mile High Tribute Band Competitions, Hey, Lady! was founded with the mission to spread the love, fun and the wacky party spirit of the B-52s! This is not your average cover band. Hey, Lady! is an EVENT BAND; captivating and entertaining audiences of all ages with their passion and energy. Their concert-style shows provide special effects, outrageous wigs, costumes, spunk and contagious B-52’s dance grooves that have been raising audience eyebrows and heart-rates since 2009.



Stone Beat Invasion

(Beatles / Rolling Stones Tribute)

Stone Beat Invasion electrifies the crowd with their powerful delivery of two iconic catalogs of music!  Masterfully capturing the energy of The Rolling Stones and The Beatles, the band delivers an epic rock and roll concert experience like no other. Come relive the music of these two legendary bands with Denver's own... Stone Beat invasion.

Sunday Lineup


(No Pavilion Stage)


The Delta Sonics


The Delta Sonics music takes a Chicago Blues base and seasons it with Swing, Delta, N’awlins R&B and some early Rock n' Roll. They were voted Westword’s best blues band in Denver for the last six of nine years. They were also The Colorado Blues Society's Member's Choice favorite band for 2023 & 2024 as well. The Sonics have also been featured at many major music festivals in Colorado and Wyoming over the last several years including Taste of Colorado, Pearl St. Blues & Brews, the Five Points Jazz Festival and many more.




Hazel Miller and the Collective


Colorado-based music icon Hazel Miller has a reputation for "Bringing it" whether the event is a club setting, concert or festival. Hazel has toured North America, Europe, the Far East, Middle East, and Central America. As one of the tightest and most versatile bands on the Denver Musicscene, Hazel Miller and The Collective bring you original, Jazz, Blues, R&B, and Pop music..along with your favorite cover songs. The Collective are guaranteed to rock the house!

Join us this August 9, 10, 11!