About the Tap

Check out our YouTube Playlist of bands recorded by fans at the Tap.


Now Featuring:

SUNDAYS:   BLUES JAM with epic guitarist Johnny Vaugh, every Sunday night at 8:30pm, Jammer signup starts at 7. All players welcome. No cover.

MONDAYS:   KARAOKE with Host DJ MARK STAR! The Best Rock n' Roll karaoke show in all of Denver! 8:30pm

TUESDAYS:   PUNK ROCK NIGHT. Different Performances Every Week from Bands to Burlesque. Bingo with Squeaky Springs from 8:30 - 10. Win Booze and Other Prizes. No Cover and Bingo is Free!

WEDNESDAYS:   ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC Wednesdays 4pm - 8pm. Hosted by Captain Flashback and Sponsored by Crystal Frets.

OTHER DAYS:   Check Event Calendar Schedule! Different bands, comedians, djs, dancers and performers from different genres all the time!

According to the Press:

October 2014 Westword Blog "The Nine Best Rock Bars in Denver"

January 2013 Hype Denver "Top 10 Venues in Denver"

July 2012 Metro Magazine "Alumni Rule at Tennyson's Tap"

April 2012 Westword Blog "Denver's Ten Best New Bars"

April 2012 Eat Drink Denver "North Denver Revival: Three Happy Hour Haunts with a Long History"

December 2011 Westword "Eight Great Denver Bars That Opened in 2011"

September 2011 Westword "Tennyson's Tap Ramps Up Its Live Music Offerings"

April 2011 North Denver Tribune: "Tennyson's Tap: Bar, Restaurant, Art Gallery"

March 2011 Westword Blog "Tennyson's Tap Taps into the Changing Berkeley Neighborhood"

About the Tap:

       Musicians, Artists, and their Friends and Patrons come to Tennyson's Tap for the most rollicking party on Tennyson Street. We serve you the highest audio quality and happiest musicians for your entertainment and delight. Featuring pretty much every Colorado Whiskey and authentically (...what's a word for that fortuitous eyebrow-raising moment when tasting stunning deliciousness...) IRRESISTIBLE Classic Cocktails.
       We are inspired by the good ol' days. We're devoted to the success of today's thriving arts and entertainments scene on Tennyson Street and in Denver. We are located in the historic Tennyson Street Cultural District in the North Denver Highlands, where the community has been united for 125 years by an obsession with art, music, culture and good times.
       Denver jewel Elitch Gardens lived at the same city intersection: Bontanical Gardens, Stock Theatre, Ballroom, Mister Twister roller coaster, Singers, Dancers, Zoologica, Music, Entertainment. Our community has partied at 38th & Tennyson since 1890!
       We're on 38th at Tennyson in beautiful Colorado USA! Our burgeoning party neighborhood has 20+ amazing taprooms, breweries and restaurant/bars in easy walking distance, so make it an event! Plan on a party and plan ahead-- we love you! So never ever drive buzzed. Let us know how we can make you even happier with us. Cheers!!!




As the bluesmen say, Let the good times roll!