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Welcome to the Black Sheep: FAQ

Where is the club located?

A: The Black Sheep is located between Union and Circle on Platte Ave. The physical address is 2106 E. Platte Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80909.   

Where can I buy tickets?

A: Tickets are available for all Black Sheep shows at and our website at  You can also purchase tickets in person at the Black Sheep box office located in 2106 E Platte Ave. The box office is open any night there is a show. Tickets can also be purchased at our sister venues in Denver the Summit Music Hall at 1902 Blake St. M-F from 11am - 5pm or at the Marquis Theater at 2009 Larimer St. any night they have a show.  There is a $2.00 service fee per ticket and the box office is CASH ONLY. We offer no service fees on all tickets every Friday at our box office.    

How old do you have to be to attend shows at the Black Sheep?

A: Unless otherwise posted our club is All-Ages, all the time. You can verify this by clicking on the show details on the event listing.   

My child wants to attend an all-ages show at the Black Sheep, but I feel nervous.

A: We’ve been doing all-ages shows for many years, but the decision to let your son or daughter come to a show here is obviously up to you as a parent. We suggest attending a show with your child so you can get a first-hand experience of how we run the club and treat our patrons. We’re confident that once you have been here you will feel comfortable with allowing your child to come to more Black Sheep shows.   

Do I need ID to enter the venue?

A: An ID is only required if you plan on drinking alcohol. Because we are an all-ages venue we take checking IDs very seriously. In compliance with CO laws, anyone 21 and older who plans on drinking alcohol will have to show a valid, (not expired), government issued photo ID, no matter how old you think you may look. Anyone without proper ID, regardless of age, will be treated as under 21 and will not be allowed to buy, hold, or drink alcohol. This policy is strictly enforced and any violation will result in immediate ejection from the venue.   

Is re-entry allowed?

A: For those over 21   

Can I bring my camera?

A: Regular digital point & shoot cameras are fine but absolutely no SLR, detachable lens, or professional type cameras will be allowed inside the venue. Absolutely no video recording devices of any kind will be tolerated.   

Is there seating?

A: All shows are general admission standing room only unless otherwise noted.   

Can I bring my own chair?

A: Unfortunately, as a matter of safety for our other guests, you will not be able to bring your own chair.   

How do I book my band?

A: Please contact for all booking inquiries. Please provide as much information as possible about what you are looking for. Please do not send physical materials to the venue.   

Do you have a dress code?

A: No shoes, no shirt, no dice.  We also suggest no open toe shoes (ie Sandals, Flip flops, etc.)

Do you have a coat check?

A: At this point in time, we do not offer a coat check.   

Can I smoke in the club?

A: No. Colorado has an indoor smoking ban. However, as long as you’re over 21, re-entry is allowed so you’re welcome to step out for a smoke break.   

Is the time listed door time or show time?

A: The time listed on each show is the door time, the show will start shortly thereafter.   

Is there food?

A: We have light snacks available behind the bar. Ask the bartender for options.

Where is the best place to park?

A: You can park in our parking lot, anywhere ON Platte Ave, and on side streets (where no parking signs are not posted). Please pay close attention to no parking signs, and look around your parking spot before leaving your car. Please do not park at the former Knob Hill Lounge on the corner of Platte and Iowa. This is the dirt strip on the east side of Iowa street. It is private parking and they WILL tow your car.               

How do I get a job with the Black Sheep?

A: Send resume to with detailed information about the positions(s) you are interested in.   

Is the venue handicapped accessible?

A: Yes, the Black Sheep is handicapped accessible. If you need early entry or any kind of help, please consult security personnel at the front door upon arrival to the venue for assistance.   

If a show says sold out, is it really sold out?

A: Yes, it is really sold out and no more tickets will be released.  

Does the Black Sheep have an e-mail list? How can I be included?

A: Yes. We send out weekly e-mail updates that include information on just- announced shows, yet-to-be-advertised shows, exclusive pre-sales, and warnings when certain shows are about to sell out. If you wish to be included please use the textbox located at the top of our website on our home page.   

Does the Black Sheep have a text club?

A: Yes, please text "SODAJERK" to 91944 or sign up here to be the first to know about free ticket offers, exclusive presales, and new show announcements.

When do you announce new shows?

A: Depending on bands’ booking and promotions schedules, new shows are announced all the time. New shows will appear on Black Sheep's website as soon as they are announced.  

What is your refund policy?

A: All sales are final. There are no refunds or exchanges unless a show is cancelled.   

What happens if my event is cancelled or postponed?

A: If your event is cancelled please return to the point of purchase for refunds. If you purchased tickets online, your credit card will be automatically refunded within one week of the cancellation. If your event is postponed, you will be given the option to refund your tickets or if you choose to attend the rescheduled date, your tickets will be honored on the rescheduled date.   

Why didn’t you answer my question?

A: Feel free to call us at 719-227-7625 (hours do vary), or contact Soda Jerk Presents during their office hours (Monday through Friday 10am-5pm) at 303-487-0111.