Flaming Lips, Modest Mouse, Frank Black shows annouced
The Flaming Lips know all about putting on a hell of a show, and the Monolith Festival gig at Red Rocks in 2007 was one most phenomenal things to happen to that venue in the last few years. Lets hope for a repeat performance when the Lips return to Red Rocks Sunday, August 23 with Explosions in the Sky and Star Death & the White Dwarfs, which features Wayne Coyne's nephew Dennis. Tickets, which run from $36.75 to $46.50, go on sale Saturday, June 20 at 10 a.m. And as an added bonus, all tickets sold online will include a digital download of three brand new unreleased songs from the upcoming album, three B-sides hand picked by Wayne Coyne and a live audio recording of the Red Rocks show. In other concert news, Modest Mouse will visit the Fillmore Auditorium Wednesday, September 2 and Frank Black plays the intimate Walnut Room Wednesday, July 29.
Cobra Skills: With Only Thunder and the Copyrights, Tue., Aug. 4, 10 p.m., $5/$7.
Hemi Cuda: Fri., Aug. 14, 10 p.m., $6/$8.
Primasonic (CD release): With Bronze, Burn Sand Burn and Pitch Invasion, Fri., July 3, 10 p.m., $5.
When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth: Fri., Aug. 28, 10 p.m., $5.
Cephalic Carnage: Sun., June 28, 8 p.m., $10.25/$12.
The Dodos: With Ruby Suns, Thu., Oct. 22, 8 p.m., $13.50/$15.
Led Zepagain (Led Zeppelin tribute): Thu., Sept. 3, 8 p.m., $13/$15.
The Airborne Toxic Event: Thu., Sept. 24, 9 p.m., $24.
The Psychedelic Furs: With Happy Mondays, Fri., Sept. 11, 8:30 p.m., $32.
Lil Wayne: With Young Jeezy, Soulja Boy and Drake, Thu., Aug. 20, 6 p.m., $29.75-$125.75.
Modest Mouse: Wed., Sept. 2, 8 p.m., $35.
Lupillo Rivera: Sat., Sept. 12, 9 p.m., $35.
Bon Iver: Sun., July 12, 9 p.m., $20.
Dressy Bessy: Sat., July 11, 9 p.m., $8/$12.
Magicgravy: Wed., July 15, 9 p.m., $5/$10.
John Brown's Body: Fri., Sept. 18.
KMFDM: With Angel Spit, Fri., Oct. 9.
Supersuckers: Thu., July 30.
Portugal the Man: Fri., Aug. 14.
Now, Now Every Children: Sat., July 11, $8/$10.
Trash Can Sinatras: With Tyler Despres, Thu., Aug. 6, $10/$12.
Reel Big Fish: With the Supervillians, Sat., Aug. 8, 8 p.m., $18.50.
The Flaming Lips: With Explosions in the Sky and Stardeath & the White Dwarfs, Sun., Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m., $36.75-$46.50.
Flogging Molly: With Hepcat, Sat., Sept. 26, 8 p.m., $35-$39.50.
Monolith Festival: With Girl Talk, MSTRKRFT, Of Montreal, M. Ward, Phoenix, Method Man & Red Man, the Dandy Warhols, OK Go, Passion Pit, the Walkmen and more, Sept. 12-13.
Soiled Dove Underground
Colin Hay Band: Wed., Aug. 12.
The Walnut Room
Priscilla Ahn: With Robert Francis, Thu., Aug. 13, 8 p.m., $12.
Frank Black: Wed., July 29, 8 p.m., $20.
Love and Theft: Fri., July 24, 7:30 p.m., $11.
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene with music features, additional online music listings and show picks. We'll also send special ticket offers and music promotions available only to our Music Newsletter subscribers.