Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Dierks Bentley, Mickey Hart Band and Dirty Nasty were announced. On local radio specialty shows, Snake Rattle Rattle Snake, The Congress and The Epiloguesall got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, new and recent releases from the The Jayhawks, Superheavy and St. Vincent were among this week's top sellers. Click through for a complete rundown.
This Just In: New Concerts and On-sale Dates
Country star Dierks Bentley visits the 1STBANK Center on Saturday, November 19 as part of his Country & Cold Cans Tour with Jerrod Niemann and Eli Young Band. General admission and reserved tickets ($37.50-$42.50) go on sale Friday, September 30 at 10 a.m. Former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart brings his band to the Fox Theatre on Friday, December 9. Tickets ($25/$30) go on sale Tuesday, October 4 at noon. Dirt Nasty (aka former MTV VJ Simon Rex) is slated to hit Casselman's Bar & Venue on Thursday, November 3.
The Appleseed Cast: Mon., Nov. 7, 8 p.m., $12.50/$15.
The Nadas: Fri., Nov. 4, 9 p.m., $15.50/$20.
The Original Lights: A Tribute To Steve Perry And The Music Of Journey: Fri., Oct. 14, 9 p.m., $15.
Dirt Nasty: Thu., Nov. 3.
PANTyRAiD: Sat., Nov. 19, 8 p.m., $25/$30.
Dierks Bentley: With Jerrod Niemann and Eli Young Band, Sat., Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., $37.50-$42.50.
Rise Against: With Flogging Molly and Calibrate Me, Tue., Dec. 6, 7 p.m., $36.25.
40 oz. to Freedom: Wed., Nov. 30, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12.
Emmitt Nershi Band: Fri., Jan. 27, 8:30 p.m., $12.50/$15.
Game: Wed., Nov. 2, 8:30 p.m., $28.
Eliot Lipp & Slim Thugz: Wed., Dec. 7, 8:30 p.m., $12/$15.
Michal Menert & Gramatik: With Supervision and Paul Basic, Thu., Nov. 17, 8:30 p.m., $17/$20.
Mickey Hart Band: Fri., Dec. 9, 8:30 p.m., $25/$30.
Reel Big Fish & Streetlight Manifesto: With Lionize and Rodeo Ruby Love, Sat., Dec. 10, 8:30 p.m., $32/$35.
Reverend Horton Heat: With the Supersuckers, Thu., Jan. 26, 8:30 p.m., $17/$22.
Yamn: With Magic Beans, Thu., Oct. 27, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12.
As Nations Rage: With Ndaaz, Dead for Denver and Go Ask Alice, Sun., Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m., $8/$10.
Chris Fairbanks: Thu., Nov. 10, 8 p.m., $15/$17.
Skyfox: With the Crimson Red, Offcolor, Hear Me Out and Synergy, Fri., Oct. 28, 8 p.m., $18/$10.
Cory Branan: With Strange Americans, Wed., Nov. 16, $8.
Typhoon: With Wild Ones and Youth, Tue., Nov. 8, $10.
Walk the Moon: With Evenings and Weekends, Wed., Oct. 5, 8 p.m., $8/$10.
The Aggrolites: With DJ Scott Damnitt and DJ Tone, Sat., Oct. 22, 9 p.m.
Empires: Thu., Nov. 17, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12.
Big B: Wed., Oct. 26.
The Chariot: Sat., Nov. 26.
T. Mills: Mon., Oct. 10, 7 p.m., $10/$12.
Warner Drive: Sun., Nov. 6.
The Atlas Mouth: With Batillus, Mon., Nov. 21, $5.
I Call Fives: With Chivalrous at Best and Blind Brilliance, Mon., Oct. 24, $5/$7.
Wavves: Thu., Oct. 6, $12/$15.
Game: Thu., Nov. 3, 8 p.m., $29.50/$35.
Blake Street Bloodbath: Fri., Oct. 28.
Puddle of Mudd: Mon., Dec. 5.
Thrash & Burn 2011: With Winds of Plague, Chelsea Grin, As Blood Runs Black, For the Fallen Dreams, Upon a Burning Body, Sun., Nov. 13, 5 p.m., $18/$20.
We're currently tracking the playlists from a number of different shows, including KTCL's Locals Only, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown*, The Colorado Sound, an independently produced show that is broadcast all over Colorado, and The Colorado Wave, which is syndicated on a number of stations across the country. Here's what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. *Playlist not available
Inca - "Eye of the Storm"
Life in Electric - "Recognize"
Boulder Acoustic Society - "Shelter"
Nathaniel Rateliff - "Shroud"
Petals of Spain - "Lady Luck"
Bop Skizzum - "Beauty Queen"
Chain Gang of 1974 - "Hold On"
Wheelchair Sports Camp - "15 Steps"
Don'ts & the Be Carefuls - "The Still Favorites"
Heart & Soul Radio - "Epic"
El Toro de la Muerte - "Records"
Raven & the Writing Desk - "Infancy 'til Death"
Post Paradise - "A Way With Words"
Billy & Liza "Barstool"
Dianne Reeves "What A Little Moonlight Can Do"
Honey Gitters "Diamonds In A Bag"
The Haunted Windchimes "Find the Door"
Bobby Walker "LIttle Bit of Soul"
Snake Rattle Rattle Snake "Like A Moth"
The Epilogues "The Fallout"
Hot IQs "Firecracker"
Petals of Spain "You Had Me From the Start"
Cary Morin "Prisoner"
John Mieras "I Would Wish for This"
Jeff Brinkman "Inside This Room"
Adam Stern "Progabilly"
Lionel Young Band "Somethin' 'Bout a Rumba"
The Congress "Minutes"
Lizzie Huffman "Drunken Mess"
SHEL "When the Dragon Came Down"
Spring Creek "Hold On Me"
Melissa Axel "The Worth of Things"
Roniit "You Were Trained"
My Body Sings Electric "Living Proof"
String Cheese Incident "Tinder Box"
Mark's Midnight Carnival Show "Save Yourself"
Jim Stranahan "Caliente"
Curly No Shoes Jr. - In Love With A Gypsy Woman
Clare - Girl
Julian Shome - Vagabond Girl
Rey Feo - World Is Your Slave
Spiv - Dizzy Tizzy
Wendy Woo - Bird In A Cage
Just Jinjer - Home
Mind Go Flip - Nokia Girl
Brendan McKinney - Just Like Z Blues
Ten Cent Redemption - Already Raining
Bobby Wells - My Heart To Yours
Easy Bill & The Big Beat - On Your Hook
Hot IQS - Mascot Is Winning
Dark Side Of The Cop - Stuck In The Darkness
Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads
Superheavy, Mick Jagger's new group with Dave Stewart, Joss Stone, Damian Marley and A. R. Rahman, took the top spot at Twist & Shout while The Jayhawks' Mockingbird Time, released last week on Rounder, came in first at Albums on the Hill and sixth at Twist & Shout. Lil Wayne continues to hold on to the number one spot at Independent and St. Vincent's Strange Mercy was on top at Wax Trax.
01. The Jayhawks - Mockingbird Time
02. Opeth - Heritage
03. Thrice - Major/Minorem>
04. Wild Flag - Wild Flag
05. Thievery Corporation - Culture of Fear
06. Lotus - Lotus
07. Eddie Vedder - Ukulele Songs
08. Tinariwen - Tassili
09. John Doe - Keeper
10. St. Vincent - Strange Mercy
01. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV
02. Game - The R.E.D. Album
03. Adele - 21
04. Opeth - Heritage
05. Z-Ro - Meth
06. Twiztid - Cryptic Collection 4
07. Tech N9NE - All 6's & 7's
08. Staind - Staind
09. Thrice - Major/Minor
10. Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You
01. Superheavy - Superheavy
02. Wood Brothers - Smoke Ring Halo
03. Grateful Dead - Europe '72 Vol. 2
04. Adele - 21
05. Tori Amos - Night of Hunters
06. The Jayhawks - Mockingbird Time
07. Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust & Sit Down
08. Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - Sineater
09. Tony Bennett - Duets II
10. Foster the People - Torches
01. St. Vincent - Strange Mercy
02. Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost
03. Wolves Like Us - Late Love
04. Wild Flag - Wild Flag
05. Shimmering Stars - Shimmering Stars
06. Primus - Green Naugahyde
07. Wu Lyf - Go Tell Fire on the Mountain
08. Neon Indian - Era Extrana
09. Beirut - Rip Tide
10. The Rapture - In the Grace of Your Love
01. Fedde Le Grand - "So Much Love'" (original club mix)
02. Sebastian Ingrosso, Alesso - "Calling'" (original instrumental mix)
03. Greg Gregor Salto, Chuckie - "What Happens in Vegas'"
04. Tiesto - "Maximal Crazy'" (original mix)
05. David Guetta & Avicii - "Fuck Me I'm Famous'"
06. TJR - "One Love" (original mix)
07. Sander Van Doorn - "Drink to Get Drunk" (extended mix)
08. Deadmau5 - "Where My Keys" (original mix)
09. Stefano Noferini - "Fact" (original mix)
10. Nicky Romero - "Carmorra" (original mix)
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