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 moe., the Bag Raiders and Jane's Addiction were announced; Monroe Monroe, Elway, Shel and Fierce Bad Rabbit got spins on local radio; and new releases from Florence and the Machine, Drake, Childish Gambino and Bonnie Prince Billy were among this week's top sellers at our local record stores. Click through for a complete rundown.

This Just In: New Concerts and On-sale Dates

Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

New York-based jam band moe., which is slated to release its new album, What Happened to the La-Las in January, will be at the Boulder Theater on Friday and Saturday, February 10 and 11. Tickets ($41/$43) go on sale Friday, December 2 at 10 a.m. Australian duo The Bag Raiders, who've played in the area a few times already this year, return to the Larimer Lounge again on Saturday, January 21. Tickets ($20/$25) are on sale now. Jane's Addiction, which released The Great Escape Artist last month, will be at the Belly Up Aspen for the band's third annual New Year's celebration on Friday, December 30 and Saturday, December 31. Tickets ($165-$275) are on sale now.


Jane's Addiction: Dec. 30-31, $165-$275.


Boyce Avenue: With Secondhand Serenade, Fri., March 16, 8 p.m., $25/$28.

The Dear Hunter: With Anthony Green, Sat., Feb. 18.


Blind Pilot: Mon., Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m., $19.50/$22.50.

moe.: Feb. 10-11, 7:30 p.m., $41.50/$43.50.

Nerdist Podcast Live!: Featuring Chris Hardwick, Jonah Ray and Matt Mira., Fri., March 2, 8 p.m.


Lotus: Sat., Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m., $27.50/$30.

Wayne Static (of Static-X): With Rev Theory, Pop Evil, No 1 Left Standing and Horse, Fri., Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m., $10.67.

Umphrey's McGee: Fri., March 9.


Big Time Rush: Wed., Feb. 22, 7 p.m., $25-$45.


Bonobo (DJ set): Fri., Feb. 24, 8:30 p.m., $22.50/$25.

Dillon Francis: Wed., Dec. 28, 8:30 p.m., $16/$18.


P-Nuckle: With the A-Ok's, Rob Drabkin, Ska Skank Redemption, 3 Grams Over An Ounce, Fri., Dec. 16, 7 p.m., $10/$12.

Purple Reign: Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $30/$40.

Spools of Dark Thread: With Each of the Days, AMPORA, One Shot One Kill, Mon., Dec. 5, 8 p.m., $5/$8.


Agent Orange: Fri., Jan. 27, 9 p.m., $15/$20.

Bag Raiders: Sat., Jan. 21, 9 p.m., $20/$25.

Cloud Nothings: Sat., March 10, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12.

Craig Finn (of the Hold Steady): Mon., Feb. 13, 9 p.m., $12/$15.

Pert Near Sandstone: Fri., Jan. 20, 9 p.m., $12.50/$15.

RAC (Remix Artist Collective): Fri., Dec. 16, 10 p.m., $13/$15.


Andy Grammer: With Ryan Star, Sat., Jan. 28, 7 p.m., $14.


Fire Aweigh: With Camp Killroy, Adam Lopez & Mighty Lowcasters, the Sinnin' Saints, Fri., Dec. 16, 9 p.m., $5.

Potato Pirates: With Save the Swim Team, Ska Skank Redemption, the Repercussions, Wed., Jan. 11, 9 p.m., $5.

Reviving Cecelia: With POPCULT and Tommy & The Tangerines, Fri., Dec. 9, 9 p.m., $5.


The B-52's: With Sauna, Sun., Dec. 11, 8 p.m., $37.50/$40.

Fitz & the Tantrums: Sun., Jan. 15, 8 p.m., $23.50/$28.

The Naked and Famous: Wed., April 18, 8 p.m., $25.

The Wailers: Sat., Jan. 7.

Young the Giant: With Walk the Moon, Sat., Feb. 18, 9 p.m., $20.50.


Allstar Weekend: With the After Party and Hollywood Ending, Mon., Jan. 16.

Live Lava Live: With Meekakitty, Nanalew, Alex Carpenter and Jason Mundy, Sun., Jan. 29, $22/$25.

Click through for this week's Local Radio Playlists
Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

We're currently tracking the playlists from a number of different shows, including KTCL's Locals Only, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown*, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show*, 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



Monroe Monroe - "Love Language (Wild Hearts)"

Saints - "Dark Country"

Antherium - "I'm Ready"

Popcult - "Life in the Wind"

Stripe Stripe Fiasco - "Saphyre"

Elway - "Passing Days"

Kinetix - "Let Me In"

MTHDS - "Positive Movement"

Bullet INC - "Rock Paper Scissors"

Lola Black - "Better Left Unsaid"

King Tef - "Boomerang"



Bedrockk - Outerspace

Spires - Two Lakes

Roger Roll - Digging

Sour Boy, Bitter Girl - Bury Your Bottles

Candy Claws - Leaellynasaura

Magic Cyclops - Hates The Pleasure Dudes

Panal S.A. De C.V. - You Knew I Was A Snake

Monroe Monroe - Adore

Be The Ant - Perigee

Sauna - Please Don't Go Away

Kissing Party - Racing Alone

Le Divorce - Under The Boxcars

Iuengliss - Follow The Rain

Bonnie and the Beard - Lonely Hills

Majic Flower Evening - Future Plans

Andy Monley & The High Horses - Buzz Flies - Pull

Faceman - High Five

Kyle James Hauser - Hopeless

Casey James Prestwood - Different Kind of Flower

Elway - Spent So Long

The Fluid - Rock 'N Roll Nightmare

D'ivresse Indians - Discussion



Dave Sonner - "Come Clean"

Kenny Perkins - "Last Goodbye"

The Love Royale - "Come Over"

Dubskin - "Lifts Me Up"

Fox Street Allstars - "Somebody In the World For You"

El Toro de la Muerte - "God Alone"

Andy Palmer - "Grrr"

INCA - "Don't Look Away"

No Fair Fights - "Kiss From A Rose"

Driftwood Fire - "Small City Nights"

Great American Taxi - "Poor House"

Tyson Ailshie - "Somethin' Fine"

SHEL - "When the Dragon Came Down"

Xiren - "Sunshine"

Fierce Bad Rabbit - "You!"

Whiskey Blanket - "Up Up Away"

The Don'ts and Be Carefuls - "Old Heart Young Heart"

Ryan Dart - "The Shift"

Longest Day Of The Year - "Change Our Ways"

Robert Cline Jr. - "Mockingbird"

Lauren & Bo - "The Most Natural Thing in the World"

Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - "Like A Moth"

Achille Lauro - "Low Cha Cha"

Fred Hess - "Good Question"



GoGo Lab - The Face Off

Just Jinjer - Subject

12 Cents For Marvin - Russian Roulette

Hillbilly Hellcats - Rockinest Cat In Town

Pairadeux - Til I Surrender

Ten Cent Redemption - Already Raining

Bennett - Morris - Josephus Haynes

Kevin Dooley - This Swing

Julian Shome - Swansong

Lost Disciple - Swell

David Francis - Vilma's Ligher

Evan McHugh - From The Second Chair

Click through for this week's Top Sellers

Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads

Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

For the second week in a row, Florence & the Machine's Ceremonials grabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout, while Drake's Take Care, released last week on Cash Money, debuted at the number one slot at Independent Records. Childish Gambino (aka actor/musician Donald Glover) claimed the top spot at Albums on the Hill with Camp, released last week on Glass Note, while Bonnie Prince Billy'sWolfram Goes To Town was on top at Wax Trax.


01. Childish Gambino - Camp

02. Tom Waits - Bad As Me

03. Gregory Alan Isakov - This Empty Northern Hemisphere

04. Drake - Take Care

05. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire

06. Sigur Ros - Inni

07. Deer Tick - Divine Providence

08. Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring For My Halo

09. Joe Henry - Reverie

10. Noel Gallagher - Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds


01. Drake - Take Care

02. Webbie - Savage Life 3

03. Tech N9NE - Welcome to Strangeland

04. DJ Ktone - Left Lane Music V.1

05. J. Cole - Cole World: The Sideline Story

06. Wale - Ambition

07. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV

08. Adele - 21

09. Game - RED Album

10. Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne


01. Florence & the Machine - Ceremonials

02. Yo-Yo Ma/Stuart Duncan/Edgar Meyer/Chris Thile - The Goat Rodeo Sessions

03. The Who - Quadrophenia- Director's Cut

04. Tom Waits - Bad As Me

05. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire

06. She & Him - Very She & Him

07. Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto

08. Childish Gambino - Camp

09. Sigur Ros - Inni

10. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Revelator


01. Bonnie Prince Billy - Wolfram Goes To Town

02. Atlas Sound - Parallax

03. Tom Waits - Bad as Me

04. Void - Sessions '81-83

05. Los Campesinos - Hello Sadness

06. Crystal Stilts - Radiant DoorEP

07. Childish Gambino - Camp

08. Various Artists - Rocky Mountain Low

09. Jedi Mind Tricks - Violence Begets Violence

10. Wild Flag - Wild Flag


01. Avicii - "Levels" (original mix)

02. Fedde Le Grand, Coldplay - "Paradise'" (Fedde Le Grand remix)

03. Afrojack - "Lionheart" (original mix)

04. Eric Prydz, Digitalism - "Circles" (Eric Pryd remix)

05. Bingo Players - "Rattle" (original mix)


06. Deep Mind - "True" (original mix)


07. Trent Cantrelle - "I Want a Freak" (original mix)

08. Basto - "Again and Again" (original mix)

09. Moguai, Fatboy Slim - "Ya Mama (Push the Tempo)" (Moguai

10. Miguel Campbell - "Something Special" (original mix)



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