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 Tech N9ne, Lucinda Williams and Jimmy Buffet were announced. On local radio specialty shows, Monroe Monroe, Air Dubai, Spires and Popcult all got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, new and recent releases from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lil Wayne, Beirut and Ry Cooder were among this week's top sellers. 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

Tech N9NE has hit the area so many times in the last few years, we're starting to think the Kansas City based rapper lives here. Last time he played the Fillmore, he packed the place and he'll back at the venue on Saturday, November 12 with Krizz Kaliko, Kutt Kalhoun, Jay Rock, Flawless and Denver's own BLKHRTS. Tickets ($32.50/$35) go on sale this Friday, September 9 at 10 a.m. Lucinda Williams will also be in town on Saturday, November 12 at the Paramount Theatre as part of KBCO's Holiday Concert Series. Tickets ($30.50-$45.50) go on sale Saturday, September 10 at 10 a.m. Finally, Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reef Band will be at the Pepsi Center on Tuesday, October 18. Tickets go sale Monday, September 12 at 10 a.m.


Cavalera Conspiracy: Thu., Oct. 27.

Family Force 5: Tue., Nov. 8.

The Freddy Jones Band: Sat., Nov. 26.

Miami Horror: Thu., Nov. 3.

Peter Murphy: With She Wants Revenge, Mon., Nov. 28.

Slim Cessna's Auto Club: Dec. 30-31.

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue: Dec. 28-29, 8 p.m., $27-$32/2-day pass $54.

Tyler Ward & Crew: Wed., Nov. 23.


Anvil: Tue., Oct. 25.


Hollywood Undead and Asking Alexandria: With Borgore, We Came As Romans, D.R.U.G.S. and more, Fri., Nov. 4, 5:30 p.m., $29.50/$30.

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe: Performing the Rolling Stones' Sticky Fingers. With Rose Hill Drive performing The Who's Who's Next and Anders Osborne, Mon., Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Lupe Fiasco: With Tinie Tempah and Sara Green, Fri., Oct. 7, 8 p.m., $34.50/$40.

Tech N9NE: With Krizz Kaliko, Kutt Kalhoun, Jay Rock, Flawless and BLKHRTS, Sat., Nov. 12, 8 p.m., $32.50/$35.


Drop the Lime: With 2Dubaii, Thu., Oct. 27.

The Sounds: With Natalia Kills and The Limousines, Wed., Oct. 19.


Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hearafter: Fri., Nov. 25, $10.


Gringo Star: With Milagres, Thu., Oct. 20, $8/$10.


Arsis: Sun., Oct. 30.

Blessthefall: Sat., Nov. 19.

The Bouncing Souls: Nov. 2-5, $18-$20.

Reno Divorce: Sat., Oct. 29.

Senses Fail: Tue., Nov. 8.


Vast Black: With As Nations Rage, the Deceived and Morbid Sanctuary, Fri., Sept. 16, $8.

Yeah Great Fine: With Mr. Right and Popcult, Fri., Oct. 7.


Leftover Salmon: With Head for the Hills, Nov. 25-26, 8 p.m., $35.25.

Ministry: Sun., June 17, 8 p.m., $69.69-$110.


Lucinda Williams: Sat., Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m., $30.50-$45.50.


Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band: Tue., Oct. 18, 8 p.m.


Dick Prall & Dave Tamkin: Thu., Oct. 13.

John Common & Blinding Flashes of Light: Sat., Sept. 24.

Stanley Jordan: Sat., Nov. 12.

Tommy Malone (of The Subdudes): Sat., Nov. 5.

Rich Robinson: Fri., Nov. 4, 8 p.m., $15/$20.

Steve Forbert: Thu., Nov. 3.


Anthrax: With Testament and Death Angel, Wed., Oct. 19, 7 p.m.

Of Mice and Men: Sat., Nov. 5.

Pierce the Veil: With Miss May I and LetLive, Sun., Dec. 11, $15/$17.

Youth of Today: With DYS and Before We're Done, Thu., Nov. 10, 7 p.m., $16/$20.

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



Photo Atlas - "Move It Darling"

Monroe Monroe - "Subject One"

Ian Cooke - "Fortitude"

Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - "Break the Same"

Anxious - "Anxious & Jonny 5"

MTHDS - "Positive Movement"

Heyday - "All the Time in the World"

Tatanka - "My Permission"

Full Belly - "45 & a Guitar"

Achille Lauro - "Friends War"

Hot Robots - "True"

Ghost Town Bandulu - "Breezy Days"



Big Head Todd & The Monsters "It's Alright"

Townes Van Zandt "Snowin' on Raton"

Hot Rize "Blue Night"

Jami Lunde "Tupelo"

Kenny Perkins "Last Goodbye"

Air Dubai "Soul & Body"

No Fair Fights "Kiss From A Rose"

Everything Absent or Distorted (a love story) "Aquariums"

Jim McTurnan & the Kids That Killed the Man "Don't Count Me Out"

Haunted Windchimes "Wanderin' Heart"

Whiskey Blanket "Where We Go"

The Little League "Zoo Song"

Peter Sommer "Looks Like This"

Acoustic Junction "Strange Days"

Churchill "Miles"

The Raven and the Writing Desk "Tiny Terrors"

FaceMan "BigHead"

Fierce Bad Rabbit "Move It Along"

Jill Sobule "I Kissed A Girl"

Hickman Dalton Gang "Mr. Wrong"

Cassie Taylor "Keys"

Lionel Young Band "Blues & Boogie Woogie"

Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams "Tear It Down"

Treehouse "21 Hammers"

Yonder Mountain String Band "A Father's Arms"

Jim Stranahan "I've Got No Rhythm In My Feet"



Popcult - Life in the Wind

Spires - Calm July

Mombi - A Map of General Love

Saurus - Life's Just...

Eight Penny Matter - Rain

Amazing Twin - A Man Does Ands

Hindershot - Curse Us All

Knife Fight - Outta Control

Girls Walk By - Rusty Lock

Monofog - Black Lung

Dovekins - More Charlie, More

The Don'ts and Be Carefuls - The Still Favorites

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

The Don'ts and Be Carefuls - Sun Hits

The Ultra Boys - 2045 AD

Lil' Slugger - Pyramid (Or Ten Thousand Dollars)

The Kissing Party - Ashley Smashley

57 Lesbian - Statue

Milton Melvin Croissant - Snare of Love



Wild Blooms - Free

Katoorah Jayne - Blue Mary

Craig Satterfield - Don't Worry

Double Down - Bipolar Jayne

Jude Johnstone - Over And Done

Treologic - Pass It Around

The Nadas - Walking Home Alone

Wil Key - Dandelion

A Melodic Daydream - Fiddling With Nero

3 Blind Mice - Tell St George

Champagne Breakfast - One Car Garage

Laurie Dameron - Fusco

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

Red Hot Chili Peppers and Lil Wayne, who both released albums last week, debuted strong and took top spots at Twist & Shout, Albums on the Hill and Independent Records. Beirut's Rip Tide and Ry Cooder's Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down, released last week, also performed well locally as well.


01. Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You

02. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV

03. Beirut - Rip Tide

04. Foster the People - Torches

05. Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down

06. John Hiatt - Dirty Jeans & Mudslide Hymns

07. Aloe Blacc - Good Things

08. The Civil Wars - Barton Hollow

09. Hank Williams III - Hillbilly Joker

10. Glen Campbell - Ghost on the Canvas


01. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV

02. Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You

03. The Game - The R.E.D. Album

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

05. Adele - 21

06. Tech N9NE - All 6's & 7's

07. Bad Meets Evil - Hell: The Sequel

08. Kelly Rowland - Here I Am

09. Beyonce - 4

10. Skrillex - Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites


01. Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You

02. Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down

03. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV

04. Beirut - Rip Tide

05. Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks - Mirror Traffic

06. Adele - 21

07. Robert Earl Keen - Ready for Confetti

08. John Doe - Keeper

09. Mike Doughty - Yes and Also Yes

10. Various Artists - Muppets Green Album


01. Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - Sineater

02. Prurient - Bermuda Drain

03. Bon Iver - Bon Iver

04. Patti Smith - Outside Society

05. Cults - Cults

06. Mister Heavenly - Out of Love

07. Crystal Antlers - Two Way Mirror

08. Various Artists - Rocky Mountain Low

09. Moonface - Organ Music

10. Reatards - Teenage Hate


01. Afrojack, Steve Aoki, Miss Palmer - "No Beef'" (vocal mix)

02. Skrillex - "Promises" (Skrillex & Nero remix)

03. Joey Negro, Z Factor, Luigi Rocca - "Keep on Jumpin'" (Luigi Rocca mix)

04. The Good Men - "Give It Up" (2011 edit)

05. Franco Cinelli - "The Sound of Violence"

06. MYNC - "Esa Boca Linda" (original mix)

07. Fedde Le Grand - "So Much Love'" (original club mix)

08. Deadmau5 - "Where My Keys" (original mix)

09. TJR - "One Love" (original mix)

10. Jon Rundell - "Knick Knack" (original mix)



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