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 Neil Diamond, Garland Jeffreys and Sophie B. Hawkins were announced; BLKHRTS, American Tomahawk and Driftwood Fire got spins on local radio; and new releases from Drake, Kate Bush and Sigur Ros 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

As reported earlier this morning, Neil Diamond, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year, will be at the 1STBANK Center on Thursday, July 26, as part of a greatest hits North American tour that runs from July until September. Tickets ($69.50-$275) go on sale Monday, December 12 at 10 a.m. through TicketHorse.

Garland Jeffreys stops at the Lions Lair for an intimate acoustic duo show on Saturday, January 21 just before he heads to Park City, Utah, to play two days at Sundance. Sophie B. Hawkins visits the Oriental Theater on Friday, June 23, which will be her first show in Denver in seven years. Tickets ($13 advance/$16 day of show) go on sale on Saturday, December 10 at 10 a.m.


Fun.: Thu., April 5.

Anthony Green: With The Dear Hunter, Sat., Feb. 18, 8 p.m., $15.75/$20.

Hot Chelle Rae: Tue., Feb. 14, 8 p.m., $15.75/$20.

Lez Zeppelin: Wed., March 14.

Los Campesinos!: Tue., Jan. 31.

Neon Indian: Mon., April 9.

Punch Brothers: With Aoife O'Donovan, Sun., March 11, 8 p.m., $22.75/$27.

Secret Chiefs 3 and Dengue Fever: Tue., Jan. 24, 8 p.m., $18.75/$20.

Toubab Krewe: Sun., Jan. 22.


Avicii: With Jontron, Fri., Jan. 13, 8 p.m., $40.

Ani DiFranco: Sat., March 3.


Steve Aoki: With Datsik, Thu., Jan. 26, 8 p.m., $37.50-$45.


Neil Diamond: Thu., July 26, 8 p.m.


El Ten Eleven: Wed., Feb. 1, 9 p.m., $10/$12.

Lez Zeppelin: Tue., March 13, 9 p.m., $15/$18.


Virga: With Autumn Burn, Born In Winter, Inelements, Gravity Lies, Heartbeat, Fri., Dec. 30, 7 p.m., $8/$12.


Electric Six: Sun., April 1, 9 p.m., $15/$18.


Garland Jeffreys (acoustic duo): Sat., Jan. 21.


The Toasters: Thu., Feb. 9, $12.


Detective Jabsco (reunion show): With Pikes and Pressure Cap, Fri., Dec. 23, 9 p.m., $5.

Disforia: With the 4 Horsemen, Frost Thane and Sarin Aid, Fri., Dec. 30, 7 p.m., $10/$12.

Kittie: With Blackgaurd, the Argonist and Bonded By Blood, Tue., May 1, $15/$18.

Andy Sydow: With Frisky Squad and Grant Sabin, Thu., Dec. 29, $5.


Flogging Molly: Wed., March 14.

Galactic: Featuring Corey Glover (of Living Colour) and Corey Henry (of Rebirth Brass Band). With DJ Logic and ALO(3/16), March 16-17, 8 p.m., $29.75.

Mat Kearney: Fri., Feb. 10, 9 p.m., $22.50.

M83: Mon., April 30.

Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers: With the Railbenders, Fri., Dec. 23, 9 p.m., $22.

SOJA: With Dubskin, the Movement and Anuhea, Sat., Feb. 25, 9 p.m., $21.50/$25.


Sophie B. Hawkins: Sat., June 23, $13/$16.

Larkin Grimm: With Mercuria & the Gem Stars, The Lone Garage Massacre& Dustin Reid, Fri., Jan. 6, $10/$12.


The Darkness: Wed., Feb. 15.

Doomtree: Sun., Jan. 22, 8 p.m., $15/$17.

Kasabian: Sat., March 10, 8 p.m., $18/$20.

People Under the Stairs: With Sweatshop Union, Thu., Jan. 26, 8 p.m., $18/$20.


Ryan Adams: Fri., Feb. 3, 8 p.m., $29.50-$55.

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



Fulcrum - "On the Lash"

DB & the Catastrophe - "She's a Gun"

T-Shirts 4 Tomorrow - "Guess Who"

Calling Out West - "These Chemical Mixes"

Blkhrts - "Blk S Btfl"

Anxious - "Anxious & Jonny 5"

Caramel Carmela - "Dear Emily"

Shoot to Please - "Apologies in Advance"

M.O.S.S. - "Mile High"

Tatanka - "Numbers"

Say So - "Stumble"

Ashtree - "Time Machine"



Hot IQs - Iggy Pop

Everything Absent Of Distorted - Still Life With Machine Gun

Lily Rose And The Thorns - Fun

Your Funeral - I Wanna Be You

Pictureplane - Solid Gold

Apples In Stereo - I Can't Believe

Tennis - Waterbirds

Slim Cessna's Auto Club - Pine Box

Young Coyotes - The Sun Continues To Reach Me

Navy Girls - On The Beach

The Symptoms - Seatbelt For My Mustache

Local 33 - Austin Way

The Manxx - Luck

Candy Claws - Snow Bridge

Fellow Citizens - Christmas Time Is Here

Manclub - Iconic First Bounce

Hot IQs - Firecracker

Devotchka - Queen Of The Surface Streets

Force Publique - Tarnished

American Tomahawk - Sunshine People

Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - Kafka And The Milk

Flashbulb Fires - Serious Way

The Cells - Don't Change Your Mind

Maureen - I Like Denver

Reagan Youth - Nancy Reagan Fashion Show

Slim Cessna's Auto Club - Counting Steps

Mr. Pacman - David Blaine's Erotic Mansion

Ravers - Tear It All Down

Kal Cahoone - Build The Fire



John Oates "You Make My Dreams Come True"

Lionel Young Band "Somethin' 'Bout a Rumba"

Petals of Spain "Working 9 to 5"

The Dirty Lookers "Whiskey, She's A Liar (Radio Edit)"

Mosey West "Cold Prediction"

Vices I Admire "Hero"

My Body Sings Electric "Rings"

Rachel James "We Don't Care"

Katey Laurel "Two Birds"

The Still City "Punk Rock Kids"

Driftwood Fire "Appalachian Hills"

Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams "Mr. Pain"

Signel-Z "Mornign Light"

Peter Sommer "Looks Like This"

John Common & Blinding Flashes of Light "Same Scar"

Full Belly "Too Blessed to be Stressed"

Giddyup Kitty "Ghost of Angelina"

Medic "Grace & Gravity"

The Fray "Heartbeat"

Ian Cooke "Fortitude"

Air Dubai "Summer Solstice"

Signal Path "Gangsterer Than Me"

Demon Funkies "These Strings"

Bob Rea "Someday's Gone"

Kathryn Mostow "I'm Still Here"

The H2 BIG BAND (Al Hood & Dave Hansen) "Big Spender"



Brendan McKinney - You've Got It Wrong

Kirsten Price - Magic Tree

Little Hercules - Cool Ride

Charles Brown - Wind Song

Dressy Bessy - Sinday Says

Andy Ard - That's What She Did To Me

Informants - Get Twisted

Chris English - Downtime

Tommy Keys - High Blood Pressure

Roger Holzheimer - 57 Chevy

Ring Of Truth - Smile

Tim Yunker - Swing Set

Hans York - Ever Falling

Bennett/Morris - I Need A Woman

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

Once again, Drake claims the top spot at Independent Records, while Kate Bush's 50 Words for Snow, released two weeks ago on Anti, moved to the top spot at Twist & Shout.The Goat Rodeo Sessions, which features Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile, took the top spot at Albums on the Hill, while Sigur Ros's Inni came in first at Wax Trax.


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

02. Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - Sineater

03. The Yawpers - Savage Blue

04. Florence & the Machine - Ceremonials

05. Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts

06. Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow

07. She & Him - A Very She & Him Christmas

08. Ian Cooke - Fortitude

09. Kimya Dawson - Thunder Thighs

10. Puscifer - Conditions of My Parole


01. Drake - Take Care

02. Yelawolf - Radioactive

03. Rihanna - Talk That Talk

04. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV

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

06. Mary J. Blige - My Life II... The Journey Continues

07. Webbie - Savage Life 3

08. Tech N9NE - Welcome to Strangeland

09. Game - RED Album

10. Adele - 21


01. Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow

02. She & Him - Very She & Him Christmas

03. Florence & the Machine - Ceremonials

04. Rolling Stones - Some Girls

05. Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream

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

07. Ian Cooke - Fortitude

08. Smashing Pumpkins - Gish

09. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire

10. Tom Waits - Bad As Me


01. Sigur Ros - Inni

02. Eddie Current Supression Ring - So Many Things

03. Crystal Stilts - Radiant Door

04. Void - Sessions '81-83

05. Tom Waits - Bad as Me

06. Throbbing Gristle - Second Annual Report

07. Gauntlet Hair - Gauntlet Hair

08. VNV Nation - Automatic

09. Wilco - The Whole Love

10. Skinny Puppy - Handover


01. Axwell, Michael Calfan - "Resurrection" (Axwell's Recut Club mix)

02. Avicii - "Levels" (original mix)

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

04. Oliver $ - "Granulated Soul" (original mix)

05. Chuckie - "Who is Ready to Jump" (original mix)

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

07. David Guestta, Alesso - "Titanium" (Alesso remix)


08. Larse - "So Long" (original mix)

09. Tiesto, Steve Aoki - "Tornado" (original mix)

10. Zedd - "Stars Come Out" (original mix)



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