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 Rammstein, Kelly Clarkson, Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw, Kraddy, Peter Frampton, Umphrey's McGee and Henry Rollins were announced; Caleb Slade, Force Publique, My Body Sings Electric and the Outfit got spins on local radio; and new and recent releases from Tom Waits, Florence and the Machine and Tech N9NE 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 yesterday, a number of shows have been announced already this week, including Rammstein at the Denver Coliseum on Sunday, May 20. Tickets ($44.50-$84.50) go on sale on Saturday, November 19 at 10 a.m. Kelly Clarkson will be at the 1STBANK Center on Sunday, March 18 in support of her new album, Stronger, which was released last month. Tickets ($49.50-$65) go on sale on Saturday, November 19 at 10 a.m. Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw bring their Brothers of the Sun tour to Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Saturday, July 21. Tickets go on sale Saturday, December 10.

Peter Frampton, who was in town this summer celebrating the 30th anniversary of Frampton Comes Alive!, has extended the tour into 2012 and will the play the album in its entirety again as part of a three-hour show at the Paramount Theatre on Tuesday, March 27. Tickets ($44.50- $69.50) go sale Friday, November 18 at 10 a.m. Kraddy is coming to the Fox Theatre on Saturday, January 28. Tickets ($13-$16) go on sale this Friday, November 18. Umphrey's McGee kicks off a three-night Colorado run with a pair of shows at the Belly Up in Aspen on Wednesday, March 7 and Thursday, March 8, culminates with a show at the Fillmore Auditorium on Friday, March 9. Finally, Henry Rollins brings his Spoken Word tour to the Boulder Theater on Monday, March 26, before heading to Belly Up for a show on Tuesday, March 27.


Conspirator: Sat., Feb. 11, 9 p.m., $15/$18.

Faceman's Waltz: Fri., Feb. 3, 9 p.m., $15/$18.

Jackie Greene: Thu., Jan. 12, 8 p.m., $17.75/$22.


Laurie Anderson: Wed., April 25, 7 p.m., $20-$60.

eTown with Big Head Todd & the Monsters: Thu., Dec. 1, 6 p.m., $15.

eTown with Joshua Radin & Sarah and Christian Dugas: Sun., Jan. 22, 6 p.m., $15.

Henry Rollins: Mon., March 26, 7 p.m., $26/$30.


Rammstein: Sun., May 20, 8 p.m., $44.50-$84.50.


STS9: Jan. 13-14, 7:30 p.m., $27.50/$30.


Kelly Clarkson: Sun., March 18, 7:30 p.m., $49.50-$65.


Conspirator: Fri., Feb. 10, 8:30 p.m., $15/$18.

Jackie Greene: Sat., Jan. 14, 8:30 p.m., $15.

Hot Soup: Sat., Nov. 26, 8:30 p.m., $8.

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit: Thu., Jan. 5, 7:30 p.m., $17/$20.

Kraddy: Sat., Jan. 28, 8:30 p.m., $13/$16.


Children of Bodom: With Eluveitie, Revocation and Threat Signal, Tue., Feb. 7.

Flosstradamus: With Gantman and Supreme Cuts, Sat., Nov. 26, 9 p.m., $15/$2


Star Slinger: Wed., Dec. 28, 9 p.m., $15.


Cattle Decapitation: Fri., Jan. 6, 7:30 p.m., $10.


Band of Skulls: With We Are Augustines, Fri., April 6, 9 p.m., $15.


Peter Frampton: Features a complete performance of Frampton Comes Alive!,, Tue., March 27, 8 p.m., $44.50-$69.50.


Tony Furtado: Fri., Feb. 17.

Zoe Keating: Sat., Feb. 18, 8 p.m.

Darren Rahn and Paul Brown: Mon., Feb. 11, 8 p.m.

Willy Porter introducing the Mealies: Feb. 3-4, 8 p.m.


Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw: Sat., July 21.


Machine Head: With Suicide Silence, Darkest Hour, Rise to Ruin, Sun., Jan. 15, 6 p.m., $22/$25.

Nada Surf: Thu., March 29, 8 p.m., $16/$18.


A.J. Croce: With Shannon McNally, Fri., Dec. 16, 8 p.m., $18.

The Nadas: Fri., Feb. 17, 8 p.m., $17.

Gretchen Peters: With Malcom Holcombe, Sat., April 21, 8 p.m., $18.


Il Divo: Sun., Aug. 19.

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"

Pretty Lights - "Finally Moving"

Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - "Break the Same"

Caleb Slade - "Given the Chance"

Strip the Stars - "Simple Things"

Be Brave - "Perfect"

Lexigram - "Jovian"

Houses - "Your Ghost"

Jericho Sonofnone - "You Said I Could"

Extra Kool & Satyr - "Everyday Living"

Pikes - "Dusty Roads"

Anasthesia Blvd - "Blown Away"



Demon Funkies - What You Think Of

Where Ghosts Sleep - Ricochet

The Marrow - Lady Lisbeth

The Dont's and Be Carefuls - Replaced

Petals of Spain - What It Is

Flashbulb Fires - Sleep Money Dawg

Force Publique - Fickle

Dead Cereal - Body Count

Churchill - Happy Sad

Action Friend - Aren't You Scrumptious

Git Some - Broken Bodies Glisten

Gregory Alan Isakov - The Stable Song

Bright Channel - Night Eyes

The Morning Clouds - The Wrong Things

200 Million Years - Closer

Samurai Buck - No Other Sound

The Bob Wales Band - Luck

Modern Witch - In Your Eyes

Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - Like A Moth



Wendy Woo "Desperado"

Kevin Dooley "Moonlight Highway"

Reverend Hooch "Van Van Fix"

Ebenezer "Chapel Floor"

Monkey Paw Finger "Bad Little Girl"

Pina Chulada "Safe Living"

Mesita "Living/Breathing"

My Body Sings Electric "Rings"

Melissa Axel "The Worth of Things"

Medic "Come Close"

Dubskin "Soon See the Light"

Petals of Spain "You Had Me From the Start"

The H2 BIG BAND "You're It!"

Rene Marie "John Henry"

The Longest Day Of The Year "Eloise"

The Outfit "Strange Bones"

Patti Fiasco "You Break It, You Buy It"

Zach Heckendorf "All the Right Places"

Science Partner "Animal"

Green River Vibe "Redemption, My Friend"

Monroe Monroe "Adore"

Rose Hill Drive "Baby Doncha Know Your Man"

Lara Ruggles "Birds and The Bees"

Andy Monley & The High Horses "Anything"

Eric Shiveley "Crybaby"

Jim Stranahan "Free for All"



Andy Palmer - Lawless

Clare - The Theory of Everything

Just Jinjer - Time of Your Life

Cary Fly Band - Crazy

Chupacabra - Soledad

Air This Side Of Caution - Details and Structures

Mary McAdams - We Don't Need To Know

Strangefinger - There's An Ocean

Robert Michael - Don't Say A Word

Motor City Josh - Born In The Doghouse

Jennifer Filzen - Don't Let Me Go

Nicholas Alan - One That I Dream About

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

Tom Waits still sits on top for the third week in a row with Bad as Me at Albums on the Hill and Wax Trax, while Florence & the Machine knocked him down to second place at Twist & Shout with her latest effort, Ceremonials. At Independent Records, Tech N9NE debuted at the top spot with Welcome to Strangeland, released last week on Strange Music.


01. Tom Waits - Bad As Me

03. Florence & the Machine - Ceremonials

04. Ry Cooder - /Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down

05. John Hiatt - Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns

06. Lotus - Lotus

07. Deer Tick - Divine Providence

08. Bare Bones - Bare Bones

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

10. Horrible Crowes - Elsie


01. Tech N9NE - Welcome to Strangeland

02. Wale - Ambition

03. Mac Miller - Blue Slide Park

04. Adele - 21

05. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV

06. Awolnation - Megalithic Symphony

07. Angels & Airwaves - Love Part One & Part Two

08. Disturbed - Lost Children

09. Skrillex - Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites

10. Five Finger Death Punch - American Capitalist


01. Florence & the Machine - Ceremonials

02. Tom Waits - Bad As Me

03. Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto

04. Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here

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

06. Atlas Sound - Parallax

07. Adele - 21

08. Decemberists - Long Live the King

09. Puscifer - Conditions of My Parole

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


01. Tom Waits - Bad as Me

02. Deer Tick - Divine Providence

03. M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

04. David Lynch - Crazy Clown Time

05. Void - Sessions '81-83

06. Zola Jesus - Conatus

07. Skinny Puppy - Handover

08. Russian Circles - Empros

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

10. Gauntlet Hair - Gauntlet Hair


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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