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: Brad Paisley's at the Pepsi Center in January, Salt-n-Pepa's at the Gothic in December and Donavon Frankenreiter comes to town in March. Air Dubai, In the Whale, Jen Korte and Saints got spins on local radio. And new and recent releases from Tom Waits and Coldplay were among this week's top sellers at our local record stores. Click through for a complete rundown.

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

This Just In: New Concerts and On-sale Dates

As reported last week, country superstar Brad Paisley will be at the Pepsi Center on Saturday, January 21, just in time for the National Western Stock Show, with the Band Perry and American Idol winner Scott McCreery. Reserved tickets ($25-$59.75) go on sale on Friday, November 4 at 10 a.m. Donavon Frankenreiter, who releases his latest effort, Recycled Recipes Vol. 2, today on iTunes, will be at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, March 22 (tickets go on sale Friday, November 4) and at the Bluebird Theater on Monday, March 21 (tickets go on sale Saturday, November 5 at 10 a.m.). Salt-n-Pepa are due at the Gothic Theatre on Thursday, December 17, for Jammin' 101.5's T'was the Jam Before Christmas. Tickets ($35-$50) for this one go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m.


Donavon Frankenreiter: Mon., March 22, 8 p.m., $20/$25.

I Fight Dragons: Sun., Dec. 4, 8 p.m., $12/$15.


Judy Collins: Sat., Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m., $30-$50.

eTown with Mark O'Connor's Hot Swing! and Matt Wertz: Tue., Nov. 15, 7 p.m., $16.

Trevor Hall: Thu., Dec. 8, 7 p.m., $29.50-$31.50.

9th Annual Mark Vann Foundation Benefit Show: With Great American Taxi (featuring Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon), The Contribution (featuring Tim Carbone of Railroad Earth, Keith Moseley of String Cheese Incident, Matt Butler of Everyone Orchestra and members of New, Monsoon), Bill McKay Band, Andrew McConathy and the Drunken Hearts, Fri., Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m., $20.

No One Day Like the Rest: With special guest Julia Mancuso to benefit Lake Eldora Race Team, Mon., Nov. 14, 6 p.m., $10.50/$12.50.

Trace Bundy Holiday Show: Sat., Dec. 10, 7 p.m., $18.50/$24.50.


Benefit for Push America: Featuring Zach Heckendorf, Mon., Nov. 14, 8:30 p.m., $13.

Donavon Frankenreiter: Thu., March 22, 8:30 p.m., $20/$22

On Fire: With Trojan Cowboys, Century and Identification, Sun., Nov. 13, noon, $10.

Rocky Mountain Grateful Dead Revue: With the Zimmermans, Thu., Dec. 15, 9 p.m., $12.50/$15.


Salt-N-Pepa: Sat., Dec. 17, 9 p.m., $34/$45.


Love and Light: Sat., Feb. 4, 10 p.m., $15/$20.


Dakota Blonde: Sat., Feb. 11, 8 p.m., $22.

Glen Phillips: Sat., April 14, 8 p.m., $26.


Lions! Tigers! Bears!: Sun., Dec. 18.

Molotov Solution: Thu., Dec. 22.

Tantric: Tue., Dec. 6.

Tomorrow's Bad Seeds: Fri., Jan. 20.

White Wives: Sat., Dec. 3.


Crooks Coat Girlfriend Tribute Show: With Colfax Speed Queen and the Outfit, Fri., Nov. 25, 9 p.m., $5.

SF1: With the Kandyman Himself and the Cool Crue, Sat., Dec. 17, 9 p.m., $5.

This is Art: With Fisk and Dailon, Thu., Dec. 8, 9 p.m., $5.

Wax Trax Benefit: Featuring Party Hard (Andrew WK), the A-OKs, The S.O.Bs and more, Fri., Nov. 18, 9 p.m., $10.


Mindless Self Indulgence: Mon., March 26, 8 p.m., $23.50/$25.


Brad Paisley: With the Band Perry, Sat., Jan. 21, $25-$59.75.


August Burns Red: Tue., Feb. 7.

Breathe Carolina: Fri., Dec. 23.

Iced Earth: With Symphony X and Warbringer, Sat., Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m., $26.50/$29.

Mushroomhead: With One Eyed Doll, Human Factors Lab and Tenafly Viper, Sat., Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m., $15/$18.


The Claire Lynch Band: With Finnders & Youngberg, Fri., March 30, 8 p.m., $18.

Pete Wernick & Flexigrass: With Long Road Home, Sat., Dec. 17, 8 p.m., $18.

Wendy Woo & Nina Storey: Sat., Jan. 21, 8 p.m., $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



Skyfox - "Twilight"

Regret Night - "Days We Wasted"

John Common - "Same Scar"

Read You & Me - "Holding On"

Common Anomaly - "Void"

In the Whale - "Heels"

P-Nuckle - "Gas on the Fire"

Synthetic Elements - "The Fire"

Miner - "Adrift"

Fresh Breath Committee - "20/20 Vision"

No Less Than Victory - "Party Song"

Fell - "In June"



My Blind Alley - Reasons for Delay

Sympathy F - Guilty Conscience Day

Satellite - Sorry About Last Night

Julia Bryan - Pull

The Informants - Hold Back

Set Forth - Perfect Time

Remember May - In My Own Way

Jen Korte & the Loss - It's a Little Hard, Dear

Kenny Perkins - Peel Away

Elizabeth Rose - Mercy On Me



Drew Emmitt "Take The Long Way Home"

John Common & Blinding Flashes of Light "Same Scar"

Kim Jones "Everything's Frozen"

The Still City "Punk Rock Kids"

Patti Fiasco "Nobody's Girl"

Air Dubai "Summer Solstice"

Purpose Found "Gotta Make It (Hallelujah)"

Vices I Admire "Sweetest Girl"

Saints "Dark Country"

Finnders and Youngberg "Sold On You"

The Hickman-Dalton Gang "Mr. Wrong"

Andrew Vogt "Phil Woodshed"

Lionel Young Band "Bring It On Home"

John McVey "Lay Your Burden Down"

Bare Bones "Last Dance"

Andy Palmer "Lawless"

Neil Haverstick "Blues Ain't Nothin'"

Freddi / Henchi and the Soulsetters "Soul Train"

Samples (Ben Samples) "Shadow of Love"

Beats Noir! "Not For You"

Rose Hill Drive "Telepathic"

Lindsey O'Brien Band "Broke My Heart"

Stephanie Pauline and Joe Uvegas "Unbroken"

The Quiet American "Talk Is Cheap"

Lois Lane "Yodelers' Polka"

Greg Garrison "Blackwell's Reel"



Alex Call & Lisa Carrie - I Can Start A Fire

Kyle Calanaugh - Wait

Sweet Suzi & The Blues Experience - Unbroken

Buckner Funken Jazz - Givin' Into Love

Jude Johnstone - Unchained

Dusty Hughes - Can You Hear Me

Elmo Chesterhazy - Starlight Road

Dan Treanor and African Wind - From African Soul

Linda Purdy - Radio Man Blues

Albert Khasky - Father Said

David Booker - Bring Back My Cadillac

Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes - Sweet Chalamette

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Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads

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

With Bad as Me, his first album of new material in seven years, Tom Waits claimed the top spots at Albums on the Hill, Twist & Shout and Wax Trax, while coming in second at Independent Records to Coldplay's latest effort Xylo Xyloto, released last week on Capitol.


01. Tom Waits - Bad As Me

02. Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto

03. Justice - Audio Video Disco

04. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire

05. Feist - Metals

06. Bon Iver - Bon Iver

07. Real Estate - Days

08. Dawes - Nothing Is Wrong

09. Chris Isaak - Beyond the Sun

10. Jane's Addiction - The Great Escape Artist


01. Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto

02. Tom Waits - Bad As Me

03. Five Finger Death Punch - American Capitalist

04. Jedi Mind Tricks - Violence Begets Violence

05. Skrillex - Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites

06. Evanescence - Evanescence

07. Everlast - Songs of the Ungrateful Living

08. Adele - 21

09. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV

10. Skinny Puppy - Handover


01. Tom Waits - Bad As Me

02. Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto

03. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire

04. Chris Isaak - Beyond the Sun

05. Wilco - The Whole Love

06. Skinny Puppy - Handover

07. Wyton Marsalis & Eric Clapton - Wyton Marsalis & Eric Clapton

08. Justice - Audio Video Disco

09. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More

10. John Prine - Singing Mailman Delivers


01. Tom Waits - Bad as Me

02. Puscifer - Conditions of My Parole

03. Russian Circles - Embros

04. MF Doom - Operation Doomsday (reissue)

05. Real Estate - Days

06. M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming

07. Bonnie Prince Billy - Wolfroy Goes To Town

08. VNV Nation - Automatic

09. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire

10. Wilco - The Whole Love


01. Moguai and Fatboy Slim - "Ya Mama (Push the Tempo" (Moguai mix)

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

03. Eric Prydz - "2Night" (original mix)

04. Stefano Noferini - "Fact" (original mix)

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

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

07. Hardwell - "Cobra" (original mix)

08. Steve Aoki & Rivers Cuomo - "Earthquakey People" (The Sequel)

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

10. Zedd - "Shave It" (original mix)



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