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 Paul Simon, Amos Lee and Matisyahu were announced. On local radio specialty shows, Whiskey Bottles, Petals of Spain and Hot IQsall got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, new and recent releases from the Primus, Lil Wayne and Umphree's McGee 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

Amos Lee, who's touring in support of his fourth album, Mission Bell, will be at the Temple Buell Theatre on Friday, December 9 with Brett Dennen opening. Tickets ($30.50-$51) go on sale Saturday, September 24 at 10 a.m. After Social Distortion sold out its December 4 show at the Ogden Theatre, a second date was added on Saturday, December 4. Tickets ($30) are on sale now. Matisyahu returns to the area for a pair of dates; Thursday, Decemeber 15 at the Boulder Theater and Saturday, December 17 at the Ogden Theatre. Tickets for the both shows go on sale Saturday, September 24 at 10 a.m.


Emmitt Nershi Band: Sat., Jan. 28, 9 p.m., $20/$22.

Joker: Thu., Oct. 20, 9 p.m., $25-$27.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: With Champagne Champagne and Xperience, Fri., Dec. 16, 9 p.m., $15.50-$17.

Ocean Grove: With Voxhaul Broadcast and Robert Schwartzman from Rooney, Tue., Nov. 22, 8 p.m., $12.50/$15.

RJD2: Fri., Jan. 27, 9 p.m., $20.50/$25.

Who's Bad: A Tribute to Michael Jackson: Sat., Jan. 7, 9 p.m., $18.50-$20.


Wolfgang Gartner: Sat., Oct. 15, 8 p.m., $20/$25.

Matisyahu: Thu., Dec. 15, 8:30 p.m., $25/$30.

George Winston: Tue., Dec. 20, 8 p.m.


Savoy: Fri., Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., $25.


Paul Simon: With the Secret Sisters, Wed., Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m., $45-$85.


The Juan Maclean (DJ set): Sat., Nov. 26, 8:30 p.m., $12/$15.

March Fourth Marching Band: Sun., Oct. 23, 8:30 p.m., $8/$10.

Robotic Pirate Monkey: With Thick Chick, Tue., Nov. 8, 8 p.m., $19/$22.

Toubab Krewe: Thu., Nov. 10, 8:30 p.m., $13/$15.


Angelic Desolation: With Kill Syndicate, Zombie Hate Brigade, Killing of Kindness, Sat., Oct. 29, 8 p.m., $8.

Me Talk Pretty: With Madina Sake, Hell or Highwater, New Years Day, Sat., Dec. 3, 9 p.m., $14/$16.

The Queers: With Lola Black, Reno Divorce, Knockout and Potato Pirates, Fri., Dec. 2, $12.

Red Box Harbor: With the Fairground and the Event, Sun., Nov. 6, 6 p.m., $10


Bell X1: With Saturn Cowboys, Mon., Nov. 7, $12.

Love Inks: Tue., Dec. 6, $7/$10.

Young Prisms: With Spires, Wed., Oct. 26, $8.


Baywood: With the Yawpers, Fri., Oct. 21, 10 p.m., $9.33/$12.

Hearts in Space (CD release): Fri., Nov. 11, 10 p.m., $5/$10.

David Vandervelde: Mon., Sept. 26.


BioDiesel: Sun., Oct. 23, 9 p.m., $13/$15.

Girl in a Coma: With Fences, Wed., Nov. 23, 8 p.m., $10/$12.


American Aquarium: Mon., Nov. 7, $5.

Bleached: Sat., Oct. 29, $8/$10.

Tornado Rider: Thu., Oct. 6, $5.


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

Black Veil Brides: With Falling in Reverse, Aiden and Drive A, Wed., Nov. 16, 8 p.m., $18.50/$20.

Matisyahu: Sat., Dec. 17, 9 p.m., $26.50/$30.

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

Reverend Horton Heat: Sat., Jan. 28, 9 p.m., $20/$25.

Social Distortion: With Suedehead and Chuck Ragan, Dec. 3-4, 8 p.m., $30/$35.

Tesla: With Built By Stereo, Wed., Nov. 2, 8 p.m., $35/$40.


Nick Colionne and Paul Taylor: Sat., Dec. 10, 7 & 10 p.m.

Good Old War: Mon., Nov. 21.

Matthew & the Atlas: With the David Mayfield Parade, Fri., Oct. 28.

Spyro Gyra: Thu., Dec. 1.


Big Sean: Sat., Nov. 12, 8 p.m., $20/$24.

Kistune Mason Club Night: Featuring RAC DJs, Beataucue, Database and more, Sat., Oct. 22.


Austin Lounge Lizards: Sat., Nov. 5, 8 p.m., $18.

Guy Davis: Sat., Nov. 12, 8 p.m., $18.

Mary Gauthier: Benefit for First Descents, Sat., Nov. 19, 8 p.m., $25.

Lynn Skinner Quartet presents True Blue: Joni Mitchell (1971-1974): Fri., Nov. 11, 8 p.m., $14.

The Other Side of Rabbi Joe Black & Julie Silver: Sun., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m., $18.


Amos Lee: With Brett Dennen, Fri., Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., $30.50/$51.

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*, 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



Saints - "Dark Country"

Fulcrum - "Princess"

Forget Me! Not - "Calling for Context"

Love .45 - "Don't Ask Me"

Vices I Admire - "Heartbreaker"

Overcasters - "A Jagular"

Pirate Signal/Blkhrts - "Blk S Btfl"

Apex Vibe - "Steady Rollin' Dub"

Popcult - "Balance"

Sound of Progress - "Maps"

Umconscious - "Melodies"

Outfit - "What Happened to You"

Fingers of the Sun - "The Leaves Were So Green"



Whiskey Bottles "Love Is Never Easy"

Jeff Finlin "Is This Love"

Dave Sonner "Artists Heart"

Zach Heckendorf "Invisible Ink"

Petals of Spain "What It Is"

Roniit "Now or Never" from Roniit (2011)

Pretty Lights "Lonesome Street"

Mesita "Living/Breathing"

The Raven and the Writing Desk "Tiny Terrors"

Cary Morin "Sing It Louder"

Fred Hess "Good Question"

Katey Laurel "Everything I Love"

3 Twins "I Always Cry At the Movies"

Dubskin "Freedom Fighter"

Katie Herzig "Free My Mind"

Nina Storey "Love Me Enough"

Andy Palmer "Grrr"

Driftwood Fire "Appalachian Hills"

Bare Bones "Come In/Stay Out"

Dawson James "Bury My Body"

The Dirty Lookers "Cry On"

The Still City "Punk Rock Kids"

Eric Shiveley "Crybaby"

Six Months to Live "Carol Is"

Brad Goode "Tight Like This"



Motor City Josh - Born In The Dog House

1000 Miles From Home - Explain The Explanation

Angie Mattson - Drive

Hot IQS - Buyers Remorse Code

Melanie Susuras Band - Fingerprints

Wes and Victoria - Four Worlds

Roger Holzheimer - Found You

Something Underground - River

Love The New Crave - A Better Way

Wadirum - Borders

Stacia Petrie - Crash Course

Hillbilly Hellcats - White Trash

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

Primus' Green Naugahyde and Umphree's McGee's Death By Stereo, both released last week on ATO, performed well while Lil Wayne stays on top at Independent Records with Tha Carter IV and Girls' Father, Son, Holy Ghost came in first at Wax Trax.


01. Umphree's McGee - Death By Stereo

02. Primus - Green Naugahyde

03. Blind Pilot - We Are The Tide

04. Paper Bird - Carry On

05. St. Vincent - Strange Mercy

06. Wood Brothers - Smoke Ring Halo

07. Lykke Li - Wounded Rhymes

08. The Head and the Heart - The Head and the Heart

09. Nick Lowe - The Old Magic

10. Amon Tobin - Isam


01. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV

02. Twiztid - Cryptic Collection 4

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

04. Primus - Green Naugahyde

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

06. Adele - 21

07. Anthrax - Worship Music

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

09. Staind - Staind

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


01. Primus - Green Naugahyde

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

03. St. Vincent - Strange Mercy

04. Umphrey's McGee - Death By Stereo

05. Adele - 21

06. Nick Lowe - Old Magic

07. Girls - Father Son Holy Ghost

08. Trombone Shorty - For True

09. Foster the People - Torches

10. Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - Sineater


01. Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost

02. St. Vincent - Strange Mercy

03. Beirut - Rip Tide

04. The Dont's & Be Carefuls - Sun Hits

05. Shimmering Stars - Shimmering Stars

06. Primus - Green Naugahyde

07. Wild Flag - Wild Flag

08. Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - Sineater

09. TV on the Radio - World Cafe Live

10. Black Lips - Arabia Mountain


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

02. Sebastian Ingrosso, Alesso - "Calling'" (original instrumental mix)

03. Greg Gregor Salto, Chuckie - "What Happens in Vegas'"

04. Tiesto - "Maximal Crazy'" (original mix)

05. David Guetta & Avicii - "Fuck Me I'm Famous'"

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

07. Sander Van Doorn - "Drink to Get Drunk" (extended mix)

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

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

10. Nicky Romero - "Carmorra" (original mix)



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