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

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 Red Hot Chili Peppers and Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks, featuring Atmosphere, Common, Greives + Budo and Get Cryphy, were announced; the Swayback, Fierce Bad Rabbit, Monroe Monroe and Juno What? got spins on local radio; and new releases from the Black Keys and Korn 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, Red Hot Chili Peppers will be at the Pepsi Center on Sunday, March 4, in support of their latest album, I'm With You. Tickets ($43.50-$63.50) go on sale Saturday, December 17, at 10 a.m. And as mentioned on Friday, Red Rocks will host its very first wintertime show with Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks on January, Friday January 27, with Atmosphere, Common, Budo + Grieves. Lyle Lovett visits the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Wednesday, January 4. Tickets ($45-$75) went on sale yesterday.


DJ Krush: Wed., Feb. 22, 9 p.m., $19.99-$25.

Dia Frampton: Sun., March 4, 8 p.m., $15-$20.

Greensky Bluegrass: With Oakhurst, Wed., Feb. 8, 8 p.m., $16.75-$20.

Reso & Evol Intent: Thu., Feb. 9, 9 p.m., $12.50-$15.


Ani DiFranco: Sat., March 3, 7 p.m., $30-$50.

eTown with Leftover Salmon and Darrell Scott: Sun., Jan. 15, 6 p.m., $20.

The Travelin' McCourys: Featuring Keller Williams, Fri., April 13, 8 p.m., $27.50-$30.


Lyle Lovett: Wed., Jan. 4, 8 p.m., $45-$75.


Cults: Fri., April 13, 8:30 p.m., $12-$14.

Fun.: Fri., April 6, 9 p.m., $17.50.

Greensky Bluegrass: Thu., Feb. 9, 9 p.m., $13-$16.

Katchafire: Thu., April 5, 8:30 p.m., $13.50-$16.

Kung Fu: With Smooth Money Gesture, Thu., Feb. 2, 8:30 p.m., $10.

Tribal Seeds: Fri., March 16, 8:30 p.m., $13-$15.

The Wailers: With Duane Stephenson, Fri., Jan. 6, 9 p.m., $26.50.


Air Dubai: With Kids These Days, Fri., Jan. 20, 9 p.m., $12-$14.

Lola Black (CD & video release): With Warner Drive, Calibrate Me and Surviving April, Sat., Jan. 28, 8 p.m., $10.

Synthetic Elements: With the Namesakes, DB & the Catastrophe, Hatrick Penry, Too Late For Tomorrow, Fri., Jan. 6, 8 p.m.


Howlin' Rain: Tue., March 13, 9 p.m., $10-$13.

Zola Jesus: Sat., Feb. 25.


Busdriver: Wed., Feb. 15, 8 p.m., $10.

D.R.U.G.S.: With Hit the Lights, Like Moths to Flames, Sparks the Rescue, Sat., Feb. 18, 6 p.m., $15.

Falling in Reverse: Mon., Feb. 6.


Flow Tribe: Wed., Jan. 4, 9 p.m., $5.

Outlaw Nation: With Hatrick Penry, Fri., Jan. 20, 9 p.m., $5.

T Shirts For Tomorrow: With Taking Canyon, Goodnight Gravity, Second Place Victory, Sat., Jan. 7, 9 p.m., $5-$10.


OneRepublic: "Acoustic Christmas: A Concert for Charity" also features performances by Isaac Slade and Joe King of The Fray, members of Flobots, Matt Morris and Bop Skizzum, Thu., Dec. 22, 7 p.m., $39.50/VIP $150 (includes meet & greet with OneRepublic).


Joe Bonamassa: Thu., April 12, 8 p.m.

The Fresh Beat Band: Sat., May 12, 2 p.m., $27.50-$42.50.


Red Hot Chili Peppers: Sun., March 4, 7:30 p.m., $43.50-$63.50.


Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks: Featuring Atmosphere, Common, Grieves & Budo and more, Fri., Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m., $39.50.


Turisas: With Alestorm, Ex Deo, Arkona and Huntress, Fri., April 13.

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



Eldren - "Sleepy Walker"

My Body Sings Electric - "Doctor"

Photo Atlas - "Tell Me Again"

Churchill - "Change"

Swayback - "What Death Cares About"

Fierce Bad Rabbit - "You"

In the Whale - "Heels"

Reno Divorce - "Lover's Leap"

Heyday - "Somebody to Someone"

Monroe Monroe - "Summon the Sound"

Beats Noir - "Castaways"

Saints - "Dark Country"



Great American Taxi "AM Radio"

Mark's Midnight Carnival Show "Save Yourself"

Kim Jones "People Are Tired"

Katey Laurel "The Wheel"

Rob Roper "Falling Into Heaven"

Juno What?! "Shameless"

Samples (Ben Samples) "Shadow of Love"

Air Dubai "Soul & Body"

Post Paradise "The Ghost in the Airwaves"

Patti Fiasco "You Break It, You Buy It"

Jon Boland "Top Hat"

Quiet American "Break the Hold"

Carmen Sandim Sextet "Feliz"

John-Alex Mason "Gone So Long"

Whiskey Blanket "Rule the Roost"

Dave Sonner "Artists Heart"

Dubskin "Warrior Stomp"

Bop Skizzum "Still Time"

Turn 4 "Crossroads"

Kathryn Mostow "Rich Girl"

Chris Thompson "Traffic"

Dawson James "Bury My Body"

El Toro de la Muerte "Dancer"

John Mieras "Love & Rent"

Kevin Dooley "Silvery Moon"

Pete Kartsounes "Moonlight Romance"

Adam Bodine Trio "Extra Pale Aliases"



The Informants - Roll It Home

Kathie Baillie - All Fall Down

Sons of Zeno - All Work No Play

Bishop Wayne - My Best Friend

Breakaway - Get Out and Love Somebody

Jenn Lane - I'm So Ready

Yampapaya - Whose Love

Liz Clark - Not The Point

On Second Thought - Space

Steve Glotzer - Beso Azul

Billy and Liza - Shantytown

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

The Black Keys came out on top at Album on the Hill, Twist & Shout and Wax Trax withEl Camino, released last week on Nonesuch, while Korn claimed the top spot at Independent Records with The Path of Totality, the band's tenth studio disc, released last week on Roadrunner.


01. Black Keys - El Camino

02. The Roots - Undun

03. Tom Waits - Bad as Me

04. Robert Johnson - Centennial Collection

05. Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - Sineater

06. Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto

07. Kate Bush - 50 Words for Snow

08. Sigur Ros - Inni

09. Scott H. Biram - Bad Ingredients

10. Bassnectar - Divergent Spectrum


01. Korn - Path of Totality

02. Black Keys - El Camino

03. Drake - Take Care

04. Chevelle - Hats Off to the Bull

05. Amy Winehouse - Lioness - Hidden Treasures

06. Adele - 21

07. The Roots - Undun

08. Tech N9NE - Welcome to Strangeland

09. T-Pain - Revolver

10. Rihanna - Talk That Talk


01. Black Keys - El Camino

02. Amy Winehouse - Lioness - Hidden Treasures

03. The Roots - Undun

04. Tom Waits - Bad as Me

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

06. Florence & the Machine - Ceremonials

07. Adele - 21

08. Michael Buble - Christmas

09. Black Keys - Brothers

10. Tony Bennett - Duets II


01. Black Keys - El Camino

02. Speedwolf - Ride With Death

03. Eddie Current Suppression Ring - So Many Things

04. Childish Gambino - Sessions '81-83

05. Sigur Ros - Inni

06. Sunn O))) - ØØ Void

07. Bonnie Prince Billy - Wolfram Goes To Town

08. Various Artists - Rocky Mountain Low

09. Hawks and Doves - Year One

10. Amy Winehouse - Lioness: Hidden Treasures


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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