Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: On the concert front,The Go-Go's are coming to the Ogden Theatre, Fleet Foxes are coming to the Fillmore, and Arvada Center has added shows to its summer lineup. Meanwhile, on local radio, Bad Weather California, Science Partner and Veronica got spins. And finally, the Foo Fighter's latest effort, Wasting Light, dominated the charts at our local record stores last week. Click through for a full rundown.
This Just In: Shows Announced/On Sale
The Go-Go's had planned a farewell tour last summer, but it was scrapped after guitarist Jane Wiedlin required knee surgery after a hiking fall. But the girls will be back on the road this summer with their original line-up as part of the thirtieth anniversary of their debut album Beauty and the Beat and hit the Ogden Theatre on Wednesday, August 24. Tickets ($35) go on sale Saturday, April 23 at 10 a.m.
Fleet Foxes, who will release Helplessness Blues on May 3, will be at the Fillmore Auditorium on Thursday, July 21 in support of their new album. Tickets for that one ($32-$35) go on sale Friday, April 22 at 10 a.m.
Here's a rundown of other recently added shows that are either on sale now or go on sale this week.
Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities Andrew Bird: Tue., Aug. 9. Marc Cohn: With Shawn Mullins, Sat., Aug. 6. Indigo Girls: Fri., July 15. Jonny Lang: With JJ Grey & Mofro: Sat., Aug. 13 Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt: Sat., June 18. Julieta Venegas: Tue., Aug. 9.
Bluebird Theater Cold Cave: Sat., July 30, 9 p.m., $15-$18. Jerry Joseph & the Jackmormons: Fri., July 1, 9 p.m., $12.25-$15. Low: Sat., Sept. 24, 9 p.m., $18-$20.
Boulder Theater Zoe Keating: Sat., June 11, 7:30 p.m., $17.50/$25 Richard Cheese & Lounge Against the Machine: Sun., June 5, 7:30 p.m., $25-$50.
Chautauqua Auditorium Andrew Bird: Wed., Aug. 10. Bruce Cockburn: Fri., May 27, 8 p.m., $35-$55. Indigo Girls: Sat., July 16. Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band: With Blind Pilot, Wed., July 20. K.D. Lang: Wed., Aug. 3. Jonny Lang: With JJ Grey & Mofro, Fri., Aug. 12. Los Lonely Boys and Los Lobos: Sat., Aug. 6. Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt: Sun., June 19. The Weepies: Sat., Aug. 27.
Denver Botanic Gardens Chris Botti: Fri., July 22, 7 p.m., $61/$66. Roseanne Cash: With Nina Storey, Fri., July 29, 7 p.m., $54/$59. Dr. John & the Lower 911: With Mavis Staples, Tue., June 14, 7 p.m., $56/$61. India Irie: With Idan Raichel, Thu., July 21, 7 p.m. Chris Isaak: Fri., July 8, 7 p.m., $67/$72. Keb' Mo': Sun., Aug. 7, 7 p.m., $57/$62. B.B. King: Sun., Aug. 21, 7 p.m., $78/$83. K.D. Lang & the Siss Boom Gang: Thu., Aug. 4, 7 p.m., $65/$70. Natalie MacMaster: With Great Big Sea, Thu., July 14, 7 p.m., $53/$58. David Sanborn, George Duke & Marcus Miller: Tue., Aug. 9, 7 p.m., $53/$58. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: Wed., June 1, 7 p.m., $50/$55. Allen Toussaint & the Dirty Dozen Brass Band: With Buckwheat Zydeco, Fri., July 15, 7 p.m., $56/$61.
Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers: With Béla Fleck & the Flecktones, Sun., July 24, 6 p.m., $51/$56.
Ellie Caulkins Opera House David Gray: Wed., July 13, 7:30 p.m., $39.75-$59.75
Fillmore Auditorium Fleet Foxes: Thu., July 21, 8 p.m., $32-$35. Tech N9ne: With Krizz Kailiko, Kutt Calhoun, Jay Rock, Stevie Stone, Big Scoob and Mayday, Fri., July 1, 7 p.m., $32.50.
Fox Theatre D12: With Young Buck and Trick Trick, Wed., May 18, 8:30 p.m., $15/$18. Toots & the Maytals: Sat., June 11, 8:30 p.m., $27.50/$30.
Gothic Theatre Natasha Bedingfield: Wed., June 22, 8 p.m.
Marquis Theater Bad Manners: Sun., May 15.
Ogden Theatre The David Crowder Band: With Gungor, Chris August and John Mark McMillan, Sun., Aug. 14, 7 p.m., $24.50-$39.50. The Go-Go's: Wed., Aug. 24, 8 p.m., $35.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre Atmosphere: With Evidence, Blueprint, DJ Babu, Fri. Aug. 19, 7 p.m., $36.75. Soundgarden: Mon., July 18, 7:30 p.m., $59.50-$65.50. STS9: Sept. 9-10.
Summit Music Hall Bamboozle Road Show: With Chiddy Bang, Dev, Ninjasonik and the Hood Internet, Fri., May 27. Howard Jones: Sat., Oct. 15.
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Dialed In: Local Radio Playlists
Here's what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists from a number of different shows, including KTCL's Locals Only, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show*, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colorado, and The Colorado Wave*, which is syndicated on a number of stations across the country. *Playlist unavailable
LOCALS ONLY (KTCL) 04.17.11
Devotchka - "100 Other Lovers" Nathaniel Rateliff - "Whimper & Wail" Carbon Choir - "Measure of My Madness" Bad Weather California - "Reach Out My Hand" Seismic Event - "Lion Tamer" The Still City - "Fluorescent Library Light" King Tef - "Boomerang" Extra Kool - "Human Hand Grenade" Mihaly - "The End" Something Underground - "Breathe" Jason Vigil - "Breaking Over You"
LOCAL SHAKEDOWN (RADIO 1190/KVCU) 04.15.11
Hindershot - Curse Us All The Bob Wales Band - Not the Devil Bad Weather California - Don and I Bad Weather California - If You Can Dance Bad Weather California - Big Yellow Ball Bad Weather California - Lord Bad Weather California - Get A Grip Bad Weather California - Pheonixed Red Cloud - A Coming Storm Plastic Children - Subliminal Sensuality Laylights - Sheets & Drapes DJ MU$A - If I Was Your Robot Girlfriend I Know You, Rider - Plateau Navy Girls - On The Beach - Navy Girls Warlock Pinchers - Where the Hell is Crispin Glover? Science Partner - Child Stars Air Dubai - Party on! (Remix) Bluebook - Snow School Knights - Lunch Money The JimJims - Horny Pina Chulada - Appropriate Stranger 200 Million Years - Closer
THE COLORADO SOUND (KRFC) 04.16.11
Duncan Tuck - "Trees" Beast - "Spaceman" Danielle Ate the Sandwich - "Two Bedroom Apartment" The Subdudes - "Social Aid & Pleasure Club" Robert Marcey & Familyman Barrett - "Wailin for Justice" The Broken Everlys - "Rocket Fuel" Veronica - "Frederick" The Outfit - "Strange Bones" The Gromet - "Fritzel" Rainville - "She Scares Me" Bop Skizzum - "Beauty Queen" Hot IQs - "Firecracker" My Body Sings Electric - "Step Into the Light" The Dominant 7 - "South Corea" Stingray Jones and the Mad Men - "Bad Girl" John Statz - "Ghost Towns" Liz Barnez - "Laughin Yellow" John McVey - "Unpredictable" The David James Band - "Street Performer" Big Head Todd and the Monsters - "Runaway Train" The Love Royale - "Sunday" The String Cheese Incident - "Sometimes a River" Bonnie and The Clydes - "Got No Time For You" Dan Fogelberg - "As The Raven Flies" Dan Fogelberg - "Come to the Harbor" Greg Garrison - "Blackwell's Reel"
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Top Sellers - 4/17/11
The Foo Fighters debuted at number one spots at both Albums on the Hill and Independent Records with their latest effort, Wasting Light, released last week on RCA. The band also took the slot on Twist & Shout's top ten Record Store Day LPs with the limited edition vinyl Medium Rare.
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01. Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
02. Atmosphere - Family Sign
03. TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light
04. Yonder Mountain String Band - Elevations (Record Store Day)
05. Foo Fighters - Medium Rare (Record Store Day)
06. DeVotchKa - How It Ends (Record Store Day autographed colored vinyl)
07. Panda Bear - Tomboy
08. James Blake - James Blake (Record Store Day vinyl)
09. John Common & Blinding Flashes of Light - Beautiful Empty
10. Mimosa - 58 Degrees
01. Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
02. Atmosphere - Family Sign
03. Brotha Lynch Hung - Coathanga Strangla
04. E-40 - Revenue Retrievin': Overtime/Graveyard
05. Wiz Khalifa - Black & Yellow
06. Chris Brown - F.A.M.E.
07. Adele - 21
08. Hollywood Undead - American Tragedy
09 TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light
10. Snoop Dogg - Doggumentary
01. Foo Fighters - Medium Rare
02. Nirvana - Hormoaning
03. Bob Dylan - Bob Dylan in Concert
04. Deftones - Covers
05. Black Angels - Another Nice Pair
06. Television - Live at the Old Waldorf
07. Gorillaz - Fall
08. Grateful Dead - Grateful Dead
09. Sonic Youth - Whore's Moaning
10. Big Star - Third Test Pressing
01. Axwell - "Heart is King" (original mix)
02. Dino, Tiesto & Mark Knight - "Beautiful World" (original club mix)
03. Daniel Staub & Sean Miller - "Sinnerman" (original mix)
04. Richard Dinsdale - "DJ, You've Got My Love" (original club mix)
05. Fedde Le Grand - "Control Room" (original mix)
06. Diddy - Dirty Money - "Coming Home featuring Skylar Grey" (Dirty South mix)
07. PHNTM & Umek - "Dead Space" (original club mix)
08. 123XYZ - "Groove Amigos" (original club mix)
09. Gabriel Rocha - "Drunken Russian" (DJ PP edit)
10. Supernova & Kevin Saunderson - "Beat Me Back" (original club mix)
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