Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: The Flaming Lips have announced a co-headlining date with Primus this August at Red Rocks. Kenny Chesney is also at the Rocks in July, and Panic! at the Disco is due at the Ogden in June. Meanwhile on local radio, Air Dubai, Chain Gang of 1974, Della, FaceMan, Spiv and Hot IQs got spins. And finally, topping the charts at our local record stores are Lupe Fiasco, Slim Cessna's Auto Club, DeVotchKa and Nicki Minaj. Click through for a full rundown.
This Just In Concert Announcements
The Flaming Lips, who just played the Snowball Music Festival and at Aspen's Belly Up in December, return to Red Rocks on Wednesday, August 3 to co-headline a bill with Primus. Word has that the Lips will be performing Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon. Tickets ($39.75-$44.75) go on sale Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m.
Country star Kenny Chesney plays Red Rocks on Wednesday, July 6 as part of his Goin' Coastal Tour. Tickets ($49.50-$79.50) go on sale, Friday, March 18 at 10 a.m.
Panic! at the Disco hit the Ogden Theatre on Tuesday, June 28 in support of Vices & Virtues, which hits stores Tuesday, March 22. Tickets ($25-$28) go on sale Saturday, March 19 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.
Bluebird Theater Borgore: Thu., June 9, 8 p.m., $23/$25. The Epilogues (video release party): With My Body Sings Electric, Input, Regret Night and Between Fate, Wed., March 30, 8 p.m.; Fri., April 1, 9 p.m., $9.33-$15. The Old 97's: May 26-27, 8 p.m., $24/$26. SKisM: With Jantsen and Dodger, Thu., June 16, 8 p.m., $18.50/$20.
Boulder Theater Sheryl Crow: Sun., May 15, 7 p.m., $69.50/$85. Paper Diamond & Michal Menert: With Break Science, Tue., April 19, 8:30 p.m., $15/$20.
Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom B Foundation: With Apex Vibe, Roster McCabe and Katastro, Wed., April 20, 9 p.m., $10/$12. Great American Taxi: With Oakhurst, Fri., April 15, 9 p.m., $12/$17. The Unified Field: Sonic Bloom pre-party featuring Alex Grey, Eskmo, Heyoka, An-ten-nae, Octopus Nebula, DJ Vadim, Janover, Nadis Warriors and more, April 29-30, 9 p.m., $25/$30. Younger Brother: Featuring Simon Posford and Benji Vaughan. With Free The Robots, Omega, Steve Bonez, Don Womp and special guests, Sat., April 9.
Fillmore Auditorium Ms. Lauryn Hill: Sat., April 23, 8 p.m., $44.50-$49.50.
Fox Theatre Orgone: Tue., May 24, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12. The Supervillians: Tue., April 19, 8:30 p.m., $12/$15.
Gothic Theatre Cody Simpson & Graysen Chance: Mon., April 11. Voodoo Glow Skulls: With Lola Black, Potato Pirates, the A-OK's and the Namesakes, Sun., May 8.
Marquis Theater Hate Eternal: With Origin, Vital Remains and Abysmal Dawn, Fri., June 17, 7:30 p.m., $13/$15.
Ogden Theatre Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience: Fri., May 20, 8 p.m., $35-$40/$VIP $135. Panic! at the Disco: With fun. and Funeral Party, Tue., June 28, 7:30 p.m., $25.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre Bassnectar: With Beats Antique and Eskmo, Sat., June 18, 7:30 p.m., $40. Kenny Chesney: Wed., July 6, $49.50-$79.50. Earth, Wind & Fire: Tue., June 7, 7:30 p.m., $40.50-$70.50. The Flaming Lips: With Primus, Wed., Aug. 3, 7 p.m., $39.75-$44.75.
Jazz Aspen Snowmass Monty Alexander's Harlem-Kingston Express, Raul Midon and Richard Bona, Fri., June 24. Sheryl Crow, Sat., June 25. Jennifer Hudson, Sun., June 26. Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Sat., July 2. Orchestre Buena Vista Social Club featuring Omara Portundo, Sun., Aug. 21. Girl Talk, Fri., Sept. 2. Steely Dan, Rodrigo y Gabriela and Ryan Bingham, Sat., Sept. 3. Zac Brown Band, Lenny Kravitz and Fitz & the Tantrums, Sun., Sept. 4.
Summit Music Hall Lloyd Banks: Sat., April 9, 8 p.m., $25. Front Line Assembly: With Die Krupps, Ivardensphere and DJ Acucrack, Mon., June 6, 7 p.m., $17-$20. Manchester Orchestra: Sun., June 12, 7 p.m., $16/$19. Papa Roach: With Finger Eleven, Tue., May 10, 7 p.m., $26/$28.
Swallow Hill Alash Ensemble: Sun., May 22, 7 p.m. Brewer & Shipley: With Carrie Elkin, Sat., May 21, 8 p.m. Peter Case & Steve Poltz: Fri., June 10, 8 p.m. Joy Kills Sorrow & Dixie Bee Liners: Fri., June 3, 8 p.m. Carrie Rodriguez: With Pieta Brown, Fri., May 13, 8 p.m.
Click through for this week's local radio playlists
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 not currently available.
LOCALS ONLY (KTCL) 03.13.11
Reno Divorce - "How Long's It Been" Skyfox - "Worst Part of Me" Air Dubai - "Weekends" MTHDS - "Positive Movement" Jeremy Flood - "Terrible Light" Chain Gang of 1974 - "Make My Body" Apex Vibe - "Can't Hold Me Down" Slaughterhouse Rootz - "First Time Caller Long Time Listener" David Frisbie - "Triggerfinger" Swindlers - "Under the Gun" Reverb & the Verse - "Walk" Toy Soldiers - "Doubling Back"
COLORADO SOUND (KRFC) 03.12.11
Fox Street Allstars - "Somebody In the World for You" Soul Creek - "Four-Leaf Clover" Chain Gang of 1974 - "Funk Giants" On Second Thought - "Frantic" Rightfully Accused - "Changes" Della - "Not That Simple (Things I Do)" Asia Jazz Project f/ Molina Soleil & Aju - "Reflections of the Sun Pt. 3" FaceMan - "BigHead" The Lovely & Talented - "Death of the Lover" George Inai - "Lonesome Highway" Great American Taxi - "Good Night to Boogie" Lonesome Traveler - "Summer Wind" The Blue Canyon Boys - "Rocky Mountain Bound" Peter Sommer - "Looks Like This" Otis Taylor - "Walk Right In" John Mieras - "Love & Rent" Devotchka - "The Common Good" Trace Bundy - "Sweet Child O' Mine" Broken Everlys - "Rocket Fuel" Bonnie and The Clydes - "Used to Play" Trucker's Daughter - "Little Disappointments" But Naked! - "Can't Get Enough" The Big Motif - "Don't Go Wrong" Eddie Turner - "Monkey See, Monkey Do" Ego vs Id - "Landmine" Sherri Jackson - "Tell Me" Erik Applegate - "123"
COLORADO WAVE 03.14.11
Curly No Shoes Jr. - "In Love With A Gypsy Woman" Clare - "Girl" Julian Shome - "Vagabond Girl" Rey Feo - "World Is Your Slave" Spiv - "Dizzy Tizzy" Wendy Woo - "Bird In A Cage" Just Jinjer - "Home" Mind Go Flip - "Nokia Girl" Brendan McKinney - "Just Like Z Blues" Ten Cent Redemption - "Already Raining" Bobby Wells - "My Heart To Yours" Easy Bill & The Big Beat - "On Your Hook" Hot IQS - "Mascot Is Winning" Dark Side Of The Cop - "Stuck In The Darkness"
Click through for this week's top sellers
Moving Units: Top Local Sellers - 3/13/11
Lupe Fiasco's Lasers, released last week on Atlantic, debuted at number one at both Albums on the Hill and Independent Records. An in-store performance from Slim Cessna's Auto Club helped move its latest Alternative Tentacles release, Unentitled, to the top spot at Twist & Shout, while R.E.M.'s latest, Collapse into Now, released last week on Warner Bros., debuted in the top five at Albums and Twist. Full breakdown below.
01. Lupe Fiasco - Lasers
02. DeVotchKa - 100 Lover
03. Sean Rowe - Magic
04. R.E.M. - Collapse into Now
05. Raekwon - Shaolin vs.Wu-Tang
06. The Decemberists - The King is Dead
07. Dance Gavin Dance - Downtown Battle Mountain
08. Dan Auerbach - Keep It Hid
09. Abigail Washburn - City of Refuge
10. Rogue Sound - U.N.O.
01. Lupe Fiasco - Lasers
02. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday
03. Adele - 21
04. Raekwon - Shaolin vs.Wu-Tang
05. Waka Flocka Flame - Flockavelli
06.Marsha Ambrosius - Late Nights and Early Mornings
07.T.I. - No Mercy
08. Wiz Khalifa - Black & Yellow
09. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
10. WC - Revenge of the Barracuda
01. Slim Cessna's Auto Club - Unentitled
02. DeVotchKa - 100 Lovers
03. Adele - 21
04. R.E.M. - Collapse Into Now
05. Lucinda Williams - Blessed
06. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
07. Lupe Fiasco - Lasers
08. Drive-By Truckers - Go-Go Boots
09. Various Artists - Live From Ebbets Field, Vol. 4
10. Gregg Allman - Low Country Blues
01. Fedde Le Grand - "Control Room" (original mix)
02. Gabriel Rocha - "Drunken Russian" (DJ PP edit)
03. Richard Dinsdale - "DJ, You've Got My Love" (original club mix)
04. Mark Knight - "Yalta Groove" (original club mix)
05. NiCe7 - "Point" (original mix)
06. Stefano Noferini - "Kids" (original club mix)
07. Pete Griffiths & Ant Brooks - "Filtered" (original club mix)
08. ATFC - "Tropicana" (original club mix)
09. Paul Thomas - "Ultraviolet" (original club mix)
10. Funkagenda - "Budgie" (original club mix)
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