Mile Highlights: This week's concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In concert news, Phish is closing out its tour at Dick's on Labor Day weekend, Roger Daltrey is performing the Who's Tommy at 1STBANK in October, Return to Forever is returning the Paramount and Sugarland is stopping by Comfort Dental with Sara Bareilles in August. On local radio, Boulder got some big love with Big Gigantic, Statewide Emergency (which has, sadly, called it a day) and Trace Bundy getting spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, the Beastie Boys' Hot Sauce Committee Part 2 did well, as did Helplessness Blues by Fleet Foxes and American Tragedy by Hollywood Undead. Click through for a full rundown.
This Just In: New Concerts and On-sale Dates
As we announced last week, Phish is closing out its tour with a three-day Labor Day weekend stint at Dick's Sporting Goods Park and Roger Daltrey will perform the Who's rock-opera Tommy at 1STBANK Center on Sunday, October 16.
In 2008, Chick Corea brought the original line-up of Return to Forever, which also featured Stanley Clarke, Lenny White and Al DiMeola, to the Paramount Theatre. On Saturday, August 27, they'll be back (sans DiMeola) at the venue for Return to Forever IV, which also includes violinist Jean-Luc Ponty and guitarist Frank Gambale. Zappa Plays Zappa opens the show. Reserved tickets ($49.50-$129.50) go on sale Saturday, May 21 at 10 a.m.
Sugarland brings its Incredible Machine Tour to the Comfort Dental Amphitheatre on Friday, August 19. Sara Bareilles opens the show. Tickets ($25-$55) go on sale Saturday, May 21 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: With Ishe, Despise and XEFEX, Tue., June 7, 8 p.m.; Thu., June 9, 8 p.m., $23-$25/two day passes $46. Supersuckers: Fri., June 24, 9 p.m., $15.75/$20. Westword Music Showcase After-Party: Sat., June 18, 10 p.m., $5/$6. Yamn: With Ultraviolet Hippopotamus, Fri., July 15, 9 p.m., $5/$10. Zoe: Thu., Aug. 11, 8 p.m., $25/$35.
Boulder Theater eTown with DeVotchKa and Joe Purdy: Wed., June 1, 7 p.m., $15. Stephen Marley: Sat., June 25.
Comfort Dental Amphitheatre Sugarland: With Sara Bareilles, Fri., Aug. 19, 7:30 p.m., $25-$55.
Dick's Sporting Goods Park Phish: Sept. 2-4, 7:30 p.m., $47.50/$60.
1STBANK Center Roger Daltrey: Performing the Who's Tommy, Who classics and more, Sun., Oct. 16.
Fox Theatre Ian Cooke: With Danielle Ate the Sandwich, Fri., July 15. Euforquestra: Thu., June 23. Nautical Mile: Sat., July 9.
Gothic Theatre 7 Walkers: Featuring members of Grateful Dead, Tea Leaf Green and Papa Mali, Fri., Sept. 16, 8 p.m. All My Boys: With Fulcrum, Skyfox, P-Nuckle, Golden Ticket, Elete, Heart and Soul Radio, Coral Thief, Synergy, Beatsmith Atomic, Sat., Aug. 13, 4 p.m.
Larimer Lounge Foster the People (DJ set): Wed., June 8, 10:30 p.m., $5 Jessica Lea Mayfield: Fri., July 8. Mountain Man: Sat., July 16. Jim Ward (of At the Drive-In): With the Lusitania, Sun., June 19, $5/$10. Yourself and the Air: Sat., July 9, 9 p.m., $8/$10.
Marquis Theater Agnostic Front: Wed., Sept. 14. We the Kings: Tue., Aug. 9.
Ogden Theatre All Time Low: With Mayday Parade, The Cab, We Are The In Crowd, Sat., Aug. 20, 6:30 p.m., $23.50. Grace Potter & the Nocturnals: Sun., July 10, 8 p.m., $25.
Paramount Theatre Return to Forever IV: Featuring Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White Add Jean-Luc Ponty and Frank Gambale. With Zappa Plays Zappa, Sat., Aug. 27, 8 p.m., $49.50-$129.50.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre Deadmau5: Tue., Aug. 30, 7:30 p.m., $50-$55/VIP $125
Soiled Dove Underground Dave Alvin: Thu., July 21. Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys: Fri., July 15. The Hickman-Dalton Gang (CD release): Fri., July 1. Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra: Sat., June 25, 7 & 10 p.m. The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman: Fri., Aug. 19, 7 & 10 p.m. Paul Thorn: Sun., July 31. Willie & Lobo: Sat., Aug. 27
Summit Music Hall Alkaline Trio: Mon., July 11. The Human League: With Men Without Hats, Thu., Sept. 15. RX Bandits: Sun., July 24.
Swallow Hill Music Hall Karla Bonoff: Fri., Nov. 4. Dala: Fri., July 8. Horse Feathers: Fri., Sept. 30. Charlie Hunter Duo: Fri., Sept. 9.
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Dialed In: Local Radio Playlists
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. Here's what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. *Playlist unavailable
THE COLORADO SOUND (KRFC) 05.14.11
"but, Naked!" "Can't Get Enough" Hazel Miller "Heart to Heart" Stingray Jones and the Mad Men "Mad Men" Crowboy "Babylon" John-Alex Mason "Gone So Long" Jeremy "Doc" Hodges "A Thsousand Miles to Dance" Joe Johnson "Where the Earth Meets the Sky" The Haunted Windchimes "Lordy, Lordy" Katey Laurel "Everything I Love" Sherri Jackson "Don't Forget Me" Mercury Project "Mongo" Take to the Oars "Stones & Sticks" The Dominant 7 "Taken for Granted" The Blue Canyon Boys "I Want You to Want Me" Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams "Tear It Down" Big Gigantic "The World Is Yours" Molly Cottrell "Trying to Get Out" Future Jazz Project "Faded Memories" FaceMan "Cookie Monster" Hello Kavita "The Last Time" Fried Grease "Virginia" Fierce Bad Rabbit "Chasing After Things (We Don't Know the Names)" The Subdudes "Poor Man's Paradise" Magpie "Since Then" The Subdudes "Got You On His Mind" Peter Sommer "Looks Like This"
MOUNTAIN HOMEGROWN SHOW (KQMT) 05.17.11
David Rynhart - "One Beautiful World" Statewide Emergency - "The Inside" Kenny Perkins - "Tiny Distraction" The Informants - "Travelin' On" John Common & Blinding Flashes of Light - "Love Is a Shark"
THE COLORADO WAVE 05.16.11
Treologic - Pass It Around Army Of Robots - Let Go Ash Ganley - Elysian Fields Tom Knutson - Feel The Sound 1000 Miles From Home - When You Go Jude Johnstone - Unchained Mike Colin & Family Of Noise - Adazee Mike Banta - There Are No Words Ted Mentry - Carlita Stanley Milton - Blues Infection Erica Brown Band - Ace In The Hole Craig Maierhofer - I Fly I Die Vido Sun - Clear My Mind Tracy Bundy - Cloud Forest
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Moving Units: Top Sellers, Week of 5/15/11
Beastie Boys's latest effort, Hot Sauce Committee Part 2, continues to sell strong, taking the number one spot at Albums on the Hill, while coming in second at Twist & Shout and third at Independent Records. Fleet Foxes new album, Helplessness Blues, claimed the top slot at Twist & Shout, while Hollywood Undead's American Tragedy came in first at Independent Records, thanks most likely to an in-store appearance last week.
01. Beastie Boys - Hot Sauce Committee Part 2
02. Tyler, the Creator - Goblin
03. Chris Thile & Michael Daves - Sleep With One Eye Open
04. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
05. Warren Haynes - Man in Motion
05. Bob Schneider - Perfect Day
06. David Kilgour and the Heavy Eights - Left By Soft
07. Lupe Fiasco - Lasers
08. Gregory Alan Isakov - This Empty Northern Hemisphere
09. Man Man - Life Fantastic
10. Booker T. Jones - The Road From Memphis
01. Hollywood Undead - American Tragedy
02. Adele - 21
03. Beastie Boys - Hot Sauce Committee Part 2
04. E-40 - Revenue Retrievin': Overtime/Graveyard
05. Awolnation - Megalithic Symphony
06. Lonely Island - Turtleneck and Chain
07. Tyler, the Creator - Goblin
08. Wiz Khalifa - Rolling Papers
09. Jennifer Lopez - Love?
10. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday
01. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
02. Beastie Boys - Hot Sauce Committee Part 2
03. The Cars - Move Like This
04. Warren Haynes - Man in Motion
05. Adele - 21
06. Tyler, the Creator - Goblin
07. Okkervil River - I Am Very, Very Far
08. Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
09. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
10. Head and the Heart - Head and the Heart
01. Daniel Dubb & Sean Miller - "Sinnerman" (original mix)
02. Mord Fustang - "Lick the Rainbow" (original mix)
03. Hypster - "The Uprising" (original mix)
04. Federico Scavo and Alex Kenji - "Get Funky" (original mix)
05. Matt Cassell & Danny Freakazoid - "Long Legs Running 2011" (Graham Sahara & Central Avenue mix)
06. Bingo Players - "Cry (Just a Little" (original club mix)
07. Sander Van Doorn - "Koko" (original club mix)
08. Stefano Pain & Marcel - "My House" (Pain vs. Marcel Booty mix)
09. Diddy - Dirty Money - "Coming Home featuring Skylar Grey" (Dirty South mix)
10. J. Glass and Dario Nunez - "Con La Mano Levantada" (original mix)
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