Mile Highlights: This week's concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

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Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In October, St. Vincent is due at the Boulder Theater, followed by DeVotchKa who also appear there later in the month, as well as the Ogden, and Why? at the Gothic Theater. On local radio, Bop Skizzum, Big Gigantic and Planes Mistaken for Stars got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, Rose Hill Drive topped the charts at Twist & Shout and Albums on the Hill, while Incubus knocked Tech N9NE out of the top spot at Independent and the Dwarves was the top seller at Wax Trax. Click through for a full rundown.

This Just In: New Concerts and On-sale Dates

Mile Highlights: This week's concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

Touring in support of her new album, Strange Mercy, which comes out September 13 on 4AD, St. Vincent (above) visits the Boulder Theater on Saturday, October 8. General admission tickets ($18 in advance and $20 day of show) go on sale on Friday July 22 at 10 a.m.

What has become a Halloween tradition of sorts, DeVotchka will play shows on Friday, October 28 at the Ogden Theatre (tickets are $34.75 and go on sale Saturday, July 23 at 10 a.m.) and on Saturday, October 29 at the Boulder Theater (tickets are $42 and go on sale Friday, July 22 at 10 a.m.).

Why? will debut new material the Gothic Theatre on Wednesday, October 12 as part of its new tour, which kicks off next month, where crowds will be seated. Tickets ($15) are on sale now.


Alpha Rev: Thu., Sept. 8, 8 p.m., $10/$12

Dir En Grey: With the Birthday Massacre, Tue., Dec. 20, 8 p.m., $22.50/$30.

The Nuns of Brixton: Fri., Aug. 5, 8 p.m., $8/$10.

Peter Hook & The Light perform Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures: Mon., Sept. 19, 8 p.m., $25/$30.

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band: With Austin Lucas & the Bold Party, Thu., Sept. 15, 8 p.m., $15.

Pogo: With That 1 Guy, Mon., Oct. 17, 8 p.m., $15.75/$18


DeVotchKa: Sat., Oct. 29, 8 p.m., $35

eTown with Tedeschi Trucks Band & Joseph Arthur: Sun., Aug. 14, 6 p.m., $22.

Mason Jennings: Thu., Oct. 27.

St. Vincent: Sat., Oct. 8, 9 p.m., $18/$20.


Uproar Festival: With Avenged Sevenfold, Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet For My Valentine and Escape The Fate, Wed., Oct. 5, 4 p.m., $19-$79.


Circa Survive: With Maps & Atlases and States, Sun., Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m., $20.

Greensky Bluegrass: Mon., Oct. 31, 8:30 p.m., $13/$16.

Ra Ra Riot: With Delicate Steve and Yellow Ostrich, Tue., Nov. 15, 8:30 p.m., $18.


Hateface: With Kill Syndicate, Cryogen and Inexerfy, Fri., Aug. 19, 7:30 p.m., $8/$10.

Switchpin: With Nemesys, Glass Delirium and Until Control, Sat., Aug. 27, 7 p.m., $8/$10.

Why?: With Serengeti, Wed., Oct. 12, 8 p.m., $15.

Dar Williams and Joan Osborne: Sat., Sept. 24, 8 p.m., $25/$30.


Madi Diaz: With Keegan Dewit, Tue., Aug. 30.

Glo Fi State of Mind: With Pictureplane, BrotherTiger, Flashlights and Hollagramz, Thu., Aug. 25, 9 p.m

Katie Herzig: With Butterfly Boucher, Fri., Oct. 28, $12/$15.

Ideal Fathers (final show): Sat., Sept. 3, $10.

Ben Sollee: With Patrick Dethlefs, Sat., Aug. 6.


The Last Internationale: With Instant Empire, Sat., Aug. 20, $5

Tommy & the High Pilots: Sat., Aug. 27, $5.


Amon Tobin: ISAM: Wed., Oct. 19, 8 p.m., $26.75/$30.

DeVotchKa: Fri., Oct. 28, 9 p.m., $34.75.

Hank 3 Attention Deficit Domination: Thu., Oct. 6, 9 p.m., $22.50/$25.

Primus: Oct. 17-18, 8:30 p.m., $42.50.

Super Diamond: Sat., Oct. 22, 9 p.m., $22.50/$26.

Click through for this week's Local Radio Playlists
Mile Highlights: This week's 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.



Life in Electric - "Responsible"

Bad Weather California - "Reach Out My Hand"

Able Archer - "Soyuz II"

Calvin Locklear - "Landlord"

Bop Skizzum - "Beauty Queen"

Synthetic Elements - "The Fire"

Pretty Lights - "Finally Moving"

Fell - "In June"

Medic - "Everything We Have"

Flashbulb Fires - "Revenge Song"

Cure for Madeline - "Cherries & Lemonade"

Calibrate Me - "The Old in the New"



Jeff Finlin - "East by West"

Jami Lunde - "Tupelo"

Reverend Hooch - "Gray Skies"

Rose Hill Drive - "Pictures of You"

The Ceeds - "Motherless Children"

8Trac - "This 'n That"

Big Gigantic - "The World Is Yours"

Mesita - "In A Life After"

Spring Creek - "Hold On Me"

Leftover Salmon - "Ain't Gonna Work"

Thief River - "Southern Comfort"

Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams - "Hippie In My House"

Adam Stern - "Locked Up"

Zuba - "Trippin'"

The Motet - "Push"

John Oates - "You Make My Dreams Come True"

Three Twins Broadband - "I Always Cry At the Movies"

Hazel Miller - "Moon Was Right"

OneRepublic - "Everybody Loves Me"

Kyle Hollingsworth - "The Way It Goes"

Bop Skizzum - "Little Black Book"

Dave Sonner - "Lilly White Haze"

Kevin Dooley - "Mystery Wheel"

No Fair Fights - "Kiss From A Rose"

Take to the Oars - "Stones & Sticks"

Andrew Vogt - "Jeep Is Jumpin'"



Eric Shiveley - "Eden's Light"

Eric Shiveley - "Celia"

Mixed Breed - "Deja Vu"

Ten Tiers - "Tied Up"

Vices I Admire - "Sweetest Girl"

Chris Daniels & the Kings - "In My Life"

Hazel Miller - "Let It Be"

Born in the Flood - "I Am the Walrus"

Dressy Bessy - "Georgie Blue"

David Rynhart - "Hungry Ghost"

Rebecca Folsom - "Smoke and Tears"



Bright Channel - "Howler"

Dovekins - "Dalles"

Kissing Party - "King Graves Rd"

TheSaurus - "Kids Gather Round"

Laylights - "Sheets and Drapes"

Micah Ciampa - "Bus to Boulder"

Emergence - "Blue Muse"

Wovenhand - "Cripplegate"

Noel Zancanella - "Lovely"

blackell - "hallucination machine"

Magic - "Stomach"

The Flame Outs - "I Won't Cry"

Planes Mistaken for Stars- "Dancing in the Face of the Panther"

Venus Handcuffs - "Phantom"

O'er the Ramparts - "Nostalgia"

The Ultra Boys - "2045 A.D."



Drew Bowden - "No Surprises"

Amy Laws - "The Easiest Thing"

Andy Palmer - "I Died Today"

Hazel Miller - "Time To Reconcile"

Brendan McKinney - "Jimmy Rain Split Town"

Radius - "There She Goes"

Dusty Hughes - "Waiting For You"

Johnny O Band - "Wrapped Up In Love Again"

Jude Johnstone - "Hard Lessons"

Angie Mattson - "Drive"

Stoned Emotion - "Love"

Jenn Lane - "River Of Truth"

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Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads

Mile Highlights: This week's concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

Boulder's Rose Hill Drive took the top spots at both Albums on the Hill and Twist & Shout with its new record, Americana, released last week on the band's own Slow and Shirley Records imprint. At Independent Records, Incubus knocked Tech N9NE out of the top spot with its new album, If Not Now When?,, released on Epic last week. Dwarves, meanwhile, who will be at the Bluebird on September 23 with Nashville Pussy, came in first at Wax Trax with their latest effort, Born Again.


01. Rose Hill Drive - Americana

02. Gillian Welch - The Harrow & The Harvest

03. David Bromberg - Use Me

04. Washed Out - Within & Without

05. Bon Iver - Bon Iver

06. My Morning Jacket - Circuital

07. William Elliott Whitmore - Field Songs

08. Jolie Holland & the Grand Chandeliers - Pint of Blood

09. Bad Meets Evil (Eminem & Royce Da 5'9")/ - Hell: The Sequel

10. Yes - Fly From Here


01. Incubus - If Not Now When?

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

03. Bad Meets Evil - Hell: The Sequel

04. Sublime with Rome - Yours Truly

05. Pimp C - Still Pimping

06. Adele - 21

07. Beyonce - 4

08. Wiz Khalifa - Rolling Papers

09. Lloyd - King of Hearts

10. Sublime with Rome - Panic


01. Rose Hill Drive - Americana

02. Gillian Welch - Harrow & the Harvest

03. Adele - 21

04. Incubus - If Not Now When?

05. Thievery Corporation - Culture of Fear

06. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues

07. Bill Withers - Live at Carnegie Hall

08. Bon Iver - Bon Iver

09. Mumford and Sons - Sigh No More

10. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Revelator


01. Dwarves - Born Again

02. Bon Iver - Bon Iver

03. Paper Bird - Carry On

04. The Men - Leave Home

05. Cults - Cults

06. Ty Segall - Goodbye Bread

07. Handsome Furs - Sound Kapital

08. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues

09. Arctic Monkeys - Suck It and See

10. Fucked Up - David Comes to Life


01. Florence & the Machine - "You've Got the Love" (Mark Knight mix)

02. Jon Rundell - "Knick Knack" (original mix)

03. Deetron - "Starblazer" (original mix)

04. Arty - "Around the World" (original mix)

05. Mogua & Afrojack - "Bangduck" (Mogui remix)

06. Butch - "Big Futt" (original mix)

07. Oliver $ - "Doin' Ya Thang" (original mix)

08. Mord Fustang - "Magic Trooper" (original mix)

09. Alex Kenji, Starkillers, Nadia Ali - "Pressure" (Alesso mix)

10. Joey Negro, Z Factor, Luigi Rocca - "Keep on Jumpin'" (Luigi Rocca mix)



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