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, the Avett Brothers announced another Colorado date on July 8 at the Boulder Theater the night before their sold-out Red Rocks show, the FMQB Triple A Conference is returning to the Fox, Diana Ross is due at Wells Fargo in September and the Foo Fighters are slated for the Pepsi Center in October. On local radio, Elway, Caleb Slade, Jim McTurnan & the Kids That Killed the Man and Statewide Emergency got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, Tech N9NE, Lady Gaga, Tedeschi Trucks Band and Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi dominated the charts. Click through for a full rundown.
This Just In: New Concerts and On-sale Dates
In addition to the Avett Brothers' sold-out Red Rocks show on Saturday, July 9, Boulder Theater just announced an evening with the band the day before on Friday, July 8. Tickets ($47.50) go on sale Friday, June 17 at 10 a.m.
FMQB Triple A Conference returns to the Fox Theatre for another round of shows from Wednesday, August 10 through Friday, August 12 inside the venue including John Butler Trio, Jeff Bridges, Brett Dennen, DeVotchKa, Brandi Carlile as well as free shows outside on the Hill with Lissie, Bobby Long, Joseph Arthur and more. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 17 at noon.
Diana Ross visits the the Wells Fargo Theatre on Tuesday, September 20. Tickets ($65-$115) go on sale Friday, June 17 at 10 a.m. The Foo Fighters are due at the Pepsi Center in October. There's a pre-sale happening tomorrow before tickets officially go on sale on Friday.
Charles Bradley: Tue., Sept. 13, 8 p.m., $15/$20. D.R.I.: Wed., Dec. 14, 9 p.m., $15/$20. Electric Six: With Kitten, Fri., Sept. 30, 9 p.m., $15/$18. Snake Rattle Rattle Snake (CD release): Sat., Aug. 20, 9 p.m., $10.50/$13. Tapes 'N Tapes: Thu., Aug. 18, 8 p.m., $14.75/$16.
The Avett Brothers: Fri., July 8, $47.50. Jantsen: With Devin Martin, Rainbow Wheel of Death and Coult 45, Sat., July 16, 8 p.m., $14.50. The Motet Presents "Funk Is Dead": Mon., Oct. 31, 8 p.m., $25/$30. Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys: With Sierra Hull, Sun., July 10, 7:30 p.m., $32/$38. Wild Women of the West: Benefit for Blue Sky Bridge featuring Hazel Miller Band, Rebecca Folsom Band and Dakota Blonde, Fri., Sept. 9, 7 p.m., $20/VIP $100.
Dead Man Winter: Featuring Members of Trampled By Turtles, Fri., Aug. 19, 8:30 p.m., $8/$10. The Dodos: With the Luyus, Tue., Sept. 27, 9 p.m., $15/$18. FMQB Triple A Conference: Featuring Brett Dennen, Matt Nathanson and DeVotchKa, Wed., Aug. 10, 7:30 p.m., $35. Outdoor stage with Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors and Blacke & The Rodeo Kings, Wed., Aug. 10, 8 p.m., Free. With John Butler Trio, Brandi Carlile and NeedToBreathe, Thu., Aug. 11, 8 p.m. Outdoor stage with Lissie and Bobby Long, Thu., Aug. 11, 8 p.m., Free. With Fitz & The Tantrums, Jeff Bridges and Trombone Shorty, Fri., Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m., $45. Outdoor stage with Joseph Arthur and Scars on 45, Fri., Aug. 12, 8 p.m., Free. The Magic Beans: With Pamilco Sound, Whiskey Tango and Technicolor Tone Factory, Thu., July 21, 8:30 p.m., $8. Rebirth Brass Band: Fri., July 22, 9 p.m., $15/$18. Somasphere: With Frequent-C, Fri., June 24, 8:30 p.m., $12/$14. Yellowcard: Fri., Oct. 14.
Gallagher: Thu., Sept. 29, 7 p.m., $21.50.
Afroman: Thu., Aug. 18.
Bury Your Dead:
Sun., July 24.Conditions:
With Valencia, Tue., July 19.Lionheart:
Thu., July 28.
The Red Elvisis:
Thu., July 21.
Foo Fighters: With Cage the Elephant and Mariachi El Bronx, Sun., Oct. 9, 7 p.m., $34.50-$54.50.
Tue., Aug. 9.
The Dear Hunter:
Wed., July 20, 7 p.m., $12.
Tue., Sept. 20, 8 p.m., $65-$115.
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, 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 unavailable
Nautical Mile - "Weeds" Caleb Slade - "Given the Chance" Elway - "Passing Days" Achille Lauro - "Hand of Sand" MTHDS - "Positive Movement" The Chain Gang of 1974 - "Make My Body" Dan Craig - "What Is This Alchemy" Andrea Ball - "Dial Tone" In the Whale - "Heels" Umconscious - "That Music" 12 Cents for Marvin - "One By One"
Big Head Todd and the Monsters - "Preachin Blues" The Resonatorz - "The Wrong Thing to Do" Gary Bragg - "Born in a Barn" Rainville - "She Scared Me" Born in The Flood - "If This Thing Should Spill" Andrea Ball - "Dial Tone" The Love Royale - "Come Over" Air Dubai - "Soul & Body" The Fray - "All At Once" Xiren - "Big Enough (Ship of Fools)" The David James Band - "Street Performer" The December Question - "The House That Hubris Built" Adam Stern - "Stripper Fight" Dave LeMieux & The House Of Soul - "Finding the Groove" Hazel Miller - "Spider Web" Jim McTurnan & the Kids That Killed the Man - "Don't Count Me Out" Rob Drabkin - "Sweet Things" John-Alex Mason - "Gone So Long" The Informants - "Salvation" Molly Cottrell - "Trying to Get Out" Leftover Salmon - "Up On the Hill Where We Do the Boogie" Acoustic Junction - "Goodbye World" Reed Foehl - "Wolves" Dotsero - "Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For"
Angie Stevens - "I'm Okay" Something Underground - "Imagine" Sally Taylor - "Tomboy Bride" Robert Eldridge - White Leghorn Jig (Chicken Blues)" Mixed Breed - "Deja Vu" David Rynhart - "Hungry Ghost" Statewide Emergency - "The Inside" The Rouge - "Timebomb" Rebecca Folsom - "Smoke and Tears" John Common - "Coming In for a Landing" Remember May - "In My Own Way"
Josh Damigo - "Shooting For The Sun" Ajax Ray D'Vaque feat Tracy Bonham - "New Moon On Monday" Jennifer Filzen - "Face The Dark" Mike Press - "Saturated" Jason Stocker - "End and Beginning" Gription - "Six Cylinder Crush" Rebecca Folson - "In Good Time" Hans York - "Invocation" Itis - "Problem" The Crosswalk - "Words To Live By" Erica Brown - "Love and Happiness" Mickey Gasbarre and His Secret Band - "Let's Stay Together"
Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads
Tech N9NE's All 6's & 7's, released last week on Strange Music, knocked Lady Gaga's Born This Way down to the second spot at Independent Records, while Tedeschi Trucks Band's Revelator, released last week on Sony, debuted in the top spot at Twist & Shout and Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi's Rome was number one at Albums on the Hill.
01. Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi - Rome
02. My Morning Jacket - Circuital
03. Raphael Saadiq - Stone Rollin'
04. Warren Haynes - Man in Motion
05. Langhorne Slim - Be Set Free
06. Adele - 21
07. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
08. Frank Turner - England Keep My Bones
09. Bela Fleck & the Flecktones - Rocket Science
10. Booker T. Jones - The Road From Memphis
01. Tech N9NE - All 6's & 7's
02. Lady Gaga - Born This Way
03. Adele - 21
04. Chris Brown - F.A.M.E.
05. Wiz Khalifa - Rolling Papers
06. E-40 - Revenue Retrievin': Overtime/Graveyard
07. Hollywood Undead - American Tragedy
08. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Revelator
09. My Morning Jacket - Circuital
10. Arctic Monkeys - Suck It and See
01. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Revelator
02. Foster the People - Torches
03. My Morning Jacket - Circuital
04. Arctic Monkeys - Suck it and See
05. Death Cab for Cutie - Codes and Keys
06. Adele - 21
07. Cults - Cults
08. Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi - Rome
09. City & Colour - Little Hell
10. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
01. Oliver $ - "Doin' Ya Thang" (original mix)
02. Truelove - "Rock the Casbah" (original mix)
03. R3hab & Afrojack - "Prutataa" (original mix)
04. Fedde Le Grand - "Metrum" (original club mix)
05. Nadia Ali & Starkillers - "Pressure" (Alesso mix)
06. Joris Voorn - "Together" (original mix)
07. Swedish House Mafia - "Save the World" (extended mix)
08. Alan Fitzpatrick & Adam Beyer - "Human Reason" (original mix)
09. Hypster - "The Uprising" (original mix)
10. Zedd - "Dovregrubben" (original mix)
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