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

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: On the concert front, we've received word that Death Cab for Cutie is due at Red Rocks in August with Frightened Rabbit, preceded by O.A.R. in July, while Ben Folds stops by the Ogden in July and Queensryche plays the Theatre in September. On local radio, Fingers of the Sun, Radical Knitting Circle and Mesita got spins. And finally, TV on the Radio, E-40 and Steve Earle topped the charts at our local record stores last week. Click through for a full rundown.

This Just In: New Concerts and On-sale Dates

Death Cab for Cutie, hitting the road this summer in support of its forthcoming album, Codes and Keys (slated for a May 31 release) stops by Red Rocks on Tuesday, August 23, with Frightened Rabbit opening the show. General admission and reserved tickets ($36.75 - $42.50) go on sale Saturday, May 7 at 10 a.m.

O.A.R. also stops by Red Rocks on Friday, July 29 as part of a 21-city summer tour in support of its upcoming album. General admission and reserved tickets ($38.50-$42.50) go on sale May 7 at 10 a.m.

Ben Folds hits the Ogden Theatre on Wednesday, July 13. General admission tickets ($35) go on sale Saturday, May 7. Queensryche, meanwhile, entering into its third decade of existence and preparing to release its twelfth studio album, Dedicated to Chaos, is also due at the Ogden on Saturday, September 17. General admission tickets for that one are $35 and go on sale this Saturday, May 7 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

Blitzen Trapper: Wed., July 20, 8 p.m., $15.75-$18.

Glass Delirium: With Seris, Yerkish and Roniit, Fri., June 24, 8:30 p.m., $7-$10.

Reid Speed: With fs and Cyberoptics, Sat., July 23, 9 p.m., $22-$25.

Boulder Theater

eTown with Hot Tuna and Dar Williams: Wed., June 29, 7 p.m., $22

eTown with Matt Wertz and Nicole Atkins: Sun., May 22, 6 p.m., $19.

Tower of Power: Sun., Aug. 7, 7:30 p.m., $30.

Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom

Black Uhuru: Sat., June 4, 9 p.m., $20/$25.

Fox Theatre

Dechen Hawk's Soul Sessions: With Rogue Sound, By All Means & Dreams Are For Rookies, Sat., May 28, 8:30 p.m., $5/$8.

Mat McHugh of the Beautiful Girls (solo acoustic): With Mishka (acoustic) and Anuhea, Thu., July 7, 8:30 p.m., $13/$16.

Gothic Theatre

Buckethead: Thu., July 21, 8 p.m.

Never Not Funny with Jimmy Pardo: Sat., July 16, 7 p.m.

L2 Arts & Culture Center

David Bromberg Band: Fri., Dec. 30, 8 p.m.

Cheryl Wheeler: With Jill Sobule, Sat., Dec. 3, 8 p.m.

Larimer Lounge

Alberta Cross: Tue., June 7.

DJ Nathaniel Rateliff: Fillmore after-party, Wed., June 15, 11 p.m., $5.

Marquis Theater

Emery: Mon., June 6.

Mac Lethal: Sun., June 19, 8 p.m., $10.

Pharoahe Monch: Sat., June 18.

Swingin' Utters: Sun., June 26, 7 p.m., $13/$15.

Ogden Theatre

Ben Folds: With Kenton Chen, Wed., July 13, 8 p.m., $35.

Queensryche: Sat., Sept. 17, 8 p.m., $35.

Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Death Cab for Cutie: With Frightened Rabbit, Tue., Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m., $36.75-$42.50.

O.A.R.: Fri., July 29, 7:30 p.m., $38.50-$42.50.

Summit Music Hall

Taking Back Sunday: Tue., June 14, 6 p.m., $27.50/$30.

Swallow Hill

Bearfoot: Fri., Oct. 28, 8 p.m.

Iris DeMent: Sat., Aug. 20, 8 p.m.

The Refugees: Sat., Oct. 22, 8 p.m.

Temple Buell Theatre

Straight No Chaser: Thu., Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m., $29.50-$42.50.

Click through for Local 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 unavailable



Churchill - "Miles"

Fierce Bad Rabbit - "All I Have Is You"

Fingers of the Sun - "The Leaves Were So Green"

Centennial - "You Don't Get to Say"

Della - "Anymore"

Aloft in the Sundry - "Tell Me How to Answer"

303 Movement - "Robot"

Fresh Breath Committee - "Run"

Face Man - "Stan Deasy"

Ian Cooke - "The Race"

Yerkish - "Jovian"

Rachel James - "Save Yourself"



The Outfit - Washed Out

The Knew - Neckbreaker

Radical Knitting Circle - Ball Peen

Bedrockk - Plush Sky Dreamin'

The Suffix Punch - Hyperbolater

Ideal Fathers - Tokyo Gore Police

The Grimies - A Wonderful Decay

Dirty/Heavy - Digitally Recanted Friendship

Flinette - T N W L

Le Divorce - In The Waves

Constellations - Savage Orb (Hollagramz Remix)

xAx - King Sapphire

Juliet Mission - Drive Time

A Good Day in a Bad Town - Let Me Be

Iuengliss - Malaysian Caning

FLASHLIGHTS - Glowing Eyes

SPIV - In Jail

Big If - Village of Bin Su

Jose Tardio Sanchez - Time to Choose

Mr. Pacman - Gangsta Pac



Hot Rize - "Shadows In My Room"

Open Road - "Some Things Does, Some Things Don't"

Soul Merchants - "Just One More Favor"

Blue Million Miles - "Follow You Down"

The Fluid - "On My Feet"

The Monocles - "The Spider & the Fly"

Wreckingroom - "Stand By"

Mesita - "Living/Breathing"

Tennis - "Marathon"

Rightfully Accused - "Changes"

Take To The Oars - "Vanishing Act"

Rene Marie - "White Rabbit"

The Quiet Americans - "I Will Be the One"

John Oates - "You Make My Dreams Come True"

Ricky Sweum - "Pullng Your Own Strings"

Tommy Bolin - "Bustin' Out for Rosey"

Zephyr - "I Am Not Surprised"

Gary Stites - "Chicken Shack"

Gary Bragg - "Free Range"

Dan Treanor - "Big Bayou"

Molly Cottrell - "Not What I Need"

Air Dubai - "Soul & Body"

My Body Sings Electric - "Living Proof"

FaceMan - "BigHead"

Jim McTurnan & The Kids That Killed The Man - "Don't Count Me Out"

Lannie Garrett - "Pickin' Up After You"

Lannie Garrett - "Baby, It's Cold Outside"

Tyler Gilmore's Ninth and Lincoln with Cuong Vu - "Soldiering"



Mr. David Booker - Fat Man Blues

Breathing Eve - Crash Orchid

Gashead Lopez - Baja Lopez

Cary Fly Band - Dog Owner

The Inactivists - The Wrong Girl

Jason Vigil - Need Your Space

Hazel Miller - I Already Know

Rey Feo - Drive

JP White - Beth's Blender Blues

Carolyn Aiken - Love Ain't Going Nowhere

Jaka - In The News

Jimmy Ciacciatore - Empty Years

Click through for this week's Top Sellers

Moving Units: Top Sellers, Week of 5/1/11

TV on the Radio's latest effort, Nine Types of Light, took the spot at Albums on the Hill for the second week in a row, while E-40's Revenue Retrievin': Overtime/Graveyard moved back to the number spot at Independent Records. Steve Earle's latest effort, I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive , came in first at Twist & Shout.


01. TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light

02. Paul Simon - So Beautiful or So What

03. Foo Fighters - Wasting Light

04. Steve Earle - I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive

05. Panda Bear - Tomboy

06. Explosions in the Sky - Take Care, Take Care, Take Care

07. The Head and the Heart - The Head and the Heart

08. Tune-Yards - Whokill

09. Atmosphere - The Family Sign

10. Radiohead - King of Limbs


01. E-40 - Revenue Retrievin': Overtime/Graveyard

02. Adele - 21

03. Wiz Khalifa - Rolling Papers

04. Brotha Lynch Hung - Coathanga Strangla

05. Atmosphere - Family Sign

06. Chris Brown - F.A.M.E.

07. Hollywood Undead - American Tragedy

08. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday

09. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More

10. Foo Fighters - Wasting Light


01. Steve Earle - I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive

02. Explosions in the Sky - Take Care Take Care Take Care

03. Adele - 21

04. Emmylou Harris - Hard Bargain

05. Alison Krauss - Paper Airplane

06. Paul Simon - So Beautiful So What

07. TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light

09. Robert Johnson - Centennial Collection

10. Gorillaz - Fall


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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