Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: On the concert front, we've received word that Kings of Leon is slated for a two-night stand at Red Rocks with Band of Horses, Tony Bennett is due at Ellie Caulkins and Symphony on the Rocks will feature Sarah McLachlan, among others. Meanwhile, on local radio, Bedsit Infamy, Flashlights and Remember May got spins. And finally, TV on the Radio, Paul Simon and Wiz Khalifa dominated the charts at our local record stores last week. Click through for a full rundown.
This Just In: Shows Announced/On Sale
Kings of Leon, who is hitting the road this summer with Band of Horses, will stop by Red Rocks for a two-night stand on Wednesday, August 31 and Thursday, September 1. General admission and reserved tickets ($56-$63.50) go on sale Saturday, April 30 at 10 a.m.
Legendary crooner Tony Bennett visits the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Tuesday, July 26. Reserved tickets ($60.50- $126) go on sale Saturday, April 30 at 10 a.m.
The Colorado Symphony Orchestra announced its Symphony on the Rocks summer series at Red Rocks, which is slated to include guests Sarah McLachlan (Sunday, July 10), Idina Menzel (Sunday, July 17) and Chicago (Sunday, July 24). Tickets ($40-$75) go on sale Friday, April 29 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 Richie Furay: Sat., July 16, 8 p.m., $32.75/$35. Rasputina: With the Wilderness of Manitoba, Mon., July 25, 8 p.m., $15.50/$18. Yamn: With Ultraviolet Hippopotamus, Fri., July 15, 9 p.m., $5/$10.
Boettcher Concert Hall Boyz II Men: With the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Sun., June 5, 7:30 p.m.
Comfort Dental Amphitheatre Tim McGraw: With Luke Bryan and the Band Perry, Fri., Aug. 5, 7 p.m., $24.25-$69.50.
Ellie Caulkins Opera House Tony Bennett: Tue., July 26, 8 p.m., $60.50-$126
Fox Theatre Bad Weather California: With Hot White, School Knights and Pacific Pride (split cassette release party), Fri., May 27, 8:30 p.m., $5/$8. The Juarez Street Fighters: With Fancy Show Box and Ember, Thu., May 19, 8:30 p.m., $12/$15. James McMurtry: Thu., July 14, 8:30 p.m., $16/$20. Maceo Parker: Wed., July 20, 8:30 p.m., $20/$25.
L2 Arts & Culture Center Anaïs Mitchell's Hadestown: Sat., Oct. 15, 8 p.m., $23/$25. Colin Hay: Sat., Sept. 24, 8 p.m. David Lindley, Peter Case & Steve Poltz: Fri., June 10, 8 p.m. Red Horse: Featuring Eliza Gilkyson, John Gorka and Lucy Kaplansky, Sat., Oct. 8, 8 p.m.
Marquis Theater Millionaires: Mon., June 13.
Ogden Theatre The David Crowder Band: With Gungor, Chris August and John Mark McMillan, Sun., Aug. 14, 7 p.m., $24.50-$39.50.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre 1964 The Tribute: Fri., Aug. 26, 8 p.m., $28. Chicago: With the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Sun., July 24, 7:30 p.m. Kings of Leon: With Band of Horses, Aug. 31-Sept. 1, $56-$63.50. Sarah McLachlan: With the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Sun., July 10, 7:30 p.m. Idina Menzel: With the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Sun., July 17, 7:30 p.m. Train and Maroon 5: With Gavin DeGraw, Thu., July 28, 7 p.m., $45.50-$55.50. Summit Music Hall Dying Fetus: With Black Dahlia Murder, Powerglove, Fleshgod, Apocalypse, Whitechapel and more, Tue., Aug. 2, 3 p.m., $22/$25. Mayer Hawthorne DJ Set: Sun., May 29. Soulcrate Music: Mon., June 13.
Swallow Hill Hot Club of Cowtown: Fri., Aug. 12, 8 p.m. Martin Taylor: With John Wirtz, Sat., June 25, 8 p.m. 3 Generations of Klezmer: Hal Aqua & the Lost Tribe, the Bloomers & Osi Sladek: Sat., June 4, 8 p.m.
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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
LOCALS ONLY (KTCL) 04.24.11
Bop Skizzum - "Beauty Queen" DubSkin - "Calm Before the Storm" The Swayback - "Die Finks" Caramel Carmela - "Dear Emily" No Less Than Victory - "Moving On" Love.45 - "Release Me" Pretty Lights - "Finally Moving" Rabid - "Night Life" Bedsit Infamy - "The Film Society Is Watching Me" Ashtree Close - "Reach Out" Gregory Alan Isakov - "That Moon Song" Politic - "Evicted"
THE COLORADO SOUND (KRFC) 04.23.11
David Williams & Deco Django - "Who Let That Deco Django into the Room?" Drew Emmitt - "Tak the Long Way Home" Whiskey Bottles - "Blackjack Betty" Finnders and Youngberg - "Sold On You" John Statz - "Jackson Hole" SPIV - "85" Broken Everlys - "My Troubled Ways" Coles Whalen - "Go Child" Slim Cessna's Auto Club - "My Last Black Scarf" a. Tom Collins - "Pants Off Dance Off" Lord of Word and The Disciples of Bass - "The Open Door" Pretty Lights - "Double Love" Bop Skizzum - "Push" Peter Sommer - "Looks Like This" Cabaret Diosa - "Tonight You Will Be Mine" Electric Swingset - "Inebriated Witch Doctor" Molly Cottrell - "Fellow Travelers" Fox Street Allstars - "Ride With Yo Baby" Veronica - "Hurley Wax" Railbenders - "The Outlaw Way" Bonnie and The Clydes - "Snake Mountain Blues" Flashlights - "Glowing Eyes" Galaxies - "Lost at Sea" John Denver - "Sunshine On My Shoulders" John Denver - "Rocky Mountain High" Andrew Vogt - "Phil Woodshed"
MOUNTAIN HOMEGROWN SHOW (KQMT) 04.25.11
Savage Henry - "Shadows In My Room" Angie Stevens - "Skyline Drive" John Common - "Moonlight" Melanie Susuras - "Fingerprints" Ten Cent Redemption - "Stumblin'" Hypnotic Fly - "Lose Control" Remember May - "Comparitively" King for a Day - "Here Come the Fabulous" 49 Floors - "49 Floors" Jason Vigil - "Everything"
THE COLORADO WAVE 04.25.11
Julian Shome - Escapism Little Hercules - Cool Ride Soul Rabbit - Blue Skies Forever Liz Barnez - Whiskey Bay Chupacabra - Soledad The Visitors - Down In The City Just Jinjer - She Knows Hans York - Lives Apart Hazel Miller - Do Go On JP White - Trailer Queen 5 On Tap - A Voice From The Crowd The Smackers - I Go Blind
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Top Sellers - 4/24/11
TV on the Radio's latest effort, Nine Types of Light, took the spots at both Albums on the Hill and Wax Trax, while Paul Simon's new disc, So Beautiful or So What, came in first at Twist & Shout, and Wiz Khalifa's Rolling Papers was on top at Independent Records.
01. TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light
02. Paul Simon - So Beautiful or So What
03. Tune-Yards - Whokill
04. Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
05. DeVotchKa - 100 Lovers
06. Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers - Unida Cantina
07. Jill Sobule & John Doe - A Day at the Pass
08. Florence & the Machine - Lungs
09. Gaslamp Killer - All Killer
10. Zion I & Grouch - Heroes Healing of the Nation
01. Wiz Khalifa - Rolling Papers
02. Adele - 21
03. E-40 - Revenue Retrievin': Overtime/Graveyard
04. DJ Quick - Book of David
05. Gorillaz - Fall
06. Atmosphere - Family Sign
07. Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
08. Chris Brown - F.A.M.E.
09. Brotha Lynch Hung - Coathanga Strangla
10. Del The Funky Homosapien - Golden Era
01. Paul Simon - So Beautiful So What
03. Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
03. Radiohead - King of Limbs
04. TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light
05. Gorillaz - Fall
06. Alison Krauss - Paper Airplane
07. Adele - 21
08. The Kills - Blood Pressures
09. Brett Dennen - Loverboy
10. K.D. Lang - Sing it Loud
01. TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light
02. OFF! - First Four EPs
03. Young Widows - All Eternals Deck
04. Earth - Angels of Darkness
05. The Kills - Blood Pressure
06. Various Artists - Local Anesthetic
07. Moon Duo - Mazes 08. Dengue Fever - Cannibal Courtship
09. Radiohead - King of Limbs
10. Cult of Youth - Cult of Youth
01. Daniel Dubb & Sean Miller - "Sinnerman" (original mix)
02. Richard Dinsdale - "DJ, You've Got My Love" (original club mix)
03. Dino, Tiesto & Mark Knight - "Beautiful World" (original club mix)
04. PHNTM & Umek - "Dead Space" (original club mix)
05. 123XYZ - "Groove Amigos" (original club mix)
06. Fedde Le Grand - "Control Room" (original mix)
07. Federico Scavo and Alex Kenji - "Get Funky" (original mix)
08. Diddy - Dirty Money - "Coming Home featuring Skylar Grey" (Dirty South mix)
09. Mord Fustang - "Lick the Rainbow" (original mix)
10. Tim Mason - "The Moment" (Steve Angelo edit)
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