New Denver shows: MGMT, Luke Bryan and Jack Johnson. Tickets on sale this weekend
After a being out of the limelight for a spell, MGMT is back with a new record and ready to hit the road. The outfit, who is slated to release its new album in August, is set to headline the Fillmore Auditorium on Friday, September 6. Tickets ($35) go on sale on Saturday, June 22 at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week and to get a rundown of what's being played on local radio and what albums are selling the best locally.
Country heartthrob Luke Bryan will be at Fiddler's Green on Saturday, September 21, with Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line opening. Tickets ($25.25/$50) go on sale on Saturday, June 22 at 10 a.m.
Jack Johnson, who will reportedly be donating 100 percent of his fall tour profits to charity, headlines the Paramount Theatre on Wednesday, October 9. His sixth studio album, From Here To Now To You, is slated to be released on September 17 through Johnson's own Brushfire imprint.
The Psychedelic Light and Sound Festival: is slated for this August at the Larimer Lounge and boasts a killer lineup featuring Hearts in Space, Thee Dang Dangs, Deep Space, Max Pain & the Groovies, Emerald Siam, Canyonlands, Rubedo, Modrag, Twin Peaks and Ned Garthe. Tickets for the fest are $15-$20.
Carbon Leaf: Fri., Oct. 11, 9 p.m., $16/$20.
Charli XCX: Tue., Sept. 10, 8 p.m., $15/$20.
El Ten Eleven: Fri., Sept. 27, 9 p.m., $15.
Matt Wertz: Sat., Sept. 21, 9 p.m., $18/$20.
Phosphorescent: Sun., Sept. 22, 8 p.m., $16/$20.
Royal Southern Brotherhood: Thu., Sept. 12, 8 p.m., $20/$25.
Savages: Fri., Sept. 20, 9 p.m., $15/$20.
The Waterboys: Mon., Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m., $30/$35.
Luke Bryan: With Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line, Sat., Sept. 21, 7 p.m., $25.25-$50.
Oddball Comedy Festival: Featuring Dave Chappelle, Flight of Conchords and more., Fri., Sept. 13, $24-$89.50.
MGMT: Fri., Sept. 6, 9 p.m., $35.
He's My Brother She's My Sister: With The Outfit, Fri., Aug. 30, 9 p.m., $10/$12.
Paper Bird: Thu., Oct. 31, 9 p.m., $18/$20.
Foxfield Four: With Vetta Star and Sleep Well, Sat., July 20, 8 p.m., $10.
Hawkwind: Performing Warrior on the Edge of Time in its entirety. With Perhaps, Tue., Oct. 22, 8 p.m., $25.
Swami: With Black Lamb, Dreadneck, Several Crowded Ghosts, Vice, Fri., July 19, 8 p.m., $12.
Travis: With Rathborne, Tue., Oct. 1, 8 p.m., $30.75.
ASG: With the Worth, Tue., July 16, 9 p.m., $10/$12.
Cayucas: With JBM, Sat., June 22, 9 p.m., $10.
Jackson Scott: Fri., Sept. 20, 9 p.m., $10/$12.
Psychedelic Light and Sound Festival: With Hearts in Space, Thee Dang Dangs, Deep Space, Max Pain & the Groovies, Emerald Siam, Canyonlands, Rubedo, Modrag, Twin Peaks and Ned Garthe, Sat., Aug. 10, 1 p.m., $15/$20.
Trash Talk: With Ratking, Wed., July 24, 9 p.m., $12/$14.
Truth & Salvage Co.: Fri., Aug. 9, 9 p.m., $15/$18.
Chimaira: With As Blood Runs Black, the Browning, Wed., Aug. 14, 7 p.m., $16/$18.
The Dangerous Summer: With Tommy & the High Pilots, Rare Monk, Breaking Laces, Bleach Blonde, Wed., Aug. 7, 6 p.m., $12/$14.
Guttermouth: With Agent Orange, Pinata Protest, Sat., Oct. 5, $15.
Jonny Craig: With Mod Sun and Kyle Lucas, Wed., Sept. 25, 7 p.m., $15/$17.
MyChildren MyBride: Wed., July 10, 6 p.m., $12/$14.
Resonance (CD release): Sat., July 20, $8/$10.
Riot Fest Official Pre-Party: With The Queers and Teenage Bottlerocket, Fri., Sept. 20, $15/$18.
Saves The Day: With Into Over It, Hostage Calm, Wed., Sept. 11, $16/$19.
Soulfly: With Incite, Lody Kong, Sat., Aug. 3, $20/$22.
Title Fight: With Balance and Composure, Tue., Oct. 1, 7 p.m., $13/$15.
Weedeater: Tue., July 30, 8 p.m., $15.
Young Lungs: Thu., July 11, $8.
Riot Fest & Sideshow: Featuring the Replacements, Blink 182, Iggy and The Stooges, Rancid, AFI, Public Enemy, Brand New, Airborne Toxic Event, AWOLNATION, Guided by Voices, FLAG, Rocket From The Crypt, Bad Religion, Matt & Kim, The Dismemberment Plan, Alkaline Trio, Superchunk, Yo La Tengo, Against Me!, Best Coast, Minus the Bear, Naked Raygun, The Stranglers, Stars, Capital Cities, Breathe Carolina, The Dear Hunter, Bosnian Rainbows, This Will Destroy You, Wovenhand, Lydia, Peelander-Z, Touche Amore, Off With Their Heads, Sing le Mothers, Kitten, Kongos, New Beat Fund and more, Sat., Sept. 21; Sun., Sept. 22, $69.98-$189.98.
Deerpeople: Fri., July 26, 9 p.m., $7-$10.
Oleander: Thu., Aug. 8, 9 p.m., $10.
Vespyra: With Seris, Virga, Death By Cemetery, Fri., Aug. 9, 9 p.m., $6-$8.
Iron & Wine: Thu., Nov. 7, 8 p.m., $33.50.
Jack Johnson: With Bahamas, Wed., Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m., $69.90.
Jim Brickman: "The Magic of Christmas," Sat., Dec. 28, 7:30 p.m., $32-$49.
Atlas Genius: With Family of the Year and The Colourist, Sun., Oct. 20, 8 p.m., $20.
Between The Buried and Me: With The Faceless, The Contortionist, Mon., Sept. 23, $20.
Candlebox: With Open Air Stereo, Wed., July 31, $20/$23.
MC Chris: With Dr. Awkward, Jesse Dangerously, Tribe One, Tue., July 30, 7:30 p.m., $15/$18.
Parachute: With Matt Hires, Tue., Sept. 10, $16/$18.
We're currently tracking the playlists from a number of different shows, including KTCL's Locals Only, 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.
Rachel & the Kings - "Fall Down"
Viretta - "Imaginary Pictures"
Silversmith - "Ordinary Blues"
Devotchka - "All the Sand in All the Sea"
Head Injuries - "Rookie Mistake"
Calder's Revolvers - "Young Man"
Andy Thomas' Dust Heart - "Poor You"
Maykit - "Pen Pals"
David Murphy - "Caught Up in Suspense"
T-Shirts 4 Tomorrow - "Miss Forever Alone"
Kinetix - "Spinning Out"
Portobello Road - "Luxury"
The Christines "In Your Space"
The Samples "We All Move On"
Hezekiah Goode "Two Billion Acres of Salt"
Thomas Hine "I Climbed the Mountain"
Head for The Hills "Blue Ruin"
Andy Hackbarth "Windmills"
Coles Whalen "Paper Airplane"
The Fray "The Fighter"
The Apples in Stereo "Dance Floor"
Flobots "The Rose and the Thistle"
My Body Sings Electric "Oceancrest"
Chip McNeill "Tough Shuffle"
8750 Reggae Band "Droppin' In"
Zuba "3 Keys"
Thom Chacon "American Dream"
Angie Stevens & the Beautiful Wreck "The Current that Carries"
Jeff Brinkman Band "Halo"
Jeff Finlin "Ohio"
The Rouge "We the Free"
Katie Herzig "Lost and Found"
OneRepublic "Light It Up"
Zach Daniels "Ordinary Blues"
Instant Empire "Keep Up!"
Homebrew - Mister Mojo
Elm Treason - Living For Living
Ron Hibdon - For May Again
Andy Palmer - Good Son
Charlotte Zoe - Empty Heart
Jude Johnstone - When Does Love Get Easier
Strangefinger - System To The Grind
Gary Dean Smith - Tumble Down
Dream Aria - Ascend
Joe Jaunty - Shoes
Lisa Bell - I Can Be Anything
Stan Williams Leonard's Song
Jody Bland - Everything To Me
Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads
While Queens of the Stone Age's new album, ...Like Clockwork, was on top last week at all four locations, it was still number one at Wax Trax but but sunk a few positions at other stores. Boards of Canada's Tomorrow's Harvest came in first at Albums on the Hill while Black Sabbath's 13 was first at Independent Records and Daft Punk moved back to first at Twist & Shout.
debuted at the top spots at Albums on the Hill, Twist & Shout, Independent Records and Wax Trax.
01. Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest
02. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
03. Portugal. The Man - Evil Friends
04. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampire
05. The National - Trouble Will Find Me
06. Jimmy Eat World - Damage
07. Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
08. Akron/Family - Sub Verses
09. DeVotchKa - Live With the Colorado Symphony
10. Jason Isbell - Southeastern
01. Black Sabbath - 13
02. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
03. Rittz - The Life and Times of Johnny Valiant
04. Lil Wayne - I Am Not a Human Being
05. Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
06. French Montana - Excuse My French
07. Imagine Dragons - Live at Independent Records
08. Black Dahlia Murder - Everblack
09. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city
10. SPM - SPM
01. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
02. Jason Isbell - Southeastern
03. Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest
04. Black Sabbath - 13
05. Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
06. John Fogerty - Wrote A Song For Everyone
07. DeVotchKa - Live With the Colorado Symphony
08. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
09. Portugal. The Man - Evil Friends
10. Jimmy Eat World - Damage
01. Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
02. Surfer Blood - Pythons
03. Public Image Ltd. - First Issue(reissue)
04. Oblivians - Desperation
05. Tricky - False Idols
06. Skinny Puppy - Weapon
07. Alice in Chains - The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here
08. Savages - Silence Yourself
09. Man or Astroman? - *54321
10. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampire
01. Hardwell, Krewella - "Alive"
02. Tiesto, Showtek - "Get Loose"
03. Knife Party - "LRAD"
04. Mark Knight - "Your Love"
05. Simone Vitullo - "Passionately"
06. Tiesto, Kyler England - "Take Me"
07. George Acosta - "Ding Dong"
08. Daft Punk - "Get Lucky"
09. Umami - "Sunny"
10. Ralvero -"Fuck What U Heard"
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