Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Helmet, Hot Rize shows announced
For their fourth studio effort I Learned the Hard Way, released on Daptone in April, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings recorded on an eight-track tape machine, which lends the disc an analog warmth that perfectly matches their '60s-infused soul and funk. Armed with a batch of new songs and a solid back catalog, the always relentless Jones and company hit the Ogden Theatre Tuesday, September 28. Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, who released their third album in June, open the show. Tickets ($30.50-$35) go on sale Monday, July 26 at 10 a.m.
Four years after releasing Monochrome, Helmet returns with a new line-up for its seventh albumSeeing Eye Dog, slated to be released in numerous formats September 7 on Work Song. The band hits the Bluebird Friday, October 8. Advance tickets are $17 and $20 day of show, go on sale Monday, July 26 at 10 a.m.
Finally, the local legendary bluegrass act Hot Rize visit the Boulder Theater Sunday, October 31 with Red Knuckles & the Trailblazers. Tickets ($32.50-$40) are on sale now. See the other recently announced shows and those that are already on sale below.
Bender's Tavern The Chop Tops: With the Sawyer Family, Wed., Sept. 15. Lukas Nelson & the Promise of the Real: With Mandi Rae and Westover Water, Tue., Aug. 3, 8 p.m. Munly & the Lupercalians: With Overcasters, Fri., Sept. 10, 9 p.m. The Turbo ACs: Thu., Aug. 12, 8 p.m.
Bluebird Theater !!! (Chk Chk Chk): Thu., Sept. 9, 8 p.m., $20/$22. Justin Townes Earle: Thu., Oct. 7, 8 p.m., $14-$16. Helmet: Fri., Oct. 8, 9 p.m., $15-$20. Mile High Music Festival Kick-Off Party: With Rose Hill Drive, Fri., Aug. 13, 8 p.m., $9.33-$17.
Boulder Theater Cabaret For a Cause: Sat., Aug. 28, 6 p.m., $60. Hot Rize: With Red Knuckles & the Trailblazers, Sun., Oct. 31, 8 p.m., $32.50/$40 Official Pretty Lights After Show: With Sexy Time, Michal Menert & Blockhead, Sun., Aug. 8, 1 a.m., $30.50.
Fillmore Auditorium George Thorogood: Sat., Sept. 18, 8 p.m., $35.
Fox Theatre Carbon Choir: With Achille Lauro and Science Partner, Fri., Aug. 20, 9 p.m., $10/$12. Coult 45: With Frequent-C, Daywalker, Buckwilde and Huntsy, Fri., July 30, 9 p.m., $10/$14. Elephant Revival: Sat., Oct. 2, 9 p.m., $12/$15. Griffin House: Tue., Oct. 5, 9 p.m., $15/$17.50. Jim Lauderdale: Fri., Aug. 27, 9 p.m., $15/$17.
Gothic Theatre Terri Clark: Fri., Oct. 8. Vibesquad: Sat., Oct. 30, 8 p.m.
Infinity Park MINI Takes the States Festival: Featuring Blues Traveler, Rayland Baxter, Fox Street All Stars, 18 South (featuring Shawn Camp & Holly Williams) and the Pat McLaughlin Band, Sat., Aug. 14, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., $25.
Larimer Lounge Le Divorce (EP release): With Mike Marchant's Outer-Space Party Unit and the Outfit, Sat., Aug. 14, $8. Lower Dens: Mon., Aug. 23, $8/$10. Official Mile High Music After-Party: Featuring a DJ set by Boombox starting at midnight, Sat., Aug. 14, $15.
Ogden Theatre Ana Sia: With Eliot Lipp, Kraddy and Virtual Boy, Sat., Oct. 16, 10 p.m., $20/$25. Apocalyptica: With Dir En Grey, Sat., Sept. 4, 9 p.m., $25.50/$29. Beats Antique: Sat., Sept. 18, 9 p.m., $20. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: With Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Tue., Sept. 28, 8 p.m., $30.50/$35.
Marquis Theater Mae: Tue., Nov. 2. Teen Hearts: Mon., Aug. 30.
Pepsi Center Radio City Christmas Spectacular: Starring the Rockettes, Nov. 13-14.
Swallow Hill Jim Lauderdale: Sat., Aug. 28.
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