Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from moe., the Bag Raiders and Jane's Addiction were announced; Monroe Monroe, Elway, Shel and Fierce Bad Rabbit got spins on local radio; and new releases from Florence and the Machine, Drake, Childish Gambino and Bonnie Prince Billy were among this week's top sellers at our local record stores. Click through for a complete rundown.
This Just In: New Concerts and On-sale Dates
New York-based jam band moe., which is slated to release its new album, What Happened to the La-Las in January, will be at the Boulder Theater on Friday and Saturday, February 10 and 11. Tickets ($41/$43) go on sale Friday, December 2 at 10 a.m. Australian duo The Bag Raiders, who've played in the area a few times already this year, return to the Larimer Lounge again on Saturday, January 21. Tickets ($20/$25) are on sale now. Jane's Addiction, which released The Great Escape Artist last month, will be at the Belly Up Aspen for the band's third annual New Year's celebration on Friday, December 30 and Saturday, December 31. Tickets ($165-$275) are on sale now.
Jane's Addiction: Dec. 30-31, $165-$275.
Boyce Avenue: With Secondhand Serenade, Fri., March 16, 8 p.m., $25/$28. The Dear Hunter: With Anthony Green, Sat., Feb. 18.
Blind Pilot: Mon., Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m., $19.50/$22.50. moe.: Feb. 10-11, 7:30 p.m., $41.50/$43.50. Nerdist Podcast Live!: Featuring Chris Hardwick, Jonah Ray and Matt Mira., Fri., March 2, 8 p.m.
Lotus: Sat., Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m., $27.50/$30. Wayne Static (of Static-X): With Rev Theory, Pop Evil, No 1 Left Standing and Horse, Fri., Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m., $10.67. Umphrey's McGee: Fri., March 9.
Big Time Rush: Wed., Feb. 22, 7 p.m., $25-$45.
Bonobo (DJ set): Fri., Feb. 24, 8:30 p.m., $22.50/$25. Dillon Francis: Wed., Dec. 28, 8:30 p.m., $16/$18.
P-Nuckle: With the A-Ok's, Rob Drabkin, Ska Skank Redemption, 3 Grams Over An Ounce, Fri., Dec. 16, 7 p.m., $10/$12. Purple Reign: Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $30/$40. Spools of Dark Thread: With Each of the Days, AMPORA, One Shot One Kill, Mon., Dec. 5, 8 p.m., $5/$8.
Agent Orange: Fri., Jan. 27, 9 p.m., $15/$20. Bag Raiders: Sat., Jan. 21, 9 p.m., $20/$25. Cloud Nothings: Sat., March 10, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12. Craig Finn (of the Hold Steady): Mon., Feb. 13, 9 p.m., $12/$15. Pert Near Sandstone: Fri., Jan. 20, 9 p.m., $12.50/$15. RAC (Remix Artist Collective): Fri., Dec. 16, 10 p.m., $13/$15.
Andy Grammer: With Ryan Star, Sat., Jan. 28, 7 p.m., $14.
Fire Aweigh: With Camp Killroy, Adam Lopez & Mighty Lowcasters, the Sinnin' Saints, Fri., Dec. 16, 9 p.m., $5. Potato Pirates: With Save the Swim Team, Ska Skank Redemption, the Repercussions, Wed., Jan. 11, 9 p.m., $5. Reviving Cecelia: With POPCULT and Tommy & The Tangerines, Fri., Dec. 9, 9 p.m., $5.
The B-52's: With Sauna, Sun., Dec. 11, 8 p.m., $37.50/$40. Fitz & the Tantrums: Sun., Jan. 15, 8 p.m., $23.50/$28. The Naked and Famous: Wed., April 18, 8 p.m., $25. The Wailers: Sat., Jan. 7. Young the Giant: With Walk the Moon, Sat., Feb. 18, 9 p.m., $20.50.
Allstar Weekend: With the After Party and Hollywood Ending, Mon., Jan. 16. Live Lava Live: With Meekakitty, Nanalew, Alex Carpenter and Jason Mundy, Sun., Jan. 29, $22/$25.
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 not available
Monroe Monroe - "Love Language (Wild Hearts)" Saints - "Dark Country" Antherium - "I'm Ready" Popcult - "Life in the Wind" Stripe Stripe Fiasco - "Saphyre" Elway - "Passing Days" Kinetix - "Let Me In" MTHDS - "Positive Movement" Bullet INC - "Rock Paper Scissors" Lola Black - "Better Left Unsaid" King Tef - "Boomerang"
Bedrockk - Outerspace Spires - Two Lakes Roger Roll - Digging Sour Boy, Bitter Girl - Bury Your Bottles Candy Claws - Leaellynasaura Magic Cyclops - Hates The Pleasure Dudes Panal S.A. De C.V. - You Knew I Was A Snake Monroe Monroe - Adore Be The Ant - Perigee Sauna - Please Don't Go Away Kissing Party - Racing Alone Le Divorce - Under The Boxcars Iuengliss - Follow The Rain Bonnie and the Beard - Lonely Hills Majic Flower Evening - Future Plans Andy Monley & The High Horses - Buzz Flies - Pull Faceman - High Five Kyle James Hauser - Hopeless Casey James Prestwood - Different Kind of Flower Elway - Spent So Long The Fluid - Rock 'N Roll Nightmare D'ivresse Indians - Discussion
Dave Sonner - "Come Clean" Kenny Perkins - "Last Goodbye" The Love Royale - "Come Over" Dubskin - "Lifts Me Up" Fox Street Allstars - "Somebody In the World For You" El Toro de la Muerte - "God Alone" Andy Palmer - "Grrr" INCA - "Don't Look Away" No Fair Fights - "Kiss From A Rose" Driftwood Fire - "Small City Nights" Great American Taxi - "Poor House" Tyson Ailshie - "Somethin' Fine" SHEL - "When the Dragon Came Down" Xiren - "Sunshine" Fierce Bad Rabbit - "You!" Whiskey Blanket - "Up Up Away" The Don'ts and Be Carefuls - "Old Heart Young Heart" Ryan Dart - "The Shift" Longest Day Of The Year - "Change Our Ways" Robert Cline Jr. - "Mockingbird" Lauren & Bo - "The Most Natural Thing in the World" Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - "Like A Moth" Achille Lauro - "Low Cha Cha" Fred Hess - "Good Question"
GoGo Lab - The Face Off Just Jinjer - Subject 12 Cents For Marvin - Russian Roulette Hillbilly Hellcats - Rockinest Cat In Town Pairadeux - Til I Surrender Ten Cent Redemption - Already Raining Bennett - Morris - Josephus Haynes Kevin Dooley - This Swing Julian Shome - Swansong Lost Disciple - Swell David Francis - Vilma's Ligher Evan McHugh - From The Second Chair