Things might be slowing down a bit with the bigger concert announcements, but there was still a fair amount of activity during the last week, including Jane's Addiction at the Pikes Peak Center in Colorado Springs, Swans and Xiu Xiu at the Gothic Theatre, and Aaron Freeman (aka Gene Ween) at both the Fox and Bluebird theaters. Page down for a full rundown of this week's new shows, plus local radio specialty shows, playlists and the top album sales.
See Also: • Gotye, Silversun Pickups, 3OH!3, Matisyahu and Justin Bieber lead this week's shows • Rise Against, Peter Gabriel, Ben Harper, Passion Pit, Alabama Shakes lead new shows • Leonard Cohen, Big Gigantic, Big K.R.I.T. and Thurston Moore lead new shows • Nicki Minaj, My Morning Jacket and Michael Kiwanuka lead new shows • Die Antwoord, Jack White and Five Finger Death Punch lead new shows • Dispatch, Thievery Corporation, Chautauqua and Arvada Center summer lineups • Dandy Warhols, Cake, Fiona Apple among new shows
This Just In: New Concerts and On-Sale Dates
Jane's Addiction, which delivered a stellar show at the Fillmore Auditorium last week, just announced a new show at the Pikes Peak Center in Colorado Springs on Sunday, August 26, as part of the third leg of the band's Theater of the Escapists Tour. Big Black Delta opens the show. Pre-sale tickets go on sale tomorrow, June 6, at 10 a.m. through the band's website, and to the public on Friday, June 8. Reserved tickets are $36.50 to $49.95.
Good news for Ween fans upset by the band's recent split; Aaron Freeman (aka Gene Ween) will be at the Fox Theatre on Fri., Nov. 2, 8:30 p.m. (tickets are $22/$25 and go on sale on Friday, June 8 at 10 a.m.) and the Bluebird Theater on Saturday, November 3 (tickets are $22.75/$25 and go on sale on Saturday, June 9 at 10 a.m.).
Swans, who are set to release the double disc The Seer in August, headline the Gothic on Monday, September 24 with Xiu Xiu opening. Tickets ($20-$25) are on sale now.
Check out our newly revamped concert calendar for a complete listing of all upcoming shows.
Aaron Freeman: Sat., Nov. 3, 9 p.m., $22.75/$25. Chiddy Bang: Sat., Aug. 11, 9 p.m., $20.75/$25. Ed Sheeran: Fri., Sept. 28, 9 p.m., $22/$25. The GrandMothers of Invention: Tue., July 31.
Hot Rize: Fri., Sept. 14, 7 p.m., $30-$50. Ron Carter Quartet: Sun., Oct. 28, 8 p.m., $25-$47.50.
Aaron Freeman: Fri., Nov. 2, 8:30 p.m., $22/$25. FMQB Triple A Conference: With Heartless Bastards & Dry The River on the outdoor stage, Wed., Aug. 8, 8 p.m., free. FMQB Triple A Conference: With Paloma Faith and Sons of Fathers on the outdoor stage, Thu., Aug. 9, 8 p.m., free. FMQB Triple A Conference: With Zach Heckendorf and Husky on the outdoor stage, Fri., Aug. 10, 8 p.m., free. Theophilus London: Thu., Aug. 23, 8:30 p.m., $17/$20.
Swans: With Xiu Xiu, Mon., Sept. 24, 8 p.m., $20/$25.
In This Moment: Wed., Aug. 8, 8 p.m., $15.50/$18.
The Royalty: With Infantry, Fri., July 6, 9 p.m., $5.
Strung Out: With Handguns and The Darlings, Thu., Aug. 16, 8 p.m., $18/$20.
Jane's Addiction: With Big Black Delta, Sun., Aug. 26, 8 p.m., $36.50-$49.95.
Gotye: With Missy Higgins and Jonti, Wed., Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m., $38.50-$42.75.
Javon Jackson Band: Sat., July 21, 8 p.m., $20/$25. Ken Navarro: Sat., July 28, 8 p.m., $20/$30. Lao Tizer and Chieli Minucci: Fri., Aug. 3, 8 p.m. Los Straightjackets: Fri., Aug. 17, 8 p.m., $15/$20. Paula Cole: Fri., Sept. 21, 8 p.m., $25/$40. Willis Alan Ramsey: With Solomon Cooke, Sat., Aug. 4, 8 p.m.
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti: With Dam Funk and Ferraro, Mon., Sept. 24, 8 p.m., $20/$22. Awolnation: With Imagine Dragons and Zeale, Thu., Sept. 27, 7 p.m.; Fri., Sept. 28, 7 p.m., $20-$24. Celadour: With Pretty Mouth, Donny D Rose, Indigenous Robot, Fri., June 15, 8 p.m., $5. Hatebreed: With Whitechapel, All Shall Perish and Deez Nuts, Fri., Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m., $20/$23. Katatonia: With Devin Townsend, Paradise Lost and Stolen Babies, Fri., Sept. 14, 7 p.m., $17/$20.
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. *Playlist not available this week.
Sixteen Horsepower "Black Soul Choir" from Sackcloth 'n' Ashes (1996) Angie Stevens & the Beautiful Wreck "Give It On Back" from Queen of This Mess (2009) Strange Americans "Hogwash" from Hogwash (2011) Ash Ganley & the Lyons Rock Council "Elysian Fields" from Dark Fuel (2006) Arliss Nancy "Pages" from Simple Machines (2012) James Van Buren "Christopher Columbus" from Live At the Kasbah (2003) Yo, Flaco! "American Music" from Goin' At It (2002) JD Feighner "Futuristic High" from Futuristic High (2012) The Autumn Film "Love Is An Avalanche" from 8 Track Tape (2012) Andy Flattery & the Afternoons "Your Love Is Poetry" from Night Run (2012) Ben Lewis "Devil's Train" from Blackbeard's Dream (2011) SHEL "The Latest & Greatest Blueberry Band" from Try to Scream (2009) Brad Goode "Nightingale" from Tight Like This (2010) O'Brien Party Of 7 "Guv'ment" from REINCARNATION (2012) Kenny Perkins "Tiny Distraction" from Wild Frontier (2011) Wendy Woo Band "I Don't Know" from Luxury (2007) Carbon Choir "Ordinary Lives" from Sakhalin (2012) Overcasters "Storm of Crows" from Curses/Prayers (2012) Robert Cline Jr. "Mockingbird" from All The Right Reasons (2012) http://www.reverbnation.com/open_graph/song/11044843 Patti Fiasco "Bottle of Wine" from The Patti Fiasco (2011) Firefall "It Doesn't Matter" from Firefall (1976) Joe Sampson "Kill Our Friends" from Kill Our Friends (2012) Churchill "Change" from Change EP (2012) Blackwood Creek "Joy Ride" from Blackwood Creek (2009) Lord of Word and The Disciples of Bass "Rise" from Green & Red Bands for Lands (1997) Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra "You Don't Know What Love Is" from Sharks And Manatees (2012)
Danny Masters - Dominion AJ Salas - Francis Adam Stern - Weights & Measures Robert Eldridge - Enlightened Bobby Wells - My Heart To Yours Gregory J Bachman - Positive Flow Chupacabra - Soledad Kim Ciara - Sunday Island Mike Banta - Passion Bruce Hayes - Josh Steve Glotzer - Los Cabos Serenade Julien Kasper - 8 - 11