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New Denver shows: Ben Harper, Empire of the Sun and Toro y Moi. On sale this weekend

Ben Harper, always a local favorite, will be making his way back to the Mile High City for a show at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Friday, November 8, as part of his fall acoustic tour. Tickets ($42.50-$75) go on sale this Friday, August 9, at 10 a.m.

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Empire of the Sun stops at the Ogden Theatre on Tuesday, October 29, as part of the Australian band's North American tour, and fellow Aussie act Alpine opens the show. Tickets ($35) go on sale on Saturday, August 10, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what local songs are being played on the radio and the top album sellers locally.