Flaming Lips, Modest Mouse, Frank Black shows annouced

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The Flaming Lips know all about putting on a hell of a show, and the Monolith Festival gig at Red Rocks in 2007 was one most phenomenal things to happen to that venue in the last few years. Lets hope for a repeat performance when the Lips return to Red Rocks Sunday, August 23 with Explosions in the Sky and Star Death & the White Dwarfs, which features Wayne Coyne's nephew Dennis. Tickets, which run from $36.75 to $46.50, go on sale Saturday, June 20 at 10 a.m. And as an added bonus, all tickets sold online will include a digital download of three brand new unreleased songs from the upcoming album, three B-sides hand picked by Wayne Coyne and a live audio recording of the Red Rocks show. In other concert news, Modest Mouse will visit the Fillmore Auditorium Wednesday, September 2 and Frank Black plays the intimate Walnut Room Wednesday, July 29.

Bender's Tavern
Cobra Skills: With Only Thunder and the Copyrights, Tue., Aug. 4, 10 p.m., $5/$7.
Hemi Cuda: Fri., Aug. 14, 10 p.m., $6/$8.
Primasonic (CD release): With Bronze, Burn Sand Burn and Pitch Invasion, Fri., July 3, 10 p.m., $5.
When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth: Fri., Aug. 28, 10 p.m., $5. 

Bluebird Theater
Cephalic Carnage: Sun., June 28, 8 p.m., $10.25/$12.
The Dodos: With Ruby Suns, Thu., Oct. 22, 8 p.m., $13.50/$15.
Led Zepagain (Led Zeppelin tribute): Thu., Sept. 3, 8 p.m., $13/$15.

Boulder Theater
The Airborne Toxic Event: Thu., Sept. 24, 9 p.m., $24.
The Psychedelic Furs: With Happy Mondays, Fri., Sept. 11, 8:30 p.m., $32.

Fiddler's Green
Lil Wayne: With Young Jeezy, Soulja Boy and Drake, Thu., Aug. 20, 6 p.m., $29.75-$125.75.

Fillmore Auditorium
Modest Mouse: Wed., Sept. 2, 8 p.m., $35.
Lupillo Rivera: Sat., Sept. 12, 9 p.m., $35.

Fox Theatre
Bon Iver: Sun., July 12, 9 p.m., $20.
Dressy Bessy: Sat., July 11, 9 p.m., $8/$12.
Magicgravy: Wed., July 15, 9 p.m., $5/$10.

Gothic Theatre
John Brown's Body: Fri., Sept. 18.
KMFDM: With Angel Spit, Fri., Oct. 9.
Supersuckers: Thu., July 30.  

Portugal the Man: Fri., Aug. 14.

Larimer Lounge
Now, Now Every Children: Sat., July 11, $8/$10.
Trash Can Sinatras: With Tyler Despres, Thu., Aug. 6, $10/$12

Ogden Theatre
Reel Big Fish: With the Supervillians, Sat., Aug. 8, 8 p.m., $18.50.

Red Rocks
The Flaming Lips: With Explosions in the Sky and Stardeath & the White Dwarfs, Sun., Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m., $36.75-$46.50. 
Flogging Molly: With Hepcat, Sat., Sept. 26, 8 p.m., $35-$39.50.
Monolith Festival: With Girl Talk, MSTRKRFT, Of Montreal, M. Ward, Phoenix, Method Man & Red Man, the Dandy Warhols, OK Go, Passion Pit, the Walkmen and more, Sept. 12-13.

Soiled Dove Underground
Colin Hay Band: Wed., Aug. 12.

The Walnut Room
Priscilla Ahn:  With Robert Francis, Thu., Aug. 13, 8 p.m., $12.
Frank Black: Wed., July 29, 8 p.m., $20.
Love and Theft: Fri., July 24, 7:30 p.m., $11.   

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