While the concert announcements have started tapering off a bit, there's still some big shows that have been announced, including Gotye's Red Rocks show in August, Channel 93.3's Big Gig in September featuring Silversun Pickups, 3OH!3, the Hives, the Wombats and others at Red Rocks. Also, Matisyahu and the Dirty Heads team up at the Fillmore in September, and, yes, Justin Bieber hits the Pepsi Center in January. Page down for a full rundown of this week's new shows, plus local radio specialty shows, playlists and the top album sales.
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This Just In: New Concerts and On-Sale Dates
Gotye sold out the Ogden Theatre last April thanks to his hit single "Somebody That I Used to Know." With an album of ten remixes of the song due later this week, he'll also headline Red Rocks with Missy Higgins and Jonti on Wednesday, August 22. Tickets ($38.50-$42.75) go on sale on Friday, June 8 at 10 a.m.
Silversun Pickups, 3OH!3, the Hives, the Wombats and others are part of this year's Channel 93.3's Big Gig at Red Rocks on Sunday, September 16. Tickets ($36.50-$39.95) go on sale on Saturday, June 2 at 10 a.m. Matisyahu and the Dirty Heads, meanwhile, co-headline the Fillmore Auditorium on Saturday, September 8. Tickets ($34.50 plus fees) for the show go on sale this Friday, June 1 at 10 a.m. at LiveNation.com. Finally, Justin Bieber hits the Pepsi Center on Monday, January 7 and tickets go on sale Saturday, June 2 at 10 a.m.
Check out our newly revamped concert calendar for a complete listing of all upcoming shows.
Agalloch: With Velnias, Tue., July 17, 8 p.m., $12.75/$15. The English Beat: Thu., June 28, 8 p.m., $25/$30. H.R. of Bad Brains: With Ramones Attack, Sat., July 28, 9 p.m., $14/$18. Little Feat: With the Villians, Thu., Sept. 13, 8 p.m., $36/$40. SunSquabi: With Dynohunter and Lucid Vision, Sat., June 30, 9 p.m., $8/$10. White Denim: Mon., July 30, 8 p.m., $12/$15.
In-Fest: With A4 Animal, NLP, Bronze and the Limbs, Fri., June 8, 8:30 p.m., $5/$8. Langhorne Slim: With Jessica Lea Mayfield, Tue., July 24, 8:30 p.m., $13.50/$16.
Chris Young: Fri., Aug. 24, 7 p.m., $22. Merle Haggard: Wed., Aug. 29, 7 p.m., $30. Steve Miller Band: Thu., Aug. 30, 7 p.m., $40. The Temptations & the Four Tops: Fri., Aug. 31, 7 p.m., $30. Thompson Square: Sat., Aug. 25, 7 p.m.
Resale Concert Tickets
Matisyahu and the Dirty Heads: Sat., Sept. 8, 7:30 p.m., $34.50.
Arcanium: Sat., July 7, 8 p.m., $8/$10.
Jay Brannan: Mon., July 30, 8 p.m., $12. Keys n Krates: Fri., July 27, 8 p.m., $10. Purity Ring: Wed., Aug. 29, 9 p.m., $13/$15.
Blitzkid: Tue., July 31, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Gigamesh: With Punks Jump Up, Sat., June 30, 8:30 p.m., $14/$16. Hellogoodbye: With William Beckett, Tue., Aug. 14, 7 p.m., $12/$15. Kutt Calhoun: With Flawless, Fri., June 22, 7 p.m., $16/$18.
Delicate Steve: Tue., July 10, 9 p.m., $8/$10. K-Holes: With Lords of Fuzz and Zebroids, Mon., July 2, 9 p.m., $5/$7. miRthkon: With Thinking Plague, Panal S.A. DE C.V., Wed., Aug. 22, 9 p.m., $10.
Yeasayer: Sun., Aug. 26, 8 p.m., $25.50.
Justin Bieber: With Carly Rae Jepsen, Mon., Jan. 7, 7 p.m.
Channel 93.3's Big Gig: With Silversun Pickups, 3OH!3, the Hives, the Wombats and more, Sun., Sept. 16, 4:30 p.m., $36.50-$39.95. Gotye: With Missy Higgins and Jonti, Wed., Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m., $38.50-$42.75.
Madi Diaz: With Harper Blynn, Wed., June 20, 8 p.m., $13/$15.
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.
Eddie Turner "Ride A Painted Pony" Mama Lenny and the Remedy "Bossy (Bitch On A Cell)" Mosey West "The Storm" Railbenders "Someone Take This Bottle" Turn 4 "Sante Fe Breakdown" Xiren "Not a Love Song" The Czars "Killjoy" Instant Empire "Without Wires" Danielle Ate the Sandwich "Faith In a Man" Haunted Windchimes "Out With the Crow" The Lovely & Talented "Death of the Lover" Arliss Nancy "Front Seat" Shirley "4th of July" Rick Roberts "Sweet Maria" 3 Twins Broadband "How Couldya Not?" Leftover Salmon "Here Comes the Night" Liz Barnez "River Road" Harry Tuft & Friends "If I Didn't Care" Rob Drabkin "For You I Would Die" The Apples in Stereo "Told You Once" Varlet "Eastern" Born in The Flood "If This Thing Should Spill" Bad Weather California "I Feel Like Dancing" Gary Bragg "She Canceled the Cable" Lonesome Traveler "Do I Ever Cross You Mind?" Raincheck "Right There"
Hippie Tendencies - Time Is Of The Essence Lisa Bell - Move On The Patches Band - Right's Not Me Scott Von - Sundays Comin' String Cheese Incident - Lester Had A Coconut Stringbean & The Stalkers - Pepper Shack Hans York - Safety Is Soulless Chupacabra - Soledad David Francis - Message Rubber Planet - Vortex Beehive - Garden Pale Boy - Chloe Andy Ard - Wonderful
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