Update (11/15/11, 2:18 p.m.): Delicate Steve and Yellow Ostrich, originally slated to appear tonight with Ra Ra Riot, are now playing a last-minute gig at Shugs in Boulder. We also just heard about a couple more new show dates: Young the Giant is coming to the Ogden Theatre on Febuary 18. Tix go on sale this Saturday, November 19 at 10 a.m., and Lotus has announced a date at the Fillmore on February 4. Tickets for this one also go on sale this Saturday at 10 a.m.
Original item (11/15/11, 11:30 a.m.): A couple quick items to alert you about today: We've just learned that Laurie Anderson is slated to headline the fifth edition of Boulder's Communikey festival, taking place next spring (April 25 through April 29). Anderson herself is slated to perform Another Day in America on Wednesday, April 25. While a festival pass includes admission, individual tickets for this particular show are on sale now. Speaking of Boulder, tonight's show at the Fox Theatre featuring Ra Ra Riot has been postponed. No word yet on a rescheduled date or refund info, but we'll keep you posted.
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