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Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows Tech N9ne, Lucinda Williams and Jimmy Buffet were announced. On local radio specialty shows, Monroe Monroe, Air Dubai, Spires and Popcult all got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, new and recent releases from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lil Wayne, Beirut and Ry Cooder were among this week's top sellers. Click through for a complete rundown.

This Just In: New Concerts and On-sale Dates

Tech N9NE has hit the area so many times in the last few years, we're starting to think the Kansas City based rapper lives here. Last time he played the Fillmore, he packed the place and he'll back at the venue on Saturday, November 12 with Krizz Kaliko, Kutt Kalhoun, Jay Rock, Flawless and Denver's own BLKHRTS. Tickets ($32.50/$35) go on sale this Friday, September 9 at 10 a.m. Lucinda Williams will also be in town on Saturday, November 12 at the Paramount Theatre as part of KBCO's Holiday Concert Series. Tickets ($30.50-$45.50) go on sale Saturday, September 10 at 10 a.m. Finally, Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reef Band will be at the Pepsi Center on Tuesday, October 18. Tickets go sale Monday, September 12 at 10 a.m.


Cavalera Conspiracy: Thu., Oct. 27. Family Force 5: Tue., Nov. 8. The Freddy Jones Band: Sat., Nov. 26. Miami Horror: Thu., Nov. 3. Peter Murphy: With She Wants Revenge, Mon., Nov. 28. Slim Cessna's Auto Club: Dec. 30-31. Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue: Dec. 28-29, 8 p.m., $27-$32/2-day pass $54. Tyler Ward & Crew: Wed., Nov. 23.


Anvil: Tue., Oct. 25.


Hollywood Undead and Asking Alexandria: With Borgore, We Came As Romans, D.R.U.G.S. and more, Fri., Nov. 4, 5:30 p.m., $29.50/$30. Karl Denson's Tiny Universe: Performing the Rolling Stones' Sticky Fingers. With Rose Hill Drive performing The Who's Who's Next and Anders Osborne, Mon., Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. Lupe Fiasco: With Tinie Tempah and Sara Green, Fri., Oct. 7, 8 p.m., $34.50/$40. Tech N9NE: With Krizz Kaliko, Kutt Kalhoun, Jay Rock, Flawless and BLKHRTS, Sat., Nov. 12, 8 p.m., $32.50/$35.


Drop the Lime: With 2Dubaii, Thu., Oct. 27. The Sounds: With Natalia Kills and The Limousines, Wed., Oct. 19.


Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hearafter: Fri., Nov. 25, $10.


Gringo Star: With Milagres, Thu., Oct. 20, $8/$10.


Arsis: Sun., Oct. 30. Blessthefall: Sat., Nov. 19. The Bouncing Souls: Nov. 2-5, $18-$20. Reno Divorce: Sat., Oct. 29. Senses Fail: Tue., Nov. 8.


Vast Black: With As Nations Rage, the Deceived and Morbid Sanctuary, Fri., Sept. 16, $8. Yeah Great Fine: With Mr. Right and Popcult, Fri., Oct. 7.


Leftover Salmon: With Head for the Hills, Nov. 25-26, 8 p.m., $35.25. Ministry: Sun., June 17, 8 p.m., $69.69-$110.


Lucinda Williams: Sat., Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m., $30.50-$45.50.


Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band: Tue., Oct. 18, 8 p.m.


Dick Prall & Dave Tamkin: Thu., Oct. 13. John Common & Blinding Flashes of Light: Sat., Sept. 24. Stanley Jordan: Sat., Nov. 12. Tommy Malone (of The Subdudes): Sat., Nov. 5. Rich Robinson: Fri., Nov. 4, 8 p.m., $15/$20. Steve Forbert: Thu., Nov. 3.



With Testament and Death Angel, Wed., Oct. 19, 7 p.m.

Of Mice and Men:

Sat., Nov. 5.

Pierce the Veil:

With Miss May I and LetLive, Sun., Dec. 11, $15/$17.

Youth of Today:

With DYS and Before We're Done, Thu., Nov. 10, 7 p.m., $16/$20.

Click through for this week's Local Radio Playlists

We're currently tracking the playlists from a number of different shows, including KTCL's Locals Only, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown, 99.5 the Mountain's Homegrown Show*, 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



Photo Atlas - "Move It Darling" Monroe Monroe - "Subject One" Ian Cooke - "Fortitude" Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - "Break the Same" Anxious - "Anxious & Jonny 5" MTHDS - "Positive Movement" Heyday - "All the Time in the World" Tatanka - "My Permission" Full Belly - "45 & a Guitar" Achille Lauro - "Friends War" Hot Robots - "True" Ghost Town Bandulu - "Breezy Days"



Big Head Todd & The Monsters "It's Alright" Townes Van Zandt "Snowin' on Raton" Hot Rize "Blue Night" Jami Lunde "Tupelo" Kenny Perkins "Last Goodbye" Air Dubai "Soul & Body" No Fair Fights "Kiss From A Rose" Everything Absent or Distorted (a love story) "Aquariums" Jim McTurnan & the Kids That Killed the Man "Don't Count Me Out" Haunted Windchimes "Wanderin' Heart" Whiskey Blanket "Where We Go" The Little League "Zoo Song" Peter Sommer "Looks Like This" Acoustic Junction "Strange Days" Churchill "Miles" The Raven and the Writing Desk "Tiny Terrors" FaceMan "BigHead" Fierce Bad Rabbit "Move It Along" Jill Sobule "I Kissed A Girl" Hickman Dalton Gang "Mr. Wrong" Cassie Taylor "Keys" Lionel Young Band "Blues & Boogie Woogie" Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams "Tear It Down" Treehouse "21 Hammers" Yonder Mountain String Band "A Father's Arms" Jim Stranahan "I've Got No Rhythm In My Feet"



Popcult - Life in the Wind Spires - Calm July Mombi - A Map of General Love Saurus - Life's Just... Eight Penny Matter - Rain Amazing Twin - A Man Does Ands Hindershot - Curse Us All Knife Fight - Outta Control Girls Walk By - Rusty Lock Monofog - Black Lung Dovekins - More Charlie, More The Don'ts and Be Carefuls - The Still Favorites The Don'ts and Be Carefuls - Old Heart/Young Heart The Don'ts and Be Carefuls - Sun Hits The Ultra Boys - 2045 AD Lil' Slugger - Pyramid (Or Ten Thousand Dollars) The Kissing Party - Ashley Smashley 57 Lesbian - Statue Milton Melvin Croissant - Snare of Love



Wild Blooms - Free Katoorah Jayne - Blue Mary Craig Satterfield - Don't Worry Double Down - Bipolar Jayne Jude Johnstone - Over And Done Treologic - Pass It Around The Nadas - Walking Home Alone Wil Key - Dandelion A Melodic Daydream - Fiddling With Nero 3 Blind Mice - Tell St George Champagne Breakfast - One Car Garage Laurie Dameron - Fusco

Click through for this week's Top Sellers

Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads

Red Hot Chili Peppers and Lil Wayne, who both released albums last week, debuted strong and took top spots at Twist & Shout, Albums on the Hill and Independent Records. Beirut's Rip Tide and Ry Cooder's Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down, released last week, also performed well locally as well.


01. Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You
02. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV
03. Beirut - Rip Tide
04. Foster the People - Torches
05. Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
06. John Hiatt - Dirty Jeans & Mudslide Hymns
07. Aloe Blacc - Good Things
08. The Civil Wars - Barton Hollow
09. Hank Williams III - Hillbilly Joker
10. Glen Campbell - Ghost on the Canvas


01. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV
02. Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You
03. The Game - The R.E.D. Album
04. Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne
05. Adele - 21
06. Tech N9NE - All 6's & 7's
07. Bad Meets Evil - Hell: The Sequel
08. Kelly Rowland - Here I Am
09. Beyonce - 4
10. Skrillex - Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites


01. Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You
02. Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
03. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV
04. Beirut - Rip Tide
05. Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks - Mirror Traffic
06. Adele - 21
07. Robert Earl Keen - Ready for Confetti
08. John Doe - Keeper
09. Mike Doughty - Yes and Also Yes
10. Various Artists - Muppets Green Album


01. Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - Sineater
02. Prurient - Bermuda Drain
03. Bon Iver - Bon Iver
04. Patti Smith - Outside Society
05. Cults - Cults
06. Mister Heavenly - Out of Love
07. Crystal Antlers - Two Way Mirror
08. Various Artists - Rocky Mountain Low
09. Moonface - Organ Music
10. Reatards - Teenage Hate


01. Afrojack, Steve Aoki, Miss Palmer - "No Beef'" (vocal mix)
02. Skrillex - "Promises" (Skrillex & Nero remix)
03. Joey Negro, Z Factor, Luigi Rocca - "Keep on Jumpin'" (Luigi Rocca mix)
04. The Good Men - "Give It Up" (2011 edit)
05. Franco Cinelli - "The Sound of Violence"
06. MYNC - "Esa Boca Linda" (original mix)
07. Fedde Le Grand - "So Much Love'" (original club mix)
08. Deadmau5 - "Where My Keys" (original mix)
09. TJR - "One Love" (original mix)
10. Jon Rundell - "Knick Knack" (original mix)


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