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Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: Brad Paisley's at the Pepsi Center in January, Salt-n-Pepa's at the Gothic in December and Donavon Frankenreiter comes to town in March. Air Dubai, In the Whale, Jen Korte and Saints got spins on local radio. And new and recent releases from Tom Waits and Coldplay were among this week's top sellers at our local record stores. Click through for a complete rundown.

This Just In: New Concerts and On-sale Dates

As reported last week, country superstar Brad Paisley will be at the Pepsi Center on Saturday, January 21, just in time for the National Western Stock Show, with the Band Perry and American Idol winner Scott McCreery. Reserved tickets ($25-$59.75) go on sale on Friday, November 4 at 10 a.m. Donavon Frankenreiter, who releases his latest effort, Recycled Recipes Vol. 2, today on iTunes, will be at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, March 22 (tickets go on sale Friday, November 4) and at the Bluebird Theater on Monday, March 21 (tickets go on sale Saturday, November 5 at 10 a.m.). Salt-n-Pepa are due at the Gothic Theatre on Thursday, December 17, for Jammin' 101.5's T'was the Jam Before Christmas. Tickets ($35-$50) for this one go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m.


Donavon Frankenreiter: Mon., March 22, 8 p.m., $20/$25. I Fight Dragons: Sun., Dec. 4, 8 p.m., $12/$15.


Judy Collins: Sat., Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m., $30-$50. eTown with Mark O'Connor's Hot Swing! and Matt Wertz: Tue., Nov. 15, 7 p.m., $16. Trevor Hall: Thu., Dec. 8, 7 p.m., $29.50-$31.50. 9th Annual Mark Vann Foundation Benefit Show: With Great American Taxi (featuring Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon), The Contribution (featuring Tim Carbone of Railroad Earth, Keith Moseley of String Cheese Incident, Matt Butler of Everyone Orchestra and members of New, Monsoon), Bill McKay Band, Andrew McConathy and the Drunken Hearts, Fri., Dec. 16, 7:30 p.m., $20. No One Day Like the Rest: With special guest Julia Mancuso to benefit Lake Eldora Race Team, Mon., Nov. 14, 6 p.m., $10.50/$12.50. Trace Bundy Holiday Show: Sat., Dec. 10, 7 p.m., $18.50/$24.50.


Benefit for Push America: Featuring Zach Heckendorf, Mon., Nov. 14, 8:30 p.m., $13. Donavon Frankenreiter: Thu., March 22, 8:30 p.m., $20/$22 On Fire: With Trojan Cowboys, Century and Identification, Sun., Nov. 13, noon, $10. Rocky Mountain Grateful Dead Revue: With the Zimmermans, Thu., Dec. 15, 9 p.m., $12.50/$15.


Salt-N-Pepa: Sat., Dec. 17, 9 p.m., $34/$45.


Love and Light: Sat., Feb. 4, 10 p.m., $15/$20.


Dakota Blonde: Sat., Feb. 11, 8 p.m., $22. Glen Phillips: Sat., April 14, 8 p.m., $26.


Lions! Tigers! Bears!: Sun., Dec. 18. Molotov Solution: Thu., Dec. 22. Tantric: Tue., Dec. 6. Tomorrow's Bad Seeds: Fri., Jan. 20. White Wives: Sat., Dec. 3.


Crooks Coat Girlfriend Tribute Show:

With Colfax Speed Queen and the Outfit, Fri., Nov. 25, 9 p.m., $5.


With the Kandyman Himself and the Cool Crue, Sat., Dec. 17, 9 p.m., $5.

This is Art:

With Fisk and Dailon, Thu., Dec. 8, 9 p.m., $5.

Wax Trax Benefit:

Featuring Party Hard (Andrew WK), the A-OKs, The S.O.Bs and more, Fri., Nov. 18, 9 p.m., $10.


Mindless Self Indulgence: Mon., March 26, 8 p.m., $23.50/$25.


Brad Paisley: With the Band Perry, Sat., Jan. 21, $25-$59.75.


August Burns Red: Tue., Feb. 7. Breathe Carolina: Fri., Dec. 23. Iced Earth: With Symphony X and Warbringer, Sat., Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m., $26.50/$29. Mushroomhead: With One Eyed Doll, Human Factors Lab and Tenafly Viper, Sat., Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m., $15/$18.


The Claire Lynch Band:

With Finnders & Youngberg, Fri., March 30, 8 p.m., $18.

Pete Wernick & Flexigrass:

With Long Road Home, Sat., Dec. 17, 8 p.m., $18.

Wendy Woo & Nina Storey:

Sat., Jan. 21, 8 p.m., $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



Skyfox - "Twilight" Regret Night - "Days We Wasted" John Common - "Same Scar" Read You & Me - "Holding On" Common Anomaly - "Void" In the Whale - "Heels" P-Nuckle - "Gas on the Fire" Synthetic Elements - "The Fire" Miner - "Adrift" Fresh Breath Committee - "20/20 Vision" No Less Than Victory - "Party Song" Fell - "In June"



My Blind Alley - Reasons for Delay Sympathy F - Guilty Conscience Day Satellite - Sorry About Last Night Julia Bryan - Pull The Informants - Hold Back Set Forth - Perfect Time Remember May - In My Own Way Jen Korte & the Loss - It's a Little Hard, Dear Kenny Perkins - Peel Away Elizabeth Rose - Mercy On Me



Drew Emmitt "Take The Long Way Home" John Common & Blinding Flashes of Light "Same Scar" Kim Jones "Everything's Frozen" The Still City "Punk Rock Kids" Patti Fiasco "Nobody's Girl" Air Dubai "Summer Solstice" Purpose Found "Gotta Make It (Hallelujah)" Vices I Admire "Sweetest Girl" Saints "Dark Country" Finnders and Youngberg "Sold On You" The Hickman-Dalton Gang "Mr. Wrong" Andrew Vogt "Phil Woodshed" Lionel Young Band "Bring It On Home" John McVey "Lay Your Burden Down" Bare Bones "Last Dance" Andy Palmer "Lawless" Neil Haverstick "Blues Ain't Nothin'" Freddi / Henchi and the Soulsetters "Soul Train" Samples (Ben Samples) "Shadow of Love" Beats Noir! "Not For You" Rose Hill Drive "Telepathic" Lindsey O'Brien Band "Broke My Heart" Stephanie Pauline and Joe Uvegas "Unbroken" The Quiet American "Talk Is Cheap" Lois Lane "Yodelers' Polka" Greg Garrison "Blackwell's Reel"



Alex Call & Lisa Carrie - I Can Start A Fire Kyle Calanaugh - Wait Sweet Suzi & The Blues Experience - Unbroken Buckner Funken Jazz - Givin' Into Love Jude Johnstone - Unchained Dusty Hughes - Can You Hear Me Elmo Chesterhazy - Starlight Road Dan Treanor and African Wind - From African Soul Linda Purdy - Radio Man Blues Albert Khasky - Father Said David Booker - Bring Back My Cadillac Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes - Sweet Chalamette

Click through for this week's Top Sellers

Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads

With Bad as Me, his first album of new material in seven years, Tom Waits claimed the top spots at Albums on the Hill, Twist & Shout and Wax Trax, while coming in second at Independent Records to Coldplay's latest effort Xylo Xyloto, released last week on Capitol.


01. Tom Waits - Bad As Me
02. Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto
03. Justice - Audio Video Disco
04. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire
05. Feist - Metals
06. Bon Iver - Bon Iver
07. Real Estate - Days
08. Dawes - Nothing Is Wrong
09. Chris Isaak - Beyond the Sun
10. Jane's Addiction - The Great Escape Artist


01. Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto
02. Tom Waits - Bad As Me
03. Five Finger Death Punch - American Capitalist
04. Jedi Mind Tricks - Violence Begets Violence
05. Skrillex - Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites
06. Evanescence - Evanescence
07. Everlast - Songs of the Ungrateful Living
08. Adele - 21
09. Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV
10. Skinny Puppy - Handover


01. Tom Waits - Bad As Me
02. Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto
03. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire
04. Chris Isaak - Beyond the Sun
05. Wilco - The Whole Love
06. Skinny Puppy - Handover
07. Wyton Marsalis & Eric Clapton - Wyton Marsalis & Eric Clapton
08. Justice - Audio Video Disco
09. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
10. John Prine - Singing Mailman Delivers


01. Tom Waits - Bad as Me
02. Puscifer - Conditions of My Parole
03. Russian Circles - Embros
04. MF Doom - Operation Doomsday (reissue)
05. Real Estate - Days
06. M83 - Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
07. Bonnie Prince Billy - Wolfroy Goes To Town
08. VNV Nation - Automatic
09. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire
10. Wilco - The Whole Love


01. Moguai and Fatboy Slim - "Ya Mama (Push the Tempo" (Moguai mix)
02. Miguel Campbell - "Something Special" (original mix)
03. Eric Prydz - "2Night" (original mix)
04. Stefano Noferini - "Fact" (original mix)
05. Basto - "Again and Again" (original mix)
06. Deep Mind - "True" (original mix)
07. Hardwell - "Cobra" (original mix)
08. Steve Aoki & Rivers Cuomo - "Earthquakey People" (The Sequel)
09. Fedde Le Grand - "So Much Love'" (original club mix)
10. Zedd - "Shave It" (original mix)


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