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Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, shows from Social Distortion, Nickelback, Rodrigo y Gabriela and Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros were announced; Swayback, Hindershot and Hillbilly Hellcats got spins on local radio; and new releases from the Black Keys and Young Jeezy continued to be the top sellers at our local record stores. Page down for a complete rundown.

This Just In: New Concerts and On-Sale Dates

As just reported, Social Distortion is coming back to Colorado for a show on May 10 at the Boulder Theater. Tickets for the show go on sale this Friday, January 20 at 10 a.m. Nickelback, meanwhile, will be at the Pepsi Center with Bush, Seether and My Darkest Days on Sunday, June 10. Tickets ($44.50-$84.50) go on sale on Saturday, January 21 at 10 a.m. Rodrigo y Gabriela and C.U.B.A. visit the 1STBANK Center on Tuesday, April 10, and tickets go on sale this Friday, January 20, at 10 a.m. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros will be in the area for two shows, including Tuesday, March 20 at the Boulder Theater and Wednesday, March 21 at the Ogden Theatre.


Fanfarlo: Tue., April 3, 8 p.m., $15.50/$18. The Foot (CD release): With Eldren, Sat., March 3, $10/$12. Gemini: With Koan Sound, Fri., March 23. Good Old War: Sat., April 7. The Heartless Bastards: Sat., April 14. J Flash: With Sorry for Partying, Thu., March 29.


Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros: Tue., March 20. eTown with Elephant Revival and Jimmy LaFave: Sun., Feb. 12, 7 p.m., $17. Social Distortion: Thu., May 10.


Korn: With Kill the Noize, Mon., Feb. 27.


Rodrigo y Gabriela: With C.U.B.A, Tue., April 10, 8 p.m., $35-$49.75.


Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks: Wed., Feb. 15, 8:30 p.m., $22.$25.


Anchorage: With I Am, Navigator, Envisions, Fri., Feb. 17, 9 p.m., $10/$12. Bridges Left Burning: With Broken Image, Memory Down, A Midnight Run, Sun., Feb. 26, 8 p.m., $8/$10. Rusted Root: With Skinny Lister and Mr. Right, Sat., April 14, 9 p.m., $18/$22.


Aeroplane: Tue., Feb. 14, 9 p.m., $12.50/$15. The Boxer Rebellion: Tue., May 8, 9 p.m., $15.50/$18. Chairlift: With Nite Jewel, Tue., April 3. Futurebirds: Feb. 17-18, 9 p.m., $15/two-day pass $28. Sleepy Sun: Thu., March 22, 9 p.m., $10/$13. Sole: With Time, Go Star and Greencarpetstairs, Sat., Jan. 28, 9 p.m., $8/$10. YACHT: Sat., March 3.


Black Dahlia Murder: Thu., March 29. The Chain Gang of 1974: With Miniature Tigers, Tue., April 3. Comeback Kid: Fri., April 6. Parachute: With Ashtree, Tue., Feb. 7, 7 p.m., $13/$15.


The Belle Jar: With Bear Antler, You and Me Apollo, Sat., Feb. 25, $5. Safe Boating is No Accident: With Shaky Molars, Cougar Pants, Handsome Grandsons, Fri., Feb. 24, 9 p.m., $5. Tripp Wire Music Showcase: Featuring Lula Granji, Benny Loco, Kappa, Tue., Feb. 7, $5.


Brother Ali: With the Reminders and Get Cryphy, Thu., Jan. 26, 9 p.m., $20/$25. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros: Wed., March 21, 8 p.m. Elephant Revival: Fri., April 27, 9 p.m., $20.75/$25.


Nickelback: With Bush, Seether and My Darkest Days, Sun., June 10, $44.50-$84.50.


Big Head Todd & the Monsters: With Barenaked Ladies, Sat., June 9, 7:30 p.m., $45-$70.


Kevin Seconds (of 7 Seconds): Sun., April 1. Re:Creation featuring Vibesquad: Sat., March 10, 8:30 p.m. Say Anything: Fri., March 30.

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



Swayback - "Dead" Wire Faces - "Magic Mountain" Izcalli - "Amor Real" Break Through Beautiful - "Swell" Sam Lee - "Secret" Bad Weather California - "Reach Out My Hand" Rebel Tongue - "Lose Hope" Raven & the Writing Desk - "Infancy 'til Death" We Like Monsters - "Secret Frequency" Chain Gang of 1974 - "Hold On" Dan Craig - "Whan Is This Alchemy"



Great American Taxi "Radiation Blues" Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams "Highway 61 Revisited" Cabaret Diosa "Sonar Del Pelon (Ladon)" Dave Beegle "Ecstatico" Zach Heckendorf "Invisible Ink" Melissa Axel "Come & Go" The Samples "Dad" Hindershot "Dinosaur" Rose Hill Drive "Baby Doncha Know Your Man" Andy Monley "Anything" Stephanie Pauline and Joe Uvegas "Build A Barn" Drew Emmitt "Up Where We Are" Andrew Vogt "Jeep Is Jumpin'" Earth, Wind & Fire "Fantasy" Rob Drabkin "For You I Would Die" Big Head Todd & The Monsters "Runaway Train" Fierce Bad Rabbit "Live and Learn" Charlotte Sass "Not Alone" Vices I Admire "Hero" Places "Walkin' On Water" String Cheese Incident "One Step Closer" Kathryn Mostow "I'm Still Here" Georgann Low "Very Early" Electric Swingset "Inebriated Witch Doctor" The Delta Sonics "I Gotta Girlfriend" After Midnight Jazz Band "Slipped Disc"



Bruce Hayes - Easy Come Easy Go Dressy Bessy - Pretty Pleaze Missing DuFrenes - Hanging Around Lauren Brombert - This Is All Hillbilly Hellcats - Everybody There Was Drinking Martinis But Me Bedouin - Stepping Out Steve Glotzer - Beso Azul Sweet Suzi - Slippin Out Slippin In Double Down - Whiskey Driver Brother Love - Summertime Chris McKay & The Critical Darlings - Taking Its Toll Audrey Vanessa - Addiction

Click through for this week's Top Sellers

Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads

Since December 6 release of El Camino, The Black Keys have been tearing up local charts and once again, it came in on top at Albums on the Hill and Twist & Shout, while Young Jeezy claimed the top spot at Independent Records with TM:103 Hustlerz Ambition and Alex Chilton came in first at Wax Trax with Free Again: The 1970 Sessions, released last week on Omnivore.


01. Black Keys - El Camino
02. Wilco - The Whole Love
03. M83 - Hurry Up We're Dreaming
04. Kimya Dawson - Thunder Thighs
05. Tinariwen - Tassili + 10:1
06. Gillian Welch - The Harrow & The Harvest
07. Jellyfish - BellybuttomDie(colored vinyl)
08. Jellyfish - Spilt Milk(colored vinyl)
09. Tom Waits - Bad as Me
10. Badly Drawn Boy - It's What I'm Thinking


01. Young Jeezy - TM 103
02. Yo Gotti - Live From the Kitchen
03. Drake - Take Care
04. Rebelution - Peace of Mind
05. Black Keys - El Camino
06. J. Cole - Cole World: The Sideline Story
07. Nightwish - Imaginaerum
08. Yelawolf - Radioactive
09. Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa - Mac and Devin Go to High School
10. Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne


01. Black Keys - El Camino
02. Tom Waits - Bad as Me
03. Charlie Haden/Hank Jones - Come Sunday
04. Adele - 21
05. Florence & the Machine - Ceremonials
06. Snow Patrol - Fallen Empires
07. Foster the People - Torches
08. Head and the Heart - Head and the Heart
09. Amy Winehouse - Back to Black
10. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues


01. Alex Chilton - Free Again 1970 Sessions
02. Guided By Voices - Let's Go Eat Factory
03. Sigur Ros - Inni
04. Atlas Sound - Parallax
05. Trent Reznor/Atticus Ross - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
06. Sunn O))) - ØØ Void
07. Black Keys - El Camino
08. Various Artists - Rocky Mountain Low
09. Tom Waits - Bad as Me
10. Speedwolf - Ride With Death


01. Zedd - "Slam the Door" (original mix)
02. Mord Fustang - "We Are Now Connected" (original mix)
03. Nicky Romero - "Toulouse" (Axwell's Recut Club mix)
04. Starkillers, Nadia Ali - "Keep it Coming" (original mix)
05. Knife Party - "Internet Friends" (original mix)
06. Swedish House Mafia, Knife Party - "Antidote" (original mix)
07. Sander van Doorn, Kele, Lucy Taylor - "What Did I Do" (original mix)
08. Joris Voorn, Moby - "After the After" (original mix)
09. Fedde Le Grand, Coldplay - "Paradise'" (Fedde Le Grand remix)
10. Joe Garston - "The Promise" (original mix)


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