Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring the Beach Boys, Florence + the Machine, the Walkmen, Passion Pit and Justice were announced; Coles Whalen, Caleb Slade, FaceMan and the Apples got spins on local radio; and recent albums from Adele, Tennis and Mark Lanegan were the top sellers at our local record stores. Page down for a complete rundown.
This Just In: New Concerts and On-Sale Dates
As reported last week, Rusko, DJ Shadow, Paper Diamond and Pictureplane will headline the Levitate Festival on April 20 at 1STBANK Center and Alan Jackson will be at Red Rocks on June 28, and earlier this week we mentioned that Bonnie Raitt will be at Red Rocks on August 26. A few more dates were added to Red Rocks summer lineup, including the Beach Boys 50th Anniversary (with Brian Wilson on board) on July 20, Florence + the Machine and the Walkmen on July 25, and Passion Pit and Justice on August 7.
Civil Twilight: Wed., April 25, 8 p.m., $9.33/$15. Grouplove: Sat., May 19. Eric Hutchinson: Tue., April 17. The Lumineers: Fri., May 11, 9 p.m., $10.50/$15. Mark Lanegan Band: Sun., May 20. Never Say Never: With Koji, Kurt Travis and Bearcat, Wed., May 2, 6:30 p.m., $22.50/$25.
Boulder Roots & Blues Summit: Featuring Taj Mahal, Fri., May 18, 6 p.m., $35-$65. Featuring Keb' Mo', Sat., May 19, 6 p.m., $30-$50. Clutch and Hellyeah: Sun., April 29, 7:15 p.m., $29.50/$33. eTown with Young the Giant and Civil Twilight: Sun., April 1, 6 p.m., $20. Microbreweries for the Environment: With Grant Farm featuring Keith Moseley and Bill Nershi, the Drunken Hearts and The Mile Markers, Fri., April 27, 8 p.m., $20/$22. Paa Kow & By All Means (CD release): With Logo Ligi, Wed., April 11, 7 p.m., $15.
Levitate Festival: Featuring Rusko, DJ Shadow, Paper Diamond and Pictureplane, Fri., April 20, 7:30 p.m., $35-$42.50.
Men: With DJ Sprinkles (aka Terre Thaemlitz), Fri., April 27, 8:30 p.m., $20. Raewkwon: With Freddie Gibbs and Supernatural, Fri., March 30, 8:30 p.m., $25/$27.50.
Nikki Glaser: Thu., March 8, 8 p.m., $12/$14. Here Lies the Difference: With Out of Options, Controlled Demise, A Daydream Suicide, Forgotten Within and DJ Dirty Panda, Sun., March 4, 8 p.m., $8/$10.
Resale Concert Tickets
Colorado Symphony Orchestra: Brett Mitchell - Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 / 1:00pm @ Boettcher Concert Hall 1245 Champa Street Denver CO 802041245 Champa Street, Denver CO 80204
Active Child: Sat., May 19, $13.50/$18.
Tinariwen: Tue., June 5, 8 p.m., $32.
Crowbar: With Prong and Witchburn, Sat., April 14. Enter Shakiri: With LetLive and At the Skyline, Thu., May 3, 7 p.m., $12/$15. Guttermouth: With Boldtype, Fri., March 16, $13. He Is We: With Deas Vail and South Jordan, Tue., May 29, 7 p.m., $13/$15. The Menzingers: With Cheap Girls, the Sidekicks and Elway, Tue., March 27, 7 p.m., $10/$12.
The Bright Light Social Hour: Tue., April 17, $10/$13. Dinosaur Feathers: With Petals of Spain, Tue., March 20, 9 p.m., $6/$8. Lilac: Mon., March 19, 9 p.m., $5. Modern Day Escape: With Glass Delirium, Thu., March 22, $5/$7. Peter & the Test Tube Babies: With the Bad Engrish, Potato Pirates and 99 Bottles, Wed., March 28, 9 p.m., $12/$15.
Ozomatli: Wed., June 13, 8 p.m., $23.75/$30.
Counting Crows: Thu., April 19.
The Beach Boys: Tue., July 10. Florence + the Machine: With the Walkmen, Wed., July 25, 7:30 p.m. Global Dance Festival 10th Anniversary: July 20-22, 3-day passes $150. Alan Jackson: Thu., June 28, 7:30 p.m., $39.50-$79.50. Passion Pit: With Justice, Tue., Aug. 7. Bonnie Raitt: Sun., Aug. 26, 7:30 p.m., $40-$80.
Blood on the Dance Floor: With Brokencyde, Deuce, Polkadot Cadaver, William Control, the Bunny the Bear, New Years Day and Haily Rose, Sat., April 14, $17/$20. Vapor Fest: March 23-24, $20-$25/2-day passes $30.
The Alash Ensemble: Fri., April 6, 8 p.m., $18. The Dunwells: Fri., March 23, 8 p.m. Michelle Shocked: Sat., May 12, 8 p.m., $26. Missy Raines & the New Hip: Fri., June 1, 8 p.m., $16.
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" Nautical Mile - "Weeds" Caleb Slade - "Always on My Mind" John Common - "Go to Hell (With Me)" Sibling Rivalry 3 (SR3) - "Restart" Tommy & the Tangerines - "Sam I Am" Buntron Smith - "Invitation" Synthetic Elements - "The Fire" Coles Whalen - "Cactus" Rachel James - "Not Giving Up" David James Band - "Napoleon" Seismic Event - "Heaven"
Haunted Windchimes "Leadbelly Medley" Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams "Just Don't Care" Katya Chorover "Movin' On" Freddi / Henchi and the Soulsetters "I Like Funky Music" Dan Treanor & African Wind "From African Soul" Tennis "It All Feels the Same" Rose Hill Drive "Birds Against the Glass" Full Belly "New Voice" Everything Absent or Distorted (a love story) "Houses" Catch Bees "Atlanta (f. Denison Witmer)" The Fray "The Fighter" Adam Bodine Trio "From the Button On My Heart" The Motet "The Lesson" FaceMan "FeedingTime" Achille Lauro "Upward Away From the Ground" The Apples in Stereo "Energy" Devotchka "Along the Way" Harry Tuft & Friends "A-Roving On A Winter's Night" Harry Tuft & Friends "One Mint Julep" Otis Taylor "The Devil's Gonna Lie" Megan Burtt "Walls Come Down" Dave Sonner "Come Clean" Railbenders "Whiskey Drinkin' Man" Coles Whalen "Cannonball" Jim Stranahan "Hip Street"
Burn - Come Back Jonathan Clay - Love At War Next Door - Suzie Q Healer - Awakening Bettys Not A Vitamin - Home The Informants - Stuck On You Great American Taxi - Kali Hans York - Inside Out Tempa & The Tantrums - You Lost me Slow Burning Car - Slow Burning Car Vaughan Penn - Forgive You Steve Glotzer - Beso Azul
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