Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales

Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring Madonna, Jeff Mangum, the String Cheese Incident, Jane's Addiction, B.B. King and more were announced; Lola Black, Fresh Breath Committee and the Autumn Film got spins on local radio; and recent albums from Kid Cudi, Tyga, Fun. and Dirty Three 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 yesterday, Jane's Addiction will be at the Fillmore on Tuesday, May 29, with tickets ($44.50) going sale on Saturday, March 10. Also at the Fillmore it's Chickenfoot, featuring Joe Satriani and Sammy Hagar, on Wednesday, May 9, with Stone Black Cherry, and JJ Grey & Mofro and Toots & the Maytals on Friday, April 13. Tickets go on sale for Chickenfoot on Friday, March 9, while tickets for JJ Grey are on sale now.

Also announced this week: Madonna will be at the Pepsi Center on Thursday, October 18. Neutral Milk Hotel's Jeff Magnum will be at the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, April 26 and that B.B. King and Tedeschi Trucks Band will be at Red Rocks on Thursday, August 30. Other Red Rocks recently announced include Scorpions and Tesla on Tuesday, June 12; The String Cheese Incident Thursday, July 5 to Saturday, July 7; and Yanni on Friday, July.


Dread Zeppelin: Sat., Aug. 18, 9 p.m., $15/$20. Katie Herzig: Wed., May 16, 8 p.m., $15/$20. Minnesota: Sat., May 5, 9:30 p.m., $20.75/$25. Washed Out: Thu., April 26, 9 p.m., $20.75/$25.


eTown with North Mississippi Allstars Duo & Big Al Anderson: Sun., March 25, 6 p.m., $16. Z-Trip: Sat., March 24, 8:30 p.m., $23/$25.


Chickenfoot: With Black Stone Cherry, Wed., May 9, 6:30 p.m., $39.50. Jane's Addiction: With the Duke Spirit, Tue., May 29, 8 p.m., $44.50. JJ Grey & Mofro: With Toots & the Maytals, Fri., April 13, 7:30 p.m., $25/$30.


Best Coast: Sat., May 26, 8:30 p.m., $20. Boulder Roots & Blues Summit: Featuring Anders Osborne, Sat., May 19, 8:30 p.m., $15/$17. Curren$y: Wed., May 16, 8:30 p.m., $20. Das Racist: Sat., April 21, 9 p.m., $23/$26. Emalkay: Wed., April 25, 8:30 p.m., $16/$18. Hilltop Hoods: Tue., March 27, 9 p.m., $12/$15. Juno What?! & Euforquestra: Sat., May 5, 8:30 p.m., $13/$16.


Chiddy Bang: Sat., March 17, 9 p.m., $20/$25. Groovey TV's March Radness and Birthday Blowout: Featuring Ndaaz with Fist Fight, Born In Winter, Falstaff, Level Zero, Fri., March 30, 9 p.m., $8/$10.


Alcest: Mon., April 9, $10/$12. 40 oz. to Freedom: Fri., March 30, 9 p.m., $15. The Kingston Springs: With the Yawpers, Sat., March 31, 9 p.m., $8/$10. Madison Violet: Thu., April 12, 9 p.m., $8/$9. The Real McKenzies: With Civet, Tue., May 29, 9 p.m., $15/$18.


Origin: Tue., May 15. Screaming Females: Sun., April 15.


The Dreaming: With Underridge, Ashfield, Thu., March 29, 9 p.m., $6/$8.


Jeff Magnum (of Neutral Milk Hotel): Thu., April 26, 9 p.m., $33.50. The Polish Ambassador: Westword Music Showcase kick-off party, Fri., June 22, 9 p.m., $18/$20.


Aziz Ansari: Sat., July 21, 7:30 & 10:30 p.m., $39.


Madonna: Thu., October 18, $49-$359.


B.B. King and Tedeschi Trucks Band: Thu., Aug. 30, 8 p.m., $39.75-$85. Scorpions: With Tesla, Tue., June 12, 7:30 p.m., $42.50-$69.50. The String Cheese Incident: July 5-7, 7:30 p.m., $49.95. Yanni: Fri., July 13, 8 p.m.


10 Years: Mon., May 21.


Ian Anderson: Playing Thick as a Brick 1 & 2, Tue., Oct. 23, 8 p.m., $39.75-$79.50.

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



Foot - "Dark Dark Ways" Heyday - "Somebody to Someone" Rose Hill Drive - "Psychoanalyst" Elway - "Passing Days" Viretta - "Drag" Aloft in the Sundry - "Tell Me How to Answer" Miner - "Adrift" Be Brave - "Never Say Never" Katy McAllister - "High Horse" Fresh Breath Committee - "Away" Lola Black - "Better Left Unsaid" Pikes - "Asleep at the Wheel"



Strangefinger - System To The Grind Wil Key - Satisy My Soul Madi Simmons - A Simple Life Cutting Edge - Your Love Is My Oxygen World Romantic - Satellite Love Affair Something Underground - Mr. Elephant Charlotte Zoe - Strangers In The Rain Brendan McKinney - You Got It Wrong Plain and Simple - All I Want Ash Ganley - It's Over Autumn Film - Happenstance Justin Roth - Surrender

Click through for this week's Top Sellers

Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads

WZRD, featuring Kid Cudi, debuted at the number one slot at Albums on the Hill, while coming in second at Independent Records. Tyga's Careless World Rise of the Last King stayed on top at Independent and fun. stayed on top at Twist & Shout with Some Nights. Dirty Three's latest effort, Toward the Low Sun, released last week on Drag City, debuted at number one at Wax Trax.


02. Ani DiFranco - Which Side Are You On?
03. Black Keys - El Camino
04. Rodrigo y Gabriela and C.U.B.A. - Area 52
05. Madlib - Madlib Medicine Show No. 13: Black Tape
06. Lamb of God - Resolution
07. Adele - 21
08. Jay Farrar,Will Johnson, Anders Parker & Yim Yames - New Multitudes
09. Dr. Dog - Be The Void
10. Galactic - Carnivale Electricos


01. Tyga - Careless World Rise of the Last King
03. Too Short - No Tresspassing
04. Skrillex - Bangarang
05. Young Jeezy - TM 103
05. Drake - Take Care
07. Adele - 21
08. Skrillex - Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites
09. Rihanna - Talk That Talk
10. Gotye - Making Mirrors


01. Fun. - Some Nights
02. Book of Mormon - O.B.C.R.
03. Adele - 21
04. Lyle Lovett - Release Me
05. Jay Farrar,Will Johnson, Anders Parker & Yim Yames - New Multitudes
06. Gotye - Making Mirrors
07. Sleigh Bells - Reign of Terror
08. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
09. Robert Glasper - Black Radio
10. Heartless Bastards - Arrow


01. Dirty Three - Toward the Low Sun
02. Sleigh Bells - Reign of Terror
03. Speedwolf - Ride With Death 04. Earth - Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II
05. A Place to Bury Strangers - Onwards to the Wall
06. Sharon van Etten - Tramp
07. Lana Del Rey - Born to Die
08. Gotye - Making Mirrors
09. Die Antwoord - Ten$ion
10. Common - The Dreamer/The Believer


01. Axwell, Ivan Gough - "In My Mind" (club mix)
02. Afrojack and Shermanology - "Can't Stop Me" (club mix)
03. Hardwell - "Spaceman" (original mix)
04. Tommy Trash - "Cascade" (original mix)
05. Chuckie - "Together" (original mix)
06. Wolfgang Gartner - "There and Back" (original mix)
07. Richard Grey, Federico Scavo - "Lady" (Federico Scavo remix)
08. Disco Stu, John Monkman - "Don't Have to Be Beautiful" (original mix)
09. Dirty South, Thomas Gold - "Eyes Wide Open" (original mix)
10. Starkillers, Nadia Ali - "Keep it Coming" (original mix)


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