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.
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
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