Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Phil Lesh, Trey Anastasio, Rusko (Snowball Fest), NEEDTOBREATHE and Dr. Dog were announced; Ian Cooke, Bare Bones and Slim Cessna got spins on local radio; and new releases from Drake, the Rolling Stones and Ty Segall 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
Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh is coming to the 1STBANK Center for a three-night stand from Thursday, February 16 through Saturday, February 18, with a stellar line-up that that includes John Scofield, Warren Haynes, Jackie Green and Joe Russo. Tickets ($49.75-$55) go on sale on Friday, December 2 at 10 a.m.
Trey Anastasio is due to visit the Boettcher Concert Hall with the Colorado Symphony on Tuesday, February 28 as part of his first ever symphonic tour. The programs, conducted by Scott Dunn on the four-city tour, will feature orchestrations of classic Phish songs and solo Anastasio compositions. Presale tickets will be available for Colorado Symphony subscribers Thursday, December 1, at 8 a.m. online at www.coloradosymphony.org and will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, December 8 at 10 a.m.
The Snowball Festival, slated to take place, Friday, March 2 through Sunday, March 4, in Avon, is announcing its headliners all this week. So far, Rusko and Unknown Mortal Orchestra are slated to play the festival. Advance tickets go sale tomorrow. NEEDTOBREATHE is coming to the Ogden Theatre on Monday, March 12. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, December 3 at 10 a.m. Finally, Dr. Dog returns to the Boulder Theatre on Friday, February 3. Tickets ($17.50-$20) go on sale Friday, December 2 at 10 a.m.
Resale Concert Tickets
Bonobo (DJ set): Thu., Feb. 23, 9 p.m., $25.50/$27. Cash'd Out (The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute): Sat., Feb. 4, 9 p.m., $15/$18 Future Rock: Fri., Feb. 17, 9 p.m., $15/$18. Jantsen/Dirt Monkey: Thu., March 15, 7:30 p.m., $15. Canceled Del the Funky Homosapien: With Bukue One and Serendipity Project, Fri., Dec. 23, 9 p.m., $22.50/$25.
Trey Anastasio: With the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Tue., Feb. 28.
Dr. Dog: Fri., Feb. 3, 8 p.m., $17.50/$20.
The Silhouettes: Sat., Jan. 21, 8 p.m., $29.50-$49.50.
Umphrey's McGee: Fri., March 9.
Phil Lesh & Friends: Featuring John Scofield, Warren Haynes, Jackie Green and Joe Russo, Feb. 16-18, 8 p.m., $49.75-$55.
Alabama Shakes: Sat., Feb. 4, 8:30 p.m., $5/$8.
My Last Serenade: With Burn Down Valor, A Theif's Plot, The Hits, Sun., Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., $8/$10.
Adam Arcuragi & the Lupine Chorale Society: With Patent Pending and Woodrose, Fri., Jan. 27, $10. Howler: Sat., March 31, $7/$10. Cass McCombs: With Frank Fairfield, Fri., Feb. 3, $10/$12. Melismatics: With Izcalli and Aaron Hart, Sat., Jan. 14, 9 p.m., $8.
Cursive: Sun., Feb. 12, $16.
A Lot Like Birds: With Just Like Vinyl, Wed., Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m., $10. Authority Zero: Wed., Feb. 1, 6:30 p.m., $15.
The A-OK's (CD release): With the Ghoulies, Sat., Jan. 21, 9 p.m., $5. Stolen Babies: With the Cannibal Creeps, Fri., Jan. 27, $12/$15. Talkdemonic: With Eldren and Reviving Cecilia, Sat., Feb. 18, $8/$10.
Cornmeal and Hot Buttered Rum: Sat., March 3, 9 p.m., $16/$20. Excision: Feb. 16-17, $30.75-$35/2-day pass $60. NeedToBreathe: With Ben Rector, Mon., March 12, 8 p.m., $26.
Kasabian: Sat., March 10, 8 p.m., $18/$20. Re:Creation featuring Random Rab: With Heyoka, Sat., Feb. 18, 8:30 p.m., $15-$22.
Rahim AlHaj: Fri., Jan. 6, 8 p.m., $18. Mack Bailey & Rachel Levy: Sat., May 12, 8 p.m., $18. Laurence Juber: Fri., March 9, 8 p.m., $18.
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
Vices I Admire - "Hero" Reno Divorce - "Lover's Leap" Red & Blue - "Hypomania" Ian Cooke - "Fortress" Places - "Doesn't Matter What I Say" Heyday - "Fools Go Fallin'" Woodsmen - "In Circles" The Foot - "Can't Walk" Talk All Night - "The Birth of Cool" Umconscious - "Energy" Red Letter Day - "Feel" Matt Morris - "Live Forever"
Petals of Spain "What It Is" John-Alex Mason "Gone So Long" Joe Johnson "Don't Let Your Blue Eyes Cry" Colorado Goat Ropers Guild "Dead Boys" Constitution "Broken Down" Melissa Axel "I Want Love to Win" Strip the Stars "Down" Monroe Monroe "Engines Will Come" Roniit "You Were Trained" John Statz "Distance" Bare Bones "Come In/Stay Out" Finnders and Youngberg "Give A Little Back" Adam Stern "Locked Up" Hazel Miller Band "Moon Was Right" The David James Band "Street Performer" Katey Laurel "Everything I Love" Fierce Bad Rabbit "Rich Man" Devotchka "Contrabanda" Longest Day Of The Year "Took All Winter" Slim Cessna's Auto Club "Thy Will Be Done" Take to the Oars "Vanishing Act" Patti Fiasco "Electric Smile" Jonny Barber & the Living Deads "Rockaway Beach" Rose Hill Drive "Birds Against the Glass" Veronica "Frederick" Beats Noir! "Bad Beats" Carmen Sandim Sextet "Zoloft Bounce"
Dave Preston - Cleopatra Roenik - You Should Go Carol Mayberry Sanchez - Nothin' More Nothin' Less John William Davis - Dirty Old World Curly No Shoes Jr - You Ain't The One For Me Jill Stevenson - Believe Mind Go Flip - The Flavor Michael Lloyd Band - Leave Well Enough Alone Sound Rabbit - Hazel Craig Maierhofer - Sister Shannon WC Spencer Bluescat - Some Of The Things
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