Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: Peter Gabriel and Widespread Panic are coming to Red Rocks in June, while Sade is due at the Pepsi Center in August. Meanwhile on local radio, My Body Sings Electric, Pacific Pride, the Sunshine House and String Cheese Incident got spins. And finally, the Strokes, Chris Brown, Willie Wright and OFF! topped the charts at our local record stores. Click through for a full rundown.
Widespread Panic returns to Red Rocks for another three-night run that kicks off on Friday, June 24 and runs through Sunday, June 26. Panic's tour this summer marks the band's 25th anniversary. Tickets ($47.50) for this one go on sale on Friday, April 1.
Peter Gabriel will visit Red Rocks on Monday, June 13 as part of 12-city North American tour with the New Blood Orchestra. Gabriel will be digging into classics but re-interpreted with the orchestra. Reserved tickets ($54.50-$149.50) go on sale Monday, April 4 at 10 a.m.
Sade, who is releasing the 28-track two disc setThe Ultimate Collection in May, teams up with John Legend at the Pepsi Center on Thursday, August 11. Reserved tickets ($49.50-$149.50) go on sale Saturday, April 2 at 10 a.m.
Here's a rundown of other recently added shows that are either on sale now or go on sale this week.
Bluebird Theater "It's Always Sunny in Colorado": Thu., April 28, 8 & 10:30 p.m., $8/$10. Noah and the Whale: Sat., June 4, 9 p.m., $15/$17. Slammin' Salmon: Fundraiser for Mejia for Mayor: With the Pamlico Sound, the Atoll, and Suzanna Champion and the Delivery, Wed., April 13, 7 p.m., $10/$22.
Boulder Theater eTown with Arlo Guthrie & Reed Foehl: Wed., April 20, 7 p.m., $22. Umphrey's McGee: Mon., July 4, 8 p.m.
Fillmore Auditorium Owl City: With Mat Kearney and Unwed Sailor, Sun., June 12, 6 p.m., $25/$28. Pretty Lights: Fri., Aug. 12, 7 p.m., $37.50.
Fox Theatre Statewide Emergency: With the Photo Atlas and West Water Outlaws, Sat., May 28, 8:30 p.m., $8/$10. Cormeal: Sat., May 7, 8:30 p.m., $12.50/$15.
Gothic Theatre The Pharcyde: With Hypnautic and Tef, Fri., April 29.
Invesco Field at Mile High Vans Warped Tour: With Against Me!, Less Than Jake, Relient K, August Burns Red, Asking Alexandra, the Devil Wears Prada, A Day to Remember, Attack Attack!, Gym Class Heroes and more, Fri., Aug. 5, noon, $34.50.
Larimer Lounge Dax Riggs: Fri., June 24, $12/$15.
Marquis Theater Young Widows: Fri., June 3.
Pepsi Center Sade: With John Legend, Thu., Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m., $49.50-$149.50.
Pikes Peak Center Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers: Fri., July 29, 8 p.m., $39.50-$59.50. The Temptations: Fri., May 6. Jimmie Van Zant: Fri., April 29.
Resale Concert Tickets
Red Rocks Amphitheatre 311: With Sublime with Rome, Tue., Aug. 16. Peter Gabriel: Featuring Gabriel classics arranged With the New Blood Orchestra, Mon., June 13, 8 p.m., $54.50-$149.50. My Morning Jacket: With Amos Lee, Thu., Aug. 4, 7:30 p.m., $36.50-$43.50. Pretty Lights: With Skream, Big Krit, Micheal Menert and Gramatik, Sat., Aug. 13, 6:30 p.m., $37.50. Steve Miller Band: With Buddy Guy, Sat., July 23, 7:30 p.m., $54.50-$64.50. Thievery Corporation: With Ghostland Observatory, Sun., Aug. 14, 6:30 p.m., $42.50. Widespread Panic: June 24-26, 7 p.m., $47.50.
Soiled Dove Underground Ryan Shupe & the Rubber Band: Thu., June 2.
Click through for a rundown of local radio show playlists
Dialed In: Local Radio Playlists
Here's what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. 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, which originates at KRFC and is re-broadcast all over Colorado, and The Colorado Wave, which is syndicated on a number of stations across the country.
LOCALS ONLY (KTCL) 03.27.11
My Body Sings Electric - "Living Proof" Heyday - "Fools Go Fallin'" Photo Atlas - "Paper Trail" Fulcrum - "On the Lash" Starting the Hearts - "Helmet Song" Young Cities - "At It Again" Chainsaw Love Affair - "Perfect Opportunity" Gromet - "Merrimack" Wheelchair Sports Camp - "I Smell Funk" Orange Lola - "Fall Out" Quitters Anonymous - "All Roads" Saving Daylight - "Love Is the Movement" Inactivists - "Keep Washing With Soap"
LOCAL SHAKEDOWN (RADIO 1190/KVCU) 03.25.11
Tarantella - "Esqueletos" Vonnegut - "Charleston Bettingham" Hindershot - "The Mark" The Sunshine House - "Untitled" phonebooks - "Cheree (Suicide Cover)" Safe Boating Is No Accident - "Boom Boom" Ukulele Loki's Gadabout Orchestra - "Wendel Hagerman" Several Girls Galore - "A Delicate Thing" Matson Jones - "Spring Fever" Pacific Pride - "Remember What She Said?" Emily Fehler - "On To You" Future Dust - "Cycle:Cycle" 4H Royalty - "Tires In A Landfill" Achille Lauro - "Cardboard Divas" Gauntlet Hair - "I Was Thinking..." Tantric Picasso - "5 Years (Old)" The Madhouse Act - "Summer Son"
COLORADO SOUND (KRFC) 03.26.11
Devotchka - "Contrabanda" Slim Cessna's Auto Club - "My Last Black Scarf" Bill Frisell - "Just Like A Woman" Bill Frisell - "Sub-Conscious Lee" Cabaret Diosa - "Banana Rum" Rainville - "Emma" Ego vs Id - "Hey Sarah" Della - "Anymore" Take to the Oars - "Vanishing Act" Gabrielle Louise - "Strange Summer Snow" Mollie O'Brien and Rich Moore - "Dead and Lonely" Euforquestra - "Tramba" Hot Rize - "Late In the Day" Stephen Stills - "As I Come of Age" Musketeer Gripweed - "River Callin'" Yonder Mountain String Band - "A Father's Arms" Broken Everlys - "My Troubled Ways" The David James Band - "Pobody's Nerfect" John McVey - "Lay Your Burden Down" Kinetix - "Let Me In" The String Cheese Incident - "Drive" Kenny Perkins - "Tiny Distraction" Wendy Woo - "Fade to Gray" Wendy Woo Trio - "I Don't Know" Peter Sommer - "Looks Like This"
MOUNTAIN HOMEGROWN SHOW (KQMT) 03.28.11
Scott Brainerd - "Terminal Empathy" The Sunshine House - "Crazy Horse (Bull Run)" The Sunshine House - "Et Al." Mixed Breed - "Deja Vu" Andy Hackbarth - "The Last Love Song" Melissa Ivey - "Carpe Diem (For Ray)" John Common & Blinding Flashes of Light - "Love Is a Shark" Chris Daniels & the Kings - "An American Tragedy" Superseed - "Remember Rock n' Roll" Romano Paoletti - "Can You Run" The Rouge - "Timebomb"
COLORADO WAVE 03.28.11
Hippie Tendencies - "Time Is Of The Essence" Lisa Bell - "Move On" The Patches Band - "Right's Not Me" Scott Von - "Sundays Comin'" String Cheese Incident - "Lester Had A Coconut" Stringbean & The Stalkers - "Pepper Shack" Hans York - "Safety Is Soulless" Chupacabra - "Soledad" David Francis - "Message" Rubber Planet - "Vortex" Beehive - "Garden" Pale Boy - "Chloe"
Click through for this week's top sellers
The Strokes' Angles, released last week on RCA, topped the charts at Twist & Shout and claimed the second spot at Independent Records. Chris Brown's latest effort, F.A.M.E., meanwhile, took the top spot at Independent Records, while Willie Wright's Telling the Truth came in first at Albums on the Hill and OFF!'s First Four EPs was the top seller at Wax Trax. The full breakdown is below.
Top Sellers - 3/27/11
01. Willie Wright - Telling the Truth
02. Phil Spector - Wall of Sound:The Very Best of Phil Spector
03. Lupe Fiasco - Lasers
04. The Strokes - Angles
05. Janelle Monae - Archandroid
06. Rise Against - End Game
07. DeVotchKa - 100 Lovers
08. Bruce Cockburn - Small Source of Comfort
09. Pharoahe Monche - W.A.R.(We Are Renegades)
10. Mountain Standard Time - Mountain Standard Time
01. Chris Brown - F.A.M.E.
02. The Strokes - Angles
03. Baby Bash - Bashtown
04. Adele - 21
05. Jennifer Hudson - I Remember Me
06. Wiz Khalifa - Black & Yellow
07. Lupe Fiasco - Lasers
08. Gucci Mane - Return of Mr. Zone 6
09. Bobby V - Fly on the Wall
10. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday
01. The Strokes - Angles
02. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
03. Joe Bonamassa - Dust Bowl
04. DeVotchKa - 100 Lovers
05. Adele - 21
06. Decemberists - The King is Dead
07. Rise Against - Endgame
08. Black Keys - Brothers
09. Florence & the Machine - Lungs
10. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
01. OFF! - First Four EPs
02. Bright Eyes - The People's Key
03. Earth - Angels of Darkness
04. Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie XX - We're New Here
05. Cult of Youth - Cult of Youth
06. The Fluid - Purplemetalflakemusic
07. Electric Wizard - Black Masses
08. Parts & Labor - Constant Future
09. Cave Singers - No Witch
09. Various Artists - Rocky Mountain Low
01. Dino, Tiesto & Mark Knight - "Beautiful World" (original club mix)
02. Fedde Le Grand - "Control Room" (original mix)
03. Deadmau5 - "HR 8938 Cephei" (original mix)
04. Gabriel Rocha - "Drunken Russian" (DJ PP edit)
05. Richard Dinsdale - "DJ, You've Got My Love" (original club mix)
06. Mark Knight - "Yalta Groove" (original club mix)
07. PHNTM & Umek - "Dead Space" (original club mix)
08. 123XYZ - "Groove Amigos" (original club mix)
09. Diddy - Dirty Money - "Coming Home featuring Skylar Grey" (Dirty South mix)
10. Supernova & Kevin Saunderson - "Beat Me Back" (original club mix)
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