Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In September, Beirut hits the Fillmore and Lindsay Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac is slated for a date at DU's Gates Concert Hall, followed by Chromeo, who's due back in Denver in October for a return date at the Ogden after a stellar set at the Westword Music Showcase last month. On local radio, The Pirate Signal, Bonnie and the Clydes, Conjugal Visits and Potcheen got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, Gillian Welch's latest claimed the top spots at Twist & Shout and Albums on the Hill, while Tech N9NE continued to dominate at Independent Records. Click through for a full rundown.
This Just In: New Concerts and On-sale Dates
Beirut, fronted by Zach Condon, will be at the Fillmore on Wednesday, September 28 as part of the group's first national tour in four years in support of The Rip Tide, the band's third full-length, slated for an August 30 release on Pompeii Records. General admission tickets ($27.50 advance and $30 day of show) are on sale now.
Fleetwood Mac frontman Lindsay Buckingham visits DU's Gates Concert Hall on Wednesday, September 14, in support of his new solo album, Seeds We Sow, due in stores September 6. Tickets ($39.50-$95) go on sale Monday, July 11 at 10 a.m. at the Newman Center box office, online or by phone at 303-871-7720.
After a killer set at Westword's Music Showcase, Chromeo returns to the area for a gig at the Ogden Theatre on Friday, October 7, with Mayer Hawthorne & the County. Tickets ($35) go on sale Saturday 9 at 10 a.m.
The Album Leaf: Wed., Oct. 5, 8 p.m., $13-$15. Cracker: With Camper Van Beethoven, Sat., Aug. 13. CSS: Thu., Oct. 13 Mike Doughty & His Band Fantastic: With Moon Hooch, Tue., Nov. 1, 8 p.m., $25. Mayhem: Wed., Nov. 30. Stockholm Syndrome: Sat., Aug. 6.
The Gathering: Featuring Grouch & Eligh, Thu., Aug. 18 Ky-Mani Marly: Fri., Aug. 19.
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic: Sat., Aug. 13.
Beruit: Wed., Sept. 28, 8 p.m., $27.50/$30.
Cold War Kids: Oct. 28-29. The Cool Kids: Tue., Aug. 2. The David Mayfield Parade: Fri., Aug. 5. Glowing House: Sat., Aug. 6.
Broken Image: Sun., Aug. 14.
The Grownup Noise: Thu., Aug. 11, $6. Ty Segall: With Mikal Cronin, Thu., Oct. 6, $10.
Imagine Dragons: Wed., Aug. 31, 9 p.m. Purity Ring: With Candy Claws, Sat., Aug. 27, 9 p.m. Run Run Run: Mon., Oct. 3, $8/$10.
Evaline: Tue., Aug. 16. Metal Arise! Tour: Tue., Aug. 23. This Century: Mon., Aug. 1
The David Mayfield Parade: With Getting Better, Lil' Thunder and In Due Time, Sat., Aug. 6, $5 Eldren: With Petals of Spain, Sugarwall and The Whale, Fri., Aug. 19, $5 Havok: With Extreme Turbo Smash Fatality and The Sex, Thu., Aug. 4, $5
Lindsay Buckingham: Wed., Sept. 14, 8 p.m., $39.50-$95.
Chromeo: Fri., Oct. 7. Cut Copy: Tue., Oct. 4. Gomez: Thu., Sept. 22. Ladytron: Sat., Oct. 1. VibeSquad: Sat., Sept. 24. Young Jeezy: Tue., Aug. 23, 8 p.m.
Suzy Bogguss: Wed., July 20 Kerry Pastine's Tribute to Patsy Cline: With Ethyl & the Regulars, Sat., Sept. 10. Jimmy LaFave: Wed., Aug. 24. Night Ranger (acoustic): Tue., July 19 Robin Nolan with the Hot Club of Boulder: Sun., Aug. 14.
Misfits: With Juicehead, Sun., Oct. 9, 7 p.m., $17.50/$20. Molotov: Tue., Sept. 13, 8 p.m., $28.50/$32.50.
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 unavailable
DB & the Catastrophe - "Waiting" The Pirate Signal - "It's Get Busy Time Child" Instant Empire - "Marco Polo" Tennis - "Marathon" Fulcrum - "Living the Dream" Young Cities - "At It Again" Sofo - "Passing Signs" Raven & the Writing Desk - "Walk in the Water" Calling Out West - "Waiting My Whole Life" The Gamits - "No One Cares Why Should I" Jeremy Flood - "Terrible Light" The Chain Gang of 1974 - "A Matter of Time"
The Apples in Stereo - "Energy" Beast - "Spaceman" Rene Marie - "White Rabbit" DeVotchKa - "100 Other Lovers" Zach Heckendorf - "Tye Dye March" Dave Sonner - "Come Clean" Patti Fiasco - "Nobody's Girl" Slim Cessna's Auto Club - "Cranston" Monroe Monroe - "Engines Will Come" David Williams and the Flatirons - "The Missouir Queen" Julie Hoest - "Hot Time In the Old Town Tonight" Bonnie and The Clydes - "Do I Ever Cross Your Mind?" Jim Stranahan - "When the Funk Hits the Fan" The String Cheese Incident - "One Step Closer" Kyle Hollingsworth - "Let's Go Outside" Jon Snodgrass - "Remember My Name" Jami Lunde - "Time Will Tell" John Common - "Same Scar" Wendy Woo Band - "Unwind" Nathen Maxwell & the Original Bunny Gang - "Stick To My Guns" 12 Cents for Marvin - "Russian Roulette (Tragedy Version)" Rorey Carroll - "Northern Bred" Rob Roper - "Me" Three Twins Broadband - "How Could You Not" Three Twins Broadband - "I Always Cry at the Movies" Ricky Sweum - "Pulling Your Own Strings"
Candy Claws - snowy shores Ideal Father - tokyo gore police Glass Hits - Exit Strategies Earth Wind and Fire - September Accordian Crimes - SXSI Lion Sized - Lost Limbs Git Some - A Not So Subtle Reminder The Orange Tomes - Ooga Booga The Astronauts - Movin' The Orange-Tomes - The Ballad of the Empire State The Down - The Curse Dirty Dives - Lo Rides Night of Joy - John Candy The Omens - I Need Your Love The Omens - Look Away Lust Cats of the Gutter - Cemetery The Cramps - It's Mighty Crazy Vitamins - Mitochondria Conjugal Visits - Bruised From the Hip - Party Girl EP Conjugal Visits - Black and Blue - Party Girl EP
The New Dialectic - What Is There Paris Luna - No Good For Me Subvocal - Judi Honky Tonk Hangovers - The Train Bland and Wicks - Asian Eyes Paul Moran - Somewhere I've Never Been Potcheen Folk Band - Molly Anne Beehive - Pretty Little Thieves Liz Barnez - Time Will Do The Talking Be Thou My Vision - Homeland Lara Herscovitch - Another Year Bettys Not A Vitamin - Home
Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads
Gillian Welch's The Harrow & the Harvest, released last week on Acony, debuted at the top spots at both at Albums on the Hill and Twist & Shout, while Tech N9NE's All 6's & 7's came in first again at Independent Records.
01. Gillian Welch - The Harrow & The Harvest
02. Bon Iver - Bon Iver
03. Shabazz Palaces - Black Up
04. Set Your Goals - Burning at Both Ends
05. Shannon McNally - Western Ballad
06. Various Artists - Rave on Buddy Holly
07. 13 & God - Own Your Ghost
08. Taking Back Sunday - Taking Back Sunday
09. Big Sean - Finally Famous
10. Thursday - No Devotion
01. Tech N9NE - All 6's & 7's
02. Big Sean - Finally Famous
03. Bad Meets Evil - Hell: The Sequel
04. Curren$y - Weekend at Burnie's
05. Beyonce - 4
06. Chris Brown - F.A.M.E.
07. Foster the People - Torches
08. Adele - 21
09. Jill Scott - Light of the Sun
10. Wiz Khalifa - Rolling Papers
01. Gillian Welch - Harrow the Harvest
02. Bon Iver - Bon Iver
03. Various Artists - Rave On Buddy Holly
04. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Revelator
05. Adele - 21
06. Thievery Corporation - Culture of Fear
07. Neil Young - A Treasure
08. Jill Scott - Light of the Sun
09. Widespread Panic - Colorado Springs 10/20/98
10. My Morning Jacket - Circuital
01. Florence & the Machine - "You've Got the Love" (Mark Knight mix)
02. Oliver $ - "Doin' Ya Thang" (original mix)
03. Nadia Ali & Starkillers - "Pressure" (Alesso mix)
04. Truelove - "Rock the Casbah" (original mix)
05. Butch - "Big Futt" (original mix)
06. Sebastien Leger - "Polymod" (original mix)
07. Joris Voorn - "Together" (original mix)
08. David Guetta - "Little Bad Girl" (instrumental club version)
09. Fedde Le Grand - "Metrum" (original club mix)
10. Zedd - "Dovregrubben" (original mix)