Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: Tyler, the Creator himself confirmed the two local Odd Future dates in October we mentioned, we also got word of the official onsale date for the three Ween shows we told you about, and learned Duran Duran is coming to the 1STBANK Center. On local radio, Gauntlet Hair, Pictureplane, Hollagramz and Bright Channel got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, Little Dragons, Kelly Rowland and Washed Out were this week's top sellers. Click through for a full rundown.
This Just In: New Concerts and On-sale Dates
As reported here last week, Odd Future, we've confirmed, is indeed coming to Colorado for one night at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, October 8, followed by a date at the Ogden Theatre the next night, Sunday, October 9. Tickets for the Fox ($25) and tickets for the Ogden ($25.75-$28) both go on sale this Saturday, August 6.
We also told you about a trio of dates Ween will be playing at the Fillmore Auditorium for New Year's weekend, beginning on Thursday, December 29 and culminating on Saturday, December 31. Tickets for the December 29 and 30 shows are $37.50 in advance and $40 at the door while the New Year's Eve show is $75 in advance and $80 at the door. There's also a three-day VIP ticket available for $250. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 5 at 10 a.m.
Finally, we've received word that Duran Duran is coming to the 1STBANK Center with Neon Trees on Tuesday, October 4. Reserved seats ($39.50-$125) go on sale on Friday, August 5 at 10 a.m.
The Boxer Rebellion: With Canon Blue, Wed., Nov. 2, 8 p.m., $15. Imelda May: Fri., Oct. 14. Mates of State: Sun., Nov. 13. Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers: With Jon McLaughlin and Graham Colton, Fri., Dec. 2.
eTown with Abigail Wiashburn and Jimmie Dale Gilmore & The Wronglers: Wed., Sept. 7, 6 p.m., $20. Poor Boyz Triple Threat Tour: Featuring the Grand Bizarre. With DJ Hathbanger and Daywalker, Tue., Oct. 4, 7 p.m., $14/$17. Rocky Mountain Grateful Dead Revue: Featuring Rob Eaton of Dark Star Orchestra, Fri., Aug. 26, $12.50.
Cecilo & Kapono: Thu., Sept. 8. Stones Throw 15th Anniversary Party: With Peanut Butter Wolf, Mayer Hawthorne and J Rocc, Fri., Aug. 26.
"Weird Al" Yankovic: Tue., Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m., $29.75-$49.75
The Airbone Toxic Event: Sun., Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m., $22.50/$25. Ween: Dec. 29-31, 9 p.m., $37.50-$80/VIP 3-day $250.
Blitzen Trapper: With Dawes, Mon., Nov. 7. The Magic Beans: With Eminence Ensemble and Technicolor Tone Factory, Sat., Aug. 27, 8:30 p.m. Alexi Murdoch: Wed., Oct. 26, 8:30 p.m., $20/$25. Murs: With Tabi Bonney, Ski Beatz & The Seneis, McKenzie Eddy, Sean O'Connell and Da$h, Sat., Nov. 5, 9 p.m., $18.50/$20. Odd Future: Sat., Oct. 8, 8:30 p.m., $25. OTT: Thu., Oct. 13, 9 p.m., $16.50/$20. Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers: With Jon McLaughlin and Graham Colton, Thu., Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m., $16/$18.
Tab Benoit: Sat., Nov. 5, 9 p.m., $20/$24. Nathaniel Rateliff: With Fairchildren, Fri., Nov. 25, 8 p.m., $15.
: Sat., Aug. 27.Devin Townsend:
Sat., Oct. 22, 8 p.m., $15.
Wed., Oct. 12, $10/$12
Sun., Oct. 9, 9 p.m., $25.75-$28.
Zac Brown Band:
Mon., Sept. 5, 7:30 p.m., $44.50-$59.50.
Featuring Andy McKee, Stephen Bennett and Antoine Dufour, Wed., Oct. 12.Shelby Lynne:
Tue., Oct. 25.Over the Rhine:
Oct. 6-7.Ian Tyson:
Fri., Sept. 30.
The AP Tour:
With Four Year Strong, Gallows, Title Fight, the Swellers and Sharks, Sat., Oct. 29, 6 p.m., $15.Down:
Tue., Sept. 6, 7 p.m., $25
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
Married in Berdichev - Wait Tulip Wars - Fire Night of Joy - Take Me to Your Dealer Plastic Children - Acid Dreams Sin Desires Marie - The One She Likes Cougarpants - Lupinar Pillow Garden - Feather Anchor for a Tidal Yawn The Manxx - Call of the Wild Mariposa - Oil Spills Last Eyes - Burnout Bury My Bones - Side of the Bed Christina the Hun - Big Ominous Monsters Rachel Pollard - Alexandria Bright Channel - Howler The Outfit - Washed Out Porlolo - Saw Your Head Hearts in Space - Hearts in Harmony Hollagramz - 4.44 The Madhouse Act - The Great Liberator Patrick Lee - The Key Pictureplane - Body Mod - Thee Physical Gauntlet Hair - Top Bunk R E A L M A G I C - Crip Tics Wave Woodsman - Insects
Tim Hanauer - Answer Me Jill Stevenson - Show You Xiren - Butterflies Mike Banta - Word Breakaway - 10,000 People Jude Johnstone - Hard Lessons Iko Iko - The Flood Brother Love - Summertime Lorraine Devon Wilke - You Say I Say Dave Preston - Alone Cheryl Branz - Flip Flops Preston Swift - Cockledoodledoo Christopher Jak - Something
Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads
While people were buying Amy Winehouse around the country, it wasn't necessarily the case locally. Although the late singer's Back to Black did garner the number two spot at Twist & Shout, it didn't crack the top ten at other local record stores. Number one spots included Little Dragon's Ritual Union at Albums on the Hill, Kelly Rowland's Here I Am at Independent Records, Adel's 21 at Twist & Shout, and Washed Out's Within and Without at Wax Trax.
01. Little Dragon - Ritual Union
02. All Shall Perish - This is Where it Ends
03. Elephant Revival - Break in the Clouds
04. Adele - 21
05. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
06. They Might Be Giants - Join Us
07. Chris Thile & Michael Daves - Sleep With One Eye Open
08. Washed Out - Within and Without
09. Bon Iver - Bon Iver
10. Dawnes - Nothing is Wrong
01. Kelly Rowland - Here I Am
02. Jay Rock - Follow Me Home
03. Bad Meets Evil - Hell: The Sequel
04. Tech N9NE - All 6's & 7's
05. DJ Khaled - We the Best Forever
06. Sublime With Rome - Yours Truly
07. Big Sean - Finall Famous: The Album
08. Lloyd - King of Hearts
09. Project Pat - Loud Pack
10. Wu-Tang - Legendary Weapons
01. Adele - 21
02. Amy Winehouse - Back to Black
03. Rosanne Cash - Essential
04. Bon Iver - Bon Iver
05. Various Artists - Rave On Buddy Holly
06. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Revelator
07. Rosanne Cash - List
08. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
09. John Butler - Live at Red Rocks
10. Eddie Vedder - Ukulele Songs
01. Washed Out - Within and Without
02. Battles - Gloss Drop
03. Pictureplane - Thee Physical
04. OFF! - First Four EPs
05. My Morning Jacket - Circuital
06. Beastie Boys - Hot Sauce Committee Part 2
07. Gillian Welch - The Harrow and the Harvest
08. Cults - Cults
09. Danger Mouse - Rome
10. Handsome Furs - Sound Kapital
01. Florence & the Machine - "You've Got the Love" (Mark Knight mix)
02. Jon Rundell - "Knick Knack" (original mix)
03. Deetron - "Starblazer" (original mix)
04. Arty - "Around the World" (original mix)
05. Mogua & Afrojack - "Bangduck" (Mogui remix)
06. Butch - "Big Futt" (original mix)
07. Oliver $ - "Doin' Ya Thang" (original mix)
08. Mord Fustang - "Magic Trooper" (original mix)
09. Alex Kenji, Starkillers, Nadia Ali - "Pressure" (Alesso mix)
10. Joey Negro, Z Factor, Luigi Rocca - "Keep on Jumpin'" (Luigi Rocca mix)
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