Morrissey, Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube, Dinosaur Jr., Jackson Browne lead this week's shows

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Denver's summer concert season is proving to be every bit as hot as anticipated, and the fall is shaping up to be just as heated with new dates from Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg and E-40, who are due back in town at the end of August, followed by Rascal Flatts in September, Dinosaur Jr. in October and Morrisey and Jackson Browne in November. Page down for the full rundown on this week's new show announcements, as well as local radio playlists and the area's top album sellers.

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This Just In: New Concerts and On-Sale Dates

Former Smiths frontman Morrissey performs greatest hits from his catalogue as well as new, unreleased tunes at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Saturday, November 3. Kristeen Young opens the show. Tickets ($39.50-$75) for this one also go on sale this Saturday, June 23, at 10 a.m.

Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube and E-40 headline the KS Classic at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre on Friday, August 24. Tickets ($25-$100) go on sale this Saturday, June 23, at 10 a.m.

Dinosaur Jr. is coming to the Bluebird Theater on Monday, October 15. Tickets ($25-$30) go on sale this Saturday, June 23 at 10 a.m. M. Ward, touring in support of his latest effort, A Wasteland Companion, will be at the Boulder Theater on Friday, August 25. Tickets ($32/$35) go on sale this Friday, June 22 at 10 a.m.

Jackson Browne brings his acoustic tour to the Paramount Theatre on Wednesday, November 14. Playing guitar and piano, Browne will perform songs from his entire body of work, with varying set lists each night of the tour. Singer-songwriter and fiddle player Sara Watkins opens. Tickets ($49.50-$99.50) also go on sale this Friday, June 22 at 10 a.m.

Finally, Rascal Flatts has announced a date at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre with Little Big Town, Eli Young Band and Edens Edge on Saturday, September 8. Tickets ($25-$65) go on sale this Saturday, June 23 at 10 a.m.

Visit our newly revamped concert calendar for a complete rundown of all Denver/Boulder area concerts.


Dinosaur Jr: Mon., Oct. 15, 9 p.m., $25/$30. Donna the Buffalo: Thu., Aug. 9, 9 p.m., $23.50/$28. Good Gravy: Thu., Aug. 30, 9 p.m., $10/$15. STRFKR: With Onuinu, Sat., Oct. 27, 9 p.m., $15/$17.


Ethan Bortnick: With Kidz Bop Live!, Sun., Aug. 5, 6 p.m., $24.50-$49.50. M. Ward: Sat., Aug. 25, 9 p.m., $32/$35. The Motet: Performing Parliament-Funkadelic, Wed., Oct. 31, 9 p.m., $25/$30. A Tribute to Herbie Hancock: Featuring members of the Motet & Big Gigantic: Dominic Lalli, Dave Watts, Joey Porter, Garrett Sayers & Dan Schwindt, Fri., July 27, 8 p.m., $10.


The KS Classic: With Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, E-40 and more, Fri., Aug. 24, 7 p.m., $25-$100. Rascal Flatts: With Little Big Town, Eli Young Band & Edens Edge, Sat., Sept. 8, 7 p.m., $25-$65.


Morrissey: With Kristeen Young, Sat., Nov. 3, 8 p.m., $39.50-$75.


Legitimate Front: With Dechen Hawk, Sat., Aug. 25, $12.95. Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers: Fri., Aug. 31, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12. Shakedown Street: Performing Cornell University 5/8/77, Fri., Aug. 17, 8:30 p.m., $12/$14.


Benefit for Josh Lee: With eldren and the Epilogues, Fri., June 29, 9 p.m., $10. Kristen Schaal and Kurt Braunohler: With Abby Jordan., Wed., July 11, 8 p.m., $22. Morbid Angel: With Dark Funeral and Grave, Sun., Oct. 7, 7 p.m., $24/$27. Summergrind: With Leftover Crack, the Dwarves, Polkadot Cadaver, Stolen Babies, Potato Pirates, Frontside Five, Synthetic Elements, Speedwolf and more, Sat., Sept. 1, 4 p.m., $20/$40. Thee Oh Sees: With Ty Segall, Thu., Sept. 13, 9 p.m., $13/$16.


Fang Island: With Zechs Marquise, Wed., Aug. 1, 9 p.m., $10.50/$15.


DJ Paul Anthony: Sun., July 15, 8 p.m., $5. Rehab: With Moonshine Bandits, Fri., Sept. 21, 8 p.m., $14/$16. William Eillott Whitmore: Thu., Oct. 4. Within the Ruins: With Molotov Solution, Erra and Adestria, Mon., July 23, 7:30 p.m., $10.


The Motet: Performing Parliament-Funkadelic, Fri., Oct. 26, 9 p.m.; Sat., Oct. 27, 9 p.m., $25.75/2-day $45. Ryan Bingham: Sat., Sept. 29, 8 p.m., $25.


Alice Cooper: Fri., Nov. 23, 8 p.m., $39.50-$55. Jackson Browne: With Sara Watkins, Wed., Nov. 14, 8 p.m., $49.50-$99.50.


Allstar Weekend: With Honor Society and Alex Goot, Sun., July 29, 5:30 p.m., $20.


Jackopierce: Fri., Aug. 31, 8 p.m., $25-$35. Tony Lucca: With Justin Hopkins, Sat., Oct. 27, 8 p.m., $15. The Tubes: Featuring Fee Waybill, Thu., Oct. 25, 8 p.m., $25-$32.50.

Page down for this week's Local Radio Playlists

We're currently tracking the playlists from a number of different shows, including KTCL's Locals Only*, 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 this week.



Bop Skizzum - "Heavy Petting" Wheelchair Sports Camp - "Where We All Live" Convalescents - "She's a Gun" Fulcrum - "Princess" Cobary Jam - "Back in Action" Rose Hill Drive - "Psychoanalyst" Viretta - "Take It Down" Tommy & Tangerines - "Sam I Am" Wendy Woo Band - "Knowledge" Carbon Choir - "Love in Third Person" Buntron Smith - "Invitation"



Big Head Todd & The Monsters "Happiness Is" Rebel Tongue "Do For Love" Charlotte Sass "Not Alone" String Cheese Incident "Wake Up" Lumineers "Big Parade" Bonnie and the Beard "Open Water" The Congress "Distance" Railbenders "Whiskey Drinkin' Man" 12 Cents for Marvin "Social Suicide" Mesita "In A Life After" Danielle Ate the Sandwich "Faith In a Man" Chris Daniels & the Kings "Biggest Heartache on the Block" Leftover Salmon "Walkin Shoes" Shirley "4th of July" The Samples "Here and Somewhere Else" Drew Emmitt "Take the Long Way Home" Soundrabbit "September" The Jekylls "What I Want" The Heyday "Good Old Days" Coles Whalen "Paper Airplane" Hello Kavita "Colorado" The Say So "Safe to Say I'm a Mess" The Apples in Stereo "Nobody But You" SuCh (Su Charles) "Mesmerized" Spoke In Wordz "Sugar Pills" El Toro de la Muerte "Things In My Head" Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra "Zen and the Art of Samba"



Rey Feo - "Drive" Restless Heart - "Yesterday's News" Homebrew - "Fandango In Paris" Linda Purdy - "Radio Man Blues" Reverend Zen - "Don't Try To Tell Me" Double Down - "Whiskey Driver" Johnny Rhino Project - "Tired Of The Blues" Stoned Emotion - "Always Losing" Pairadeux - "Til I Surrender" Uman - "The Way To Peace" Bill Wright Band - "Cry Baby Sally" Cup A Jo - "On My Mind"

Click through for this week's Top Sellers

Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads

Rush's Clockwork Angels, released last week on Roadrunner, the band's first new album in five years, debuted at number one spots at Albums on the Hill and Twist & Shout, while coming in second at Independent Records. Usher's Looking 4 Myself, released last week on RCA, took the top spot at Independent Records. Off's self-titled disc stayed on top at Wax Trax.


01. Rush - Clockwork Angels
02. Tallest Man on the Earth - There's No Leaving Now
03. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - Here
04. Willie Nelson - Heroes
05. John Mayer - Born & Raised
06. Leftover Salmon - Aquatic Hitchhiker
07. Grace Potter & the Nocturnals - The Lion The Beast The Beat
08. Bodeans - American Made
09. Sigur Ros - Valtari
10. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Americana


01. Usher - Looking 4 Myself
02. Rush - Clockwork Angels
03. Tech N9NE Presents Steve Stone - Rollin' Stone
04. Waka Flocka Flame - Triple F Life
05. E-40 - Block Brochure Volumes 1, 2 &3
06. Big K.R.I.T. - Live From the Underground
07. Motion City Soundtrack - Go
08. Drake - Take Care
09. Curren$y - Stoned Immaculate
10. Gotye - Making Mirrors


01. Rush - Clockwork Angels
02. Grace Potter & the Nocturnals - The Lion The Beast The Beat
03. Metric - Synthetica
04. Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
05. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Americana
06. Lumineers - Lumineers
07. Jack White - Blunderbuss
08. Brandi Carlile - Bear Creek
09. Sigur Ros - Valtari
10. Trample by Turtles - Stars & Satellites


01. Off! - Off!
02. Various Artists - Moonrise Kingdom
03. Welcome Wagon - Precious Remedies Against Satans Devices
04. Tallest Man on the Earth - There's No Leaving Now
05. Wymond Miles - Under The Pale Moon
06. Patti Smith - Banga
07. My Bloody Valentine - EP's 1988-1991 08. Lungfish - ACR 1999 09. Joey Ramone - Ya Know?
10. Bouncing Souls - Comet


01. Avicii, Lenny Kravitz - "Superlove" (original mix)
02. Steve Angello, Max Vangeli, AN21 - "H8RS" (original mix)
03. Nicky Romero, ZROQ - "WTF!?" (original club mix)
04. Lee Cabrera, Thomas Gold, DJ PP - "Shake It (Move a Little Closer)" (DJ PP 2012 Terrace mix)
05. Keane, Alesso - "Silenced by the Night" (Alesso remix)
06. EDX, John Williams - "Give It Up for the Love" (original mix)
07. Sander Van Doorn - "Nothing Inside" (original mix)
08. Basto - "I Rave You" (original mix)
09. Phunk Investigation - "Critical" (original mix)
10. Finnebassen - "Touching Me" (original mix)


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