While things are slowing down a bit somewhat with summer concert announcements, the fall show season is beginning to shape up nicely with new shows from (updated) Mumford & Sons, a trio of dates with Brother Ali in October, as well as the Melvins Lite and Henry Rollins in September and an October date with Los Lobos frontman David Hidalgo and guitarist Marc Ribot. 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
Mumford & Sons are due for a pair of Colorado dates on Tuesday, August 28 at Red Rocks and Saturday, September 1 at Jazz Aspen Snowmass Festival. Presale tickets go on sale tomorrow at noon via the band's website, while the public onsale is this Friday, June 29.
Brother Ali, who was arrested last week at an Occupy Homes protest in Minneapolis, returns to the area for three shows: Thursday, October 11 at the Aggie Theatre ($15 tickets go on sale Friday, June 29), Friday, October 12 at the Bluebird ($20/$25 tickets go on sale on Saturday, June 30) and Saturday, October 13 at the Fox Theatre ($15/$18 tickets go on sale on Friday, June 29).
Henry Rollins visits the Paramount Theatre on Friday, September 21 as part of his election season Capitalism Tour that hits all fifty state capitals, starting September 6 in Honolulu and wrapping on the eve of the Presidential election at the 9:30 Club in the nation's capital. Tickets ($25-$34.50) go on sale on Friday, June 29 at 10 a.m.
Melvins Lite, a trio version of the Melvins that includes King Buzzo, Dale Crover and Trevor Dunn (of Mr. Bungle and Fantomas), hits the Bluebird Theater on Wednesday, September 12, as part of a fifty-state tour. The trio also just released Freak Puke on the Ipecac imprint.
Los Lobos' frontman David Hildago and guitarist Marc Ribot, who's played a ton of folks including Tom Waits and Elvis Costello, team up for a show at the L2 Arts and Culture Center on Tuesday, October 23. Tickets ($30/$32) go on sale tomorrow, June 27 at 10 a.m.
Brother Ali: Blank Tape Beloved, Homeboy Sandman, DJ Sosa, The ReMINDers, Thu., October 11, $15
Alejandro Escovedo and The Sensitive Boys: With Jesse Malin, Tue., Aug. 28, 8 p.m., $23/$25. Brother Ali: With Blank Tape Beloved, Homeboy Sandman with DJ Sosa and The ReMINDers, Fri., Oct. 12, 9 p.m., $20/$25. Churchill: Sat., Sept. 29, 9 p.m., $10/$15. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit: Tue., Aug. 28, 8 p.m., $20/$25. Melvins Lite: Wed., Sept. 12, 8 p.m., $15/$17. Washed Out: Wed., Aug. 8, 8 p.m., $22.50/$25.
Dr. Dog: With Cotton Jones, Tue., Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m., $17.50/$20. Old 97's: Mon., Sept. 10, 7 p.m., $20/$23.
Allen Stone: Wed., Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m., $15.50. Brother Ali: With Blank Tape Beloved, Homeboy Sandman, DJ Sosa and The Reminders, Sat., Oct. 13, 8:30 p.m., $15/$18. Hot Soup: With Lo' Down on the Mothership, Sat., Aug. 18, 8:30 p.m., $8.
Calibrate Me: With Fulcrum, Rue, Taking Canyon, Sat., July 21, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Golden Ticket: Faces Of Radio, Synergy, Avenues & Reservoirs, Wed., July 4, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Sublingual: With Coupstick, Any Known Sin, Reskewd, Metalstorm, Sat., Aug. 11, 8 p.m., $8/$10. Zapp Band: Sat., Aug. 4, 8 p.m., $25/$30.
Little Hurricane: With In the Whale and Bellowers, Wed., Aug. 8, 9 p.m., $10. Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles: With Lindsay and the Lost Caravan, Sun., Aug. 5, 9 p.m., $8. Stang Gappa: With Wandering Natives, Sat., July 28, 9 p.m., $6.
Champagne Champagne: With the Knux, Sat., Sept. 8, 9 p.m., $12/$15. Gardens & Villa: Sat., Sept. 22, 9 p.m., $10/$13. I Break Horses: Sun., Sept. 9, 9 p.m., $11/$13. Paperhead: Tue., July 31, 9 p.m., $8/$10. Snake Rattle Rattle Snake: Sun., Aug. 5, 2 p.m., $10/$13. ZZ Ward: Sat., July 21, 9 p.m., $10/$15.
David Hidalgo and Marc Ribot: Tue., Oct. 23, 8 p.m., $30/$32.
Alexz Johnson: With Reviving Cecilia, Von Grey, Fri., Aug. 10, 9 p.m., $10-$12/VIP Meet & Greet $25. Black Square: With the A-OKs and Dendrites, Thu., Aug. 2, 9 p.m., $5. Dimmer Switch: With Lost Direction, Quantum Force, Vivid Fation, Sat., July 14, 9 p.m., $7. The Namesakes: With Pikes, Transverse Waves, Sat., July 21, 9 p.m., $5. Polarization: With Mouth of the Serpent, Wed., Aug. 8, 9 p.m., $5/$7. Redline Chemistry: With Otherwise, Cruz, Stars of Boulevard, Tue., July 24, 9 p.m., $10/$13
Henry Rollins: Fri., Sept. 21, 8 p.m., $25-$34.50.
Mumford & Sons: Tuesday, August 28, 8 p.m.
Circa Survive: With Touche Amore, Balance and Composure and O'Brother, Tue., Oct. 16, $20/$22.
Abigail Washburn: Sat., Oct. 27, 8 p.m., $22/$24 Hot Club of Cowtown: Sat., Sept. 8, 8 p.m., $20/$22. Jim Kweskin: Sat., Nov. 3, 8 p.m., $20/$22.
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.
Overcasters - "Storm of Crows" Reno Divorce - "Lover's Leap" Modern Ruin - "Into the Sound" Places - "Doesn't Matter What I Say" Beats Noir - "Is This the End..." MTHDS - "Party" Matt Nasi Band - "Measure" Katy McAllister - "High Horse" Trixie Fender - "I'm Loving Me" Genre Theory - "Alone" Elway - "Passing Days" Last Castrato - "Body in the Basement"
Mickey Gasbarre & His Secret Band - I'll Be Around Erica Brown Band - The Weight Nation - And Your Bird Can Sing David Booker - Your Feets Too Big KanaWormz - Spirit In The Sky Mickey Gasbarre & Justin Horenstein - Nature's Way Rise - Imagine Chris Daniels & The Kings - Mama Told Me Not To Come Michael Monroe - Peace Train Tempa & The Tantrums - Chain Of Fools Interstate Cowboy - Take The A Train Reed Foehl - Turn Your Lights Down Low
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