New Colorado Concerts: Kreayshawn at the Fox, Sleigh Bells at the Boulder Theater and more

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New week, more new shows: Kreayshawn at the Fox Theatre, Sleigh Bells returns to Colorado for a date at the Boulder Theater, the week before Matisyahu. After a stellar performance at this Westword's Music Showcase earlier this summer, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe returns to the Ogden for its annual Halloween Extravaganza with Z-Trip, and MartyParty throws down at the Fox. Keep reading for the full rundown, plus get local-radio specialty-show playlists and the week's top album sales in local record stores.

This Just In: New Concerts and On-Sale Dates

Oakland-based rapper Kreayshawn hits the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, December 5. General admission tickets ($20/$23) go on sale on Friday, August 24 at 10 a.m.

Sleigh Bells also hit the Boulder Theater with AraabMuzik on Monday, October 22. General admission tickets ($23) are on sale now.

Touring in support of his new album,Spark Seeker, Matisyahu headlines the Boulder Theater on Wednesday, October 15. General admission tickets ($25) go on sale on Friday, August 24 at 10 a.m.

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe returns to the Ogden for the group's annual Halloween extravaganza on October 31 with Z-Trip. General admission tickets ($32.50) go on sale on Saturday, August 25 at 10 a.m.

MartyParty (aka Martin Folb) brings his big bass dubstep-meets-hip-hop show to the Fox Theatre on Saturday, October 27. General admission tickets ($16/$18) go on sale on Friday, August 24 at 10 a.m.


The Denver Twist: Presented by Elm And Oak, Sun., Sept. 9, 9 p.m.; Thu., Oct. 18, 9 p.m., $5/21+ free before 9 p.m.
Thomas Dolby: Tue., Oct. 23, 8 p.m., $25.75/$30.
Zoogma: With SunSquabi, Human Agency, Thu., Oct. 25, 9 p.m., $12.50/$15.


Matisyahu: Mon., Oct. 15, 7 p.m., $25. Sleigh Bells: With AraabMuzik, Mon., Oct. 22, 7 p.m., $23.


Aer: With Yonas, Thu., Oct. 25, 9 p.m., $13/$16. DJ Premier vs. Pete Rock: With MU$A, Sat., Sept. 22, 9 p.m., $25/$30. Juno What?!: With Bedrockk, Fri., Sept. 28, 9 p.m., $12/$15. The White Panda: With Sound Remedy, Wed., Oct. 3, 9 p.m., $15/$20.


Beats Antique: With Zion I, Minnesota and Lynx, Sat., Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m., $27.50/$30. Gramatik: Sat., Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m., $25.


Aer: With Yonas, Sun., Oct. 28, 8:30 p.m., $15/$17. Greensky Bluegrass: Thu., Oct. 18, 8:30 p.m., $13/$16. Juno What?!: Thu., Sept. 27, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12. Kreayshawn: Wed., Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m., $20/$23.


MarchFourth Marching Band: With MTHDS and Bop Skizzum, Sat., Oct. 27, 9 p.m., $18/$20.


The Corin Tucker Band: With the Intelligence, Sat., Oct. 6, 9 p.m., $12. David Bazan Band: Performing Pedro The Lion's Control, Sat., Nov. 3, 9 p.m., $12-$14. Deerhoof: With Buke and Gase, Raleigh Moncrief, Tue., Sept. 25, 9 p.m., $15. El Ten Eleven: Fri., Oct. 12, 9 p.m., $12-$14. Lost in the Trees: With Midtown Dickens, Wed., Oct. 17, 9 p.m., $10. Sea Wolf: With Hey Marseilles, Tue., Oct. 9, 9 p.m., $12-$14. Tilly & the Wall: Fri., Nov. 2, 9 p.m., $15.


DrFameus: Featuring Allen Aucoin of Disco Biscuits, Fri., Oct. 19, 9 p.m., $10-$15. Eyes Lips Eyes: Thu., Nov. 15, 9 p.m., $8/$10. Hi-Strung: With Drainbabies, Holley 750 and Gestapo Pussy Ranch, Sun., Sept. 23, 6 p.m., $8. Old Man Markley: Sat., Oct. 20, 9 p.m., $10.75/$15. The Soft Moon: Fri., Oct. 26, 9 p.m., $10/$12. The Supervillains: Sun., Sept. 9, 8 p.m., $12.50/$16.


Woe, Is Me: With Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!, Secrets, Capture The Crown, the Seeking, Sat., Nov. 24, 6 p.m., $13/$15.


Homeowners: With Camille Bloom, Hector Anchondo, Fri., Sept. 21, 9 p.m., $5/$10. Psychostick: Sun., Sept. 9, 9 p.m., $10/$15.


Karl Denson's Tiny Universe: With Z-Trip, Wed., Oct. 31, 8 p.m., $32.50/$35. Mayer Hawthorne: With Harlan, Sat., Oct. 20, $20/$25. Streetlight Manifesto: Sat., Nov. 17. The Faint: Thu., Nov. 8.


Clannad: Tue., Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m., $29.50-$69.50.


Motionless in White: With Chelsea Grin, Stick to Your Guns, Crown the Empire, Upon a Burning Body, Tue., Dec. 11, 6 p.m., $16/$18.


The Black Lillies: With Betse Ellis of the Wilders, Fri., Nov. 9, 8 p.m., $16/$18. Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience: Sat., Sept. 29, 8 p.m., $17/$19.

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.



Regret Night - "LIE" Codec - "Sunlight" The Royal - "My Name" Eldren - "Hug Rabbit" Photo Atlas - "Shakin' in My Skin" Gauntlet Hair - "Righteous Black" Fingers of the Sun - "The Leaves Were So Green" The Don'ts & Be Carefuls - "The Still Favorites" Perfect Like Me - "A Life of Dying" Calibrate Me - "2 Years After" Autumn Burn - "Wasted" Talk All Night - "Bric-a-Brac"



Big Head Todd & The Monsters - "Bittersweet" Reckless Red - "Cold Black Devil" Strip the Stars - "The Simple Things" Black Postcards - "Inception" Places - "The Fire" J. Carey - "Sorry" The Love Royale - "Come Over" Dianne Reeves - "Afro Blue" Jon Boland - "Top Hat" Longest Day Of The Year - "Took All Winter" J. Shogren - "Hand Grenade" Bill Frisell - "Baba Drame" Dave Beegle - "Monsters" Petals of Spain - "What It Is" John Oates - "Come Back Baby" Fool For A Song - "Serenade" Almost Legends - "Chaperone" Reverend Hooch - "Gray Skies" Ryan Dart - "Arizona" The Subdudes - "Morning Glory" The Fray - "The Fighter" Basheba Earth - "Galatik Luv" Hazel Miller Band - "Time After Time" Chris Kennison - "If I Only Had A Brain"



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"

Click through for this week's Top Sellers

Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads

Anastasis, Dead Can Dance's first album in sixteen years, debuted at the top spot at both Twist & Shout and Wax Trax while Slightly Stoopid's Top of the World, released last week on Stoopid Records, took the top spot at Albums on the Hill and 2 Chainz's Based On A T.R.U. Story was tops at Independent Records.


01. Slightly Stoopid - Top of the World
02. Old Crow Medicine Show - Carry Me Back
03. Elephant Revival - Break in the Clouds
04. Citizen Cope - One Lovely Day
05. Kottonmouth Kings - Mile High
06. Jimmy Cliff - Rebirth
07. Blackberry Smoke - Whippoorwill
08. Passion Pit - Gossamer
09. Aesop Rock - Skelethon
10. Nas - Life is Good


01. 2 Chainz - Based on a T.R.U. Story
02. Insane Clown Posse - The Mighty Death Pop!
03. Rick Ross - God Forgives, I Don't
04. Kottonmouth Kings - Mile High
05. In This Moment - Blood
06. Slightly Stoopid - Top of the World
07. Wiz Khalifa - Work Hard, Play Hard
08. Drake - Take Care
09. Tyga - Careless World: Rise of the Last King
10. 10 Years - Minus the Machine


01. Dead Can Dance - Anastasis
02. Lumineers - Lumineers
03. Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
04. Jack White - Blunderbuss
05. Old Crow Medicine Show - Carry Me Back
06. Slightly Stoopid - Top of the World
07. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - Here
08. Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - Between the Ditches
09. Wombats - Wombats Present:Modern Glitch
10. Of Monsters and Men - My Head Is An Animal


01. Dead Can Dance - Anastasis
02. OM - Advaitic Songs
03. Joy Subtraction - The Essential Joy Subtraction
04. Melvins Lite - Freak Puke
05. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
06. The Gaslight Anthem - Handwritten
07. Baroness - Yellow and Green
08. A Place to Bury Strangers - Worship
09. Turbonegro - Sexual Harassment
10. Speedwolf - Ride with Death


01. Wankelmut, Asaf Avidan - "One Day/Reckoning Song" (Wankelmut remix)
02. Hard Rock Sofa, Swanky Tunes - "Here We Go" (original mix)
03. Tiesto, Max Vangeli, AN21 - "People of the Night" (original mix)
04. Solomun - "Kackvogel" (original mix)
05. David Guetta, Daddy's Groove - "Turn the Lights Down" (David Guetta rework)
06. Crystal Waters, Musique Boutique - "Gypsy Woman" (Gianni Coletti, Keejay Freak Remix)
07. Technasia - "Heart of Flash" (original mix)
08. Julio Bashmore - "Au Seve" (original mix)
09. Dyro, Ansol - "Top of the World" (original mix)
10. Green Velvet, Pleasurekraft - "Skeleton Key" (original mix)


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