Scottish synth pop act Chvrches, who released its debut, The Bones of What You Believe, in September, is set to headline the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, April 24. Tickets for the show are $25.75, and go on sale this Friday, December 13. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week and to see what songs were played on local radio this past week and what's selling at local record stores.
After sharing a bill with the National at Red Rocks this past fall, Local Natives are slated to return to Mile High City for a show at the Ogden Theatre on Saturday, April 26. Tickets are $25.75, and go on sale this Friday, December 13.
Jennifer Nettels of Sugarland is preparing to embark on a solo tour, a jaunt that will bring her to Denver for a date at the Paramount Theatre on Saturday, March 22. Tickets for show range from $45-$65, and go on sale this Friday, December 13, at 10 a.m.
San Diego's Rocket From the Crypt, who reunited last year for this year's Riot Fest, are due at the Summit Music Hall on Saturday, February 1. Tickets range from $25-$28, and go on sale this Thursday, December 12 at 12 p.m.
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, who visit these parts often, return to the Boulder Theater for a Ray Charles Boogaloo Dance Party on Saturday, February 22 with special guest Zach Deputy. Tickets ($22.50/$25) are on sale now.
Keep reading for more upcoming shows
Rehab: Fri., Feb. 7, 8 p.m., $12/$14.
Cash'd Out (Johnny Cash tribute): Sat., Feb. 22, 8 p.m., $15.50/$20. The Dirty Dozen Brass Band: With Pimps of Joytime, Thu., Feb. 27, 9 p.m.; Fri., Feb. 28, 9 p.m., $18/$23. LG Group Showcase: Featuring Wuki with Vinnie Maniscalco, CRL CRRL, Thu., Jan. 9, 9 p.m., $10/$12. RJD2: With DJ Chonz, Fri., Jan. 31, 9 p.m.; Sat., Feb. 1, 9 p.m., $22-$25. Rubedo: Feat. Ikey Owens of The Mars Volta. With The Other Black, I Sank Molly Brown, Sat., Jan. 25, 9 p.m., $10/$12.
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe: Presenting "A Ray Charles Boogaloo DAnce Party." With Zach Deputy, Sat., Feb. 22, 9 p.m., $22.50/$25. Leftapalooza: Featuring Rush Archives, Eclipse & Hey Lady!, Fri., Jan. 10, 8:30 p.m., $10.
Brillz: Sat., Jan. 25, 8:30 p.m., $16/$18. Twisted: With Hallucinogen Live with Joe Russo, Raja Ram DJ Set and Prometheus Live, Fri., May 9, 8:30 p.m., $20/$22. The Werks: Fri., April 4, 8:30 p.m., $13/$15.
Cowboy Mouth: Fri., Feb. 21, 9 p.m., $25.
Angel Osen: Mon., March 10, $12. Augustines: Fri., March 21. Com Truise: Thu., Feb. 20, 9 p.m., $12.75/$15. Electric Six: Fri., March 7, $16.50. Gardens in Villa: Tue., March 4. Jake Clemons: Fri., April 4. Paula Nelson: Sat., Jan. 11. San Fermin: Tue., Feb. 25., $12/$15
Big Dog Run: Thu., Dec. 26, $8. The Dusty 45s: Fri., Jan. 17. Hollywood Ending: Mon., Feb. 24, $15/$17. Touche Amore: With Mewithoutyou, Thu., Feb. 6, $15/$18.
Lil Thunder (video release): Sat., Jan. 11, $8/$10. Rehab: Thu., Feb. 6, $14/$16.
2 Chainz: With Pusha T and August Alsina, Mon., Feb. 10, 8 p.m., $40. Christina Perri: Fri., April 4, 9 p.m., $25.75. Chvrches: Thu., April 24, 8 p.m., $25.75. Local Natives: Sat., April 26, 8 p.m., $25.75.
Jennifer Nettles: Sat., March 22, 8 p.m., $45-$65.
The English Beat: Sat., March 1, 7 p.m., $20/$24. Passion Pit (DJ set): Sat., Jan. 25, 8 p.m., $20/$25. Rocket From the Crypt: Sat., Feb. 1, $25/$28. The Wonder Years: With Defeater, Real Friends, Citizen, Fri., March 28, $16/$18.
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.)
Fourth Estate "Joy" Dan Fogelberg "At Christmas Time" Papa Juke "When Flood Waters Came" Ryan Chrys "The Road Never Ends" Beki Hemingway "Northbound Traffic" Dave Tamkin "Drift" The Jekylls "First Song About Santa" Poco "Call It Love" Acoustic Junction "Every Heart" Fierce Bad Rabbit "Do You Want Me Now?" Achille Lauro "Lightning" Post Paradise "Digging Secrets" Joshua Trinidad "The Coast" Leftover Salmon "Baby Hold On" Subdudes "Sarita" Matt Skinner Band "Ashes to Ashes" David Starr "Alive Again" Katie Herzig "Little Bit of Love" Mama Lenny and the Remedy "In Danger" SHEL "Sleigh Ride" Danny Shafer "I Am" Tommy Bolin "Shake the Devil" Andy Monley "Kites" f Brad Fitch "Around and Around" Lissa Hanner "Colorado Cowgirl" Haunted Windchimes "Wanderin' Heart" Raincheck "Right There"
Alex Call & Lisa Carrie - I Can Start A Fire Kyle Calanaugh - Wait Sweet Suzi & The Blues Experience - Unbroken Buckner Funken Jazz - Givin' Into Love Jude Johnstone - Unchained Dusty Hughes - Can You Hear Me Elmo Chesterhazy - Starlight Road Dan Treanor and African Wind - From African Soul Linda Purdy - Radio Man Blues Albert Khasky - Father Said David Booker - Bring Back My Cadillac Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes - Sweet Chalamette
Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads
Thanks to an in-store performance by Lissie, her latest effort, Back to Forever, was in first place at Twist & Shout, Eminem's latest effort moved back to the top at Independent Records and Elephant Revival was first at Albums on the Hill.
01. Elephant Revival - These Changing Skies
02. Springdale Quartet - Heist
03. Jeff Brinkman Band - Strange
04. Nahko & Medicine for the People - Dark as Night
05. Chris Isaak - Beyond the Sun
06. Dr. Dog - B-Room
07. Flaming Lips - Peace Sword EP
08. Tim O'Brien - Memories and Moments
09. Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe
10. Los Lobos - Disconnected In New York City
01. Eminem - Marshall Mathers LP 2
02. Five Finger Death Punch - The Wrong Side of Heaven & the Righteous Side Of Hell, Vol. 2
03. Yo Gotti - I Am
04. Drake - Nothing Was the Same
05. Lorde - Tennis Court
06. Lorde - Pure Heroine
07. Lady Gaga - Artpop
08. Britney Spears - Britney Jean
09. Boston - Life Love Hope
10. In This Moment - Blood
01. Lissie - Back To Forever
02. Billie Joe & Norah - Foreverly
03. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Made Up Mind
04. Lady Gaga - Artpop
05. Arcade Fire - Reflektor
06. M.I.A. - Matangi
07. Yes - Close To The Edge
08. Muse - Live at Rome Olympic Stadium
09. Lorde - Pure Heroine
10. Bad Religion - Christmas Songs
01. Dimitri Vegas - "Stampede"
02. Ummet Ozcan - "Revolution"
03. Thomas Newson - "Pallaroid"
04. Hardwell - "Dare You"
05. Ten Walls - "Requiem"
06. Deorro - "Dechorro"
07. Thomas Newson - "Flute"
08. Sandro Silva - "Payback"
09. Dimitri Vegas - "Careless"
10. Dusky - "Careless"
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