After an appearance last summer at the Paramount Theatre, Fiona Apple is making her way back to Denver for a show at Boettcher Concert Hall on Friday, October 11, with Blake Mills. Tickets ($49.50-$69.50) go on sale this Friday, August 2, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale, what local songs are being played on the radio and the top album sellers locally.
Lady Antebellum announced the first leg of its Take Me Downtown tour, a forty-plus date North American trek that stops at the Pepsi Center on Friday, November 22. Kip Moore and Kacey Musgraves open the show. Fans can purchase tickets and special VIP experiences beginning Friday, September 13.
On the heels of releasing his chart-topping album, Born Sinner, J. Cole has announced a date at 1STBANK Center with Wale on Tuesday, October 22. Tickets for the show go on sale this Friday, August 2, at 10 a.m.
Of Montreal is due at the Marquis Theater on Saturday, November 3, with La Luz. Those Darlins, the Nashville-based act who recently caused a stir in its hometown with the cover of its forthcoming album, Blur the Line, is coming to the hi-dive on Tuesday, November 19. Finally, the Devil Wears Prada is slated to play the EXDO Event Center on Sunday, November 24 with the Ghost Inside.
Beyond Influence: With American Blackout, Lampwick, As Freedom Fades, Sat., Aug. 17, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Deicide: With Broken Hope, Disgorge, Necronomicon, Sun., Oct. 13, 8 p.m., $18/$22. Little People: With Blockhead, Fri., Oct. 25, 9 p.m., $22/$25. Signal Path: Sat., Oct. 5, 9 p.m., $15/$18. The Sword: Mon., Dec. 30, 9 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $22.50/$25. Will Hoge: Thu., Dec. 19, 8 p.m., $15/$17.
Fiona Apple & Blake Mills: Fri., Oct. 11, 8 p.m., $49.50-$69.50.
Andrea Gibson & Chris Pureka: Sun., Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m., $14/$20.
The Devil Wears Prada: With the Ghost Inside, Volumes, Sun., Nov. 24.
J. Cole: With Wale, Tue., Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Head for the Hills: Sat., Oct. 5, 9 p.m., $12/$14. MarchFourth Marching Band: Thu., Oct. 17, 9 p.m., $15. A Silent Film: Sun., Nov. 10, 9 p.m., $12/$15. Stephen Marley: Wed., Nov. 6.
Anders Osborne: With the Mother Hips, Fri., Sept. 13, 9 p.m., $18. Gaelic Storm: Fri., Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m., $22.
The Blow: Thu., Oct. 17, 9 p.m., $15.75/$20. The Outfit (CD release): Sat., Aug. 24, 9 p.m., $10/$12. Tim Kasher (Cursive/The Good Life): Sun., Oct. 6, 9 p.m., $12/$14.
Ghost Town: With Her Bright Skies, Modern Day Escape, Oh No Fiasco, Tue., Oct. 15, 6 p.m., $13/$15. Of Montreal: With La Luz, Sun., Nov. 3. Watain: With In Solitude, Fri., Oct. 18, 7 p.m., $20/$22.
The Ghoulies: With the A-OKs, Nasty Bunch of Bitches, The Windermeres, Sat., Aug. 17, 9 p.m., $5-$7. King Tuff: Wed., Sept. 25, 9 p.m., $12-$14. Lightnin' Malcolm: Fri., Aug. 30, 9 p.m., $10-$12.
We Butter the Bread with Butter: With Incredible Me and the Fulfillment, Thu., Sept. 12, 7 p.m., $10/$12.
Hoodie Allen: With OCD Moosh & Twist, Mod Sun, D-Why, Mon., Oct. 28, 7 p.m., $25.
Bettye LaVette: Wed., Oct. 9, 7 p.m., $30/$35. Bill Callahan: With the Howling Hex, Mon., Nov. 25, 8 p.m., $15/$17 The Manhattan Transfer: Sun., Oct. 27, 7 p.m., $40/$45.
Lady Antebellum: Fri., Nov. 22.
Glamour Kills Tour: Featuring Mayday Parade and more, Mon., Nov. 4. Junip: Mon., Oct. 14, 7 p.m., $20/$22.
Denver Ukefest: Blind Lemming Chiffon and Heavy Metal Uke Jam, Thu., Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m., $25-$125; James Hill & Anne Janelle special guests. Workshop with James Hill will be held Friday afternoon, Fri., Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m., $25-$125.
Denver Ukefest: Full day of workshops, jams, master classes finished with the big Saturday night concert featuring Aldrine Guerrero, The Haunted Windchimes, Ooks of Hazzard, Ukulele Loki, and Denver Uke Community. Workshops begin at 9:45 a.m., Sat., Oct. 12, $25-$125.
Terry Malts: Fri., Sept. 13, 9 p.m., $10/$12.
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.
Reno Divorce - "Sunsets and Corvettes" Izcalli - "Horsey Song" Take to the Oars - "Bar Talk" Anchorage - "Vagrant" Hatch the Bird - "Start Anew" Liondrome - "Curve of the Earth" DubSkin - "Warrior Stomp" Thomas da Franchise - "Thumbs Up" Amber Baack - "We Became Friends" Morning Clouds - "The Wrong Things" Allout Helter - "El Baquero de los Muertes" Left Foot Green - "Heartbreak" 1
Doug Kershaw - "Louisiana Man" The Starlite Ramblers - "I'm Walking The Floor Over You/Oh Lonesome Me" Escape Goats - "I'll See You Again" Andy Palmer - "The Monk" Wendy Woo Band - "Drunk In Love" Dawson James - "Workin' My Life Away" Remus Tucker Band - "Night Thang" Drew Emmitt - "Gypsy In My Soul" Big Head Blues Club: Featuring Big Head Todd & the Monsters - "Preachin' Blues" Rachel & the Kings - "Not Giving Up" P-Nuckle - "The System" Manuel Lopez Trio - "Searching Out" Judy Collins - "Both Sides Now" Judy Collins - "Someday Soon" The Patti Fiasco - "Small Town Lights" Petals of Spain - "Shine" Joshua Novak - "Infomaniac" Mr. Anonymous - "Great One" from Bus Sounds Great American Taxi - "Get No Better" Johnny Hickman - "Another Road" Kevin Dooley - "Silvery Moon" Matt Hoffman - "Mural" Gregory Alan Isakov - "Suitcase Full of Sparks" Jon Wirtz - "Country"
Dylan Linehan - "Tazmanian White" Scott Balsai - "Sunday Visitors" Maka Rouge - "Let's Love Again" Hot IQS - "Buyers Remorse Code" Melanie Susuras Band - "Fingerprints" Wes and Victoria - "Four Worlds" Roger Holzheimer - "Found You" Something Underground - "River" Love The New Crave - "A Better Way" Spiv - "Stuck In A Cloud" Laurie Biagini - "Head In The Sand" Brandon Rice - "Choo Choo" Willamena - "The Things That I Forgot"
Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads
Jay-Z's Magna Carta...Holy Grail took the number one spot again at Independent Records while Gogol Bordello's new album, Pura Vida Conspiracy, was on top at Albums on the Hill, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros's new self-titled album debuted at the first slot at Twist and Shout and Pretty Light's A Color Map of the Sun came in first at Wax Trax.
01. Gogol Bordello - Pura Vida Conspiracy
02. 3OH!3 - Omens
03. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
04. Gregory Alan Isakov - The Weatherman
05 Baths - Obsidian
06 Jerry Garcia - Garcia Live 2: August 5th 1990 Greek Theater
07 The Lone Bellow - The Lone Bellow
08 Matt Nathanson - Last of the Great Pretenders
09. Jason Isbell - Southeastern
10. Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
01. Jay-Z - Magna Carta...Holy Grail
02. Rich Gang - Rich Gang
03. Ace Hood - Trials & Tribulations
04. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
05. J. Cole - Born Sinner
06. Black Sabbath - 13
07. ¡Mayday! - Believers
08. Ciara - Ciara
09. Imagine Dragons - Live at Independent Records
10. Pretty Lights - A Color Map of the Sun
01. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
02. Steve Martin/Edie Brickell - Love Has Come For You
03. Guy Clark - My Favorite Picture Of You
04. A. Tom Collins - Stick & Poke
05. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
06. James Brown - In the Jungle Groove
07. DeVotchKa - Live With the Colorado Symphony
08. Pet Shop Boys - Electric
09. Gogol Bordello - Pura Vida Conspiracy
10. Churchill - The War Within
01. Pretty Lights - A Color Map of the Sun
02. Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest
03. The National - Trouble Will Find Me
04. Queens of the Stoneage - ...Like Clockwork
05. Kanye West - Yeezus
06. Oblivians - Desperation
07. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
08. Public Image Ltd. - First Issue (Reissue)
09. Skinny Puppy - Weapon
10. Man or Astroman? - Defcon 54321
01. Martin Garrix - "Animals"
02. Sultan, Ned Shepard - "No Good"
03. Lil Jon, Alvaro - "Welcome to the Jungle"
04. Purple Disco Machine - "My House"
05. Josh Butler, Pleasurekraft - "Got a Feeling"
06. Hardwell - "Three Triangles"
07. Paris & Simo, 3LAU - "Escape"
08. David Guetta, Glowinthedark - "Ain't a Party"
09. Michael Woods - "Clanga"
10. MAKJ -"Springen"
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