Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee James Taylor returns to Red Rocks on Tuesday, June 17. Tickets range from $49.50 and $89.50 and go on sale Monday, March 10, at 10 a.m. Rodrigo y Gabriela stop at Red Rocks on Sunday, August 17, with local opener Nathaniel Rateliff. Tickets for that one are $39.95 to $59.50 and go on sale this Friday, February 7, at 10 a.m. The Head and the Heart is due at Red Rocks, with Iron & Wine, on Thursday, August 14. Tickets are $37.50 to $44.50 and go on sale on Saturday, February 8, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale, what songs were played on local radio this past week, and what's selling at local record stores.
Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds: Fri., April 4, 8 p.m., $10/$15. Temples: With Drowners, Tue., April 22, 8 p.m., $15.
Griz: With Exmag, Wed., March 12, 8:30 p.m., $25. Trevor Hall: Sat., June 14, 7:30 p.m., $22.50-$25/2-day pass $42.50. Xavier Rudd: Fri., June 13, 7:30 p.m., $25-$28/2-day pass $42.50.
Andre Nickatina: Fri., March 28, 9 p.m., $17/$20.
Volbeat: With Trivium and Digital Summer, Thu., April 3, 8 p.m., $29.50/$35.
Cheech & Chong: With WAR, Sat., March 22, 8 p.m., $39.95-$99.50.
Ana Sia: With Giraffage, Sat., Feb. 22, 8:30 p.m., $15/$17. John Butler Trio: Thu., June 5, 8:30 p.m., $35 2-day pass. The Pharcyde: Thu., Feb. 27, 8:30 p.m., $20/$22. Steel Wheels & Shook Twins: Wed., June 4, 8:30 p.m., $15.
Del Tha Funky Homosapien: Sat., April 5, 9 p.m., $20. Queensrÿche: Performing Operation: Mindcrime, Fri., March 21, 8 p.m., $37.50.
Flash/Lights: With Inner Oceans, Sun., March 9, $10/$12.
HUCCI: Mon., Feb. 10, 11 p.m., $5/$10. Lord Huron (DJ set): Fri., Feb. 21, 11 p.m. Roadkill Ghost Choir: With New Madrid, Thu., March 20, 8 p.m.
Peelander-Z: Wed., April 9, $12/$14. Veil of Maya: With Erra and Reflections, Wed., March 12, $12/$14.
Schoolboy Q: Thu., March 27, 9 p.m., $27.50. Steel Pulse: Mon., March 24, 8 p.m., $30. Twenty One Pilots: With Nonono and Hunter Hunted, Fri., May 16, 8 p.m., $22.
James Taylor, Tues., June 17 Bassnectar: With Sub Focus and Kill Paris (5/30), and Crookers and Break Science (5/31), Fri., May 30; Sat., May 31 Brit Floyd: Thu., June 12, 8 p.m., $41. DeVotchKa & the Colorado Symphony: Thu., July 17, 7:30 p.m., $27.50-$65. The Head and the Heart: Thu., Aug. 14, 7 p.m., $37.50-$44.50. Rodrigo y Gabriela: With Nathaniel Rateliff, Sun., Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m., $39.95-$59.95. Tedeschi Trucks Band: With Gary Clark Jr., Fri., July 25, 6:30 p.m., $39.95-$49.95.
...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead: With La Femme, Silver Snakes, Git Some, Thu., April 3, $20/$22. Mad Caddies: With Mrs. Skannotto, Sat., April 5, $16/$20.
A Ballad Concert: Featuring Harry Tuft & Carla Sciaky with special guest Jack Stanesco, Sat., April 5, 8 p.m., $18. Laurence Juber and Peppino D'Agostino: Sat., March 29, 8 p.m., $22. Otis Taylor: Sat., April 12, 8 p.m., $22. William Fitzsimmons: With Ben Sollee, Sat., May 10, 8 p.m., $23.
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.
Bop Skizzum - "Do You Want It?" Chemistry Club - "Navigator" Instant Empire - "Keep Up!" Rumours Follow - "Call Me By My Name" Dreamers - "Ivory Sails" Head Injuries - "Rookie Mistake" Mike Ring & the Connection - "Overboard" Mister Mistress - "Feeling Right" SteLouse - "Spaceship Gurl" Sauna - "The Glam" Strip the Stars - "Beautifully Tainted" Discount Cinema - "Age of Monsters"
Burn - Come Back Jonathan Clay - Love At War Next Door - Suzie Q Healer - Awakening Bettys Not A Vitamin - Home The Informants - Stuck On You Great American Taxi - Kali Hans York - Inside Out Tempa & The Tantrums - You Lost me Slow Burning Car - Slow Burning Car Vaughan Penn - Forgive You Steve Glotzer - Beso Azul
Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads
Mogwai's new album, Rave Tapes, took the number one spot at Albums on the Hill while In This Moment's Blood moved to the top spot at Independent Records, Hard Working Americans' self-titled debut moved into first place at Twist & Shout and Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks' Wigout at Jagbags stayed on top at Wax Trax.
01. Mogwai - Rave Tapes
02. Rosanne Cash - The River & The Thread
03. Hard Working Americans - Hard Working Americans
04. Jason Isbell - Southeastern
05. Warpaint - Warpaint
06. Step Brothers - Lord Steppington
07. Touche Amore - is Survived By
08. Imagine Dragons - Night Visions
09. Washed Out - Paracosm
10. Bastille - Bad Blood
01. In This Moment - Blood 02. Avenged Sevenfold - Hail to the King
03. Beyonce - Beyonce
04. Five Finger Death Punch - Vol. 2: Wrong Side of Heaven
05. Phantogram - Fall in Love
06. Kid Ink - In My Lane
07. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Heist
08. Yo Gotti - I Am
09. Black Flag - Wasted Again
10. Imagine Dragons - Live at Independent Records
01. Hard Working Americans - Hard Working Americans
02. Rosanne Cash - River & the Thread
03. David Crosby - Croz
04. Lorde - Pure Heroine
05. Billie Joe & Norah - Foreverly
06. Uncle Tupelo - No Depression
07. Dum Dum Girls - Too True
08. Warpaint - Warpaint
09. Gaslight Anthem - B-Sides
10. Lawrence Arms - Metropole
01. Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks - Wigout at Jagbags
02. The Oh Sees - Singles Collection Vol. 3
03. Space Lady - The Space Lady's Greatest Hits
04. Bruce Springsteen - High Hopes
05. Arcade Fire - Reflektor
06. Crime - Murder By Guitar 1976-1980
07. Dead Meadow - Warble Womb
08. Neil Young - Live at the Cellar Door
09. Lorde - Pure Heroine
10. Volcano Choir - Repave
01. Martin Garrix - "Wizard"
02. Juliet Sikora - "Set it Off"
03. Mako - "Beam"
04. Nicky Romero - "Rip it Up"
05. Thomas Schumacher - "Hush"
06. Henry Fong - "Requiem"
07. Arty - "Riot"
08. JoeySuki - "Life is Calling"
09. Ten Walls - "Requiem"
10. Steve Aoki - "Flight"
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