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New Denver shows: String Cheese Incident, Blitzen Trapper, Buddy Guy, on sale this week

String Cheese Incident returns to the 1STBANK Center for a three-night New Year's run on Saturday, December 29, Sunday, December 30, and Tuesday, December 31. Tickets ($56-$80/three-day passes $180) go on sale this Saturday, September 7, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale, what songs are being played on local radio and what's selling at local record stores.

See also: Our constantly updated, super comprehensive Denver concert calendar

Fresh off its appearance at this year's edition of Chipotle's Cultivate Festival, Blitzen Trapper is set to return to Denver for a gig at the Bluebird Theater on Friday, November 15, and tickets ($16/$20) go on sale Saturday, September 7, at 10 a.m.

Buddy Guy, who was also just recently recently in Denver for a date at Red Rocks with George Thorogood, is making his way back to Colorado for a show at the Boulder Theater, on Tuesday, November 12. Tickets ($39.50-$75) for this one are on sale now. Dr Ralph Stanley is also coming to the Boulder Theater on Friday, January 13, on his Man of Constant Sorrow Farewell Tour. Tickets ($30-$50) go on sale this Friday, September 6.



The Flaming Lips: Mon., Dec. 30; Tue., Dec. 31, $165-$675.


The Procussions (CD release): Sat., Nov. 2, 8 p.m., $8/$10.


Blitzen Trapper: Fri., Nov. 15, 9 p.m., $16/$20. Cults: Wed., Nov. 20, $18/$20. Jimkata: Thu., Nov. 21, 9 p.m., $10/$15. Sleigh Bells: Wed., Oct. 23, 9 p.m., $25.50/$30.


Buddy Guy: With Tom Hambridge, Tue., Nov. 12, 7 p.m., $39.50-$75. William Close & the Earth Harp: Wed., Dec. 18.


The New Mastersounds: With Joey Porter's Vital Organ, $20-$25/2-day pass $30. Shoe Shine 8.5: Featuring ?uestlove and MU$A, Sat., Oct. 5, $20-$30. Sonic Blossom: Featuring Random Rab Live, the Werks, Kalya Scintilla, Desert Dwellers, Bird Of Prey and more, Fri., Oct. 11; Sat., Oct. 12, $30-$45 Zoogma: With Cosby Sweater, Sat., Oct. 26, $12/$15.


Jet Life Tour: Featuring Young Roddy, Corner Boy P and Fiend. With Monstabeatz, Delasean and Russell Grande, Tue., Sept. 10, $12/$15. Tatanka: With Jon Wayne & the Pain and Rudie Clash, Fri., Oct. 18, 9 p.m., $10/$12.


String Cheese Incident: Sat., Dec. 28, Sun, Dec. 29, Tue., Dec. 31, 7 p.m., $56-$80/3-day pass $180.


Future Rock: Wed., Oct. 23


Reno Divorce: With Wiredogs and Trade-ins, Fri., Nov. 1, 9 p.m., $10/$13.


900 lb. Girl-illa Cipher Showcase: With Koo Qua, Royalty, Bianca Mikahn, aprilFresh, Sat., Sept. 21, 8 p.m., $7/$10. A Band of Orcs: With Vale of Pnath, Sun., Sept. 29, 7 p.m., $10. Holy Grail: Wed., Nov. 13, $10.


Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys: Fri., Nov. 22, 8 p.m., $20/$25. Junior Brown: Thu., Dec. 12. Kim Waters: Fri., Nov. 29. Lucy Kaplansky: Sat., Oct. 26, 8 p.m., $16/$20.


I See Stars: With The Word Alive, Crown The Empire, Get Scared, Tue., Nov. 5, $18/$20. Periphery: With Born Of Osiris, Dead Letter Circus, Twelve Foot Ninja, Sat., Nov. 2, 6 p.m., $18/$20. Protest the Hero: With Architects, Wed., Nov. 27, 7 p.m., $16/$18.

Continue reading 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.)


Joe Walsh - "Here We Go" Firefall - "It Doesn't Matter" A Boy and His Kite - "Good Men" The ReMINDers - "Africa On My Mind" Rob Drabkin - "Little Steps" Molina Speaks - "Fam Biz (feat DJ Icewater)" Cassie Taylor - "Out of My Mind" Petals of Spain - "Shine" The Motet - "The Lesson" Covenhoven - "These Tetth" Haunted Windchimes - "Wanderin' Heart" Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams - "Betty Boop" Adam Stern - "Alchemical Rooms" Poco - "Call It Love" Poco - "Regret" Earth, Wind & Fire - "Pure Gold" Selina Albright - "Brighter" The Patti Fiasco - "Elvis" The 14ers - "Get Some" The Samples - "Warm & Sunny" Winger - "Deal with the Devil" The Knew - "What's Hip (Long Walk)" Navy - "Something Good" Hello Kavita - "Sunday (It's A Chrome Tide)" Bill Frisell - "Sub-Conscious Lee"


Zuba - "Planet Of Love Wadirum - "Curious The Elements - "Love Has No Master" Cary Fly Band - "Carry Me Down" Little Hercules - "Losin' Its Soul" Wes Hamil - "Vision Song" MojoMama - "Take It Or Leave It" Victor Towle - "Free To Be Me" Reed Foehl - "The Remedy" Stoned Emotion - "Love" Kathie Baillie - "All Fall Down" Just Jinjer - "Time Of Your Life"

Click through for this week's Top Sellers

Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads

Bob Dylan's The Bootleg Series Vol. 10, released last week on Columbia, took the top spot at Albums on the Hill and Twist & Shout while Avenged Sevenfold's Hail to the King was number one at Independent Records Superchunk's latest effort, I Hate Music came in first at Wax Trax.


01. Bob Dylan - Bootleg 10 Another Self Portrait
02. The Rides - Can't Get Enough
03. Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang - En Yay Sah
04. Delbert & Glen - Blind, Crippled and Crazy
05. Black Joe Lewis - Electric Slave
06. Ty Segall - Sleeper
07. King Krule - 6 Feet Beneath the Moon
08. Pokey LaFarge - Pokey LaFarge
09. Houndstooth - Ride Out the Dark
10. Franz Ferdinand - Right Thoughts Right Words Right Action


01. Avenged Sevenfold - Hail To The King
02. Tech N9ne - Something Else
03. Five Finger Death Punch - The Wrong Side of Heaven & the Righteous Side of Hell Vol. 1
04. Juicy J - Stay Trippy
05. Krizz Kaliko - Son on Sam
06. Big Sean - Hall of Fame
07. Jay-Z - Magna Carta...Holy Grail
08. Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
09. Earl Sweatshirt - Doris
10. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid M.A.A.D. City


01. Bob Dylan - Bootleg 10 Another Self Portrait
02. The Civil Wars - The Civil Wars
03. John Mayer - Paradise Valley
04. The Rides - Can't Get Enough
05. Tedeschi Trucks - Made Up Mind
06. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
07. Superchunk - I Hate Music
08. Avenged Sevenfold - Hail To The King
09. Puscifer - All Re-Mixed Up
10. Gregory Alan Isakov - The Weatherman


01. Superchunk - I Hate Music
02. Ty Segall - Sleeper
03. Belle & Sebastian - The Third Eye Centre
04. No Age - An Object
05. Earl Sweatshirt - Doris
06. Washed Out - Paracosm
07. Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
08. My Bloody Valentine - mbv
09. Destruction Unit - Deep Trip
10. Zola Jesus - Versions


01. Hardwell, W&W - "Jumper"
02. TJR - "What's Up Suckaz"
03. Madeon - "Technicolor"
04. T.I., Pharrell, Robin Thicke - "Blurred Lines"
05. Nicky Romero - "Legacy"
06. Vicetone - "Tremble"
07. Josh Butler - "Got a Feeling"
08. Quintino - "Puzzle"
09. Martin Garrix - "Animals"
10. Sander van Dorn -"Neon"


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