New shows: Foxygen, Heavyweight Dub Champion and Salt-N-Pepa

Foxygen is returning to Denver for a headlining date at the Bluebird Theater on Tuesday, September 24. Tickets for the show go on sale this Saturday, July 6, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, plus a rundown of local radio playlists and the top album sales locally.

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Heavyweight Dub Champion returns to the area for a date at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, July 25, with Liberation Movement, Temple Step Project, Sasha Rose and 21 Dread. Tickets ($10-$12) are on sale now.

After headlining Jammin' 101.5's 'Twas the Jam Before Christmas a few years ago, Salt-N-Pepa are making their way back to the Mile High City for a show at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom this fall. Tickets for the Friday, October 18, date ($30-$35) are on sale now.



Boy: Fri., Oct. 18, 9 p.m., $15/$20. Foxygen: Tue., Sept. 24, 8 p.m., $15/$18. Petals of Spain (CD release): With Rachel & the Kings, Megan Burtt & the Cure for Love, the Lindsey Saunders Band, Fri., Aug. 30, 8 p.m., $10/$15. Westword Music Showcase Awards Ceremony: Featuring Mile High Soul Club, Wed., July 17, 8:30 p.m., free.


Colorado Brazil Fest Finale Show: Sat., Aug. 3, 6 p.m., $18. A Live One (Phish tribute): Thu., Aug. 8, 8:30 p.m., $8/$10.


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Iron Horse: Performing Pickin' On Zeppelin and Best Of Pickin' On with very special guests, Fri., Oct. 4, $15/$20. Late Night Radio: With Marvel Years, Artifakts, Krooked Drivers and more, Thu., Aug. 15, $10. The New Mastersounds: Fri., Aug. 23; Sat., Aug. 24, $20/$25. Phish Pre-Party: With This Must Be The Band (Talking Heads tribute) and SHEL, Thu., Aug. 29, $5-$15. Rebirth Brass Band: Thu., Sept. 12, $15/$20. Remembering Mikey: A celebration of the music, memory and spirit of Michael Houser featuring Sam Holt, Tori Pater, Eric Martinez, Spanky McCluer and Andy Clapp, Roster McCabe and Don't Stop Please, Sat., Aug. 10, $10/$15. Salt-n-Pepa: Fri., Oct. 18, $30/$35.


Fortunate Youth: With Through the Roots, Sat., Aug. 10, $10/$12. Nigel Hall: With the Congress and Paa Kow's By All Means Band, Sat., Aug. 3, $10/$15. Pickin' on the Dead: A bluegrass tribute to the music of The Grateful Dead featuring members of Dead Phish Orchestra and very special guests, Thu., Sept. 12, free-$10. Snarky Puppy: Sat., Sept. 14; Sun., Sept. 15, $18-$20/2-dau pass $30.


Gravity A & MILMA: With Hot Licks, Sat., Aug. 10, 8:30 p.m., $9/$11. Heavyweight Dub Champion: With Liberation Movement, Temple Step Project, Sasha Rose and 21 Dread, Thu., July 25, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12. Nadis Warriors: With Eminence Ensemble, Thu., Sept. 5, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12. Sound Remedy: With Lazerdisk Party Sex and Kommon Interests, Mon., Sept. 2, 8:30 p.m., $12/$14. Tycho: With Beacon, Mon., Nov. 4, 9 p.m., $20/$22.


Spare Parts Battle of the Bands: Sun., Aug. 18, 6:30 p.m., $10.


Broncho: With Mozes & the Firstborn, Tue., Aug. 27, 9 p.m., $10/$13. The Epilogues (BBQ show): Sun., Aug. 25, 1 p.m., $10/$15. Soft Metals: Fri., Aug. 2, 9 p.m., $10-$12. Titus Andronicus: Wed., Sept. 18, $14/$16.


Ænimus: With Sisyphean Conscience, Dissonance In Design, Harvest the Murdered, Thu., Sept. 5, $8. The Technicolors: Sat., Sept. 7, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Whirr: With Nothing, Fri., Aug. 23, 7 p.m., $8/$10.


Casket Crew: With Vital Malice, Draugar, Thu., July 18, 8 p.m., $5. Straight Outta Luck: With Holley 750, Thu., July 25, 8 p.m., $5. Strategem: Sat., July 20, 8 p.m., $5.

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.



Bop Skizzum - "Do Me Like That" Flashbulb Fires - "The Whale" Vetta Star - "Dreaded Thought" Instant Empire - "Flickering Youth" Almost Legendary - "This Time I'm Right" Carson Allen - "Feel" Vivid Fiction - "Never Let You Go" Wendy Woo - "Knowledge" Stephanie Dorman - "Mr Found" Why They Fight - "Just Listen" And the Black Feathers - "Lover" Fresh Breath Committee - "Last Stand"



Sixteen Horsepower - "Coal Black Horses" Yonder Mountain String Band - "East Nashville Easter" Daniel Lindsey - "Colorado" Rick Stahl - "Out on the Rooftop" The Knew - "What's Hip (Long Walk)" Pull the Alarm - "Crime Alley" Rose Hill Drive - "Telephathic" Flobots - "The Circle in the Square" OneRepublic - "Light It Up" Dirty Lookers - "Cry On" Strange Americans - "Roses On Ice" Raincheck - "Right There" The Motet - "Osain" The Samples - "Waited Up" Head for The Hills - "Dependency Co." 3 Twins - "Little Bird" a. Tom Collins - "Mambo" Wheelchair Sports Camp - "A is for Anything" Greg Harris Vibe Quintet - "Northside Hunter f/Venus Cruz" Lannie Garrett - "Pickin' Up After You" Earth, Wind & Fire - "Fantasy" Gregory Alan Isakov - "Living Proof" King - "Need A Woman by Friday (feat. Trombone Shorty)" Houses - "Me & Mr Kelly" H2 Big Band - "You're It!"



Andy Walo - "Cadillac" UnAssisted Living - "I Don't Want To Sleep" Dream Aria - "They Rhythm Of Now" Savage Henry - "Alive And Kickin'" Trace Bundy - "Porch Swing" The Underhills - "California" Robert Allen Kirby - "Busted Again" Abandonato - "October" Erica Brown Band - "Never Found A Man" The Soul Touchers - "Love Is All" Jonathan Herchert - "Wake Up" Erin Simms - "Angels All Around Us"

Click through for this week's Top Sellers

Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads

Daft Punk's Random Access Memories moved back to the top at Albums on the Hill and Twist & Shout while Wale's The Gifted, released last week on MMG/Atlantic, knocked J. Cole down a step at Independent Records and Boards of Canada's Tomorrow's Harvest is on top at Wax Trax.


01. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
02. 3OH!3 - Omens
03. Kanye West - Yeezus
04. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
05. Surfer Blood - Pythons
06. fun. - Aim & Ignite
07. Atoms for Peace - Amok
08. Sigur Ros - Kveikur
09. Broncho - Can't Get Past the Lips
10. Bosnian Rainbows - Bosnian Rainbows


01. Wale - The Gifted
02. J. Cole - Born Sinner
03. Kanye West - Yeezus
04. Amon Amarth - Deceiver of the Gods
05. Imagine Dragons - Live at Independent Records
06. Kelly Rowland - Talk a Good Game
07. Black Sabbath - 13
08. Wrekonize - War Within
09. August Burns Red - Rescue & Restore
10. Rittz - The Life & Times of Johnny Valiant


01. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
02. Kanye West - Yeezus
03. Booker T - Sound the Alarm
04. Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
05. Mavis Staples - One True Vine
06. Sigur Ros - Kveikur
07. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
08. Steve Martin/Edie Brickell - Love Has Come For You
09. DeVotchKa - Live With the Colorado Symphony
10. Indie.Arie - Songversation


01. Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest
02. Kanye West - Yeezus
03. Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
04. Skinny Puppy - Weapon
05. Sigur Ros - Kveikur
06. Public Image Ltd. - First Issue (Reissue)
07. Man or Astroman? - Defcon 5 4 3 2 1
08. The National - Trouble Will Find Me
09. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
10. Oblivians - Desperation


01. Hardwell, Krewella - "Alive"
02. Tiesto, Showtek - "Get Loose"
03. Knife Party - "LRAD"
04. Mark Knight - "Your Love"
05. Simone Vitullo - "Passionately"
06. Tiesto, Kyler England - "Take Me"
07. George Acosta - "Ding Dong"
08. Daft Punk - "Get Lucky"
09. Umami - "Sunny"
10. Ralvero -"Fuck What U Heard"


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