New shows: Sigur Ros, Carrie Underwood, Bloc Party, Big Head Todd, Divine Fits and more

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It's not Christmas yet, but you'd certainly be excused for thinking otherwise, what with the radio already playing round-the-clock holiday tunes and the new shows we've been gifted with. Looks like somebody's been on their best behavior (god knows it wasn't us). Whatever the case, we're now being rewarded with a new date from Morrissey at the Temple Buell and a bunch of other shows, including an early spring concert from Sigur Rós at 1STBANK Center, Divine Fits at the Bluebird, Bloc Party at the Ogden. Wait, there's more. A lot more. Carrie Underwood at 1STBANK; Big Head Todd at the Fox; Churchill at the Ogden; the Used and the Darkness, both at the Summit. Page down for the full rundown.

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This Just In: New Concerts and On-Sale Dates

As reported yesterday, Morrissey has rescheduled his Denver date for Thursday, February 21, but the venue is now the Temple Buell Theatre. Tickets for the previously postponed show are valid for the new date, and Ticketmaster will contact all ticket buyers with new seat locations for the Temple Buell Theatre. Tickets ($39.50-$75) are on sale now. Speaking of new dates: David Hidalgo and Marc Ribot's postponed show at the L2 Center for Arts and Culture has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 10. Tickets ($30/$32) are on sale now.

Biggest new show of the week, hands down: Sigur Rós, which is slated to bring its biggest North American tour to date to the 1STBANK Center on Saturday, April 6. Tickets ($40.95-$50.95) go on sale this Saturday, November 17, at 10 a.m.

Country star Carrie Underwood plays two shows in the region with Hunter Hayes, including Wednesday, February 13, at the World Arena in Colorado Springs, followed by a show at the 1STBANK Center on Thursday, February 14. Tickets for both shows go on sale this Friday, November 16, at 10 a.m.

There are a couple of big Ogden shows to look forward to. The first one features Bloc Party, which is slated to return to the Mile High City on Tuesday, January 22. Tickets ($26.50) are on sale now. The other features Churchill, which has graduated from playing back-to-back nights at the Bluebird and is now set to headline the Ogden on Saturday, February 9. Tickets for this one ($20) go on sale this Saturday, November 17, at 10 a.m.

In other, ahem, big news this week, Big Head Todd and the Monsters are playing a show at the Fox on Saturday, December 15, that's almost certain to sell out, like, instantaneously. Tickets ($35.00) go on sale Friday, so don't miss your chance to pick some up.

Divine Fits, the divine collaboration of Britt Daniels of Spoon, Dan Boeckner of Wolf Parade and Sam Brown of New Bomb Turks, is making its way to Denver for a show at the Bluebird Theater on Friday, December 14. Tickets ($20.75-$25) go on sale this Saturday, November 17, at 10 a.m.

The Used, a band that hasn't been to Denver in quite a while, is coming back to town on Monday, January 14, for a show at the Summit Music Hall as part of the Take Action Tour 2013 with We Came As Romans, Crown the Empire and more. Tickets ($27.50) are on sale now. The Darkness is also coming to the Summit Music Hall on Friday, February 1. Tickets ($25) for this show go on sale this Friday, November 16, at 10 a.m.

Visit our concert calendar for all Denver/Boulder area concerts.


The Growlers: Thu., Feb. 7, TBA.


Divine Fits: Fri., Dec. 14, 9 p.m., $20.75/$25. Guttermouth: Wed., Feb. 20, 8 p.m., $15/$17. Menomena: Fri., March 1, 9 p.m., $16/$18.


Laurie Berkner: Sat., Feb. 2, 12:30 p.m., $25-$50. Savoy: Sat., Feb. 23, 8 p.m., $29.50-$35.


Ott & the All Seeing I: With Kilowatts, Sat., Feb. 9, 9 p.m., $20/$25. Victor Wooten Band: Sat., Feb. 9, 9 p.m., $20/$25.


Carrie Underwood: With Hunter Hayes, Thu., Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m., TBA. Sigur Rós: Sat., April 6, 8 p.m., $40.95-$50.95.


Action Bronson: With Tiron and Ayomari & Kendo (of Two Fresh) DJ Set, Wed., Nov. 28, 8:30 p.m., $18. Big Head Todd & the Monsters: Sat., Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m., $35. James Egbert & Ecto Cooler: Sat., Dec. 22, 8:30 p.m., $15. Particle '80s Tribute: With Earphunk, Sat., Jan. 19, 9 p.m., $13/$16. Pigs on the Wing: Featuring David Murphy of STS9 performing the music of Pink Floyd, Sat., Jan. 12, 8 p.m., $15.50/$17. Smooth Money Gesture: With Twiddle, Fri., March 15, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12.


The Malone Brothers: Featuring Tommy of the Subdudes and Dave of the Radiators, Fri., Dec. 7, 8 p.m., $20-$25. Nightmare Before Xmas III: With Autumn Lies, Midknight Run, Arise the Lie, Sat., Dec. 22, 8 p.m., $8-$10.


Bestfriends: Wed., Jan. 23, 9 p.m., $5/$8. Mosey West: Fri., Jan. 18, 9 p.m., $8/$10. Paloma Faith: Sun., Dec. 9, 9 p.m., $15/$18. Red Wanting Blue: Wed., Jan. 30, 9 p.m., $10/$12. Youngblood Hawke: Fri., Dec. 14, 9 p.m., $13.75/$16.


Creature Feature: Thu., Dec. 13, 7 p.m., $10/$12. Enslaved: With Pallbearer, Ancient Wisdom, Wed., Feb. 6, 7 p.m., $15. The Growlers: Fri., Feb. 8.


The Brixton Guns (CD release): With Kyle Hernandez, Brad Galli, Fri., Dec. 14, 9 p.m., $5. Portobello Road: With Kenny Lee Young and Caleb Grose, Fri., Nov. 23, 9 p.m., $5.


Bloc Party: Tue., Jan. 22, 8 p.m., $26.50. Churchill: Sat., Feb. 9, 9 p.m., $20.


The Australian Bee Gees Show: Fri., March 15, 8 p.m., $39. The Fab Four: Fri., Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m., $29-$49. Nathan Pacheco: Sat., Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m., $29-$54.


Blackberry Smoke: Sat., Jan. 19, 8 p.m., $15. Take Action Tour: With The Used, We Came As Romans, Crown The Empire and Mindflow, Sun., Jan. 13, TBA.


Bearfoot: Fri., Feb. 1, 8 p.m., $16/$18. Gobs O'Phun: Fri., March 15, 8 p.m., $16/$18. Grubstake: Sat., April 27, 8 p.m., $18/$20. Peace Concert: With Julie Davis and friends, Sun., Dec. 2, 7 p.m., $1.


Morrissey: With Kristeen Young, Thu., Feb. 21, 8 p.m., $39.50-$75.

Page down 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.



My Body Sings Electric - "Doctor" Be Brave - "Medicine for Mistakes" Ivory Drive - "Breath of the Victory March" Born in the Flood - "In Debt to the Heart" Goodnight Gravity - "Chemical Roulette" Roniit - "Only You" You Me & Apollo - "Circles & Graves" Mister Mistress - "Nobody Moves (Just Like You)" Switchpin - "Paths We Pave" Fear the Calm - "Disconnect" Hot Robots - "Rock 'n' Roll" Kyle Coy - "Make You Smile"



Yonder Mountain String Band - "Out of the Blue" Dan Fogelberg - "Come to the Harbor" Alan & Martin - "Missin' Kissin' You" Dave Sonner - "Artists Heart" SHEL - "Freckles" Mega Gem - "Puddles" The Apples in Stereo - "Ruby" The Don'ts and Be Carefuls - "The Still Favorites" The Fluid - "On My Feet" The Swayback - "Lost Lake Woods Club" Sera Cahoone - "Deer Creek Canyon" The Lumineers - "Big Parade" Ron Miles, Bill Frisell, Brian Blade - "Rudy-Go-Round" Leftover Salmon - "Lovin' In My Baby's Eyes" Sweet Water Well - "In My Walls" Elephant Revival - "Don't Drift Too Far" Chris Daniels - "Medical Marijuana" Zach Heckendorf - "All the Right Places" Flobots - "Run (Run Run Run)" Ten Pound Elephant - "Blood Stained Bills" Andy Palmer - "Grrr" The Czars - "Paint the Moon" Wovenhand - "The Laughing Stalk" Epilogues - "Call Me a Mistake" Polarity - "Song for Patrick"



Strangefinger - "System To The Grind" Wil Key - "Satisy My Soul" Madi Simmons - "A Simple Life" Cutting Edge - "Your Love Is My Oxygen" World Romantic - "Satellite Love Affair" Something Underground - "Mr. Elephant" Charlotte Zoe - "Strangers In The Rain" Brendan McKinney - "You Got It Wrong" Plain and Simple - "All I Want" Ash Ganley - "It's Over" Autumn Film - "Happenstance" Justin Roth - "Surrender"

Click through for this week's Top Sellers

Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads

Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City moved back to the top at Independent Records while Mumford & Sons' Babel was in the top seat again at Wax Trax. Jeff Brinkman's Strange took the top spot at Albums on the Hill and Godspeed You! Black Emperor's 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! stayed on top at Wax Trax.


01. Jeff Brinkman Band - Strange
02. Elephant Revival - It's Alive
03. DeVotchKa - Live with the Colorado Symphony
04. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
05. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill
06. Cat Power - Sun
07. Jack White - Blunderbuss
08. The Yawpers - Capon Crusade
09. RNDM - Acts
10. Minus the Bear - Infinity Overhead


01. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, m.A.A.d City
02. E-40 & Too Short - History: Function
03. E-40 & Too Short - History: Mob Music
04. Meek Mill - Dreams and Nightmares
05. Ne-Yo - R.E.D.
06. All That Remains - A War You Cannot Win
07. Aerosmith - Music from Another Dimension
08. 2 Chainz - Based on a T.R.U. Story
09. Stone Sour - House of Gold & Bones Part One
10. Twiztid - Abominationz
04. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill


01. Mumford & Sons - Babel
02. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill
03. DeVotchKa - Live with the Colorado Symphony
04. Aerosmith - Music from Another Dimension
05. The Lumineers - The Lumineers
06. Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
07. Andrew Bird - Hands Of Glory
08. Diana Krall - Glad Rag Doll
09. Iris DeMent - Sing the Delta
10. Churchill - Change EP


01. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
02. Titus Andronicus - Local Business
03. Bat for Lashes - The Haunted Man
04. Various Artists - The Man With the Iron Fists
05. Non (Boyd Rice) - Back to Mono
06. Black Moth Super Rainbow - Cobra Juicy
07. Menhan Street Band - The Crossing
08. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill
09. Various Artists - Radio 1190 Local Shakedown Vol. IV
10. Moon Duo - Circles


01. David Guetta, Hard Rock Sofa - "Just One Last Time" 02. Afrojack - "Annie's Theme (original mix)" 03. The Aston Shuffle, Tommy Trash - "Sunrise (Won't Get Lost)" 04. Chuckie, Junxterjack - "Make Some Noise" (original mix) 05. Eric Prydz - "Every Day" (original mix) 06. Ben Pearce - "What I Might Do" (club edit) 07. Hot Natured, Ali Love - "Benediction" (original mix) 08. Showtek, Justin Prime - "Cannonball" (original mix) 09. Noisia, the Prodigy - "Smack My Bitch Up" (Noisia remix) 10. Tommy Trash - "Truffle Pig" (original mix)


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