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Turbonegro is finally coming to Colorado! Granted, it's with the new frontman -- whose name I haven't even bothered to learn yet because, well, he's got some big shoes to fill taking over for Hank von Helvete -- but it's still Turbonegro! Last time I saw these dudes, they literally rocked my face off. It was the last night at SXSW, and I was trashed off my ass from a days-long bender. Anyhow, after taunting my friends back home that I was seeing Turbonegro and they weren't, I broke my glasses in a pit I'm sure I was too old to be in, screaming my lungs out to "All My Friends Are Dead." I walked back to the hotel bruised and half blind like Mr. Magoo afterward. It was fucking awesome! Can hardly wait to do it again.

See also: - New Denver shows: Rush, Rodrigo y Gabriela, the Postal Service, Death, Danzig - New Denver shows: Bruno Mars, Foals, Purity Ring, Band of Horses, Drive-By Truckers - New shows: Fall Out Boy, Vampire Weekend, Arctic Monkeys, Johnny Marr


So, yeah, Turbonegro at the Ogden on Monday, May 20. Tickets ($26.50) go on sale this Saturday, March 2. But I digress. There's a bunch of other great new concert announcements to share this week, including:

Bassnectar is making his way back to Red Rocks for a two-night stand on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1. A-Trak, Treasure Fingers, Tokimonsta on May 31 and DJ DJ Shadow, Two Fresh and Thriftworks are also on the bill. Tickets ($39.75-$45/VIP $80) go on sale this Saturday, March 2 at 10 a.m.

Soundgarden hits the 1STBANK Center on Tuesday, May 28 as part of the second leg of its upcoming U.S. tour. Fan club pre-sale tickets ($49.75-$65) go on sale today on the band's website and go on sale to the general public on Saturday, March 2 at 10 a.m.

On Saturday, March 30, Erykah Badu is coming to the Fillmore Auditorium, where she will be performing Baduizm in its entirety, front to back. Tickets for this show ($42.50-$45) go on sale this Friday, March 1 at 10 a.m.

Classic rock fans should be thrilled with these next two: The Steve Miller Band and the Doobie Brothers have a date at Red Rocks on Sunday, August 4. Tickets for that show ($55.00-$75) go on sale this Friday, March 1 at 10 a.m. George Thorogood & the Destroyers are coming to Red Rocks with Buddy Guy on Wednesday, August 28. Tickets ($59.50-$39.50) go on sale this Friday, March 1 at 10 a.m.

Other new dates of note: Imagine Dragons headline Red Rocks on Thursday, May 16, and tickets ($32.50-$45) go on sale on Friday, March 1 at 10 a.m. alt-J headlines the Fillmore Auditorium on Thursday, September 5, and tickets ($32.50/$35) go on sale on Friday, March 1 at 10 a.m. On Thursday, May 16, Primus is bringing its 3D tour to Colorado Springs for a show at City Auditorium. Tickets ($39.75) on sale this Friday, March 1 at 10 a.m.

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


Capital Cities: With Gold Fields, Thu., May 23, $12/$15.


Capital Cities: With Gold Fields, Tue., May 21, $13/$15. Fear Factory: Sun., April 14, $18/$20. In This Moment: Mon., March 25, $20.


Kate Nash: Sat., May 18, 9 p.m., $15/$18.


Project Happiness: Wed., March 20, 6 p.m., $17. Railroad Earth: Tickets only available as part of a 2-day pass with 7/12 Red Rocks show through Railroad Earth Ticketing, Sat., July 13, 8 p.m.


Turkuaz: With Atomga, Fri., April 19, 9 p.m., $8/$10. With Technicolor Tone Factory, Sat., April 20, 9 p.m., $10/free before 9 p.m.


Primus: Thu., May 16, 8 p.m., $39.75.


alt-J: Thu., Sept. 5, 8 p.m., $32.50/$35. Erykah Badu: Performing Baduizm in its entirety, Sat., March 30, 8 p.m., $42.50/$45.


Soundgarden: Tue., May 28, 8:30 p.m., $49.75-$65.


The Dillinger Escape Plan: With the Faceless and Royal Thunder, Tue., May 14, 7 p.m., $18.50/$20. Fortunate Youth: With Inna Vision, Fri., May 17, 9 p.m., $8/$10. Galactic: Tickets only available as part of 2-day pass with Red Rocks show through band fan club ticketing, Thu., July 11, 8:30 p.m.


Lindsey Stirling: Wed., March 27, 8 p.m., $25.75. Capital Cities: With Gold Fields, Fri., May 24, 9 p.m., $16.


Born Ruffians: Tue., May 14, 9 p.m., $12/$15. Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes: Tue., April 2, 9 p.m., $15/$20. Kvelertak: With Cancer Bats and Black Tusk, Tue., April 30, 7:30 p.m., $10/$12.


The Casualties: Fri., May 24, $13/$15.


Benson the Dog: With Chris Wilson and Planet Earth, Joel Kachel, Tue., March 19, 9 p.m., $5-$7. Calibrate Me: With A Place in Time, The Coast Is Ours, 32 Bandit, Fri., March 22, 9 p.m., $10-$12. The Royal Heist: With Break Anchor and Drunken Arrows, Sat., March 23, 9 p.m., $7-$10.


Beach Day: Thu., April 11, $10/$12. Potato Pirates: Fri., March 29, $8/$10.


Turbonegro: Mon., May 20, 8 p.m., $26.50.


How to Destroy Angels: Sun., April 21, 8 p.m., $29.50.


Bassnectar: With A-Trak, Treasure Fingers, Tokimonsta, Fri., May 31, 6 p.m., $39.75/$45. [edit secondary] With DJ Shadow (DJ set), Two Fresh and Thriftworks, Sat., June 1, 6 p.m., $39.75/$45. Bruno Mars: With Ellie Goulding, Mon., Aug. 5, 7:30 p.m., $43.50-$79.50. George Thorogood & the Destroyers: With Buddy Guy and Quinn Sullivan, Wed., Aug. 28, 7 p.m., $39.95-$59.50. Imagine Dragons: Thu., May 16, 7:30 p.m., $32.50-$45. Steve Miller Band: With the Doobie Brothers, Sun., Aug. 4, 7:30 p.m., $55-$75 The Ultimate Thriller: "The" Michael Jackson Tribute, Fri., June 21, 8 p.m., $32. Umphrey's McGee: With Dr. Dog and Delta Spirit, Fri., June 7, 7 p.m., $37.50.


Fear Factory: Mon., April 15, $18/$20. Ghostface Killah: Fri., April 19, $22/$25. Suicidal Tendencies: With Madball, Wake The Dead, Sun., April 14, $28/$30. Yngwie Malmsteen: Tue., May 7, $29.50/$32.


Morrissey: With Kristeen Young, Fri., April 26, 7 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.



Reno Divorce - "Lover's Leap" Regret Night - "Hailey Hey" Eldren - "Girls" DeVotchKa - "All the Sand in All the Sea" SF1 - "Permanent" Roniit - "Lost At Sea" West Water Outlaws - "Come On" Nathaniel Rateliff - "Shroud" She Puts Out - "Jalapeno Business" Calling Out West - "These Chemical Mixes" KindleTree - "Vivid" Feature Presentation - "Once in a Lifetime Kind of Thing"



Sugarloaf - "Myra Myra" The Apples in Stereo - "Seems So" A Boy and His Kite - "Good Men" Lisa Bell - "Walk With Me" Boa & the Constrictors - "I'm Broke" Thief River - "Southern Comfort" Meniskus - "Greed" The Fluid - "On My Feet" Glass Delirium - "Reality" Bonnie and The Clydes - "Feel The Wheels Turn" Jeff Finlin - "My Maybelline" Manuel Lopez Trio - "Searching Out" Jill Sobule - "Supermodel" Acoustic Junction - "Oh Me Oh My" Esther Sparks & the Whiskey Remedy - "Back to Live" John-Alex Mason - "Diamond Rain" Dennis Wanebo - "American Dream" White Water Ramble - "Dear Mr. Bankman" Leftover Salmon - "Baby Hold On" Honkytonk Homeslice - "Texas Town" String Cheese Incident - "Can't Wait Another Day" Fierce Bad Rabbit - "When All You Got Is Worry...Let Go" Flobots - "The Circle In the Square" gogoLab - "Night Watch"



Mr. David Booker - "Fat Man Blues" Breathing Eve - "Crash Orchid" Gashead Lopez - "Baja Lopez" Cary Fly Band - "Dog Owner" The Inactivists - "The Wrong Girl" Jason Vigil - "Need Your Space" Hazel Miller - "I Already Know" Rey Feo - "Drive" JP White - "Beth's Blender Blues" Caroline Aiken - "Love Ain't Going Nowhere" Jaka - "In The News" Jimmy Ciacciatore - "Empty Years"

Click through for this week's Top Sellers

Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' Push the Sky Away, released last week, debuted at number one spots at both Twist & Shout and Wax Trax while coming in second to Aaron Neville's My True Story at Albums on the Hill. Meanwhile, Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d. city moved back to the top at Independent Records.


01. Aaron Neville - My True Story
02. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away
03. Richard Thompson - Electric
04. alt-J - An Awesome Wave
05. Citizen Cope - One Lovely Day
06. Bon Iver - From Emma, Forever Ago
07. Dr. John - Locked Down
08. Emeli Sandé - Our Version of Events
09. Frightened Rabbit - Pedestrian Verse
10. José James - No Beginning No End


01. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city
02. Bruno Mars - Unorthodox Jukebox
03. Brotha Lynch Hung - Mannibalector
04. 2 Chainz - Based on a T.R.U. Story
05. Puscifer - Donkey Punch the Night EP
06. Rihanna - Unapologetic
07. A$AP Rocky - Long.Live.A$AP
08. T.I. - Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head
09. Chief Keef - Finally Rich
10. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - The Heist


01. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away
02. The Lumineers - The Lumineers
03. Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite - Get Up!
04. Rodriguez - Searching for Sugar Man
05. Mumford & Sons - Babel
06. Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
07. Jack White - Blunderbuss
08. fun. - Some Nights
09. Jim James - Regions of Light and Sound of God
10. DeVotchKa - Live with the Colorado Symphony


01. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away
02. Iceage - You're Nothing
03. Tegan & Sara - Heartthrob
04. Night Marchers - Allez Allez
05. Foals - Holy Fire
06. Beach Fossils - Clash the Truth
07. Nosaj Thing - Home
08. The Bronx - The Bronx (IV)
09. Yo La Tengo - Fade
10. Eels - Wonderful, Glorious


01. Nicky Romero, Avicii - "I Could Be the One"
02. Sander Van Doorn - "Joyenergizer"
03. Daddy's Groove - "Stellar" (extended club mix)
04. Will Sparks - "Ah Yeah!"
05. Andre Crom, Teenage Mutants - "Hanging On"
06. Keane, Afrojack - "Sovereign Light Cafe" (Afrojack Remix)
07. Fedde Le Grand - "RAW"
08. Yousef, Hot Since 82 - "Beg" (Hot Since 82 Future Mix)
09. TJR - "Ode to Oi"
10. Dada Life, Dillon Francis - "So Young So High"


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