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Railroad Earth, John Mellencamp, Lucinda Williams Announce Denver Shows

New Jersey-based newgrass act Railroad Earth, who has played the Ogden Theatre many times, return to the venue for a three-night stand from Thursday, January 22 through Saturday January 24. Tickets ($34.50) go on sale on Friday, September 19 at 10 a.m.

John Mellencamp brings his Plain Spoken tour to the Ellie Cauklins Opera House on Friday, July 31, and Carlene Carter opens the show. Tickets ($42.50-$129.50) go on sale on Friday, September 19 at 10 a.m.

Lucinda Williams Williams headlines the Ogden Theatre on Sunday, November 2 in support of her forthcoming album, Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone, which is slated for release on September 30. Tickets ($35/$40) go on sale on Friday, September 19 at 10 a.m.

See also: All upcoming concerts in our constantly updated Denver Concert Calendar


NEW SHOWS / ON SALE DATES


<THE BLACK SHEEP

Carcass: With Obituary, Exhumed, Noisem, Fri., Oct. 31, 7 p.m., $25. Flyleaf: Sat., Oct. 25, 7 p.m., $15. Saving Abel: With Another Year Lost, Mon., Nov. 3, $12 Wild Party: With Sound Studies, Thu., Oct. 9, $10.39.


BLUEBIRD THEATER

Mary Lambert: With Jilliette Johnson, Wed., Nov. 5, 7 p.m., $20. Sturgill Simpson: With Lucette, Sat., Nov. 29, 9 p.m., $15/$17.


BOULDER THEATER

Big Head Todd & the Monsters: Sat., Dec. 27, 7:30 p.m., $45. Keb' Mo' Band: Sun., Jan. 4, 6:30 p.m., $35-$45.


ELLIE CAULKINS OPERA HOUSE

John Mellencamp: With Carlene Carter, Fri., July 31, 7:30 p.m., $42.50-$129.50.


FOX THEATRE

40 Oz. to Freedom (Sublime tribute): Sat., Nov. 29, 8:30 p.m., $10-$12.


GOTHIC THEATRE

Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers: Fri., Dec. 5, 9 p.m., $25-$30. Thee Oh Sees: With Jack Name, Fri., Nov. 7, 8 p.m., $15.


MARQUIS THEATER

As The Blood Runs Black: With Rings of Saturn, Upon This Dawning, Elitist, Those Who Fear, Fri., Oct. 31, 6 p.m. Carnifex: With in Death & Decay, Wed., Oct. 8, 7 p.m., $12. Jason Boland: With Cody Canada & the Departed, Thu., Oct. 16, 7 p.m., $16. No Sleep Records Tour: With Aviator, Rescuer, Seasons Change, Tue., Oct. 14, 7 p.m., $10. Saving Abel: With Another Year Lost, Sun., Nov. 2, 7 p.m., $12.


MOON ROOM AT THE SUMMIT MUSIC HALL

The Atlas Moth: With The Proselyte, Wed., Oct. 8, 7 p.m., $10. Reuben and the Dark: Tue., Sept. 30, 7 p.m., $10. Roots Like Mountains: Fri., Oct. 10, 7 p.m., $8. Soko: Mon., Sept. 29, 7 p.m., $10.


OGDEN THEATRE

Lucinda Williams: With The Kenneth Brian Band, Sun., Nov. 2, 8 p.m., $35-$40. Railroad Earth: Thu., Jan. 22, 9 p.m.; Fri., Jan. 23, 9 p.m.; Sat., Jan. 24, 9 p.m., $34.50.


PARAMOUNT THEATRE

Arlo Guthrie: Fri., April 24, 7 p.m., $44.95-$59.50.


SUMMIT MUSIC HALL

Breathe Carolina & Candyland: With Flimch, Sat., Nov. 1, $21/$23. Dance Gavin Dance: With Secrets, Alive Like Me, Defeat the Low, Wed., Nov. 19, $16/$18. Every Time I Die: With The Ghost Inside, Architects (UK), Hundredth, Backtrack, Sat., Nov. 22, $17/$20. Misfits: Wed., Nov. 5, $18/$20.


SWALLOW HILL

Acoustic Eidolon: Fri., Dec. 12, 8 p.m., $18. AJ Croce: Sun., Nov. 9, 7 p.m., $20. Cheryl Wheeler: Sat., Dec. 6, 8 p.m., $30. Shawn Phillips: Sat., Oct. 25, 8 p.m., $20. Station Wagon Sessions Family Concert Series: Feat. Nina Storey, Sun., Oct. 19, 3 p.m., $12/$16. Holiday Show feat. FACE, Sun., Dec. 7, 3 p.m., $17/$21.

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