And it don't stop. Another batch of great shows announced this week, including Rise Against, who's due for a pair of back-to-back nights at the Fillmore in September, as well as Peter Gabriel, who will be performing his album So in its entirety a few nights later at Red Rocks. Wait, there's more: the FMQB conference is coming back to Boulder for three nights of shows at the Fox, a lineup that includes Passion Pit, fun. and the Alabama Shakes, among others, and if you missed it yesterday, the Ride Festival is making its debut in Telluride with Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Ben Harper, Los Lobos and more. Page down for a full run down of the new shows, plus this week's local radio specialty shows playlists and the top album sales.
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Peter Gabriel celebrates the 25th anniversary of his album So at Red Rocks on Sunday, September 30. Gabriel and members of the original So touring band will perform the album's songs from start to finish plus some of his other biggest hits. Tickets $42-$154.50) go on sale on Friday, June 1 at 10 a.m.
As reported yesterday, the Ride Festival is slated to make its debut on Friday, August 25, and Saturday, August 26, and features Ben Harper, Los Lobos, JJ Grey & Mofro, the North Mississippi Allstars, the Wood Brothers, James McMurtry, David Lindley, Matthew Curry and local faves Nathaniel Rateliff and the Lumineers. Two-day passes ($87.50, plus fees) go on sale this Friday, May 25, at 10 a.m. If there's single day tickets left, those will go on sale next month.
The FMQB Triple A Conference returns to the Fox Theatre for its fourth year starting with Passion Pit, Trampled By Turtles and LP on Wednesday, August 8. On Thursday, August 9, it's fun., Citizen Cope and GIVERS, followed by Alabama Shakes, Good Old War and Allen Stone on Friday, August 10. 97.3 KBCO interactive members and Fox Theatre e-mail subscribers will have access to a limited number of pre-sale tickets beginning Thursday, May 24 at 10 a.m., and other remaining tickets will go on sale to the public Friday, May 25th at 10 a.m.
Rise Against, the Gaslight Anthem and Hot Water Music hit the Fillmore Auditorium for a two-night stand on Monday, September 24 and Tuesday, September 25. Tickets ($35/$40) go on sale on Thursday, May 24 at 10 a.m.
Check out our newly revamped concert calendar for a complete listing of all upcoming shows.
James McMurtry: With Lincoln Durham, Tue., June 26, 8 p.m., $20/$25. Make-A-Wish Foundation Colorado Benefit: Featuring Filthy T with The Foot, Anxious, All Capitals, Fri., July 27, 8:30 p.m., $10/$15. Monophonics: Thu., July 19, 8 p.m., $8.50/$10. Will Hoge: Sat., July 7, 9 p.m., $12.50/$16.
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Colorado Music Hall of Fame Induction Events: With The Astronauts, Sugarloaf, Flash Cadillac and KIMN Radio, Sat., Sept. 8, 7 p.m., $30/$50. eTown with the Tallest Man on Earth: Sun., June 10, 6 p.m., $20. Smooth Money Gesture plays The Band: A Tribute to Levon Helm: With AfroZep, Fri., June 29, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12. Technicolor Tone Factory: Sat., July 21, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12.
Rise Against: With Gaslight Anthem and Hot Water Music, Sept. 24-25, 7 p.m., $35-$40.
FMQB Triple A Conference: Featuring Passion Pit, Trampled By Turtles and LP, Wed., Aug. 8, 8 p.m., $36.50. FMQB Triple A Conference: With fun., Citizen Cope and GIVERS, Thu., Aug. 9, 8 p.m., $36.50. FMQB Triple A Conference: With Alabama Shakes, Good Old War and Allen Stone, Fri., Aug. 10, 8 p.m., $36.50. The Malah: Sat., Aug. 11, 8:30 p.m., $8/$10. March Fourth Marching Band: Thu., Aug. 16, 8:30 p.m., $10/$13. White Water Outlaws: Fri., Aug. 3, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12.
Bow Wow: With Ace Hood, Wed., Aug. 15, 9 p.m., $30/$35. Hypnautic and King Tef: With Johnny Rocketz, Slo Pain and TME, Fri., June 15, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Places: With Kyle Coy Music, Regret Night, The Field The Ocean, Fri., June 22, 8 p.m., $8/$10.
Mountain Sprout: Thu., July 26, 9 p.m., $10/$12. Witch Mountain: With Lord Dying, Wed., June 20, 9 p.m., $10.50/$12.
The Addicts: Thu., Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m., $16.
D.R.I.: Sat., Nov. 10, 9 p.m., $15/$18. Imaginary Cities: Mon., July 23, 9 p.m., $5/$7.
Dierks Bentley: With Pat Green and Kip Moore, Thu., Aug. 16, 7 p.m., $38.50/$42.50. Peter Gabriel: Celebrating the 25th anniversary of So, Sun., Sept. 30, 7 p.m., $42-$154.50.
All Stars Tour: Featuring Suicide Silence, Dance Gavin Dance, the Word Alive, I See Stars, A Skylit Drive, Winds of Plague and more, Sat., Aug. 11, 1 p.m., $27.50/$30. Frank Turner: With Larry & His Flask, Tue., Sept. 18, 7 p.m., $15.
Ride Festival: Featuring Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Ben Harper, Los Lobos, JJ Grey & Mofro, the Lumineers North Mississippi Allstars, the Wood Brothers, James McCurtry, David Lindley, Nathaniel Rateliff, Matthew Curry and more, Aug. 25-26, $87.50 2-day tickets, www.RideFestival.com.
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.
Snake Rattle Rattle Snake - "Hastily" Joshua Novak - "Heart Hits the Wall" Monroe Monroe - "Love Language (Wild Hearts)" John Common - "Go to Hell (With Me)" KindleTree - "Vivid" Caleb Slade - "Hand to Reach for" P-Nuckle - "Rude Boy" Portobello Road - "Luxury" Sauna - "Wanting You" Melissa Axel - "The Worth of Things" Jason Vigil - "Before You Disappear" Young Cities - "At It Again"
Beast (Colorado) "Spaceman" The Knew "Major Nights" a. Tom Collins "Pants Off Dance Off" Churchill "Made A List" Beats Noir! "Not For You" Coles Whalen "Cannonball" Leftover Salmon "Kentucky Skies" Yonder Mountain String Band "Complicated" The Ghost of Joseph Buck "Pueblo's Burning" Eric Shiveley "Greetings from Deming" Sixteen Horsepower "Outlaw Song" Big Head Todd & The Monsters "Runaway Train" Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra "Beauty and the Beast" Sam Bush "Sailin Shoes" Jeff Finlin "Better Than This" Musketeer Gripweed "Mama Knows" Jon Snodgrass "Remember My Name" Jekylls "You're Probably Right" Katie Herzig "Lost and Found" Rebel Tongue "Do For Love" Electric Swingset "Middle Ground" Places "The Fire" Catch Bees "Atlanta (f. Denison Witmer)" Achille Lauro "Lightning" Carmen Sandim Sextet "Zoloft Bounce"
Paul Whitens - Hey Girl Chuck Eaton - Woman Dressy Bessy - Call It Even Wes and Victoria Hamil - Evolution Revolution Dave Boktel - Sunrise RJ Ballard - This Way The Five and Dimers - Every Memory The Last Flight Out - No Sync Blues ButNaked - Right Now Jill Stevenson - Let Me Know David Michael - Let Up On Me Johnny Rhino - Haitian Goodbye John Common and Blinding Flashes of Light - In My Neighborhood
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