Every week, just when we think we've seen the best of the upcoming concert season and that things couldn't possibly get any more compelling, there's a whole new batch of new shows to make us flip our lids. This week: Skrillex at Red Rocks in August, preceded a few days earlier by two Neil Young shows with Alabama Shakes! Plus, two nights with moe. at the Ogden Theatre this July, and Dethklok, Lamb of God and Gojira at the Fillmore in September. Page down for ticket info on those shows, plus this week's playlists on the local-music specialty shows and the area's top album sales.
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As if the summer wasn't already being dominated by EDM, Skrillex has just announced a date at Red Rocks on Thursday, August 9, with Zedd, Brodinski & Gesaffelstein, M Machine and Tokimonsta. Tickets ($50, plus fees) for the show go on sale this Saturday, May 19, at 10 a.m.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, meanwhile, whose new album, Americana, is slated for release on June 5, will be at Red Rocks for a two-night stand on Sunday and Monday, August 5 and 6. Alabama Shakes open the show. Tickets ($49.50-$157.50) go on sale on Friday, May 18 at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster.
moe., who released What Happened To The La Las at the beginning of the year, is hitting the road later this month in support of the album and will stop at the Ogden Theatre for a two-night stint on Friday and Saturday, July 20 and 21. General admission tickets are $30 and a limited number of two-day passes are $50 while supplies last.
Dethklok and Lamb of God co-headline at the Fillmore on Tuesday, September 11. Gojira opens the show. Tickets are $39.50 and $43 day of show.
Check out our newly revamped concert calendar for a complete listing of all upcoming shows.
Big K.R.I.T.: Fri., July 20, $15. Dashboard Confessional: Sun., July 29, $25. Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Mon., July 16, $15.
Big K.R.I.T.: Wed., July 18, 8 p.m., $20.75/$25. Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Sat., July 14, 9 p.m., $20/$25. Dia Frampton: With Scars on 45, Wed., June 27, 7:30 p.m., $15.50/$20. Future and Pusha T: Wed., July 11, 8 p.m., $22/$25. Owl City: With Jayme Dee, Sun., July 15, 7:30 p.m., $20/$24. Toadies and Helmet: With Ume, Tue., Aug. 14, 8 p.m., $22/$25.
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Big K.R.I.T.: Thu., July 19, 9 p.m., $18/$20. Ben Howard: Sat., Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m., $20/$23. Lucero: Tue., July 3, 9 p.m., $22. Michael Menert: Sat., July 14, 8:30 p.m., $15/$17. Thurston Moore Band: Wed., June 27, 8:30 p.m., $15/$17. Rob Drabkin performing Graceland: With the Yawpers, Sat., June 30, 8:30 p.m., $12/$14. Scream It Like You Mean It Tour: Featuring Attack Attack, We Came As Romans, Woe Is Me, Abandon All Ships, Texas In July, In Fear & Faith, Secrets, Gladd Could and At the Skylines, Tue., July 31, 3:30 p.m., $22/$25.
Weir, Robinson & Greene Acoustic Trio: Mon., June 4, 8 p.m., $45-$65.
Dethklok and Lamb of God: With Gojira, Tue., Sept. 11, 7 p.m., $39.50/$43.
Kreator and Accept: With Swallow The Son and Blackguard, Tue., Sept. 18, 8 p.m., $20/$25. A Memory Down: With Lost Point, Gravity Lies, Dissonance In Design, Nemesys, Devoutcast, Sat., June 2, 8 p.m., $8/$10. SlaughterHouse Rootz: With Hamhock, Lead By Design, Transverse Waves, Sat., May 26, 8 p.m., $8.
Alberta Cross: Thu., July 19, 9 p.m., $8/$12. Lemonade: Sun., June 10, 9 p.m., $10/$12.
Barcelona: With Churchill, Wed., June 13, 7 p.m., $12. I Set My Friends on Fire: With the Color Morale and My Ticket Home, Sun., July 22, 6 p.m., $12. The Protomen: Wed., May 30, 8 p.m., $10/$12.
Built to Spill: Sat., Sept. 22, 8 p.m., $22-$35. Hayes Carll and the Gulf Coast Orchestra: With Joe Pug, Fri., Aug. 3, 8 p.m., $20-$35. Lucero: Wed., July 4, 8 p.m., $21.50-$35. 7 Walkers: With the Pimps of Joytime, Fri., June 15, 8 p.m., $25-$45. Richard Thompson: Sun., June 17, 5 p.m., $28-$45.
D&M: With Paul Beveridge & Company, We Were Cosmonauts, Tue., July 17, 9 p.m., $5. Glass Delirium: Thu., June 14, 9 p.m., $5/$7. SF1's Pajama Jam: With Kandyman Himself, Grits and Gravy, Fri., June 29, $5. Spine Shank: With the Arsonist and Riven, Sat., June 16, 9 p.m., $8/$10.
moe.: July 20-21, 9 p.m., $30. Reel Big Fish: With Big D and the Kids Table, Suburban Legends and The Maxies, Thu., July 19, 7 p.m., $21.75/$25. Porter Robinson: With the M Machine and Mat Zo, Sat., July 7, 9 p.m., $26.50/$30. Super Diamond: Sat., Oct. 6, 9 p.m., $22.50/$26.
Counting Crows: With We Are Augustines, Kasey Anderson & the Honkies and Field Report, Thu., Aug. 2, 7 p.m., $37.50-$65. Jason Mraz: With Christina Perri, Sept. 24-25, 7:30 p.m., $39.50-$59.50. Neil Young & Crazy Horse: With Alabama Shakes, Aug. 5-6, 8 p.m., $49.50-$157.50.
Aesop Rock: With Rob Sonic and DJ Big Wiz, Thu., July 19, 7 p.m., $20/$22. ill.Gates: Sat., June 9, 8 p.m., $15/$20. Summer Slaughter Tour: With Cannibal Corpse, Between the Buried and Me, the Faceless, Periphery, Veil of Maya, Job for a Cowboy, Goatwhore, Exhumed and Cerebral Bore, Mon., Aug. 20, 2 p.m., $28.50/$30.
Big Bill Morganfield: With the Delta Sonics featuring Clay Kirkland, Thu., May 24, 8 p.m., $17/$19. Leon Redbone: Sat., Oct. 6, 8 p.m., $30/$32. Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis: Fri., Aug. 24, 8 p.m., $17/$19.
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.
Photo Atlas - "Move It Darling" Gauntlet Hair - "I Was Thinking" Nautical Mile - "Weeds" Skyfox - "Worst Part of Me" Coral Thief - "Summer Breeze" Knew - "Major Nights" Everfound - "She Said" Host Club - "If You Ask" Andy Flattery - "It Could Never End Pretty With You" Heart & Soul Radio - "EPIC" King Rat - "Arrested Peace" Filthy T - "Just to Know"
Dan Fogelberg "As The Raven Flies" Nathen Maxwell & the Original Bunny Gang "Stick To My Guns" Rob Drabkin "Graceland" Megan Burtt "It Ain't Love" In The Whale "Heels" Megan Redmond "Crazy Daisies" John Denver "Paradise" Finnders and Youngberg "Driftwood" Rob Roper "Me" Coles Whalen "Beautiful Without Me" Monroe Monroe "Adore" Dressy Bessy "Who'd Stop The Rain" Tennis "Robin" Keith Oxman "All Dudes" Leftover Salmon "Bayou Town" Otis Taylor "Hands On Your Stomach" The Lovely & Talented "Angelitos" The Congress "Distance" Robert Marcey & Familyman Barrett "Love Grows" Zach Heckendorf "Tye Dye March" Rose Hill Drive "Telepathic" Danielle Ate the Sandwich "Pet Store" Houses "Me & Mr. Kelly" Joe Sampson "Moon Up Above" Bare Bones "Come In/Stay Out" H2 Big Band "Blue Brews"
Dave Sadler - Fade to Blue Jaunty/Kapp(s) - Spherical Charlotte Zoe - Two Oh One Two Wes Hamil - Reunion Wadirum - Curious Reverend Zen - Magdalena Raz - When You Fall In Love Mack Bailey - Choose Your Attitude Just Jinger - Time Of Your Life Elmo Chesterhazy - I Don't Hate Love Scott Balsai - Black Kitten of 44 Greenwich Street Luna Sopor - Free From You Scott Von - Earth's Last Day
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