If you thought last week's new show announcements were killer, brace yourself. This week's show is just as killer, er make that Killers. After being missing in action for the past couple of years, the Las Vegas quartet is making its triumphant return this November at the 1STBANK Center in support of its new platter, Battle Born, out today on the Island imprint. The Wallflowers, meanwhile, who also have a new disc coming out in a few weeks, will be stopping by the Ogden Theatre in October, and there are a bunch of great shows at the Fillmore in November and December, Nas and Lauryn Hill, Lamb of God, In Flames and Hell Yeah, and NOFX returns to Denver for a date at the Fillmore in December. Keep reading for the full rundown, as well as local playlists and a look at the week's top album sales locally.
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This Just In: New Concerts and On-Sale Dates
The Killers, whose new album, Battle Born, hits stores today, kick off their tour at the 1STBANK Center on Thursday, November 29 in support of the disc, which is the band's fourth studio effort. Tegan and Sara open the show, which goes on sale on Friday, September 21 at 10 a.m. General admission floor and reserved bowl tickets are $35-$65.
With Glad All Over, featuring the Clash's Mick Jones, due out October 2, the Wallflowers hit the Ogden Theatre on Wednesday, October 24. The band's current line-up includes frontman Jakob Dylan, whose dad Bob will be in town the following week, original members Rami Jaffee, whose spent the last several years recording and touring with the Foo Fighters, bassist Greg Richling, longtime guitarist Stuart Mathis and Jack Irons, the original Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer who went on to play with Pearl Jam. Tickets ($32.50) go on sale on Saturday, September 22 at 10 a.m.
Two big shows to let you know about at the Fillmore: Nas and Lauryn Hill on Friday, November 16, followed by Lamb of God, In Flames and Hell Yeah on Monday, December 10, and NOFX, which has been together for almost three decades, on Friday, December 7, with Wyoming-based Teenage Bottlerocket and Denver's own Elway (not that one). Tickets ($25) go on sale on Friday, September 21 at 10 a.m.
Also at the Fillmore, Barcelona's Sonar festival is going on the road for an inaugural eight-city tour that includes a stop on Wednesday, November 7 with Die Antwoord headlining with performances and DJ sets by Azari & III, Seth Troxler, Paul Kalkbrenner, Tiga, Gesaffelstein and Nic Fanciulli. Tickets ($35/$40) went on sale last weekend.
Foreign Beggars: With Nasty Nasty, Mon., Nov. 5, 9 p.m., $20/$25. I Fight Dragons: With MC Lars and Sky Fox, Tue., Nov. 20, 8 p.m., $12.50/$15. Tin Horn Prayer: With Nathan Maxwell & the Original Bunny Gang, the Gamits and Anchor Point, Fri., Nov. 30, 9:30 p.m., $12/$15.
Martin Sexton: Sat., Nov. 17, 7 p.m., $25/$27.50.
The Killers: With Tegan & Sara, Thu., Nov. 29, 8 p.m., $35-$65.
Asher Roth: Tue., Nov. 13, 8:30 p.m., $15. Reverend Horton Heat: With Reno Divorce, Sat., Feb. 2, 9 p.m., $9.33/$18. Zappa Plays Zappa: Fri., Dec. 14, 8:30 p.m., $35-$40.
Die Antwoord: With Azari & III, Seth Troxler, Paul Kalkbrenner, Tiga, Gesaffelstein and Nic Fanciulli, Wed., Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m., $35-$40. Lamb of God: With In Flames, Hellyeah and Sylosis, Mon., Dec. 10. Nas: With Ms. Lauryn Hill, Fri., Nov. 16. NOFX: With Teenage Bottlerocket and Elway, Fri., Dec. 7, 6 p.m., $25.
Chamillionaire: Sat., Oct. 20, 8 p.m., $30. HateFace: With Delusionist, Sudden Uproar, Capital, Temper and Resonance, Fri., Oct. 12, 8 p.m., $8/$10. Of David: With Coupstick, Cheap Desires and 3 Piece Special, Sun., Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m., $8/$10.
A Place to Bury Strangers: Sun., Nov. 11, 9 p.m., $13.75/$15. Those Darlins: With the Blue Rider, Tue., Nov. 13, 9 p.m., $12/$15. Witch Mountain: With Castle, Wed., Oct. 17, 9 p.m., $8/$10.
Bad Veins: With POPCULT and Post Paradise, Tue., Oct. 30, 9 p.m., $5/$8. King Guy: With Judgement Day, Ghosts of Glaciers and Dreadnought, Sat., Oct. 20, $5/$7.
The Wallflowers: With Places, Wed., Oct. 24, 9 p.m., $32.50.
Ben Sollee Trio: Sat., Nov. 17, 8 p.m., $18. Liz Clark & Tessa Perry: With Jen Korte, Fri., Oct. 5, 8 p.m., $10.
We're currently tracking the playlists from a number of different shows, including KTCL's Locals Only, the Mountain Homegrown Show on 99.5 the Mountain, 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. *Playlist not available this week.
LOCALS ONLY (KTCL)
Vices I Admire - "Beautiful Fire" Skyfox - "Runaway" John Common - "Same Scar" Joshua Novak - "Heart Hits the Wall" Genetic Engines - "Alonerous" Vivid Fiction - "Relentless" Dimmer Switch - "New Beings With You" King Rat - "Arrested Peace" Carson Allen - "Believe" Popcult - "Life in the Wind" Gamits - "Molly" El Toro de la Muerte - "Records"
THE COLORADO SOUND
Leftover Salmon - "Sing Up To The Moon" Great American - Taxi "Blair Mountain" Sherri Jackson - "Simple Pleasures" Dave Sonner - "Artists Heart" Coles Whalen - "Beautiful Without Me" Black Postcards - "Light At the End" JD Feighner - "Feel The Way I Do" Air Dubai - "All Day" John-Alex Mason - "Gone So Long" In The Whale - "Shall Not Be Moved" Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams - "Highway 61 Revisited" Big Head Todd & The Monsters - "Sister Sweetly" Ben Haugland - "Point of No Return" Acoustic Junction - "Goodbye World" Reed Foehl - "Wolves" Charlotte Sass - "Not Alone" Mercury Project - "Fenced In" Katie Herzig - "Best Day of Your Life" Katie Glassman - "Snapshot" Grant Farm - "I Come From the Country" Sweet Water Well - "Zoeology" The Swayback - "Lost Lake Woods Club" Moetones - "Roadhouse" Ending People - "Beat of My Heart" Fierce Bad Rabbit - "Rich Man" Science Partner - "Child Stars" The Motet - "Nachez"
THE COLORADO WAVE
A Melodic Daydream - "Sorbet" - "Stand Alone" Curly 'No Shoes' Jr - "In Love With A Gypsy Woman" Katoorah Jayne - "Walkin" Chewy Marble - "My Monster" Blue Island Beer Club - "Til The Lions Come" Pairadeux - "Hit The Road Jack" The Swayback - "What A Pity" Cynova - "The Other Side" Perpetual Motion - "Monarch's Journey" Reed Foehl - "The Remedy" Little Hercules - "Cool Ride" Rob Drabkin- "She Comes and Goes"