Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, Shinedown, Godsmack, Steve Vai and Kimbra lead this week's shows

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A fresh batch of new shows announced this week, including Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller at Red Rocks, the Head and the Heart and Blitzen Trapper at the Boulder Theater, Kimbra at the Ogden Theatre, Shinedown and Godsmack at Comfort Dental, and Steve Vai at the Ogden. Page down for a full rundown plus local radio playlists and the area's top album sales.

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This Just In: New Concerts and On-Sale Dates

Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller co-headline at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Saturday September 1 with Chevy Woods opening. General admission tickets ($42.50) go on sale on this Saturday, June 16 at 10 a.m.

The Head and the Heart are returning to Colorado this fall for a show at the Boulder Theater on Sunday, September 23 with Blitzen Trapper. Tickets $25-$27.50 are on sale now. Kimbra, meanwhile, due at Red Rocks on Tuesday, July 3 with Foster the People, is slated to return to Ogden Theatre on Wednesday, October 10. Tickets ($19.99) go on sale this Saturday, June 16 at 10 a.m.

Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind, Papa Roach and Adelitas Way all play main stages at this year's Uproar Festival at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre on Tuesday, September 18. D., Deuce, Mindset Evolution, Thousand Foot Krutch and Candlelight Red open the show. Tickets ($19-$79) go on sale on Friday, Jun 15 at 10 a.m.

Guitar wiz Steve Vai hits the Ogden Theatre on Monday, October 1, with Beverly McClellan, who made it to the final four on the debut season of The Voice, opening the show. General admission tickets ($35) go on sale on Friday, June 15 at 10 a.m.

Visit our newly revamped concert calendar for a complete rundown of all Denver/Boulder area concerts.


Grieves & Budo: Sat., Sept. 22, 9 p.m., $15.75/$19. The Magic Beans: With Whiskey Tango and Gypsy Moon, Fri., Aug. 10, 9 p.m., $5/$12. The Malah: Sat., Aug. 4, 9 p.m., $5-$10. Murder By Death: With Drag the River and Ha Ha Tonka, Fri., Aug. 17, 8 p.m., $15.75/$20. UmConscious (CD release): Fri., Aug. 24, 9 p.m., $10-$15.


Beach House: Sun., Oct. 7, 8 p.m., $22/$24. Hank 3: Tue., Sept. 4, 7 p.m., $22.50/$25. The Head and the Heart: With Blitzen Trapper and Bryan John Appleby, Sun., Sept. 23, 6 p.m., $25/$27.50


Easy Star All-Stars: Thu., Sept. 13, 8:30 p.m., $16/$18. Paa Kow & By All Means: Fri., Sept. 7, 8:30 p.m., $12/$15.


Bad (CD release): With Between Sons and Seasons, Perfect Like Me, Vespyra, Fri., Aug. 3, 8 p.m., $10/$13. The Bad Plus: With Go Star, Sat., Oct. 13, 8 p.m., $23/$27. Morbid Angel: With Dark Funeral and Grave, Sun., Oct. 7. SP Double: With Mr. Midas, Morning Star, Dope Ciy, Sat., July 14, 8 p.m., $5/$10. Thee Oh Sees: With Ty Segal, Thu., Sept. 13.


AU: With Tu Fawning, Thu., Aug. 9, 9 p.m., $10/$13. The Dig: With Popwreck and Starting the Hearts, Tue., June 26, 9 p.m., $8/$10. Option4 (CD release): Sat., Aug. 18, 9 p.m., $10. The Reverend Horton Heat: Sun., Aug. 12, 5 p.m., $25/$30. Truth & Salvage Co.: Fri., Aug. 10, 9 p.m., $12.50/$15.


Animal Kingdom: With the Neighbourhood, Wed., Aug. 8, 8 p.m., $12-$14. Eyes Set to Kill: With My Ticket Home and Awaken the Empire, Thu., Aug. 30, 7 p.m., $10/$12. Radio Moscow: With the Dirty Streets, Wed., Aug. 1, 8 p.m., $10/$12.


Wretched: With Huntress and Silence the Messenger, Wed., July 18, 9 p.m., $8/$10.


Kimbra: With the Stepkids, Wed., Oct. 10, 8 p.m., $19.99. Steve Vai: With Beverly McClellan, Mon., Oct. 1, 8 p.m., $35/$40.


Chris Isaak: Tue., Dec. 4, 8 p.m., $49.50-$69.50. Joe Rogan: Fri., Aug. 10, 8 p.m., $35.


Wiz Khalifa: With Mac Miller and Chevy Woods, Sat., Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m., $42.50.


Shockwave Festival: With Fear Factory, Voivod, Cattle Decapitation, Revocation, Havok, Dirge Within, Last Chance to Reason and more, Tue., July 31, 2 p.m., $22/$25. Total Recall: With Bathdub, Tyler Layers, Rockwell, Seth Abrumz, Pawnge Method, Blendrix, Dr. U, Sat., July 14, 8 p.m., free.


George Winston: Sat., Aug. 18, 8 p.m., $33/$35. Jesse Winchester: Fri., Oct. 19, 8 p.m., $28/$30. Jonathan Edwards: Fri., Nov. 16, 8 p.m., $22/$24. Milk Carton Kids: Thu., Aug. 30, 8 p.m., $17/$19.

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. *Playlist not available this week.



Devotchka "Transliterator" The Higher Elevation "The Diamond Mine" Mama Lenny and the Remedy "Soul Woman" 3 Twins Broadband "Cry At the Movies" Great American Taxi "Wake Up the Dead" The Love Royale "Another Winter" John Common and Blinding Flashes of Light "Same Scar" Achille Lauro "Lightning" Justin Roth "Trembling Like A Train" Patrick Dethlefs "Fall & Rise" Gregory Alan Isakov "Freeway Searching" Raincheck "Right There" Chris Daniels "Medical Marijuana" O'Brien Party Of 7 "King of the Road" Lindsey O'Brien Band "As Long As It Matters" The Motet "Push" Freddi / Henchi and the Soulsetters "I Like Funky Music" Mosey West "Gone" Katya Chorover "Big Big Love" Robert Cline Jr. "Another Day, Another Dollar" Rick Roberts "She Is A Song" Fierce Bad Rabbit "Chasing After Things (We Don't Know The Names)" The Say So "Letter to a Cynic" Julie & Andy Monley "Really Hummin'" Ben Haugland "Point of No Return"



Danny Masters - Dominion AJ Salas - Francis Adam Stern - Weights & Measures Robert Eldridge - Enlightened Bobby Wells - My Heart To Yours Gregory J Bachman - Positive Flow Chupacabra - Soledad Kim Ciara - Sunday Island Mike Banta - Passion Bruce Hayes - Josh Steve Glotzer - Los Cabos Serenade Julien Kasper - 8 - 11

Click through for this week's Top Sellers

Top Local Sellers - Albums & Downloads

Thanks to an in-store performance, Danielle Ate the Sandwich's brand new album, Like a King, nabbed the top spot at Twist & Shout, while Leftover Salmon's latest effort, Aquatic Hitchhiker, came in first at Albums on the Hill and Big K.R.I.T.'s Live From the Underground, released last week on Def Jam, debuted at number one at Independent Records.


01. Leftover Salmon - Aquatic Hitchhiker
02. Jack White - Blunderbuss
03. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Everybody's Talkin' (Live)
04. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Americana
05. The Beach Boys - That's Why God Made the Radio
06. JD McPherson - Signs & Signifiers
07. Broken Water - Tempest
08. Dr. John - Locked Down
09. Hilltop Hoods - Drinking From the Sun 10. Caetano Veloso and David Byrne - Live at Carnegie Hall


01. Big K.R.I.T. - Live From the Underground
02. Curren$y - Stoned Immaculate
03. E-40 - Block Brochure Volumes 1, 2 &3
04. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday... Roman Reloaded
05. Drake - Take Care
06. Fear Factory - Industrialist
07. Gotye - Making Mirrors
08. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Americana
09. Garbage - Not Your Kind of People
10. Jack White - Blunderbuss


01. Danielle Ate the Sandwich - Like a King
02. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Americana
03. Lumineers - Lumineers
04. Regina Spektor - What We Saw From the Cheap Seats
05. Jack White - Blunderbuss
06. Brandi Carlile - Bear Creek
07. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - Here
08. Sigur Ros - Valtari
09. Patti Smith - Bangra
10. The Beach Boys - That's Why God Made the Radio


01. Off! - Off!
02. Beach House - Bloom
03. Jack White - Blunderbuss
04. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Americana
05. Spiritualized - Sweet Heart, Sweet Light
06. Speedwolf - Ride With Death 07. Alabama Shakes - Boys and Girls 08. My Bloody Valentine - EP's 1988-1991 09. Sleep - Dopesmoker
10. Hot Water Music - Exister


01. Avicii, Lenny Kravitz - "Superlove" (original mix)
02. Steve Angello, Max Vangeli, AN21 - "H8RS" (original mix)
03. Nicky Romero, ZROQ - "WTF!?" (original club mix)
04. Lee Cabrera, Thomas Gold, DJ PP - "Shake It (Move a Little Closer)" (DJ PP 2012 Terrace mix)
05. Keane, Alesso - "Silenced by the Night" (Alesso remix)
06. EDX, John Williams - "Give It Up for the Love" (original mix)
07. Sander Van Doorn - "Nothing Inside" (original mix)
08. Basto - "I Rave You" (original mix)
09. Phunk Investigation - "Critical" (original mix)
10. Finnebassen - "Touching Me" (original mix)


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