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.
See Also: • Jane's Addiction, Swans, Aaron Freeman lead this week's shows • Gotye, Silversun Pickups, 3OH!3, Matisyahu and Justin Bieber lead this week's shows • Rise Against, Peter Gabriel, Ben Harper, Passion Pit, Alabama Shakes lead new shows • Leonard Cohen, Big Gigantic, Big K.R.I.T. and Thurston Moore lead new shows • Nicki Minaj, My Morning Jacket and Michael Kiwanuka lead new shows • Die Antwoord, Jack White and Five Finger Death Punch lead new shows • Dispatch, Thievery Corporation, Chautauqua and Arvada Center summer lineups • Dandy Warhols, Cake, Fiona Apple among new shows
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.
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.
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