Mile Highlights: Shows announced/on-sale this week, local radio playlists and top local sellers
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week. On the concert front: The Flaming Lips have announced a co-headlining date with Primus this August at Red Rocks. Kenny Chesney is also at the Rocks in July, and Panic! at the Disco is due at the Ogden in June. Meanwhile on local radio, Air Dubai, Chain Gang of 1974, Della, FaceMan, Spiv and Hot IQs got spins. And finally, topping the charts at our local record stores are Lupe Fiasco, Slim Cessna's Auto Club, DeVotchKa and Nicki Minaj. Click through for a full rundown.
This Just In Concert Announcements
The Flaming Lips, who just played the Snowball Music Festival and at Aspen's Belly Up in December, return to Red Rocks on Wednesday, August 3 to co-headline a bill with Primus. Word has that the Lips will be performing Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon. Tickets ($39.75-$44.75) go on sale Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m.
Country star Kenny Chesney plays Red Rocks on Wednesday, July 6 as part of his Goin' Coastal Tour. Tickets ($49.50-$79.50) go on sale, Friday, March 18 at 10 a.m.
Panic! at the Disco hit the Ogden Theatre on Tuesday, June 28 in support of Vices & Virtues, which hits stores Tuesday, March 22. Tickets ($25-$28) go on sale Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m.
Here's a rundown of other recently added shows that are either on sale now or go on sale this week.
Borgore: Thu., June 9, 8 p.m., $23/$25.
The Epilogues (video release party): With My Body Sings Electric, Input, Regret Night and Between Fate, Wed., March 30, 8 p.m.; Fri., April 1, 9 p.m., $9.33-$15.
The Old 97's: May 26-27, 8 p.m., $24/$26.
SKisM: With Jantsen and Dodger, Thu., June 16, 8 p.m., $18.50/$20.
Sheryl Crow: Sun., May 15, 7 p.m., $69.50/$85.
Paper Diamond & Michal Menert: With Break Science, Tue., April 19, 8:30 p.m., $15/$20.
Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom
B Foundation: With Apex Vibe, Roster McCabe and Katastro, Wed., April 20, 9 p.m., $10/$12.
Great American Taxi: With Oakhurst, Fri., April 15, 9 p.m., $12/$17.
The Unified Field: Sonic Bloom pre-party featuring Alex Grey, Eskmo, Heyoka, An-ten-nae, Octopus Nebula, DJ Vadim, Janover, Nadis Warriors and more, April 29-30, 9 p.m., $25/$30.
Younger Brother: Featuring Simon Posford and Benji Vaughan. With Free The Robots, Omega, Steve Bonez, Don Womp and special guests, Sat., April 9.
Ms. Lauryn Hill: Sat., April 23, 8 p.m., $44.50-$49.50.
Orgone: Tue., May 24, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12.
The Supervillians: Tue., April 19, 8:30 p.m., $12/$15.
Cody Simpson & Graysen Chance: Mon., April 11.
Voodoo Glow Skulls: With Lola Black, Potato Pirates, the A-OK's and the Namesakes, Sun., May 8.
Hate Eternal: With Origin, Vital Remains and Abysmal Dawn, Fri., June 17, 7:30 p.m., $13/$15.
Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience: Fri., May 20, 8 p.m., $35-$40/$VIP $135.
Panic! at the Disco: With fun. and Funeral Party, Tue., June 28, 7:30 p.m., $25.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Bassnectar: With Beats Antique and Eskmo, Sat., June 18, 7:30 p.m., $40.
Kenny Chesney: Wed., July 6, $49.50-$79.50.
Earth, Wind & Fire: Tue., June 7, 7:30 p.m., $40.50-$70.50.
The Flaming Lips: With Primus, Wed., Aug. 3, 7 p.m., $39.75-$44.75.
Jazz Aspen Snowmass
Monty Alexander's Harlem-Kingston Express, Raul Midon and Richard Bona, Fri., June 24.
Sheryl Crow, Sat., June 25.
Jennifer Hudson, Sun., June 26.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Sat., July 2.
Orchestre Buena Vista Social Club featuring Omara Portundo, Sun., Aug. 21.
Girl Talk, Fri., Sept. 2.
Steely Dan, Rodrigo y Gabriela and Ryan Bingham, Sat., Sept. 3.
Zac Brown Band, Lenny Kravitz and Fitz & the Tantrums, Sun., Sept. 4.
Summit Music Hall
Lloyd Banks: Sat., April 9, 8 p.m., $25.
Front Line Assembly: With Die Krupps, Ivardensphere and DJ Acucrack, Mon., June 6, 7 p.m., $17-$20.
Manchester Orchestra: Sun., June 12, 7 p.m., $16/$19.
Papa Roach: With Finger Eleven, Tue., May 10, 7 p.m., $26/$28.
Alash Ensemble: Sun., May 22, 7 p.m.
Brewer & Shipley: With Carrie Elkin, Sat., May 21, 8 p.m.
Peter Case & Steve Poltz: Fri., June 10, 8 p.m.
Joy Kills Sorrow & Dixie Bee Liners: Fri., June 3, 8 p.m.
Carrie Rodriguez: With Pieta Brown, Fri., May 13, 8 p.m.
Click through for this week's local radio playlists