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 Fox Theatre and Boulder Theater are hosting the first annual Boulder Blues and Roots Summit. Bad Brains is coming to the Summit Music Hall in August and Blues Traveler is coming back to Red Rocks for its annual Fourth of July shindig. Meanwhile on local radio, Caleb Slade, Monroe Monroe, the Outfit and Something Underground got spins. And finally, Rise Against, Drive-By Truckers, Elephant Revival and Earth topped the charts at our local record stores. Click through for a full rundown.
The Boulder Theater and Fox Theatre will be hosting their first annual Boulder Blues and Roots Summit, which runs Friday, May 13 until Sunday, May 15. Sheryl Crow, Lucinda Williams, Leon Russell, Davy Knowles and William Elliott Whitmore are a few of the acts slated to headline the fest.
Tickets for the Boulder Blues and Roots Summit are on sale now, and a VIP pass is also available for $325 that gets you into all the shows during the fest, a VIP entrance, reserved seating at Boulder Theater, reserved balcony seats at the Fox, limited edition silk screened poster, t-shirt and more.
Punk legends Bad Brains hit the Summit Music Hall on Friday, August 22. General admission tickets ($23) are on sale now.
Finally, Blues Traveler returns to Red Rocks for its annual Fourth of July show. Matisyahu and Toad the Wet Sprocket open the show. Tickets ($36.50-$42.50) are on sale now.
Here's a rundown of other recently added shows that are either on sale now or go on sale this week.
Nick 13: Tue., June 14, 8 p.m., $13/$15.
Tyler Ward and Crew: Sun., May 29, 8 p.m., $20/$25.
Buffalo Heart Concert: With Elephant Revival, John Oates, Dovekins, Plenty Wolf Singers and Nat O'Keefe, Sat., April 30, 7 p.m., $19.50/$22.50.
First Annual Boulder Roots & Blues Summit: Featuring Lucinda Williams and special guest, Fri., May 13, 7:30 p.m., Featuring Leon Russell and Janiva Magness, Sat., May 14, 7:30 p.m., Featuring Sheryl Crow, Sun., May 15, 7 p.m., $69.50/$85.
B.B. King: Sat., Aug. 20, 7 p.m., $69.50-$115.
RedBull Thre3 Style: With DJ Craze, Thu., April 7, 8:30 p.m., $5/$7.
First Annual Boulder Roots & Blues Summit: Featuring William Elliott Whitmore, Fri., May 13, Featuring Davy Knowles, Sat., May 14, 10:30 p.m.
Love & Light: With Future Simple Project, Omega, Souljorn and Markus, Fri., May 6, 8:30 p.m
Cavalera Conspiracy: Mon., May 2.
Island Grove Regional Park
Greely Blues Jam: Featuring Robert Randolph & the Family, North Mississippi AllStars, Trampled Under Foot, the NightHawks, Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers and Coco Montoya, Sat., June 11, 11 a.m.-10 p.m., $25
Crystal Stilts: Mon., May 16, $13/$15.
Detroit Cobras: Mon., June 13.
Infantree: Mon., April 25, $8.
Vivian Girls: Thu., May 12, $11.
Dredg: Wed., May 11, 7 p.m., $15
Krishna Das: Mon., June 20, 7:30 p.m., $36.50.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Blues Traveler: With Matisyahu and Toad the Wet Sprocket, Mon., July 4, 6 p.m., $36.50-$42.50.
Soiled Dove Underground
AuNaturAlice 8: Featuring Default, Hanson, Parachute and Andy Grammer, Thu., April 7, 8 p.m.
Summit Music Hall
Bad Brains: Fri., April 22.
Face to Face: With Strung Out and Blitzkid, Sat., June 11, 7 p.m., $23/$25.
The Maine: With Augustana and Austin Gibbs, Tue., June 7, 6 p.m., $20.