Mile Highlights: This week's concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: On the concert front, we've received word that Kings of Leon is slated for a two-night stand at Red Rocks with Band of Horses, Tony Bennett is due at Ellie Caulkins and Symphony on the Rocks will feature Sarah McLachlan, among others. Meanwhile, on local radio, Bedsit Infamy, Flashlights and Remember May got spins. And finally, TV on the Radio, Paul Simon and Wiz Khalifa dominated the charts at our local record stores last week. Click through for a full rundown.
This Just In: Shows Announced/On Sale
Kings of Leon, who is hitting the road this summer with Band of Horses, will stop by Red Rocks for a two-night stand on Wednesday, August 31 and Thursday, September 1. General admission and reserved tickets ($56-$63.50) go on sale Saturday, April 30 at 10 a.m.
Legendary crooner Tony Bennett visits the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Tuesday, July 26. Reserved tickets ($60.50- $126) go on sale Saturday, April 30 at 10 a.m.
The Colorado Symphony Orchestra announced its Symphony on the Rocks summer series at Red Rocks, which is slated to include guests Sarah McLachlan (Sunday, July 10), Idina Menzel (Sunday, July 17) and Chicago (Sunday, July 24). Tickets ($40-$75) go on sale Friday, April 29 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.
Richie Furay: Sat., July 16, 8 p.m., $32.75/$35.
Rasputina: With the Wilderness of Manitoba, Mon., July 25, 8 p.m., $15.50/$18.
Yamn: With Ultraviolet Hippopotamus, Fri., July 15, 9 p.m., $5/$10.
Boettcher Concert Hall
Boyz II Men: With the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Sun., June 5, 7:30 p.m.
Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
Tim McGraw: With Luke Bryan and the Band Perry, Fri., Aug. 5, 7 p.m., $24.25-$69.50.
Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Tony Bennett: Tue., July 26, 8 p.m., $60.50-$126
Bad Weather California: With Hot White, School Knights and Pacific Pride (split cassette release party), Fri., May 27, 8:30 p.m., $5/$8.
The Juarez Street Fighters: With Fancy Show Box and Ember, Thu., May 19, 8:30 p.m., $12/$15.
James McMurtry: Thu., July 14, 8:30 p.m., $16/$20.
Maceo Parker: Wed., July 20, 8:30 p.m., $20/$25.
L2 Arts & Culture Center
Anaïs Mitchell's Hadestown: Sat., Oct. 15, 8 p.m., $23/$25.
Colin Hay: Sat., Sept. 24, 8 p.m.
David Lindley, Peter Case & Steve Poltz: Fri., June 10, 8 p.m.
Red Horse: Featuring Eliza Gilkyson, John Gorka and Lucy Kaplansky, Sat., Oct. 8, 8 p.m.
Millionaires: Mon., June 13.
The David Crowder Band: With Gungor, Chris August and John Mark McMillan, Sun., Aug. 14, 7 p.m., $24.50-$39.50.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
1964 The Tribute: Fri., Aug. 26, 8 p.m., $28.
Chicago: With the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Sun., July 24, 7:30 p.m.
Kings of Leon: With Band of Horses, Aug. 31-Sept. 1, $56-$63.50.
Sarah McLachlan: With the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Sun., July 10, 7:30 p.m.
Idina Menzel: With the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Sun., July 17, 7:30 p.m.
Train and Maroon 5: With Gavin DeGraw, Thu., July 28, 7 p.m., $45.50-$55.50.
Summit Music Hall
Dying Fetus: With Black Dahlia Murder, Powerglove, Fleshgod, Apocalypse, Whitechapel and more, Tue., Aug. 2, 3 p.m., $22/$25.
Mayer Hawthorne DJ Set: Sun., May 29.
Soulcrate Music: Mon., June 13.
Hot Club of Cowtown: Fri., Aug. 12, 8 p.m.
Martin Taylor: With John Wirtz, Sat., June 25, 8 p.m.
3 Generations of Klezmer: Hal Aqua & the Lost Tribe, the Bloomers & Osi Sladek: Sat., June 4, 8 p.m.
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