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: In concert news, the Avett Brothers announced another Colorado date on July 8 at the Boulder Theater the night before their sold-out Red Rocks show, the FMQB Triple A Conference is returning to the Fox, Diana Ross is due at Wells Fargo in September and the Foo Fighters are slated for the Pepsi Center in October. On local radio, Elway, Caleb Slade, Jim McTurnan & the Kids That Killed the Man and Statewide Emergency got some spins. Meanwhile, at our local record stores, Tech N9NE, Lady Gaga, Tedeschi Trucks Band and Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi dominated the charts. Click through for a full rundown.
This Just In: New Concerts and On-sale Dates
In addition to the Avett Brothers' sold-out Red Rocks show on Saturday, July 9, Boulder Theater just announced an evening with the band the day before on Friday, July 8. Tickets ($47.50) go on sale Friday, June 17 at 10 a.m.
FMQB Triple A Conference returns to the Fox Theatre for another round of shows from Wednesday, August 10 through Friday, August 12 inside the venue including John Butler Trio, Jeff Bridges, Brett Dennen, DeVotchKa, Brandi Carlile as well as free shows outside on the Hill with Lissie, Bobby Long, Joseph Arthur and more. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 17 at noon.
Diana Ross visits the the Wells Fargo Theatre on Tuesday, September 20. Tickets ($65-$115) go on sale Friday, June 17 at 10 a.m. The Foo Fighters are due at the Pepsi Center in October. There's a pre-sale happening tomorrow before tickets officially go on sale on Friday.
Charles Bradley: Tue., Sept. 13, 8 p.m., $15/$20.
D.R.I.: Wed., Dec. 14, 9 p.m., $15/$20.
Electric Six: With Kitten, Fri., Sept. 30, 9 p.m., $15/$18.
Snake Rattle Rattle Snake (CD release): Sat., Aug. 20, 9 p.m., $10.50/$13.
Tapes 'N Tapes: Thu., Aug. 18, 8 p.m., $14.75/$16.
The Avett Brothers: Fri., July 8, $47.50.
Jantsen: With Devin Martin, Rainbow Wheel of Death and Coult 45, Sat., July 16, 8 p.m., $14.50.
The Motet Presents "Funk Is Dead": Mon., Oct. 31, 8 p.m., $25/$30.
Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys: With Sierra Hull, Sun., July 10, 7:30 p.m., $32/$38.
Wild Women of the West: Benefit for Blue Sky Bridge featuring Hazel Miller Band, Rebecca Folsom Band and Dakota Blonde, Fri., Sept. 9, 7 p.m., $20/VIP $100.
Dead Man Winter: Featuring Members of Trampled By Turtles, Fri., Aug. 19, 8:30 p.m., $8/$10.
The Dodos: With the Luyus, Tue., Sept. 27, 9 p.m., $15/$18.
FMQB Triple A Conference: Featuring Brett Dennen, Matt Nathanson and DeVotchKa, Wed., Aug. 10, 7:30 p.m., $35. Outdoor stage with Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors and Blacke & The Rodeo Kings, Wed., Aug. 10, 8 p.m., Free. With John Butler Trio, Brandi Carlile and NeedToBreathe, Thu., Aug. 11, 8 p.m. Outdoor stage with Lissie and Bobby Long, Thu., Aug. 11, 8 p.m., Free. With Fitz & The Tantrums, Jeff Bridges and Trombone Shorty, Fri., Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m., $45. Outdoor stage with Joseph Arthur and Scars on 45, Fri., Aug. 12, 8 p.m., Free.
The Magic Beans: With Pamilco Sound, Whiskey Tango and Technicolor Tone Factory, Thu., July 21, 8:30 p.m., $8.
Rebirth Brass Band: Fri., July 22, 9 p.m., $15/$18.
Somasphere: With Frequent-C, Fri., June 24, 8:30 p.m., $12/$14.
Yellowcard: Fri., Oct. 14.
Gallagher: Thu., Sept. 29, 7 p.m., $21.50.
Afroman: Thu., Aug. 18.
Bury Your Dead: Sun., July 24.
Conditions: With Valencia, Tue., July 19.
Lionheart: Thu., July 28.
The Red Elvisis: Thu., July 21.
Foo Fighters: With Cage the Elephant and Mariachi El Bronx, Sun., Oct. 9, 7 p.m., $34.50-$54.50.
Stevie Nicks: Tue., Aug. 9.
The Dear Hunter: Wed., July 20, 7 p.m., $12.
Diana Ross: Tue., Sept. 20, 8 p.m., $65-$115.