Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Neil Diamond, Garland Jeffreys and Sophie B. Hawkins were announced; BLKHRTS, American Tomahawk and Driftwood Fire got spins on local radio; and new releases from Drake, Kate Bush and Sigur Ros were among this week's top sellers at our local record stores. Click through for a complete rundown.
This Just In: New Concerts and On-sale Dates
As reported earlier this morning, Neil Diamond, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year, will be at the 1STBANK Center on Thursday, July 26, as part of a greatest hits North American tour that runs from July until September. Tickets ($69.50-$275) go on sale Monday, December 12 at 10 a.m. through TicketHorse.
Garland Jeffreys stops at the Lions Lair for an intimate acoustic duo show on Saturday, January 21 just before he heads to Park City, Utah, to play two days at Sundance. Sophie B. Hawkins visits the Oriental Theater on Friday, June 23, which will be her first show in Denver in seven years. Tickets ($13 advance/$16 day of show) go on sale on Saturday, December 10 at 10 a.m.
Fun.: Thu., April 5.
Anthony Green: With The Dear Hunter, Sat., Feb. 18, 8 p.m., $15.75/$20.
Hot Chelle Rae: Tue., Feb. 14, 8 p.m., $15.75/$20.
Lez Zeppelin: Wed., March 14.
Los Campesinos!: Tue., Jan. 31.
Neon Indian: Mon., April 9.
Punch Brothers: With Aoife O'Donovan, Sun., March 11, 8 p.m., $22.75/$27.
Secret Chiefs 3 and Dengue Fever: Tue., Jan. 24, 8 p.m., $18.75/$20.
Toubab Krewe: Sun., Jan. 22.
Avicii: With Jontron, Fri., Jan. 13, 8 p.m., $40.
Ani DiFranco: Sat., March 3.
Steve Aoki: With Datsik, Thu., Jan. 26, 8 p.m., $37.50-$45.
Neil Diamond: Thu., July 26, 8 p.m.
El Ten Eleven: Wed., Feb. 1, 9 p.m., $10/$12.
Lez Zeppelin: Tue., March 13, 9 p.m., $15/$18.
Virga: With Autumn Burn, Born In Winter, Inelements, Gravity Lies, Heartbeat, Fri., Dec. 30, 7 p.m., $8/$12.
Electric Six: Sun., April 1, 9 p.m., $15/$18.
Garland Jeffreys (acoustic duo): Sat., Jan. 21.
The Toasters: Thu., Feb. 9, $12.
Detective Jabsco (reunion show): With Pikes and Pressure Cap, Fri., Dec. 23, 9 p.m., $5.
Disforia: With the 4 Horsemen, Frost Thane and Sarin Aid, Fri., Dec. 30, 7 p.m., $10/$12.
Kittie: With Blackgaurd, the Argonist and Bonded By Blood, Tue., May 1, $15/$18.
Andy Sydow: With Frisky Squad and Grant Sabin, Thu., Dec. 29, $5.
Flogging Molly: Wed., March 14.
Galactic: Featuring Corey Glover (of Living Colour) and Corey Henry (of Rebirth Brass Band). With DJ Logic and ALO(3/16), March 16-17, 8 p.m., $29.75.
Mat Kearney: Fri., Feb. 10, 9 p.m., $22.50.
M83: Mon., April 30.
Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers: With the Railbenders, Fri., Dec. 23, 9 p.m., $22.
SOJA: With Dubskin, the Movement and Anuhea, Sat., Feb. 25, 9 p.m., $21.50/$25.
Sophie B. Hawkins: Sat., June 23, $13/$16.
Larkin Grimm: With Mercuria & the Gem Stars, The Lone Garage Massacre& Dustin Reid, Fri., Jan. 6, $10/$12.
The Darkness: Wed., Feb. 15.
Doomtree: Sun., Jan. 22, 8 p.m., $15/$17.
Kasabian: Sat., March 10, 8 p.m., $18/$20.
People Under the Stairs: With Sweatshop Union, Thu., Jan. 26, 8 p.m., $18/$20.
Ryan Adams: Fri., Feb. 3, 8 p.m., $29.50-$55.