Mile Highlights: Denver/Boulder area concert news, local radio playlists and top album sales


Here's what's hot this week in music on the Front Range: On the concert front, new shows featuring the Avett Brothers, James Taylor, Blues Traveler and Gogol Bordello were announced; Gauntlet Hair, Hindershot and Fierce Bad Rabbit got spins on local radio; and recent albums from Van Halen, Dr. Dog and Leonard Cohen were the top sellers at our local record stores. Page down for a complete rundown.

This Just In: New Concerts and On-Sale Dates


After selling out Red Rocks last year, the Avett Brothers return to the amphitheatre for a two-night stand on Friday & Saturday, June 29 & 30 with City and Colour opening on Friday, and Devotchka warming things up on Saturday. Tickets ($37.75-$45.25) go sale on Saturday, February 18 at 10 a.m.

After selling out his Monday, July 23 show at Red Rocks, LiveNation has added second James Taylor show on Tuesday, July 24. Reserved tickets ($45-$85) go on sale Friday, February 17 at 10 a.m.

Blues Traveler returns to Red Rocks for its annual Fourth of July outing with Fitz & the Tantrums opening the show. Tickets ($36.75-$43.50) go sale on Saturday, February 18 at 10 a.m.

Finally, Gogol Bordello brings its gypsy punk back to the Boulder Theater on Wednesday, March 7 and at the Ogden Theatre on Thursday, March 8. Tickets for the Ogden ($34.75/$40) and the Boulder Theater ($42.50) both go on sale pm Friday, February 17 at 10 a.m.


The Brian Jonestown Massacre: Tue., May 8, 8 p.m., $22/$27.
The Infamous Stringdusters: Fri., April 13, 9 p.m., $17/$20.
Dom Kennedy: Wed., April 11, 8 p.m., $15.75.
Mutaytor: Sat., April 28, 9 p.m., $22.50/$25.
The Polyphonic Spree: With New Fumes, Tue., April 10, 8 p.m., $22.50/$25.
Punch Brothers: With Aoife O'Donovan, Tue., March 13, 8 p.m., $22.75/$26.
Signal Path and ManCub: Sat., April 21, 9 p.m., $12.50/$15.


EOTO: Fri., March 16, 8 p.m., $24.50/$27.50.
eTown with The Infamous Stringdusters & Zach Heckendorf: Sun., April 15, 6 p.m., $15.
Gogol Bordello: Wed., March 7, 7 p.m., $35.
Julian Marley & the Uprising: Wed., May 23, 8 p.m., $20/$22.50.
Shpongle Presents: The Masquerade: Fri., April 6, 8 p.m., $30.


Bliss N Eso & Big B: Tue., April 3, 8:30 p.m., $12/$15.
Good Gravy: With Bob Molly, Thu., March 8, 8:30 p.m., $8.
Local Shakedown: With Ramaya Soskin, Dechen Hawk, Wadirum and more, Sat., March 3, 8:30 p.m., $8.
The White Buffalo: Sat., March 24, 8:30 p.m., $8/$10.


Alien Ant Farm's March of the Zombies: With King Rat, A Vast Eclipse, MF Kaaos,, The Flash Mob, Lost Point, Sat., March 3, 7:30 p.m., $25.
Hypnautic and King Tef: With Rol Pley & J Swiss, Johny Rocketz, El Tio Hugo, Sat., March 10, 7 p.m., $10.
Mustard Plug: With Left Alone and Potato Pirates, Fri., April 13, $12/$15.


Acid Mother Temples: Sun., April 8, 9 p.m., $15/$17.
The Cave Singers: Fri., April 20, 9 p.m., $12.50/$15.


Design the Skyline: With the Browning and From the Atlas, Fri., March 23, $7/$10.
RevoltRevolt: With JJ Matot and the Arctic, Wed., March 7, $5/$7
Stellar Corpses: With the Returners and Royal Dead, Sat., March 3, $5/$8.
Zak Waters (of Blueskyreality): Fri., March 9, $7/$10.


Cookie Monsta: With J Rabbit, Sat., March 24, 9 p.m., $22/$25.
Gogol Bordello: Thu., March 8, 8 p.m., $34.75/$40.
Laff Mobb: Featuring Red Grant, Rudy Rush, Roz G and Mark Viera., Thu., April 5, 8 p.m., $25


The Avett Brothers: With City and Colour (6/29) and Devotchka (6/30), June 29-30, 7:30 p.m., $37.75-$45.25.
Blues Traveler: With Fitz and the Tantrums, Wed., July 4, 7:30 p.m., $36.75-$43.50.
James Taylor & His Band: July 23-24, 8 p.m., $45-$85.


Escape the Fate: With Attack Attack, the World Alive, Mest, Secrets, Fri., April 13, 6 p.m., $25.


The April Verch Trio: With Chuck Hugenberg, Fri., June 15, 8 p.m., $16.
The Belle Jar: Thu., March 29, 7:30 p.m., $7.
Dan Navarro (of Lowen & Navarro): Sat., June 23, 8 p.m., $17.
Owen Kortz Trio: Sat., April 7, 8 p.m., $10.

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