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 Wilco, 311, Slightly Stoopid, Dukes of September and more were announced; Overcasters, Lumineers, Churchill and the Jekylls got spins on local radio; and recent albums from the Shins, E-40, Fun. and the Men were the top sellers at our local record stores. Page down for a complete rundown.
This Just In: New Concerts and On-Sale Dates
As reported yesterday, Wilco returns to Red Rocks for the first time in three years with a two-night stand on June 22 and 23, and 311 and Slightly Stoopid will be at Red Rocks again for another installment of the Unity Tour on August 19. Steely Dan's Donald Fagan, the Doobie Brothers' Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs team up as Dukes of September, which will be at the Paramount Theatre on Tuesday, July 10. Tickets ($59.50-$79.50) go on sale on Friday, April 6, at 10 a.m.
R5: Featuring Ross Lynch from Austin and Aly, Sat., June 9, 6:30 p.m., $10.75/$15.
3LAU & James Egbert (CD release): With Wiley Webb and Paris Burns, Sat., May 12, 8:30 p.m., $13/$16.
Railroad Earth: Thu., Sept. 13, $64.50 (2-day pass with Red Rocks show)/$91.50 (3-day pass with Red Rocks Show & Umphrey's McGee Boulder Theater show).
Umphrey's McGee: Sat., Sept. 15, $64.50 (2-day pass with Red Rocks show)/ $91.50 (3-day pass with Red Rocks Show & Umphrey's McGee Boulder Theater show).
Action Bronson: With BLKHRTS, Fri., April 27.
Lupe Fiasco: With Foodchain, Pries, DJ Mu$a, Thu., May 17.
Delbert McClinton: Thu., May 10, $36/$40.
Rhapsody of Fire: With Voyager, Fri., June 8, $23/$26.
Tom Hagerman (CD release): Thu., May 24, 9 p.m., $10/$15.
Hundred Waters: Mon., May 14, 9 p.m., $8/$10.
Blind Pilot: Sun., Aug. 12.
Carbon Leaf: Sun., July 29.
Dark Star Orchestra: Fri., June 29.
EOTO: Fri., June 8.
Greensky Bluegrass: Fri., July 27.
Head for the Hills: With Split Lip Rayfield and Finnders & Youngberg, Sat., May 12.
Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers: Fri., June 22.
Keb' Mo': Sun., May 20.
The Motet: With Dubskin, Sat., June 16.
Jake Shimabukuro: With Danielle Ate the Sandwich, Sun., July 8.
Toad the Wet Sprocket: With Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers, Sun., May 27.
Weir, Robinson & Greene Acoustic Trio: Sun., June 3.
David Wilcox: Sat., July 28.
The Wood Brothers: With Paper Bird, Sun., May 13.
Carry Me Ohio: With Jillian and the Gentle Americans, Matty Graziano, Fri., April 6, $5.
The Chop Tops: With Danny B Harvey, The Strikers, Radio Threat, Sun., July 1, 9 p.m., $10/$13.
Dick Dale: With the Limbs, Tue., July 3, 9 p.m., $20/$25.
The Devastated: With The Dead Lotus Society, Sun., April 22, 9 p.m., $8/$10.
Knock-Out: With the A-Ok's and Hatrick Penry, Fri., May 11, $7/$10.
Koffin Kats: With Truckasaurus and Captain Blood, Sat., June 2, 9 p.m., $10/$14.
Shinyribs: Featuring Kevin Russel of the Gourds, Wed., July 11, 9 p.m., $10/$12.
Vale of Pnath: With Dissonance In Design, The Wrath of, Vesuvius, Artemesis, Wed., June 13, 9 p.m., $5.
He's My Brother, She's My Sister: With Bad Weather California, Sat., June 2, 8 p.m., $10/$13.
Searching For Elliott Smith Denver Premiere: Features a live acoustic performance by Mary Lou Lord and a Q&A session with director Gil Reyes and Lord, Sat., July 28, 8:30 p.m., $20/VIP $25/meet & greet $50.
Dukes of September: Featuring Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs, Tue., July 10, 8 p.m., $59.50-$79.50.
The Music of ABBA - Arrival From Sweden: Fri., July 27, 8 p.m., $29.
Umphrey's McGee: With Railroad Earth, Fri., Sept. 14.
Wilco: With Punch Brothers (6/22), Dr. Dog (6/23), June 22-23, 8 p.m., $41.95-$49.95.
Tish Hinojosa: Fri., July 6, 8 p.m., $18/$20.
The Other Side of Rabbi Joe Black & Julie Silver: Sat., June 16, 8 p.m., $18/$20.
Chris Smither: Fri., Sept. 28, 8 p.m., $25/$27.
The Tannahill Weavers: With Sarah McQuaid, Sat., Oct. 13, 8 p.m., $20/$22.