Morrissey, Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube, Dinosaur Jr., Jackson Browne lead this week's shows
Morrisey returns to Denver this fall for a date at Ellie Caulkins Opera House on November 3. Tickets on sale this Saturday, June 23, at 10 a.m.
Denver's summer concert season is proving to be every bit as hot as anticipated, and the fall is shaping up to be just as heated with new dates from Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg and E-40, who are due back in town at the end of August, followed by Rascal Flatts in September, Dinosaur Jr. in October and Morrisey and Jackson Browne in November. Page down for the full rundown on this week's new show announcements, as well as local radio playlists and the area's top album sellers.
• Jane's Addiction, Swans, Aaron Freeman lead this week's shows
• Gotye, Silversun Pickups, 3OH!3, Matisyahu and Justin Bieber lead this week's shows
• Rise Against, Peter Gabriel, Ben Harper, Passion Pit, Alabama Shakes lead new shows
• Leonard Cohen, Big Gigantic, Big K.R.I.T. and Thurston Moore lead new shows
• Nicki Minaj, My Morning Jacket and Michael Kiwanuka lead new shows
• Die Antwoord, Jack White and Five Finger Death Punch lead new shows
• Dispatch, Thievery Corporation, Chautauqua and Arvada Center summer lineups
Britt Chester Catch Snoop Dogg at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre this October with Ice Cube and E-40 for the KS Classic. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, June 23. This Just In: New Concerts and On-Sale Dates
Former Smiths frontman Morrissey performs greatest hits from his catalogue as well as new, unreleased tunes at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Saturday, November 3. Kristeen Young opens the show. Tickets ($39.50-$75) for this one also go on sale this Saturday, June 23, at 10 a.m.
Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube and E-40 headline the KS Classic at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre on Friday, August 24. Tickets ($25-$100) go on sale this Saturday, June 23, at 10 a.m.
Dinosaur Jr. is coming to the Bluebird Theater on Monday, October 15. Tickets ($25-$30) go on sale this Saturday, June 23 at 10 a.m. M. Ward, touring in support of his latest effort, A Wasteland Companion, will be at the Boulder Theater on Friday, August 25. Tickets ($32/$35) go on sale this Friday, June 22 at 10 a.m.
Jackson Browne brings his acoustic tour to the Paramount Theatre on Wednesday, November 14. Playing guitar and piano, Browne will perform songs from his entire body of work, with varying set lists each night of the tour. Singer-songwriter and fiddle player Sara Watkins opens. Tickets ($49.50-$99.50) also go on sale this Friday, June 22 at 10 a.m.
Finally, Rascal Flatts has announced a date at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre with Little Big Town, Eli Young Band and Edens Edge on Saturday, September 8. Tickets ($25-$65) go on sale this Saturday, June 23 at 10 a.m.
Dinosaur Jr: Mon., Oct. 15, 9 p.m., $25/$30.
Donna the Buffalo: Thu., Aug. 9, 9 p.m., $23.50/$28.
Good Gravy: Thu., Aug. 30, 9 p.m., $10/$15.
STRFKR: With Onuinu, Sat., Oct. 27, 9 p.m., $15/$17.
Ethan Bortnick: With Kidz Bop Live!, Sun., Aug. 5, 6 p.m., $24.50-$49.50.
M. Ward: Sat., Aug. 25, 9 p.m., $32/$35.
The Motet: Performing Parliament-Funkadelic, Wed., Oct. 31, 9 p.m., $25/$30.
A Tribute to Herbie Hancock: Featuring members of the Motet & Big Gigantic: Dominic Lalli, Dave Watts, Joey Porter, Garrett Sayers & Dan Schwindt, Fri., July 27, 8 p.m., $10.
The KS Classic: With Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, E-40 and more, Fri., Aug. 24, 7 p.m., $25-$100.
Rascal Flatts: With Little Big Town, Eli Young Band & Edens Edge, Sat., Sept. 8, 7 p.m., $25-$65.
Morrissey: With Kristeen Young, Sat., Nov. 3, 8 p.m., $39.50-$75.
Legitimate Front: With Dechen Hawk, Sat., Aug. 25, $12.95.
Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers: Fri., Aug. 31, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12.
Shakedown Street: Performing Cornell University 5/8/77, Fri., Aug. 17, 8:30 p.m., $12/$14.
Benefit for Josh Lee: With eldren and the Epilogues, Fri., June 29, 9 p.m., $10.
Kristen Schaal and Kurt Braunohler: With Abby Jordan., Wed., July 11, 8 p.m., $22.
Morbid Angel: With Dark Funeral and Grave, Sun., Oct. 7, 7 p.m., $24/$27.
Summergrind: With Leftover Crack, the Dwarves, Polkadot Cadaver, Stolen Babies, Potato Pirates, Frontside Five, Synthetic Elements, Speedwolf and more, Sat., Sept. 1, 4 p.m., $20/$40.
Thee Oh Sees: With Ty Segall, Thu., Sept. 13, 9 p.m., $13/$16.
Fang Island: With Zechs Marquise, Wed., Aug. 1, 9 p.m., $10.50/$15.
DJ Paul Anthony: Sun., July 15, 8 p.m., $5.
Rehab: With Moonshine Bandits, Fri., Sept. 21, 8 p.m., $14/$16.
William Eillott Whitmore: Thu., Oct. 4.
Within the Ruins: With Molotov Solution, Erra and Adestria, Mon., July 23, 7:30 p.m., $10.
The Motet: Performing Parliament-Funkadelic, Fri., Oct. 26, 9 p.m.; Sat., Oct. 27, 9 p.m., $25.75/2-day $45.
Ryan Bingham: Sat., Sept. 29, 8 p.m., $25.
Alice Cooper: Fri., Nov. 23, 8 p.m., $39.50-$55.
Jackson Browne: With Sara Watkins, Wed., Nov. 14, 8 p.m., $49.50-$99.50.
Allstar Weekend: With Honor Society and Alex Goot, Sun., July 29, 5:30 p.m., $20.
Jackopierce: Fri., Aug. 31, 8 p.m., $25-$35.
Tony Lucca: With Justin Hopkins, Sat., Oct. 27, 8 p.m., $15.
The Tubes: Featuring Fee Waybill, Thu., Oct. 25, 8 p.m., $25-$32.50.