The five best concerts this week: October 8-12

Categories: Best Concerts

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Kevin Cummins
New Order at 1STBANK Center on Wednesday is one of the five best concerts this week.

Happy Monday, amigo! Another great batch of shows this week to help you get through the work week. We've got all this week's shows listed in our concert calendar if you're so inclined. Otherwise, keep reading to get a full rundown on the five best concerts this week, the ones we think are worth staying up late for, from Kendrick Lamar tonight to New Order on Wednesday and more.

See also:
- New Order's Substance turns 25 today
- New Order's Movement turns thirty this Sunday
- Aimee Mann on Fiona Apple, Portlandia, and performing with Common at the White House

5. CROCODILES @ BLUEBIRD THEATER | THURS, 10/11/12
Up until the middle part of the last decade, Charles Rowell and Brandon Welchez spent time in underground punk and noisy post-punk bands in San Diego, the most noteworthy of which was the Plot to Blow Up the Eiffel Tower. That act dissolved in 2006. Two years later, the duo created Crocodiles, which had the same kind of energetic intensity as their previous endeavors. This time, though, they injected it into dreamier soundscapes for a kind of distorted, almost confrontational, psychedelic music, akin to early Tanker-era Bailterspace. The fuzzy expansiveness and emotional fire heard on the group's second album, Sleep Forever, proved to translate even better to the live setting. Expect transporting sounds, along with driving, spiky dynamics and a charismatic frontman who makes you believe that garage rock didn't drown in reverb-drenched surf tunes.

Location Info

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1STBANK Center

11450 Broomfield Lane, Broomfield, CO

Category: Music

Bluebird Theater

3317 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Moe's Original BBQ & Bowl

3295 S. Broadway, Englewood, CO

Category: Music

Ogden Theatre

935 E. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO

Category: Music


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miss meliss
miss meliss

Brother Ali at The Bluebird.  Friday.

 

Heather Hintz
Heather Hintz

WHO WON THE NEW ORDER TICKETS CONTEST? i CAN'T FIND ANYTHING LISTED HERE.

Tyler Jacobson
Tyler Jacobson

#6 - JC BROOKS & THE UPTOWN SOUND | Wed Oct 10 @ Larimer Lounge

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