New Denver shows: Bruno Mars, Foals, Purity Ring, Band of Horses, Drive-By Truckers

Categories: Mile Highlights

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Jon Solomon
The Drive-By Truckers play a two-night stand at the Boulder Theater this April.

There are a number of excellent shows to let you know about this week, including Bruno Mars, Foals, Purity Ring, Band of Horses and Drive-By Truckers, all of which go on sale this week, plus dates from Leftover Salmon, Spiritualized, Bob Mould, Boris, the Rocket Summer, Shabazz Palaces/THEESatisfaction and Peelander-Z, which are on sale now. Keep reading for the full rundown of all these shows, including ticket prices and specific on-sale dates, as well as the playlists for local radio specialty shows and this week's top album sales locally.

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NEW SHOWS / ON SALE THIS WEEK

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Brandon Marshall
Catch Bruno Mars...somewhere this summer.

In one of the most ambiguous announcements in recent memory, Bruno Mars has announced that he's coming to Denver this summer. There's no word yet, however, on when or where he'll be playing or when tickets will go on sale. Rest assured, though, you'll know as soon as we do.

British act Foals, whose new album Holy Fire hits stores this week, is slated for a date at the Ogden Theatre on Tuesday, June 4, with Blondfire. General admission tickets for this show ($18) also go on sale this Saturday, February 16, at 10 a.m.

On Monday, April 8, Band of Horses will be making its way back to Denver for a show at the Ogden Theatre. Tickets ($36.50) go on sale this Saturday, February 16, at 10 a.m.

After a stunning pair of shows at the Larimer Lounge last year, Canadian duo Purity Ring is set to headline the Gothic on Monday, April 8, with Blue Hawaii. General admission tickets ($18) go on sale on Saturday, February 16, at 10 a.m.

On the heels of an upcoming solo date featuring Mike Cooley at the Larimer Lounge next week, the Drive-By Truckers are set to return to the Boulder Theater for a two-night stand on Friday, April 12, and Saturday, April 13. Tickets for the show ($27.50) are on sale now.

There are also are a number of noteworthy upcoming shows at the Bluebird worthy of singling out. Leftover Salmon is slated to play a three-night stand from Thursday, March 28, through Saturday, March 30. Tickets ($35.75) are available.

On Thursday, April 4, Spiritualized is set to make its return to Denver. Tickets for this one ($28) are on sale now. Later in the month, Bob Mould is due for a show on Sunday, April 21. Tickets ($25) are also on sale now. Finally, on Tuesday, May 14, Boris is slated to return to town for a date at the Bluebird. Tickets ($17) are on sale now.

Rocket Summer hits the Summit Music Hall on Friday, April 5, and tickets ($14/$16) are on sale now, and look for a show from Peelander-Z at the Marquis Theater on Friday, March 22. Tickets for that one ($10-$12) are on sale now.

On Monday, May 6, Shabazz Palaces is slated to stop by the Larimer Lounge for a show with THEESatisfaction. No word yet on when tickets will go on sale, but we'll keep you posted.

Visit our concert calendar for all Denver/Boulder area concerts.

BLACK SHEEP

Peelander-Z: Thu., March 21, $10/$12.
Radical Something: Sat., April 6, $10/$12.


BLUEBIRD THEATER

J Boog: With Hot Rain, Fri., April 12, 9 p.m., $17-$20.
Local H: Fri., April 5, 9 p.m., $12/$15.
Stick Figure: Thu., March 14, 8 p.m., $13/$15


BOULDER THEATER

Drive-By Truckers: Fri., April 12, 8 p.m.; Sat., April 13, 8 p.m., $27.50.
Shakedown Street: Featuring Melvin Seals, Fri., March 29, 8:30 p.m., $15.


CERVANTES MASTERPIECE BALLROOM

The Greyboy Allstars: Fri., April 12, 9 p.m.; Sat., April 13, 9 p.m., $20/$25.


FOX THEATRE

The Dirty Heads: With Shiny Toy Guns, Midi Matilda and Oh No Fiasco, Sat., April 6, 8:30 p.m., $22/$25.
Jeff Austin: With Larry Keel, Jenny Keel and Danny Barnes, Fri., April 12, 9 p.m., $20.
Sammy Adams & T. Mills: Tue., April 9, 9 p.m., $25.
Zoogma: Wed., April 17, 9 p.m., $13.50/$15.


GOTHIC THEATRE

Purity Ring: With Blue Hawaii, Mon., April 8, 8 p.m., $18.


LARIMER LOUNGE

Doldrums: Wed., May 1, 9 p.m., $10/$13.
Glowing House (CD release): Sat., March 23, 9 p.m., $10/$12.
Hearts in Space (CD release): Fri., April 19, 9 p.m., $12/$15.
SORNE: Wed., April 24, 9 p.m., $10/$15.
The Tontons: Fri., April 12, 9 p.m., $8/$10.
Vietnam: Thu., May 9, 9 p.m., $10/$13.


MARQUIS THEATER

The 4onthefloor: Wed., March 20, $8/$10.
Drop The Lime: Sat., March 30, $14/$16.
The Fighting Jamesons: Thu., March 14, 8 p.m., $8/$10.
Peelander-Z: Fri., March 22, $10/$12.
Radical Something: Fri., April 5, $12/$15.
Transit: Tue., April 30, $12/$14.


MOON ROOM AT SUMMIT MUSIC HALL

Anthony Ruptak: Wed., March 6, $5.
The Next Arrival: Wed., March 13, $5.


OGDEN THEATRE

Band of Horses, Mon., April 8, 8 p.m., $36.50
Foals: With Blondfire, Tue., June 4, 8 p.m., $22.


RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE

Celtic Woman: Sun., June 9, 8 p.m., $25-$110.
Fun.: With Tegan & Sara, Thu., Aug. 22, 8 p.m., $39.95-$43.50.
Randy Rogers Band: With Casey Donahew Band, Stoney LaRue, Wade Bowen, Sun., May 26, 5:30 p.m., $32.50.
Yonder Mountain String Band: With The Devil Makes Three, Sat., Aug. 10, 6 p.m., $38.95-$44.95.


SUMMIT MUSIC HALL

Andy Grammer: Thu., March 28, $20/$22.
The Foxfield Four & Petals of Spain (dual CD release): With Vetta Star, Viretta, Leftmore, Sat., March 2, 7 p.m., $8/$10.
Illegal Pete's SXSW Pre-Party: With the Epilogues, A. Tom Collins, the Photo Atlas, You Me And Apollo, Input & Broken, The Knew, Flashbulb Fires, Eldren, Fierce Bad Rabbit, Post Paradise, Sat., March 9, 7 p.m., $9.33/$12.
The Rocket Summer: With Joe Brooks, Fri., April 5, 6:30 p.m., $14/$16.
Regret Night & Be Brave (dual farewell show): Fri., March 22, $10/$12.


THE WALNUT ROOM

Gathering of the Clouds: Featuring The Black Ryder, The Vandelles, Broken Spirits, Thee Dang Dangs, DJ Mondo Garage, Thu., March 7, 7 p.m., $17-$50.
Gathering of the Clouds: Featuring Gliss, Land Lines, The Morning Clouds, Hindershot, Hollow Talk, DJ Heavy Dose, Fri., March 8, 7 p.m., $17-$50.
Gathering of the Clouds: Featuring the Warlocks, Wovenhand, Emerald Siam, Pale Sun, Dragondeer, and DJs Boyhollow, Tyler Jacobson & Jake Ryan, Sat., March 9, $17-$50.



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