New Denver shows: Fun., Tim McGraw, O.A.R., Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and more

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Eric Gruneisen

We already told you about a pair of killer shows at Red Rocks this summer, a double bill featuring two generations of shock rockers, Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson, and another featuring the National and Local Natives, but there are a bunch of other new shows this week to tell you about, including a new additional date from Fun., Tim McGraw at Fiddler's, the long-overdue return of the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion to Colorado, Machine Gun Kelly at the Ogden, String Cheese Incident at Red Rocks for a two-night run and much more. Keep reading for the full rundown on these shows, plus local radio playlists and the week's top album sales.

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Aaron Thackeray
String Cheese Incident returns to Red Rocks for a pair of dates this July. Tickets on sale this Friday at 10 a.m.


NEW SHOWS / ON SALE THIS WEEK

After selling out one show at Red Rocks on Thursday, August 22, Fun. has added a new date on Wednesday, August 21. Tickets ($39.95-$43.50) go on sale on Saturday, March 16, at 12 p.m.

Tim McGraw brings his Two Lanes of Freedom Tour to Fiddler's Green on Saturday, June 15. Brantley Gilbert and Love and Theft open the show. Tickets ($62.25 GA pit, $40.25-$65.25 reserved, $25.50 lawn) go on sale on Saturday, March 16, at 10 a.m.

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, which released its first album in eight years last September, hits the Bluebird on Saturday, June 15. Tickets ($20/$25) go on sale on Saturday, March 16, at 10 a.m.

Machine Gun Kelly, who played at Snodown last month, returns to the area to play 420 (Thursday, April 20) at the Ogden Theatre. Tickets ($27.50/$30) go on sale on Saturday, March 16, at 10 a.m.

O.A.R. brings its Sounds of Summer tour to Red Rocks on Saturday, June 22, with openers Andrew McMahon and Allen Stone. Tickets ($38.50-$43.75) go on sale Friday, March 15, at 10 a.m.

Steve Earle & the Dukes visit the Boulder Theater on Friday, July 12, and tickets ($25/$30) are on sale now.

String Cheese Incident headlines a two-night stand at Red Rocks on Friday, July 26, and Saturday, July 27; tickets ( $49.75) go on sale Friday, March 15, at 10 a.m.

Florida-based rapper SpaceGhostPurrp hits the Larimer Lounge on Thurday, April 4, and tickets ($12) are on sale now via Big Mark's Tickets.


BLUEBIRD THEATER

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: Sat., June 15, 9 p.m., $20/$25.
MarchFourth Marching Band: Fri., June 7, 9 p.m., $18/$20.
Official Westword Music Showcase After Party: With Grieves and Prof, Sat., June 22, 10 p.m., $16/$20.
Torche: Wed., May 29, 8 p.m., $15.50/$18.


BOULDER THEATER

Andy McKee: Sat., July 20, 7 p.m., $21.50/$27.50.
DeadPhish Orchestra: With Private Gripweed (Beatles tribute), Sat., April 20, 8:30 p.m., $8/$10.
John Scofield's UberJam Band: Featuring Andy Hess, Avi Bortnick and Adam Deitch, Thu., Aug. 1, 7 p.m., $27.50/$30.
MC Yogi: With DJ Drez, Sat., June 15, 8 p.m., $15/$18.
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones: Sun., April 7, 7:30 p.m., $25.
Steve Earle & the Dukes: Fri., July 12, 7:30 p.m., $25/$30.


CERVANTES MASTERPIECE BALLROOM

Andre Nickatina: With Roach Gigz and Mumbls, Sun., May 5, 9 p.m., $20/$25.
Big Boi: With Killer Mike, Tue., May 7, 9 p.m., $32/$35.
Juicy J: With A$AP Ferg, Tue., May 28, 9 p.m., $20-$75.


FIDDLER'S GREEN

Tim McGraw: With Brantley Gilbert and Love and Theft, Sat., June 15, 7 p.m., $25.50-$65.25.


FOX THEATRE

Grant Farm: With the Drunken Hearts, Thu., May 2, 8:30 p.m., $10/$12.


LARIMER LOUNGE

The Detroit Cobras: Tue., May 28, 9 p.m., $15/$18.
Kids These Days: Sun., April 7, 8 p.m., $8/$10.
Peace: Mon., June 3, 8 p.m., $12/$15.
SpaceGhostPurrp: Thu., April 4, 9 p.m., $12.
The Veils: Mon., April 29, 9 p.m., $15/$18.


PARAMOUNT THEATRE

The Tenors: Sun., May 19, 7 p.m., $40.50.


RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE

Alice Cooper: With Marilyn Manson, Mon., June 3, 7 p.m., $45-$55.
Fun.: With Tegan & Sara, Wed., Aug. 21, 8 p.m.; Thu., Aug. 22, 8 p.m., $39.95-$43.50.
HARD Red Rocks: Thu., Aug. 1.
The National: With Local Natives, Tue., Sept. 17, 7 p.m., $39.95-$44.95.
O.A.R.: With Andrew McMahon, Allen Stone, Sat., June 22, 7 p.m., $38.50/$43.75.
String Cheese Incident: Fri., July 26, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., July 27, 7:30 p.m., $49.75.



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