New Denver shows: Ben Harper, Empire of the Sun and Toro y Moi. On sale this weekend
Ben Harper, always a local favorite, will be making his way back to the Mile High City for a show at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on Friday, November 8, as part of his fall acoustic tour. Tickets ($42.50-$75) go on sale this Friday, August 9, at 10 a.m.
Empire of the Sun stops at the Ogden Theatre on Tuesday, October 29, as part of the Australian band's North American tour, and fellow Aussie act Alpine opens the show. Tickets ($35) go on sale on Saturday, August 10, at 10 a.m. Keep reading to see what other shows are on sale this week, what local songs are being played on the radio and the top album sellers locally.
Hot on the heels of its set this past weekend at Red Rocks supporting Thievery Corporation, Toro y Moi has announced plans to return to Denver for a headlining show at the Ogden Theatre with Classixx on Wednesday, November 6. Tickets ($20.75) go on sale this Saturday, August 10, at 10 a.m.
Mike Doughty, the outspoken mastermind behind the lovable and lauded Soul Coughing, is back on the road again, but this time he's playing all Soul Coughing tunes. Show is slated for Tuesday, October 29, and tickets are $25.
Subhumans are due at the Marquis Theater on Thursday, November 7. Tickets ($15) go on sale this Friday, August 9. Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation, who was just at Red Rocks this past weekend, returns to Denver on Friday, November 15, with the Juan Maclean, who will be playing a DJ set at the Summit Music Hall. Tickets ($16-$20) go on sale this Friday, August 9.
Bob Schneider: Tue., Oct. 8, 8 p.m., $25.75/$30.
Jake Shimabukuro: Tue., Oct. 8, 7 p.m., $30-$45.
M. Doughty: Tue., Oct. 29, 7 p.m., $25.
CERVANTES' MASTERPIECE BALLROOM
The Infamous Stringdusters: Thu., Sept. 13, 9 p.m., $20/$25.
CERVANTES' OTHER SIDE
Rally Round the Family (Rage Against the Machine tribute): With MTHDS performing the Beastie Boys, Fri., Sept. 20, 9 p.m., $5/$10. Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds: With American Babies, Wed., Oct. 30, 9 p.m., $10/$12. Young Blood Brass Band: Wed., Oct. 16, 9 p.m., $8/$10.
ELLIE CAULKINS OPERA HOUSE
Ben Harper: Tue., Oct. 8, 8 p.m., $42.50-$75.
Lee Brice: Fri., Nov. 8, 7 p.m., $26.
Sleeping With Sirens: Wed., Nov. 13, 7 p.m., $22.50/$25.
Brett Dennen: Mon., Nov. 11, 8:30 p.m., $20.
Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers: With Rayland Baxter, Thu., Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m., $15.
The Polish Ambassador: Fri., Nov. 8, 8:30 p.m., $13/$15.
Radical Something: With Down With Webster, Matty Mac and Splyt, Thu., Oct. 3, 8:30 p.m., $12-$30.
Les Claypool's Duo de Twang: Fri., Oct. 11, 9:30 p.m., $32.50.
Cashmere Cat: Fri., Aug. 23, 11:30 p.m., $12/$15.
Melt-Banana: Mon., Oct. 21, 9 p.m., $15.75/$20.
Rose's Pawn Shop: Thu., Aug. 29, 9 p.m., $8/$10.
Night Riots: Tue., Sept. 10, $8/$10.
Subhumans: Sun., Nov. 17, $15.
Watain: With In Solitude, Fri., Oct. 18, 7 p.m., $20/$22.
MOE'S ORIGINAL BBQ
The Ghoulies: With the A-OKs, Nasty Bunch of Bitches, The Windermeres, Sat., Aug. 17, 9 p.m., $5-$7.
King Tuff: Wed., Sept. 25, 9 p.m., $12-$14.
Lightnin' Malcolm: Fri., Aug. 30, 9 p.m., $10-$12.
MOON ROOM AT THE SUMMIT MUSIC HALL
We Butter the Bread with Butter: With Incredible Me and the Fulfillment, Thu., Sept. 12, 7 p.m., $10/$12.
Empire of the Sun: With Alpine, Tue., Oct. 29, 9 p.m., $35.
Toro y Moi: With Classixx, Wed., Nov. 6, 8 p.m., $20.75.
Tribal Seeds: With Tea Leaf Green, Sat., Oct. 12, 9 p.m., $21.
We Came as Romans: With Silverstein, Chunk No! Captain Chunk, the Color Morale, Dangerkids, Sat., Oct. 5, 7 p.m., $22.
SUMMIT MUSIC HALL
Chief Keef: Sun., Sept. 1, $22.50/$25.
(Hed) PE: Fri., Aug. 30, 7 p.m., $13/$15.
Jake Miller: With Action Item, Air Dubai, Wed., Dec. 4, $22.50.
Rob Garza (of Thievery Corporation) (DJ set): With the Juan MacLean (DJ set), Fri., Nov. 15, 8:30 p.m., $16/$20.
Austin Lounge Lizards: Sat., Sept. 21, 8 p.m., $18.
Caravan of Thieves: Sat., Oct. 19, 8 p.m., $14.
THE WALNUT ROOM
von Grey: With SHEL, Mon., Sept. 30, 8 p.m., $10.