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February 2019

Locally Sourced with Jen B

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Dearling World-touring guitarist and artist, Dave Preston, has played with the likes of Justin Timberlake, Kelly Clarkson and virtuoso, Jake Shimabukuro. Still, he calls Dearling his musical home. “We are literally family, but even family doesn’t always play well together. And we do.” It’s the kind of family that has kept the band together happily since 2015, landing gigs at Red Rocks, playing with legends like Roberta Flack, and all while garnering a growing fan base.  

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Locally Sourced with Deni L

February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Shawn Cunnane

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Locally Sourced with Jen B

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

My Dog Ate Chad    Founded in late 2016, the current lineup consists of Nico Cutbirth, Matan Birnbaum, Jackson Smith, Goose Seifert, and Ben Schaibly. Fast-rising Northern Colorado alt-rock band My Dog Ate Chad brings together indie rock and grunge, balancing the edginess of metal with the melodic, sometimes dreamy feel of folk. With fluid vocals, playful riffs, and driving rhythms, the band conveys a strong sense of ensemble, musical layering, and self-assured experimentation.

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Live @ Lunch hosted by Daniel

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Instant Empire Instant Empire hails from Denver, CO Major: indie rock Minor: well whiskey Instant Empire has been creating lush, lyrical and emotionally resonant indie rock for the past 8+ years. 2018 finds the band writing, recording and releasing a new single each month - a project the band calls their 12x12 series. Recent releases, including 2017's Last of the Lovers, have included the warmest and most personal songs they've ever written. 2018 will be a year of constant creation for a…

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Locally Sourced with Jen B

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Bardot's (Dougie) 50% Rock 50% Roll est. 2015 Ft. Collins, Colorado U.S.A. Dougie Anderson Guitars Vocals David White Dums Vocals Jeff Garnier Bass Jay Clear Guitars

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March 2019

Live @ Lunch with Spirettes and hosted by Deni LaRue

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Spirettes Spirettes (Kate Perdoni , Kellie Palmblad , Emily Gould , Lisa Show and Desi Garcia ) formed and evolved in Colorado Springs, starting as a two-piece in November 2016 and adding drums in Spring 2017. The ethereal guitar-driven rock, supported by pop structures and sprinkled with myriad ghostly female vocals, launched a unique sound, style, and expressive collaboration for five songwriters and friends.

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Locally Sourced with Deni L

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Sandi Siegel Sandi Siegel blends her love of guitar and piano with meaningful lyrics that tell stories of archetypal human experiences.  While her most loved bands come from the Prog-Rock era, her song writing takes influences from folk, blues and what she has called “melancholy contemporary”.

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Locally Sourced with Jen B

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Quinn DeVeaux Quinn DeVeaux's music is from another time. Part past, part future. With songs that will have you whistling the next day, Quinn's lyrics and natural tenor voice will sooth your soul and  electrify your feet. Truly music for the people.

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Live @ Lunch with Highway 50 – Al Laughlin

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Highway 50 - Al Laughlin Highway 50 blends rock, reggae, ska and splashes of R&B, pop and hip-hop to brew an intoxicating mash that demonstrates Laughlin's proficiency with songcraft.  Highway 50 comprises Laughlin on keys and vocals, James Hambleton on guitar, Chris Wright on bass, original Samples drummer Jeep MacNichol, and Scott Higgins on guitar, with the occasional addition of horns by Sarah Mount, Matt Planer and Andrew McNew.

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Locally Sourced with Deni L

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Laurie Dameron Billboard Magazine award recipient, Laurie Dameron, has been playing the guitar nearly five decades. Between solo performances and performances with her band, Laurie D and the Blues Babes, she has performed for hundreds of venues in and out of Colorado over the past 20 years. Laurie is extremely versatile and includes selections from all genres, allowing her to play a variety of venues.

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Locally Sourced with Jen B

March 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Chelsea Twiss I currently live in Fort Collins, Colorado. I am inspired by my experiences growing-up in the Pacific Northwest as well as my time living in the southwest. My music is emotional, personal and would best be described as emo-indie rock.  

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Live @ Lunch with ZiMBiRA Afro Fusion Band and hosted by Deni LaRue

March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

ZiMBiRA Afrofusion ZiMBiRA Afro Fusion Band revels in the traditional & contemporary music of Zimbabwe. The music is grounded in the ancient repertoire of the mbira and the beat of the hosho shaker. It evolves as the beautiful lines are reflected on the guitar and marimba, and other instrumentation of the moment which may include mbira, karimba, guitar, ukelele, bass, marimba, hosho, vocals, hand and kit drums.

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Locally Sourced with Deni L – Kelly Augustine

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

I decided to write songs. Well, I guess I should say I decided to finish songs. I’d been writing songs for a long time. The trouble was, I gave myself a lot of liberty not to finish them.

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Locally Sourced with Jen B – The Blind Leads The Blind

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Blind Leads the Blind is a musical project based out of Loveland, CO with the goal of opening the public to appreciate seemingly mundane but beautiful human experience that begins with the 5 senses. What would it be like if one day you awoke in the morning to find you no longer had the ability to hear?

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Live @ Lunch with Jacob Larson Band and Hosted by Daniel

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Jacob Larson Band Funk and Soul The Jacob Larson Band is a funk, soul and blues collaboration, combining powerhouse vocals with a highly-polished groove, to provide an exciting and dynamic live performance for fans throughout the Denver Metro area. Jacob Larson possesses a prodigiously soulful and powerful voice, and demonstrates a vibrant and moving stage performance far beyond his years. His band is comprised of some of Denver’s most revered and veteran Funk/Soul/Blues musicians whose combined experience includes world tours,…

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Locally Sourced with Deni L – Harmony and Brad

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Harmony and Brad are a high energy acoustic rock duo from Boulder Colorado featuring Harmony Jones singing and playing violin, and Brad Jones on guitar.

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Live @ Lunch with Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Halden Wofford & The Hi Beams With an unapologetic embrace of the twang, Halden Wofford & the Hi Beams ride out from the cutting edge cowtown of Denver, Colorado. Rootsy and real, neither revivalist nor retro, the Hi Beams' brand of country music is as boundless and electrifying as America itself. From Red Rocks to rodeos, the Fillmore Auditorium to the back of a flatbed truck, to Prairie Home Companion, Kate Wolf Festival, and performing arts centers, Halden Wofford &…

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April 2019

Live @ Lunch with Augustus and Hosted by Daniel

April 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Augustus A band transformed. From their humble acoustic beginnings in 2013, to their current status as a full time 4 piece touring rock band, the critically acclaimed Augustus continues to push the boundaries while delivering honest original songs.

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Live @ Lunch with the Dollhouse Thieves and hosted by Deni LaRue

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Dollhouse Thieves The Dollhouse Thieves is a multi-instrumental Denver project started by husband and wife team Niki and Luke Tredinnick that blends elements of neo-rock with indie-folk using jazz-influenced vocals and unconventional instruments such as accordion, clarinet, and trombone. The band members all hold music degrees in composition, education, and performance, and share over a decade of performing and writing music together in various settings across the country to make them an exceptional group. Their aptitude for singing and…

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Live @ Lunch with Taylor Shae

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Taylor Shae Taylor Shae is an 18 year old award-winning singer-songwriter, born and raised in Colorado. She performs bluesy acoustic-Americana music with crackerjack lyrics and soul-crying vocals. You can catch Taylor playing as a duo or trio, blending sounds of acoustic guitar, untamed bass, and snappy cajon. From festivals to intimate venues, the Taylor Shae Band creates an energetic groove, grabbing the attention of any passerby willing to give in to the urge to tap their feet. Taylor is excited…

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Live @ Lunch with Oxeye Daisy

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Oxeye Daisy Oxeye Daisy began in 2017. Singer/guitarist/main songwriter Lela Roy met future bassist Eddie Schmid at Denver’s Syntax Physic Opera open mic, bonding over a shared appreciation for Kate Bush, Yo La Tengo, and Bieber’s early stuff. Since then, Ramel Sanchez (Tyler Imbrey’s Ghost Revue) joined, first as a guitarist, and then later taking up the drums, adding a propulsive beat that can quickly melt into a lockstep half-time groove. Guitarist Daniel DiMarchi (Tyto Alba, Nuancer) came later, adding…

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May 2019

Live @ Lunch with Card Catalog

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Card Catalog Louisville based quintet Card Catalog have been hitting the road playing festivals and shows since 2016 when their current lineup was finalized. Originating in Louisville, Colorado, the members have begun to gain a following around the Front Range as a result of their raw, eclectic and energetic live shows. “Part bluesy swagger, part folkie murmur, part full-on rock rage, Card Catalog serves up a spiky alternative” - Boulder Magazine (Winter/Spring 18-19). Their debut album, Push, will drop April…

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Live @ Lunch with Float Like a Buffalo and hosted by Betsy Perna

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Float Like a Buffalo Alt-Funk-Ska-Rock septet Float Like A Buffalo’s roots stems from the state of Colorado. Frontman, Cory Pearman and Percussionist, Garrett Achten formed the original incarnation of the band in Littleton, CO early in 2014. Later bringing aboard Bassist, Jason Clukies and Lead Guitarist, Evan Crabdree. After several rotating members, nearly two years later, the addition of Drummer, Phil Pleckham solidified the lineup for the time being. After enjoying local success for nearly a year and a half,…

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Live @ Lunch with Kyle Allgood & the NoGoods

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Kyle Allgood & the NoGoods Songwriter Kyle Allgood. Originally from Idaho, now Colorado and backed up by some of the best musicians in Colorado! Kyle Allgood & The NoGoods!

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Locally Sourced “Dave Tamkin”

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Singer/Songwriter, Dave Tamkin, currently resides in Boulder, CO. He has created his own unique style of rhythmic-acoustic sounds that’s based around a fresh musical vision. His shows vary from intimate solo acoustic performances to a full band experience (DT&CO.) encapsulating a mixture of personal lyrics and skilled songwriting set against a high-energy percussive backbone.

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Live @ Lunch w/ T n’ A

May 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free
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Locally Sourced “Electric Fountain”

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Electric Fountain is a classic rock trio inspired from the likes of The Police, Cream, Jimi Hendrix Experience, Nirvana, Rush… Electric Fountain pens intriguing lyrics to catchy melodies in productions that span various musical genres.

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Live @ Lunch with WoolEye and hosted by Daniel

May 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

WoolEye WoolEye (Mike Rouse, JP Nollet, Rick Gary, Chuck Grewe, Mike Lobalzo) are an eclectic group of musicians with influences in jazz, rock, jam, funk and groove. Founded by Mike Rouse in 2005, the band has since played hundreds of shows across the country. The music takes you on a journey with a plethora of sounds and a unique yet familiar groove. The group is known for its powerful funky jams, coupled with lyrics that provoke thought and emotion.

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June 2019

Locally Sourced “Stella Luce”

June 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Stella Luce is a quirky blend of indie-rock, ethnic strings, and electronic experimentation featuring Fort Collins indie music scene veterans Alana Rolfe (viola…, vocals), Brett Schreiber (bass, electronics), Tim Massa (guitar) and Sean Speer (drums). On their third album, Resurrection, Alana’s sultry voice and silky strings remain at the forefront of a decidedly denser and more complex arrangement including the addition of shimmering guitars and sweeping synths played by Brett, and Sean’s jazzy break-beats layered with electronic elements.

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Live @ Lunch with Macy Todd

June 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Macy Todd Here’s a side to Atlanta’s music scene that you probably haven’t heard all that much about, but as with her hip-hop counterparts, Macy Todd’s style brims with confidence. Her music is self-assured, even as she begins to explore new genres. Since the tender age of fourteen, Macy Todd has been writing songs - bubbling pop in college, rich blues a year ago, and now a left-field indie-pop song that reminds us of a certain Maggie Rogers or Diana…

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Live @ Lunch with Chess at Breakfast and hosted by Betsy Perna

June 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Chess at Breakfast Chess at Breakfast fuses elements of progressive rock, heavy psych, and post-punk to forge an echoing warfare between sludged guitar chords, crisp bass riffs, ethereal lyrics, and magnetic rat-a-tat. Featuring vocalist/guitarist Caleb McFadden, bassist Justin Daggett, and drummer Mike Davis, the trio formed in the summer of 2016.

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Live @ Lunch with Five Month Journey

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Five Month Journey Five Month Journey is 5 guys from 5 towns along the front range in Northern Colorado, playing an all original mix of alternative and indie rock, hard driving blues, and country with a melancholy and philosophical edge!

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Live @ Lunch with Mad Dog Blues Band

June 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Mad Dog Blues Band Mad Dog Blues performs as an acoustic blues duo, trio or band. Their unique “Colorado Country Blues” sound fuses delta blues, southern bluegrass, honky-tonk, hokum and acoustic jam music. Mad Dog Blues is Mad Dog Friedman on harmonica, Stevie D. on acoustic guitar Jeff Becker on mandolin, Sean Bennight on acoustic guitar and Clark Chanslor on stand-up bass. (They also add in Riley Ann on fiddle and sax for special shows).

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July 2019

Live @ Lunch with the Copper Children

July 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The Copper Children The Copper Children is a folk band from Denver blending original soul and psychedelic rock into a moving performance. Like a roller coaster, their “Psychedelic Gospel” experience leaves audiences feeling transported to the rail-yards of freedom. Over the past three years the band has performed for audiences at Summer Camp, Northwest String Summit, Arise Music Festival, and several national tours around the United States. Driven by rhythm, and vibration, the band formed in July of 2015 and…

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Live @ Lunch with Jeff Plankenhorn

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Jeff Plankenhorn Jeff Plankenhorn is a larger than life presence on stage. A big man with a kind smile and generous demeanor, he is often the bedrock that binds a host of talents into a moving whole. Then he picks up his slide, looks down in his lap and the joint starts hopping. Plankenhorn made his name in Austin as a preeminent guitar slinger, especially as a slide specialist. He has also found time to put pen to paper and…

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