Main Street To The Rockies

BBQ Challenge

Music Line-Up

I’m a 27yr old singer songwriter and dad of three from Frisco CO. I grew up in the Denver metro area and started playing music publicly in 2009 at local open mic nights. Now i preform 4-6 nights a week at bars, restaurants, and private events as an acoustic soul singer, or “blue eyed” soul as others have come to call it. Next to my family, music is my greatest love in life and i will continue to share my passion for it with the world!

June 12th

Music Stage (Madison & Main Street)

7:45 pm – 9:30 pm

The London Souls

The London Souls’ unique reinterpretation of classic hard-hitting rock and roll formulae recalls elements of the past with an ever-present boundless energy, fit to cement their place in the future. Tash and Chris have been nothing short of a best-kept secret among New York City concert goers since the band’s formation in2008, building a fervent and dynamic fan base leveraged by their ever sustained reputation for consistently well-rehearsed and impassioned, explosive live performances. The band’s celebrated sound and spirit draws significant influence from the driving force of British rock pioneers Cream and Led Zeppelin to billowing and bouncing funk and soul, to the layered harmonies and memorable hooks of The Beatles and The Hollies, to the contemporary psychedelia of My Morning Jacket. The London Souls have shared the stage or toured with the Allman Brothers, Gov’t Mule, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Keb’ Mo’, Buddy Guy, Ben Harper, Blues Traveler and Lenny Kravitz, as well as touring every major city in America and playing major festivals from Mountain Jam to Wanee Festival.

June 13th 

Music Stage (Madison & Main Street)
 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Mile High 101 Rock Band

Mile High 101 plays a high-energy mix of rock and roll from the 70′s all the way through the present. Led by SGT Brian Person, the group specializes in horn-driven funk and dance music, and performs at formal events, festivals, and entertainment establishments.

3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Naive Melodies

Naïve Melodies is a gem for those enamored of the brilliantly creative and boundary pushing sounds of ‘80s rock pioneers, Talking Heads. This well-honed ensemble band pays close attention to replicate the nuances of the wildly innovative and ground breaking music that made the Talking Heads beloved by millions. Naïve Melodies celebrates this passion to the pleasure of jam packed venues throughout America. The band resides in Northern California and routinely tours throughout the college town venues and summer festival circuit.

6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Tab Benoit Band

Tab Benoit is a Cajun man who’s definitely got the blues. Born November 17, 1967, he grew up in Houma, Louisiana. A guitar player since his teenage years, he hung out at the Blues Box, a ramshackle music club and cultural center in nearby Baton Rouge run by guitarist Tabby Thomas. Playing guitar alongside Thomas, Raful Neal, Henry Gray and other high-profile regulars at the club, Benoit learned the blues first-hand from a faculty of living blues legends.Medicine, Benoit’s latest release on Telarc, successfully joins two gifted guitarists/songwriters in a session that proves greater than the sum of its very talented parts. Set for April 2011, the 11-track recording features seven new Benoit originals co-written with ace songwriter Anders Osborne. Engineered by David Z, Medicine spotlights the work of keyboardist Ivan Neville, drummer Brady Blade and bassist Corey Duplechin. Fiddler/singer Michael Doucet of BeauSoleil makes a special appearance on three tracks.

June 14th 

Music Stage (Madison & Main Street)

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Beau Thomas

 

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Charlie Hunter

1:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Rebirth Brass Band

Whether seen on HBO’s Treme or at their legendary Tuesday night gig at The Maple Leaf, Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band is a true New Orleans institution. Formed in 1983 by the Frazier brothers, the band has evolved from playing the streets of the French Quarter to playing festivals and stages all over the world. While committed to upholding the tradition of brass bands, they’ve also extended themselves into the realms of funk and hip-hop to create their signature sound. “Rebirth can be precise whenever it wants to,” says The New York Times, “but it’s more like a party than a machine. It’s a working model of the New Orleans musical ethos: as long as everybody knows what they’re doing, anyone can cut loose.” In the wake of the sometimes- stringent competition amongst New Orleans brass bands, Rebirth is the undisputed leader of the pack, and they show no signs of slowing down.

4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Bonerama

New Orleans’ Bonerama evokes vintage funk, classic rock and free improvisation in the same set; maybe even the same song. Bonerama has been repeatedly recognized by Rolling Stone, hailed as “the ultimate in brass balls” (2005) and praised for their “…crushing ensemble riffing, human-feedback shrieks and wah-wah growls” (2007). Bonerama carries the brass-band concept to places unknown; what other brass band could snag an honor for “Best Rock Band” (Big Easy Awards 2007 and 2010).

 

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