Colorado BBQ Challenge Music

2019 Music Line-Up


2019 BBQ Music Lineup

Thursday, June 13, 2019 @ the Music Stage (Madison & Main Street)

7:30pm-9:00pm

Eminence Ensemble


This 6-piece band brings soulful vocals and playful lyrics to their musical journey with influences from 80’s hard rock, 70’s soul and funk and 00’s R&B. This Denver-based band has performed at Electric Forest, Euphoria Music Festival, The Werk Out, Friendly Gathering and more. Eminence Ensemble is more than just a rock band, they’re a rock band who jams with heart and soul.


Friday, June 14, 2019 @ at Music Stage (Madison & Main Street)

1:00pm-2:30pm

Hobo Village

Pulling inspiration equally from 70’s rock classics and modern heavy music, Summit County, CO’s Hobo Village plays a unique style of heavy psychedelic rock. Guitar solos, fuzz bass, and driving percussion, with lots of improvisation, shape Hobo Village’s sound, while thought-provoking lyrics paint a vivid and humorous picture of their mountain-town way of life.


Friday, June 14, 2019 @ at Music Stage (Madison & Main Street)

3:00pm-4:30pm

Satellite13

Satellite13 Band Photo
Satellite13 is a modern rock band out of Colorado made up of members John Truscelli, Jess Rose, Tyler Easton and Leo Lopez. The band formed in December 2018, bringing together different backgrounds and influences to create a modern sound with rock roots. They will be releasing their first EP with famed producer Tom Fletcher on June 7 at Frisco’s own 10 Mile Music Hall.


Friday, June 14, 2019 @ at Music Stage (Madison & Main Street)

5:00pm-6:30pm

21 Taras

Founded in 2014, 21 Taras is a 60s and 70s influenced rock band from Denver, Colorado. The band began with James Steinbach (lead guitar) and Alec Lister (drums) and soon grew with the additions of bassist Jim Williams and Austin Salazar (rhythm guitar) shortly thereafter. The four met in high school. In late 2014 singer Julian Fulco was added to the mix when he moved to Denver from his hometown of Anchorage, Alaska.


Friday, June 14, 2019 @ at Music Stage (Madison & Main Street)

7:00pm-8:30pm

Uptown Funk

Uptown Funk brings a dynamic Bruno Mars tribute with exceptional musicianship, choreography and energy. Uptown Funk has been performing since 2017 and plays all of Bruno Mars’ songbook with passion and complexity.


Saturday, June 15, 2019 @ at Music Stage (Madison & Main Street)

10:00am-11:30am

Beau Thomas


Local favorite, Beau Thomas, brings his strong and soulful sound to Frisco’s Main Stage for what is always an unforgettable performance. Thomas is a 29-year-old acoustic singer/songwriter and 6th generation native to Colorado who plays an eclectic mix of original music and cover tunes. Thomas’ local popularity has exploded since he participated as a contestant on NBC’s “The Voice.”


Saturday, June 15, 2019 @ at Music Stage (Madison & Main Street)

12:00pm-2:00pm

The Drunken Hearts

The Drunken Hearts – From their humble inception as an acoustic trio, The Drunken Hearts have evolved into an electric five-piece band. In just a few years, the Colorado-based group has managed to make a name for itself in a state that is known for cultivating world-class music. The band fearlessly bottles a tempestuous, yet honest brand of Americana music — infusing spirited vocals with electric and acoustic instruments, and crafting heartfelt songs that are resonating with crowds everywhere, including at festivals like YarmonyGrass, FloydFest and Hangtown Music Festival.

Saturday, June 15, 2019 @ at Music Stage (Madison & Main Street)

2:30pm-4:00pm

New Orleans Suspects

New Orleans Suspects began playing together in 2009 as a pick-up band at the Maple Leaf in New Orleans. Comprised of some of the most seasoned, highly respected players in NOLA, the group called themselves The Unusual Suspects. Their chemistry was undeniable and by the summer of 2011 they decided to tour full-time, renaming the band New Orleans Suspects. They quickly began attracting large crowds from San Francisco to New York. In five short years they’ve released four CDs and established themselves as one of New Orleans’ best supergroups.


Saturday, June 15, 2019 @ at Music Stage (Madison & Main Street)

4:30pm-6:00pm

The Flobots


Denver, Colorado’s progressive hip-hop act, Flobots bring it on real with their signature anthems dedicated to creating a better world. Since forming in 2005, Flobots have released three full-length albums, toured throughout the US and Europe, and appeared on late night programs including The Tonight Show and Late Night. Flobots are internationally known for their 2008 platinum single “Handlebars” and widely recognized for using their music as an inspiration for social change.