Moon Taxi w/ Joey Porter's Shady Business feat. Dominic Lalli (Big Gigantic), Jen & Natalie (Trey Band), Nick Cassarino (Nth Power), Joey Porter & Garrett Sayers (The Motet) and Sput (Snarky Puppy) /// also ft Analog Son, Cold River City & More - SATURDAY
Sat, December 3, 2016
Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am)Cervantes' and The Other Side - DUAL VENUE
$25 Day Of Show
Tickets at the Door
This event is 16 and over
JOEY PORTER’S SHADY BUSINESS FEATURES:
** Dominic Lalli (Big Gigantic)
** Jennifer Hartswick (Trey Anastasio Band)
** Natalie Cressman (Trey Anastasio Band)
** Nick Cassarino (The Nth Power)
** Joey Porter (The Motet)
** Garrett Sayers (The Motet)
** Robert “Sput” Searight (Snarky Puppy)
** Lyle Divinsky (The Motet)http://www.cervantesmasterpiece.com/event/1323147/
Endless hours on the road in support of Mountains Beaches Cities allowed for reflection and collaboration like never before. The band, who all split song-writing duties, found themselves sharing personal experiences with one another, opening up about relationships, and becoming very aware of how powerful the human bond can truly be. This realization is heard throughout Moon Taxi’s third and most relatable album to date, Daybreaker. “To me it’s an album about facing the unknown, starting something new and realizing that the relationships you have with other people are what get you through life,” notes guitarist Spencer Thomson.
Recorded at Blackbird Studios in Nashville, Daybreaker was produced by Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Modest Mouse, Tom Waits, James Bay) and is comprised of eleven tracks that showcase exactly why Moon Taxi have become known as THE live band. For the first time since inception, all five members were together in the studio, performing and rehearsing as a band rather than self-producing bits and pieces at home. “As a whole, Daybreaker sounds like a performance to me,” says keys player Wes Bailey. “You can hear fingers moving, breathing and all the other subtle sounds that one would hear at a live performance.”
The album opens with the stadium ready first single ‘Year Zero’ and immediately envelopes the listener with echoing oh’s and ah’s, a swooning chorus, and soaring guitar riffs. ‘Year Zero’ is the perfect live sing-a-long; it’s meant to be heard with arms up, eyes closed, and bodies swaying in the warm summer air. “This album has summer vibes all over it,” says frontman Trevor Terndrup. The first song that was unveiled ‘All Day All Night’ is an excellent representation of that and is already making its mark with festivalgoers. “I want the listener to feel like they have stayed up all night with someone and that they are the only ones in the world experiencing the new day dawn,” he says.
Daybreaker continues to glide effortlessly from track to track each building upon the sentiment of the last. Mid album gem ‘Make Your Mind Up’ is the perfect juxtaposition of upbeat hooks and heartfelt lyrics, while closer ‘Rooftops’ shows a softer more intimate side to Moon Taxi, lending itself to be the soundtrack of a midnight rendezvous. From start to finish, Daybreaker is sure to leave fans feeling more connected to the band than ever before.
“When we release a new album, we enter a new chapter in our story; an experience we share with our fans. When the day breaks and the sun rises, changes happen and the world we know illuminates. That’s the same kind of effect we hope to achieve when we share new music.” – Wes Bailey
Daybreaker will be released nationwide on October 2, 2015.
The band’s versatile sound has given them the opportunity to share the stage with a diverse list of acts that include The Revivalists, Matisyahu and Elephant Revival and have played an impressive list of Colorado venues including the Fox Theatre, Boulder Theater, Ogden Theater, Bluebird Theater, Cervantes Masterpiece and The Belly Up Aspen.
Cervantes' and The Other Side - DUAL VENUE
2637 Welton Street
Denver, CO, 80203