Town Mountain w/ Tenth Mountain Division, Good Gravy! (PATIO SET)

Town Mountain w/ Tenth Mountain Division, Good Gravy! (PATIO SET)

Fri, July 7, 2017

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$15 Day Of Show

This event is 16 and over

Town Mountain
Town Mountain
Raw, soulful, and with plenty of swagger, Town Mountain, based in Asheville, NC, recently made their way to the little south-central Louisiana town of Breaux Bridge, where they recorded their fifth and most cohesive, most satisfying album to date, Southern Crescent. Produced and engineered by GRAMMY winner Dirk Powell, the album was recorded in Powell’s studio, The Cypress House. With an insatiable musical hunger, Robert Greer on vocals and guitar, Jesse Langlais on banjo, Phil Barker on mandolin and vocals, Adam Chaffins on bass, and Jack Devereaux on fiddle, Town Mountain blends that perfect mix of energetic bluegrass sound and dance music drive.
Tenth Mountain Division
Tenth Mountain Division
"This bands ruminating respect for music of the past, and deep dedication towards the creative crafting of a new sound, sets Tenth Mountain Division apart in the Colorado music scene. Tenth Mountain Division speaks the language of Colorado, the language of the mountains.” (Noah Stein - CU Independent) Originating from Boulder, CO, founders Winston Heuga (Mandolin) and MJ Ouimette (Electric/Acoustic Guitar) originally sought to create an acoustic bluegrass outfit. After a few years dedicated to playing bluegrass, the duo transitioned to an electrified, rock’n’roll sound. Through out its preliminary years finding their roots in college and playing with an array of different line-ups, the band finally found their permanent line up in May of 2017 with the addition of bassist and vocalist Andrew Cooney. Drummer Tyler Gwynn and the ever-talented keyboard player Campbell Thomas form the quintet that creates a diverse soundscape combining soaring electric guitar leads and jabbing keys while retaining its roots in bluegrass with Heuga’s incomparable mandolin style. The rhythmic interplay of Cooney's driving bass fused with Gwynn’s incendiary drumming round out the unique sounding band that is truly a style of its own; what the band refers to as "Ski Rock". Tenth Mountain Division has evolved greatly since its inception but retains its roots in the American musical styles of rock, Americana, bluegrass, prog and the crossroads between them all. Since TMD’s first national tour upon earning a slot at the 2016 Summer Camp Music Festival with headlining acts like Tom Petty’s Mud Crutch, Moe, and Umphrey’s Mcgee, the band has embarked all across this country playing esteemed venues like Boulder's Fox Theater, Baton Rouge's Varsity Theatre, Austin's The Parish, Nashville's Acme Feed & Seed, Baltimore's 8X10, and many more; The band has played festivals including Summer Camp, Beanstalk, Head for the Hills, Pardee Palooza and after parties for the likes of Dead & Company, Twiddle, STS9, Moon Taxi, and Marcus King Band. TMD has shared the stage with artist such as Nicki Bluhm, Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band/ Bela Fleck), Bill Payne (Little Feet), Jeff Austin ( Yonder Mountain String Band), Jeremy Garret ( Infamous String Dusters), Andy Thorn and Alwyn Robinson (Leftover Salmon), Jon Stickley Trio, and contemporaries such as The Magic Beans and Spafford. This is only the beginning, stay tuned for all thats to come!
Good Gravy!
Good Gravy!
Good Gravy’s flavor can be described as a contemporary approach to American roots music or Americana. Within their recipe, are the remnants of bluegrass, rock, folk, jazz, and even Caribbean music. This band has an eclectic earthy palette that is even furthered by the use of improvisation, a hard driving rhythm section, and occasional electric instrumentation.

While reaching phenomenal energy levels with their acoustics, Good Gravy pushes their music even further when they use electrics. The artistry and intermittent use of the electrics produces a dynamic story throughout their live shows that is unparalleled. Captivating melodies, thick vocals, intriguing dynamics, and intense improv jams, this bands imagination is fresh in the live music scene. Good Gravy is said to “melt the heart, as well as the face.”

Original techniques in the composition of their music is paired with influences that are evident. Ensuing the paths of the defining bands in the “jam” scene of Colorado, artists such as the String Cheese Incident, Yonder Mountain String Band, and Leftover Salmon are obvious inspirations. Guaranteed to throw down everything from psychedelic dance beats to slamming bluegrass this modern band takes acoustic song writing to new and exciting realms.
Venue Information:
Cervantes' Other Side
2637 Welton St.,
Denver, CO, 80205
http://www.cervantesmasterpiece.com/