Thunder and Rain w/ The Broadcast - Official Arise Pre-Party
Thu, August 3, 2017
Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pmCervantes' Other Side
OVER 21 = $5 Before 8 PM / $10 Between 8 PM and 9 PM / $15 After 9 PM /// UNDER 21 = $15 All Night
This event is 16 and over
*** KAT WRIGHT NOT PERFORMING TONIGHT ***
We regret to inform that due to circumstances outside anyone’s control, Kat Wright will not be performing at Cervantes’ tonight. There will be a make up show in the future although we don’t know when that will occur at this point. Look for an official update from Cervantes’ regarding this makeup show sometime soon. In the meantime, the show must go on and Thunder and Rain & The Broadcast will still perform. Refunds will be available at the point of purchase for anyone requiring one.
Kat Wright's scheduled perforrmance at ARISE this Saturday, 8/5 is still confirmed and will occur. Thanks for understanding.https://www.cervantesmasterpiece.com/event/1522566/
Erinn Lukes was raised on the sunny shores of Southern California, where she started playing open mics at 16. She then attended to her lingual talents, receiving a BA in Italian. As a powerful and expressive vocalist, she has performed her original songs at venues from Rome to New York City to Seattle. When she isn't showcasing her talent, she is busy fostering the growth of pre-school children.
Pete Weber was brought up in the mountains of Colorado on bluegrass, skiing, and ambition. He moved to Fort Collins where he earned a degree in philosophy from CSU. When he isn't playing wildly jubilant riffs on his mandolin, you'll find him streaking downly snowy slopes on his skis or managing local bands. After collaborating with many Denver based projects, he has now turned his efforts towards being an avid mandolin picker and songwriter.
R.P. Oates grew up in western North Carolina on collard greens, moonshine, and classical piano. At 17 he left home to focus on stringed instruments and science. He has since earned a masters in organic chemistry, while finding a home rolling on the banjo. As a talented songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, he spent the last year showcasing his talents in Austin, TX.
Erinn and Pete met in Seattle as street performers at Pike Place Market. A chance meeting at the Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival in September 2013 brought all three together for the first time. They played their first show together as Thunder & Rain in October 2013 at the Mountain Toad Brewery in Golden, CO.
They have captured a sound that accentuates their talents in their brief tenure together as Thunder & Rain and are excited to share Unto Those Hills with fans both young and old. With a strong emphasis on bluegrass instrumentation Thunder & Rain's depth and unforgettable melodies are putting meaning back into modern country music.
Since 2013, The Broadcast has released two full length studio albums and performed over 1,000 shows across the United States and Europe from intimate house concerts to sold out ampittheaters. This is a band on the brink of something taste makers are taking note of. Three decades from now, a documentary filmmaker in search of his next rockumentary will come across The Broadcast and realize he’s hit gold. The story of the rock and soul outfit not only comes with its own high-octane soundtrack, it hits on all the key points: Challenges are overcome, miles are logged, performances are slain and an oft-jaded music industry is enticed. There’s dancing. There’s a love story.
Over 50 years ago, Bob Dylan traveled—as many would after him—from the American heartland to New York City, singing his way to the stage at The Bitter End in Greenwich Village. For Caitlin Krisko and her band The Broadcast, the story began at The Bitter End and wound up in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Like Dylan in reverse, lead singer Krisko grew restless in the city that never sleeps and dropped everything to move to Asheville, N.C., in 2010. It was there Krisko met guitarist Aaron Austin spending the next couple of years working as a songwriting duo releasing their debut LP, Dodge the Arrow, in 2013 (recorded at famed Echo Mountain Studios with LA producer, Eric “Mixerman” Sarafin). The record was an exploration of “bombastic, larger-than-life” sounds which went on to sell over 10,000 copies independently and ranked #4 on the college radio charts.
With maturity came the desire to explore something more grounded— something rooted in the Americana sounds of their new home in Appalachia. By 2014, shifts in personnel and objective led to some serious soul-searching. It was around that time that Krisko’s relationship with guitarist Aaron Austin evolved into a romance. Despite being from vastly different backgrounds — Austin grew up in the farmland near the Outer Banks — they began co-writing and found a natural partnership.
In 2015, The Broadcast got “the call” from producer Jim Scott (Tedeschi Trucks Band, Tom Petty), and the band began recording their sophomore effort, From the Horizon, which was released in June to rave reviews from Relix Magazine, Paste, and Live for Live Music. From The Horizon embodies a new sense of home, comfortably seating The Broadcast in the company of their Americana contemporaries. With a mix of soul, blues and classic rock arrangements, The Broadcast has shared stages with Mavis Staples, John Prine, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, The Wood Brothers, Brandi Carlisle, Keller Williams, Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, George Porter Jr. (Funky Meters), Betty LaVette, Charles Bradley and Holly Williams, among others.
ARISE Music Festival is celebrating its fifth year in Colorado this August 4-6 in Loveland. Over the years, the festival has featured such luminary talent as Micheal Franti, Beats Antique, Xavier Rudd, Galactic, The Polish Ambassador, Jurassic 5, Papadosio, Keller Williams, Groundation, Greensky Bluegrass, The Infamous Stringdusters, Nahko & Medicine For The People, Emancipator Ensemble, Random Rab and many more. With a focus on conscious music, ARISE Music Festival seeks performers in a wide variety of genres. You may find that you discover as many new bands at ARISE, as the number of bands you came to see.
The ARISE Festival shines with outstanding Workshops, The Gaia Yoga Sanctuary, ARISE Dialogues, Art Gallery & Art Installations, the Rainbow Lightning Children’s Village, a Solutions Village and Village of Healing. The 100 acre Sunrise Ranch festival grounds is also home to a permanent, 400 seat dome theater to present internationally-recognized speakers, screen films, host thought leaders and innovators and hold open discussions for positive change. All of that across 7 stages with world class and underground music. See you at Sunrise Ranch this August 4-6!
“The music is like the fire …. and we all gather around it to warm our souls,” says Paul Bassis, Producer of ARISE. “The intention of the festival is to facilitate and amplify that inspiration into real life action.”
ARISE Music Festival’s intention is to create the kind of experience that is uniquely possible when we are all in it together from beginning to end. We hope you choose to join us. It’s going to be magical.
Tierro, Paul, Aly, Ami, Scott, Diana, Nicole, Mo, Meghan, Mia & the entire ARISE team.
Cervantes' Other Side
2637 Welton St.,
Denver, CO, 80205