The Motet Announces Fall 2015 Tour Dates

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Submitted by LiveLoud on Tue, 07/21/2015 - 1:18 pm

Today, The Motet announces their Fall 2015 tour dates.  The progressive funk collective will unveil their brand new “Mixtape 1977” set over Halloween weekend in four Midwest cities. This marks the first Halloween on the road for The Motet. Meanwhile, fans along the Colorado Front Range can look forward to the launch of a new tradition, The Motet’s “Hometown Hustle,” at the Ogden Theatre on November 13 and 14. In addition, the band announces a handful of Fall festival plays, including Magnolia Fest and Phases of the Moon, and headlining shows later in the season in Boston and two nights in Brooklyn.  See below for the complete list of Motet Fall tour dates.
 
This year’s Halloween theme - “Mixtape 1977” – will be debuted to fans in Des Moines, Minneapolis, Milwaukee and in Chicago on Halloween night.  The Motet’s famed cover sets, where the band performs music of their favorite funk influences (either an album in its entirety or a “mixtape’ of songs popular in a chosen year) are legendary, festive, and full of surprises. Started over a decade ago in Colorado, they have since become a beloved Halloween tradition. The Motet is excited to take the party on the road this year. 
 
Back in their hometown of Denver, The Motet launches a new Colorado tradition this fall with the announcement of their “Hometown Hustle.” In gratitude of their Front Range fans, The Motet hosts two nights at the Ogden Theatre: Friday, November 13 with special guests The Main Squeeze; and Saturday, November 14 the band offers “Spirit of ’77: An Evening With The Motet,” featuring a special second set of music from their “Mixtape 1977” song list.
 
The complete list of The Motet’s Fall 2015 tour dates is as follows:
Friday, September 4 Scoot Inn Austin TX 
Saturday, September 5 Backwoods Music Festival Stroud OK 
Sunday, September 20 Catskill Chill Music Festival Hancock NY 
Sunday, September 27 Skyfest Durango CO 
Saturday, October 3 Luna Light Festival Darlington MD 
Thursday, October 15 - Friday, October 16 Magnolia Music Festival Live Oak Fl
Saturday, October 17 Phases of The Moon Ozark  AR 
Friday, October 23 Valley Bar Phoenix AZ
Wednesday, October 28 Wooly's Des Moines IA (Mixtape 1977)
Thursday, October 29 Cabooze Minneapolis MN (Mixtape 1977) w/ special guests The Heard
Friday, October 30 Turner Hall Ballroom  Milwaukee WI (Mixtape 1977) w/ special guests The Heard
Saturday, October 31 Park West Chicago IL (Mixtape 1977)
Thursday, November 5 Paradise Rock Club Boston MA
Friday, November 6 - Saturday, November 7 Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn NY
Friday, November 13 The Ogden Theatre Denver, CO w/ special guests The Main Squeeze
Saturday, November 14 The Ogden Theatre Denver, CO
 
 
Additional Summer 2015 Tour Dates
Friday, July 31 Salmonfest Festival Ninilchik AK 
Saturday, August 1 Southeast Alaska State Fairgrounds Haines AK 
Thursday, August 6 Summer Meltdown Festival - Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheatre
Darrington WA 
Friday, August 7 Beloved Music Festival Tidewater OR
Saturday, August 8 State Bridge  Bond CO Pardee Palooza
Friday, August 14 Tamarack Festival Tamarack ID 
Saturday, August 15 Terrapin Crossroads San Rafael CA
Sunday, August 16 For The Funk of it Festival  Belden CA 
Thursday, August 20 State Theatre St. Petersburg FL 
Friday, August 21 The Great Southern Tailgate Classic Fernandina Beach FL 
Saturday, August 22 Southern Brewers Festival Chattanooga TN 
Friday, August 28 - Saturday, August 29 Mishawaka Amphitheatre Bellevue CO with The
California Honeydrops 
 
More dates to be announced.  Tickets and information available at www.themotet.net

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