Long time funk and fusion Saxophonist Karl Denson brought his unique troupe to the Ogden Theater in Denver, CO. Supported by Denver locals and Afrofunk specialists Atomga, this was a distinctive and diverse night of music.
This was an event to invigorate the senses. If there ever was a party that evoked imagery, it was this one. Upon entering, guest’s visual senses were tickled not only by colorful floral arrangements by Pink Paisley, but the art work by Kurt Redeker (artist/owner of Knew Conscious) and friends was magnificent.
From their humble beginnings of being hailed “Denver’s newest party band” to the sophisticated praise of “specialists of authentic Nigerian afrobeat,” Colorado-based world-funk outfit, ATOMGA is leading the charge in musical fusion with the release of their first full-length LP, “Black Belt.” While the band thrives on whipping audiences into a sweaty, danceable hysteria that’s rooted in afrobeat, “Black Belt” will showcase the outfit on a much more lateral level that is not c
One of Denver newest and hottest bands ATOMGA headlined their first big show at the Gothic Theater a couple weeks ago with Supercollider, The Abstract Collective, and Contraband. “The backstage area was as full as it has ever gotten due to the amount of musicians in each band,” said percussionist Jared Fischer. This was a party! The night before Thanksgiving has traditionally been a night where many reunite and celebrate and give thanks. This night was no different.