The Motet

Grateful Web's 2013 Wakarusa Preview: Day 2

We’re about an hour away from kicking off the music here on the second day of the tenth annual Wakarusa Music Festival at Mulberry Mountain in Ozark, Ark.

Joe Cahill Benefit Show | Fox Theater | 5/13/13 | Review

In all death there is rebirth, and following Joe Cahill’s (long time and beloved Fox Theater, Boulder Theater, and Leftover Salmon lighting designer) tragic death just a few short weeks ago I witnessed a community re-born, bound together after calamity.

Everyone Orchestra | Hodi's Half Note | Fort Collins, CO | Review

When you bring a together a cast of musicians steeped in different backgrounds for the sole purpose of creating on-stage spontaneity, you have an improvisational outfit. The Everyone Orchestra, conducted by ringleader Matt Butler, is exactly that. The difference between your typical jam band and an improvisational outfit is that the latter shows up to the show with no songbook.

Everyone Orchestra Announces Colorado Run

The Everyone Orchestra is thrilled to announce a return to Colorado, May 18th through May 21st, 2013 in Fort Collins, Gunnison and Denver, CO.

The Motet | Fillmore Auditorium | Denver, CO | 4/20/13 | Review

"The biggest and most badass show in Motet history!" - Dave Watts

The Motet, Live @ The Fillmore w/ Ozomatli, Soul Rebels & DJ Mikey Thunder

Live Nation is pleased to present THE MOTET at The Fillmore Auditorium on Saturday, April 20. Special guests OZOMATLI, Soul Rebels Brass Band and DJ Mikey Thunder will open the show.

The Motet | Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom | 1/19/2013 | Review

I’ve said it so many times to so many different people, “go see the Motet”. I tell my jam friends, my womp friends, and even my white rapper friends, “go see the damn Motet”.  Anybody that has ever listened to me has been completely blown away. Most people have just never had that much funk in their face before, so it’s understandable when they complain about a neck pain the next morning.

Grateful Web Interview with The Motet

Grateful Web’s Evan Marks recently had a chance to catch up with some of the guys from Denver-based, The Motet. The Motet were playing a couple of shows to help celebrate Cervantes’ 10th Anniversary. The guys talked about their origins, influences, Jam Cruise and some of their favorite Motet shows thus far.

Femi! A Living Legacy in Boulder | 1/15/2013 | Review

On a quiet week night in Boulder, CO, the Positive Force, led by band and movement leader Femi Kuti, came to bring their traditional power and spirit through music. Furthermore, it is not too often that the opening band is a must see, and lucky for us, this was one of those shows.