The Motet

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Today, The Motet releases Phase 1 announcement for their 2016 Fall Tour. On tour in support of their brand new album release, Totem, The Motet will hit 30+ cities across the country through the end of the year, with additional dates still to be announced.

Funk-flash masters The Motet out of Denver, CO are releasing TOTEM on July 8, 2016, the 7th LP since their inception in 1998.  The Motet consists of Dave Watts (drums), Garrett Sayers (bass), Joey Porter (keyboards), Ryan Jalbert (guitar), Gabriel Mervine (trumpet), and Drew Sayers (saxophone), and recently added Lyle Divinsky (vocals) with TOTEM being his first album with the group

In anticipation of their new studio album, Totem, The Motet reveal today the official video of previously unreleased track “Fool No More.” The video brings alive the artwork from Totem for a funky, psychedelic journey through the album’s second single.

Colorado’s own progressive funk outfit The Motet returns to their hometown for a headlining show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Friday, July 22.  Joining The Motet on the bill are Medeski Martin & Wood and Vulfpeck, with DJ Mikey Thunder spinning between sets.  The show comes just two weeks after the release of The Motet’s brand new studio album, Totem, set to hit streets July 8, 2016.
 

Today, Colorado-based funk rock band The Motet announce the release of their new studio album, Totem, due out July 8th, 2016.  Produced by Lettuce and Soulive guitarist Eric Krasno, Totem was written collectively by the seven members of the band.  The future of funk music is clear on Totem; each song is steeped in The Motet’s signature style that slaps you in the face with sounds that are fresh and unique.  Listen to the first single

Recently, The Motet announced new lead vocalist Lyle Divinsky and saxophonist Drew Sayers as official members of the band.  Read Pollstar’s exclusive break story about the announcement 

Today, The Motet announced new lead vocalist Lyle Divinsky and saxophonist Drew Sayers as official members of the band.  Read Pollstar’s exclusive break story about today’s announcement

Progressive funk collective The Motet recently announced 2016 Winter Tour plans.  Among the plans - a selection of vocalist friends, old and new, will join the band along their upcoming Winter Tour dates. On the list of special guests are Tanya Shylock, LaDamion Massey and Paul Creighton – all familiar voices to Motet fans because of their amazing appearances during The Motet’s special “Mixtape” performances over the past couple of years.  New to The Motet stage for select dates… introducing Mr. Lyle Divinsky.

On the heels of two sold-out shows at The Ogden Theatre in their hometown of Denver, today The Motet announce a headlining 2016 summer Red Rocks play - Friday, July 22nd, 2016 - with special guests Medeski Martin and Wood and Vulfpeck.

Today, progressive funk collective The Motet announced 2016 Winter Tour plans. The tour launches on January 28 in Solana Beach and zigzags up California and Nevada with stops in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Crystal Bay before ending in on San Francisco February 5 and 6. On February 18, the tour picks back up on the other side of the country in Greensboro, NC and in Asheville, NC for two nights with Umphrey’s McGee, and continues on through February 28 with stops in along the east coast and Midwest.