- When: July 5, 2017 Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
- Where: eTOWN HALL / 1535 Spruce Street, Boulder, CO 80302
- Cost: FREE Please RSVP
Every 1st Wednesday of the month at eTown Hall - 4 songwriters taking turns sharing their songs. Local original music in a curated community experience, accompanied by live painting.
Entrance is FREE! Please RSVP.
Patrick Dethlefs’ songwriting crests like a humble Townes Van Zandt, innocent of his own haunting melodies and lyricism. Dethlefs’ music offers folk Americana with effortless sincerity at a time when many acts strive purposefully to revive the stripped-down feel of a musical history long past.
“Dethlefs finds poetry in the memories and that slight pain in the laugh lines.” - Daytrotter
Alexa grew up in Southern California where she spent her childhood singing to the rolling hills and discovering her love for folk music. These traditions have followed her and shaped her musical career where in Portland, Oregon, she was the founder and lead singer/songwriter of a progressive folk band, Wildish. Alexa currently resides in Boulder, Colorado and spends her days, again, singing to the mountains and the creeks through which she gains endless inspiration. She hopes to take her musical expression to an even deeper, more vulnerable place within this abundant musical community here in
Dusty Stray features the alt-folk-noir repertoire of Texan songster Jonathan Brown delving into universal themes of unrequited love, heartbreak, loneliness and death but (almost) always with a small dose of hope and redemption. Brown was born in Taiwan. Grew up in Texas as son of a preacher man. Raised on songs about death and resurrection. Went to college. Discovered vast archive of early American folk music from the 20s and 30s. Began writing his own songs. Moved to Austin where he first performed his music. Traveled with guitar through Central America where he met a Belgian woman and followed her to Europe. Met a Spanish woman. Moved to Barcelona. Formed a bluegrass band, a psychedelic rock band and a freak folk band. Met a Dutch woman. Moved to the Netherlands. Formed Dusty Stray. Released four albums and performed extensively in Europe. He now lives (with the same Dutch woman) in Boulder
Described best as “… a little sweet spot where indie rock, shoegaze and folk rock all intersect” (Blurt Online), The Still Tide is the seasoned, luminous sound of songwriter and front woman Anna Morsett. Whether playing with a full band or on her own, Anna's captivating voice and distinctive guitar work are the shining features that make this project so unique and memorable. Since leaving New York City for her current home in Denver, Anna and her longtime collaborator Jacob Miller have put out two EPs (“Tinder” in 2013 and “Half-Empty Rooms” in 2015) and have been hard at work touring, crafting new songs and growing up within Colorado music scene. Their newest EP “Run Out”, their first with producer, engineer and drummer Joe Richmond (Churchill, Tennis) will be out on Denver record label Greater Than Collective in July of 2017. Follow The Still Tide on Facebook.
Live Painting by Mick Tresemer and Ellen Moershel