Denver Music Summit Live Performance - The Narrators + special guests David Bazan, Will Johnson, and Erika Wennerstrom
After the first day session of the Denver Music Summit join us for an incredible mash-up of storytelling and music. Denver's own storytelling show, The Narrators--hosted by Andrew Orvedahl and Robert Rutherford--features special guest storytellers Yonnas Abraham (Pirate Signal, BLKHRTS), Scott Booker (Flaming Lips), Dessa, Jeff Linsenmeier (The Czars, The Fray), and Erin Roberts (Porlolo). Storytelling is followed by live performances from David Bazan (Pedro the Lion), Will Johnson (Centro-matic, Monsters of Folk), and Erika Wennerstrom (Heartless Bastards). This special event takes place Saturday, November 23, 2013, at the McNichols Civic Center Building.
WHO: The Narrators (7-9 p.m.) + special guests David Bazan, Will Johnson, and Erika Wennerstrom (9-11 p.m.)
WHAT: Denver Music Summit Live Performance
TIME: 6 p.m. Doors, 7 p.m. Show
WHEN: Saturday, November 23, 2013
WHERE: McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 West Colfax (corner of West Colfax and Bannock), Denver 80202
About The Narrators:
The Narrators is a storytelling show hosted by Andrew Orvedahl and Robert Rutherford. Comedians, actors, musicians, writers, and other creative types share true stories from their lives centered on a theme. Find podcasts from past events at http://thenarratorspodcast.com.
About David Bazan:
David Bazan was for many years the songwriter, lead singer, and driving force behind the acclaimed indie band Pedro the Lion. Over a decade, Bazan built a dedicated following and sold a couple hundred-thousand albums, based in large part on his extraordinary melodic sense and erudite, theologically-themed songs. in 2006, Bazan ditched the Pedro moniker in favor of his given name and has since produced three critically-acclaimed releases. Find more great music from Bazan at http://www.davidbazan.com.
About Will Johnson:
When Will Johnson isn't touring or recording with his main projects Centro-matic and South San Gabriel, making solo records or working on his visual art (his folk-style paintings have been displayed in galleries from Texas to New York), the prolific renaissance man keeps busy with a slew of notable side projects. He's a member of the indie supergroup Monsters of Folk, featuring M. Ward, My Morning Jacket's Jim James and Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst. He's got a debut full-length on the way from Overseas, his new collaboration with former Pedro the Lion frontman David Bazan and brothers Matt and Bubba Kadane of The New Year. Find more from Johnson at http://www.will-johnson.com.
About Erika Wennerstrom:
Erika Wennerstrom is the singer/guitarist/songwriter of the critically acclaimed Austin, Texas-based band Heartless Bastards. Wennerstrom first convened the band in 2003 and Heartless Bastards has since produced four dynamic rock n' roll albums, including 2012's Arrow. More from Wennerstrom and Heartless Bastards is found at http://www.theheartlessbastards.com.
About the Denver Music Summit:
Create Denver, in partnership with IMTour and WESTAF, announces the 2013 Denver Music Summit. Programs and performances will take place Nov. 22-24, 2013, at the McNichols Civic Center Building and at the Mercury Café.
National in scope and local in focus, the Denver Music Summit brings together musicians, music industry professionals, and enthusiasts to share ideas, learn about current trends, and inspire ingenuity to help redefine the future of music. The summit gives working musicians the professional skills and connections needed to develop their careers and fosters communication and connections to build a sustainable music community. As Denver emerges as a national cultural hub, the summit showcases the vibrant music scene in the city and beyond.
There are no limits to how music can be packaged, delivered and consumed. As the music industry continues to search for sustainable models, musicians are tasked to thrive in a rapidly changing environment and reinvent what success means by abandoning conventional formats, expanding the fan base, enhancing their brand, and extending their creative vision. Join in the conversations and live performances that will explore new channels and inspire dialogue among fans, policymakers and music professionals.
To register for the professional development portion of the Summit, please visit http://artsandvenues.com or CLICK HERE to go directly to the registration page.
To purchase tickets for the performances on Friday, November 22, or Sunday, November 24, visit http://bit.ly/DMStix.
McNichols Civic Center Building (View)
144 West Colfax
Denver, CO 80202
|Minimum Age: 12
|Dog Friendly: No