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Laughing Goat Set List and Notes

Fun times at The Laughing Goat last night! We went in having played the Goat once before, but never really knowing what to expect trying to squeeze our 7-piece band onto a stage better suited for 3. We had a nice write-up in the Boulder Weekly, and we had a few surprise visits […]

Benefit for Farmers at Balistreri Vineyards

Short but sweet set last night at the Balistreri Vineyards in Denver. ZM got invited to play a benefit concert to help front range farmers who were affected by the floods this past September. A long afternoon load-in was rewarded with meeting lots of terrific, authentic, local people and sharing a meal that […]

Bands on the Bricks

Great energy last week at Bands on the Bricks last week. Thank you Boulder! It was a real pleasure to be out there on stage with the crowd feeding back positive energy all night. I especially enjoyed looking behind the stage at the beat dancers that had their own crowd going. […]

Cactus Jack’s 8-11-2013

Wanted to record the set list and notes from this gig in Evergreen. For me personally it was a fun gig because it came straight after a camping weekend. Rained Friday just before arriving (we camped outside of Jefferson, near the Colorado Trail) and threatened to rain all weekend but never did anything. […]

Campbell Rain Dance Festival 2013

We were excited to be invited back for another round at the 2nd Annual Campbell Rain Dance Festival in Berthoud last weekend. The afternoon started off a little sketchy with high winds and some torrential rain – we noted that tornado warnings were issued in Greeley and at DIA. And while the wind […]

Kid’s Cure – Good Morning!

Drizzle and rain couldn’t dampen spirits this morning at the Kid’s Cure 5k to benefit Brent’s Place. We were thrilled to be asked to play this event, and happy to be part of the community. Never mind the predawn wake-up call, Wash Park was a great location for an outdoor venue, and with […]

Laughing Goat Set List and Notes 5-3-2013

Talk about a night of contrast. At last week’s DaVita event we maxed out all 32 channels on our mixing board. Last night at the Laughing Goat we downshifted and worked with just 8 channels. In the world of live music that’s an insane difference, especially when five of those channels are […]

DaVita Corporate Festival 4-24-2013

New stats recorded at last week’s event for DaVita in downtown Denver:
– First time playing a corporate festival with two blocks cordoned off in front of the Civic Center in downtown Denver.
– First time cranking the new JBL speakers, especially the new bass cabinet. On the streets of Denver, with storied buildings to contain the sound, […]

FATE Brewery Notes and Set List

Turning 40 wasn’t supposed to be a big deal. Nothing to worry about, I assured myself, it’s just another day. But thanks to my wife Cheryl, and FATE Brewery, and the Zen M gang, my 40th birthday turned out to be a big deal after all. A very good deal.
Cheryl asked what […]

A Damn Fine Day

About 11:00 Saturday night the band was loading gear out of the Merc when Geoff said, “That was a fun day.” Have to agree with you buddy!
WinterFest was bound to be fun – but playing outdoors in December in Denver had us worried about seeing our breath when we sang. Mother Nature had […]