Matador! Soul Sounds (ft. members of The New Mastersounds, Soulive, Pimps of Joytime, Orgone) w/ Bill Smith
167 N College Ave
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is all ages
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Matador! Soul Sounds
Matador! Soul Sounds is a band loosely based on the concept of Spanish bullfighting. A common misconception in America is that bullfighting is a feat of one man versus one bull—in reality, bullfighting is largely a team effort by a matador and his cuadrilla.
Born from the vision of Eddie Roberts (The New Mastersounds) and Alan Evans (Soulive) their fierce cuadrilla consists of keyboardist Chris Spies and bassist Kevin Scott (Jimmy Herring) as the band’s “banderilleros". Adding a feminine energy to the band are Adryon de León and Kimberly Dawson (Pimps of Joytime) on vocals. Combining the dynamism of each band leader, the music they have created is brand new, hard hitting and drenched with their shared musical passions - jazz, funk & soul.
The band made their official World Debut at Live for Live Music’s Brooklyn Comes Alive 2017 and will be touring in the spring of 2018 behind their first full length EP "Get Ready".
Taking new steps on the grand musical journey, Bill Smith has found the ability to ferment futuristic songs with classic rock instrumentation and has been leaving music fans breathless with their heavy hitting sound. Featuring a repertoire of solid original songs seething with hooks and tastefully chosen covers, this is a band that holds a consistently high level of energy throughout their sets.
The tour de force that is Bill Smith can be seen playing shows in and around the Fort Collins, CO area where the band is now based. The versatility of their sound, which spans from jazz to electronica, appeals to a wide variety, while the band itself has a distinct identity that anchors their music.
Members of Bill Smith have performed with, or opened for such national acts as Galactic, Keller Williams, Grant Farm, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Steele Pulse, Donavon Frankenreiter, Jon Fishman, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Big Gigantic, The Motet, Billy Branch, Merle Saunders, Maktub, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Cornmeal, Great American Taxi featuring Vince Herman, EOTO, Lotus.
$10 Early Bird / $15 Advance / $18 Day of Show
Tickets Available at the Door
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