The Steppas w/ Papagoya and Wake Up and Live (A Tribute to Bob Marley)
2637 Welton St.,
Denver, CO, 80205
Doors 8:00 PM / Show 9:00 PM (event ends at 2:00 AM)
This event is 16 and over
The Steppas presently consist of 5 members. Rick Star (Lead Vox & Guitar) Na’ea Kaopua (Lead Vox & Percussions) who have played together for years in a local band, set out to pursue their own band, enter (Bass) Kekolu Pavao, (Keyboards) Juan Martines. Who came together in the Fall of 2012 on their pursuit to spread their music and a career in the music industry.
On March 12, 2013 The Steppas released their second EP entitled “The Love Shack” out of their own label, 2econd Street, which made a Hot Shot Debut at #6 on the Billboard Reggae Album chart, debuted at #2 on the iTunes Reggae Album Chart, and was featured in iTunes New and Noteworthy artists to listen to. The Hawaii Based reggae band released there debut self-titled EP in August of 2012 on iTunes, Amazon, and across the State of Hawaii.
Following the Release of their sophomore EP in March, The Steppas will be releasing their first full-length album early 2014
PAPAGOYA is a pure unadulterated booty rompin’ dance party. Hailing from Colorado, Brazil, and Sweden, these six men have mastered a craft they can truly pocket as their own. Their only problem? Limiting themselves to a “genre.” At any given show, PAPAGOYA can unleash a set that could make even the most seasoned of festival goers feel renewed. Ranging from Bossa Nova to roots blues, the ‘goya boys keep you on your toes, and your butts on the dance floor.
Revered for their live performances, PAPAGOYA consistently brings the goods. An eclectic sound that beckons comparisons from Santana’s Latin-groove to Umphrey’s Mcgee’s progressive-rock-fusion, PAPAGOYA is JUNGLE FUNK.
Wake Up And Live
Denver guitarist and vocalist Dave Halchak decided to put together a group of musicians to celebrate the music of Bob Marley, and pay tribute to the songs by creating some exciting jams, and throwing one fine party. The result was a show in February of 2013 on Marley's Birthday. The chemistry of this newfound group in rehearsal plus the success of the show inspired this new concept for a tribute band: Wake Up & Live.
Wake Up & Live pushes the boundaries of your normal "tribute" band by taking the music of Bob Marley into uncharted improvisational moments. This and the stellar arrangements create a unique and powerful twist on the Marley catalog. After just a year, the Denver based band has already made their mark on the premier stages of Colorado.
Check them out on Facebook, ReverbNation, Soundcloud or LIVE!
The band features Dave Halchak on guitar and lead vocals, David Lott on lead guitar, Andrew Martin on keyboards, Nick Souder on drums, Neil Ross Hebbert on bass, LaSha Waldroup & Aubrie Hamrick on vocals. There are sometimes featured percussionists, horn players and additional sounds as well so be sure to check them out in your town soon!
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