Music Schedule

Below is the 2016 schedule. The 2017 music schedule will be announced in January.

Friday/11th

“The Blue Ball”

Time:  4 pm to midnight
Location: ReAnimate Yourself Tent (Guercio Park)
Tickets:  $20 (can be purchased at the door)

4:30 to 6 pm
Funky Tonk Heroes

The Funky Tonk Heroes play a unique brand of funky country dance music that can transform a typical social gathering into an all-night funky country hoedown. With their hard driving funky country sound, powerful vocals, inspiring solos, & pocket rhythms, they engage audiences and fires up the dance crowd.

6:30 to 8 pm
The Widow’s Bane WidowsBane_Photo

The Widow’s Bane incorporates elements of roots revival, sea shanties, klezmer, vaudeville, gothic- rock, and ballads. The band defines their genre as “Zombie-Death-Polka.” Their live show is characterized by zombie-style makeup,  Great Depression-era costumes & creepy animatronic movements of the lead singer.  The Widow’s Bane “Don’t Be Afraid; It’s Only Death” Official Music Video

8:30 to 10 pm
Eufórquestra Euforquestra_Photo

Eufórquestra (pronounced yoo-FOHR-keh-struh, think euphoria+orchestra) has been igniting dance floors across the country, blending the roots of funk, soul, afrobeat, reggae and dub to create a sound that explodes, dances and melts in your ear with sheer bliss.

10:00 pm

Grandpa / Ice Queen Look-a-Like contest winners crowned King and Queen of Parade of Hearses & receive Carhartt tuxedos from Mountain Man Outdoor Store in Nederland, Colorado.

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10:30 to Midnight
FDGD “Silent Disco” featuring Gangsterish & Sassfactory

Silent Disco

Silent disco (also known as “quiet” or “silent listening” parties) is a unique, social music experience whereby the sound is transmitted through wireless headphones to each guest — only those with headphones can hear what’s being played. The headsets have multiple channels that light up different colors, so participants can see what everyone else is listening to. If you’ve never been to Sound Down Partyone before, you do not want to miss out on a wildly fun time! Brought to you by SoundDown Party — Denver’s Silent Disco Company.


Around Town

9:30 pm
Malai Llama w/ Special Guests

Stage Stop in Rollinsville
Free shuttle from Nederland all weekend!

10 pm
Global Soul

A local band full of funk and soul featuring one of the best harmony sections on the mountain.

The Pioneer Inn

 

Saturday/12th

ReAnimate Yourself Tent @
Guercio Park:

11 am to 12:30 pm
MindBender

From the bluegrass and country influences of Working Man’s Dead and American Beauty, and the atmosphere of the Grateful Dead, Mindbender transcends space & time to take the audience on the long strange trip back to where it all began.

1 to 2:30 pm
Tnertle
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Is a funky/electro/hip-hop group with live drums, bass, producer & horn section.  Their goal is to get people on the dance floor, and they do mighty well.  Tnertle recently signed & released their first album with a Colorado based record company “Super Best Records“.

3 to 4:30 pm
In the Whalein-the-whale_photo

High energy, two piece indie rock band hailing from Denver, CO. In the Whale has shared stages with Murder By Death, Local H, Reverend Horton Heat and Electric Six in Denver, Colorado and has hit the road and played alongside The Airborne Toxic Event, Agent Orange, Jane’s Addiction and Slash.

5 to 6:30 pm
The Drunken HeartsThe Drunken Hearts

“It’s a rock vibe imbued with country soul. Frontman Andrew McConathy’s voice is like moss blanketing a boulder — soft on top but solid underneath. The band is more heart than drink.”  Second Story Garage – Boulder, CO

7 to 8:30 pm
Dead Floyd

A celebration of the music of two of rock and roll’s greatest bands, The Grateful Dead and Pink Floyd, mashed together into one high-energy, unpredictable show. The Dead Floyd performances include early rarities to modern classics and everything in between.


Brain Freeze Tent
@ Downtown Nederland:

11 am to 12:30 pm
JC & The Deadly SinsJC_DeadlySINS_Photo

JC and the Deadly Sins is a Boulder County, CO based purveyor of fine musical pieces from the pens of Josh Elioseff and Jim Mullett.  Their musical fusion creates a Eclectic Electric Rock sound.

1 to 2:30 pm
New Family DogNew Family Dog

NFD is Nederland, Colorado based band. Jon Ridnell’s (Black Dog) latest incarnation that is aimed at getting back to his Funk and Jazz roots. Jon’s son joins him on bass and vocals

3 to 4:30 pm
Rogue SoundRogue_Sound_Photo

Rogue Soundis a reggae/funk/rock fusion power trio, with roots in hip-hop, jazz and blues.  Their bilingual lyrics and easy-going vibe seamlessly cross cultures and genres.

5 to 6:30 pm
The Last RevelTheLastRevelPhoto

Traditional folk-minded, three part harmonies from Minnesota. On a backbone of rebellious rock attitude and raw traditional instrumentation, they  known for crafting a rowdy live performance that inspires crowds to move to every tune. When the dance floor was full, folks danced on tables.

7 to 8:30 pm
Apex Vibe
Apex Vibe

Apex Vibe is a Reggae-Rock band nestled in the city of Denver, CO. They are reaching for a new place in time where dub reggae hooks up with the foundation of rock, and they do it very well.


3B (Bourbon, Bacon & Brews) Tent
@ Downtown Nederland:

11 am to 12:30 pm
Chain StationChainStationPhoto

Their music is well-steeped in Americana roots, with vocal harmonies that are high, lonesome, and tight. Their picking ranges from lightning-fast to mountain mellow. They are a bluegrass band that would satisfy a picky old-timer and delight fans of newgrass, a delicate balance indeed.

1 to 2:30 pm
Bottom Dollar String Band

An upcoming bluegrass powerhouse in Austin, TX.  They have explored a sound that borrows from the high-lonesome harmonies and blazing fiddle tunes of bluegrass and blends it with genre-bending medleys, sing-along pop covers, and their own rep of quotable original songs.

3 to 4:30 pm
Strange AmericansStrangeAmericansPhoto

“It’s the kind of music that the Carhartt-wearing, hard-working, industrial beer-drinking, regular Americans would listen to… It’s a little raw, a bit loud, unapologetic and honest.” —The Marquee Magazine

5 to 6:30 pm
Luna Sol

“With a sound that seems to have jumped out of a grainy black and white photo of massive, road worn Ampeg and Marshall amps, Luna Sol’s Blood Moon, released on 420, displays a stoner rock/metal fusion that lands somewhere between the approachability of Queens of the Stone Age, and the dark psychedelic retro-metal of Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats.”
The Marquee Magazine

7 to 8:30 pm
Intuit

Intuit formed in 2011 in Boulder, CO.  With roots in reggae, funk, jazz, blues, hip-hop, folk, and world music, the band has developed a distinguishable sound of their own. With heart-warming lulls, climactic peaks, and endless stylistic shape–shifting, Intuit delivers a captivating groove that all can enjoy.


Around Town

7:30 pm to 12:30 am
Live music featuring Na’an Stop & Flash Mountain Flood

Local Artist Craft Corner: Josh Pepper and Mary Hart Castleberry will be painting live; handmade wares will be available for sale

21 and older $8 Presale $10 at Door / $12 for 18-20 yrs of age

Black Forest Inn

9 pm
Psychodillo

The Stage Stop in Rollinsville
Free shuttle from Nederland all weekend!

10 pm
Onda

A large Latin band with a full horn section and some of the best local percussion players

The Pioneer Inn

Sunday/13th

ReAnimate Yourself Tent @ Guercio Park:

11:30 am to 1 pm
Cold River City
Cold River City

As a more concrete mentality towards their approach to music evolved, the group began to refer to their music as Psychedelic Groove Soul; “Simply put, our music comes from the heart and it comes from the mind.  When we get together we find a groove, tap into it with all our energy and we try playing to the sounds that we have been influenced by throughout our entire lives, hopefully stumbling across some new ones along the way.”

1:30 to 3 pm
Zach Deputy
Zack Deputy

As a boy, the music of his Puerto Rican, Cruzan and Irish heritage was cooked up in the South Carolina heat. As Deputy honed his craft, a unique hybrid of these influences emerged, ultimately creating the signature Zach Deputy sound. To bring this sound to the stage, the big, impossibly upbeat South Carolinian with the infectious smile puts on a solo show– enhanced by looping technology– that is essentially a one man dance party offering up what he calls “Island-infused, Drum ‘n’ Bass, Gospel-Ninja-Soul” to the enthusiastic crowds of dancers who flock to clubs from coast-to-coast. It is these late night dance parties— more than 250 per year– that have made Zach Deputy one of the hottest up-and-coming performers on the camping festival circuit and “jam band” scene.

3:30 to 5 pm
The Samples
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25 years after starting his full fledged music career with The Samples (Boulder, CO), & continues to delight fans with classic hits. Throughout his career, Sean has been the driving influence of 20 albums & over 1 million records sold.

5:30 to 7 pm
Dead Phish Orchestra
Dead Phish Orchestra

“We do both kinds.” Boulder, Colorado’s own DeadPhish Orchestra has been taking the national Tribute act scene by storm with their unique presentation of Grateful Dead and Phish songs performed seamlessly in ways never heard before. DeadPhish Orchestra (or DPO as they are referred to by their fans and buyers alike) is a quartet of close friends and professional musicians having toured nationally with projects like PHIX and The Great American Taxi.


Brain Freeze Tent
@ Downtown Nederland:

11:30 am to 1 pm
Bruce Lish & George Stone
Bruce Lish & George Stone

Local sax player and keyboardist were integral in the Nederland jazz explosion of the mid-’90s.  Featuring music from icons such as Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, John Coltrane, & Thelonious Monk.

1:30 to 3 pm
Banshee Tree
Banshee Tree

The Street, Camping, Mountains, Mountains next to Oceans, New Orleans, Gospel Music, Traveling.  Main influences are Louis Armstrong’s Hot Fives & Sevens, Golgol Bodello, Avett Brothers Squirrel Nut Zippers, Wood Brothers, Billie Holiday, Djano Reinhardt, Meschiya lake, Ella Fitzgerald. Doc Watson, Kocani orkestra, Bireli lagrene, Tommy Dorsey.

3:30 to 5 pm
Powerlung Rangers

Fresh Beats, Funk, and X-Rated Hip Hop for the masses. Trying to turn those temperatures up!  In the dark after hours of a lowly “Shit Show Sunday” 4 characters came together with full might to promise to bring a lighter side of Rap and remind people it’s not all violence and you can get down with nasty rap-like music.

5:30 to 7 pm
Gipsy Moon
Gipsy Moon

Gipsy Moon is a four-piece group of artists on an endless musical journey, sharing songs with the hopes of planting inspiration into the soul, starting a fire in the heart, and building community that invokes love in its wildest manifestations.


3B (Bourbon, Bacon & Brews) Tent
@ Downtown Nederland:

11:30 am to 1 pm
Lady & The Gentlemen
Lady and the Gentlemen

Lady and the Gentlemen presents a heart-warming Americana sound filled with the love of soul. While pushing the envelope as musicians and simultaneously remembering the roots of great American music, Lady and the Gentlemen will move you not only musically, but will inspire sentiment.

1:30 to 3 pm
KRONEN
Kronen

Kronen Band performs live electronic rock. The siblings, Caleb and Kato Kronen, were born and raised in Nederland, Colorado. They use their knowledge of hearing science and music theory to create unique harmony, and timbre with a mixture of electronic and acoustic instrumentation. Using years of jazz and classical music theory, in addition to their profound knowledge of the human auditory system, Kronen integrates rhythmic and harmonic elements from European, African and American music.

3:30 to 5 pm
Dragondeer
Dragondeer

A psych-blues band from Denver, Colorado whose singular, reverb drenched take on old school blues coupled with inspired improvisation has the band making fans in jam and roots circles as well as indie clubs across Colorado and beyond.In the band’s first two and half years of playing together, Dragondeer has become a festival staple with slots on the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival,  Nacarubi Music Festival in Big Sur, California, Tour De Fat, South Park Music Festival, SXSW 2014-2015, and an appearance at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater.

5:30 to 7 pm
Gasoline Lollipops
Gasoline Lollipops

Gasoline Lollipops is an alt-country band from Colorado that combines the sincerity of modern folk with the energy and rebelliousness of punk. The result is an all-new incarnation of alt-country that is both high-energy and heartfelt, moving audiences to stomp their feet or take a twirl on the dance floor.  It’s an all-new incarnation of alt-country that’s both high energy and heartfelt, like the American highway’s soundtrack.


Around Town

1 pm
Big Thompson Flood

The Stage Stop in Rollinsville
Free shuttle from Nederland all weekend!

2:30 to 4 pm
Rocky MountainOyster Eating Contest

The Stage Stop in Rollinsville
Free shuttle from Nederland all weekend!

$7 entry fee