La Posada: Izcalli, Roka Hueka, Slow Caves, Duran, Wildermiss

La Posada: Izcalli, Roka Hueka, Slow Caves, Duran, Wildermiss

Roka Hueka, Slow Caves, Wildermiss, Duran

Sat, December 3, 2016

9:00 pm (event ends at 1:00 am)

$10.00 - $30.00

This event is 21 and over

Izcalli
Izcalli
iZCALLi makes the kind of music you leave home to: melancholy folk phrases lashed to driving beats that pin the pedal to the floor — that Molotov of nostalgia and exhilaration, the immigrant song. It’s a feeling iZCALLi — named for the Mexican birthplace of member-siblings Miguel (lead guitar/vocals) and Brenda Avina (bass) and the Nahuatl word for rebirth — knows well. Born on both sides of the border (drummer Luiggy Ramirez hails from Colorado) and formed in the Denver over ten years ago, iZCALLi has, over the course of three LPs and a thousand shows, swigged its evolving sound from both wells of tradition, from Latin-tinged echoes to punching metal to filthy blues, in English and in Español. The result is a loyal flock of fans of every color, from every background, rich or poor. The result is RETI=Rock En Tu Idioma, a community for making rock in Spanish, the music of the melting pot, which is deeply American and knows no frontiers. This is iZCALLi’s appeal: the kind of music that makes you leave home and return, exhilarating live shows that celebrate tradition and kin, that unite what you find with what you left behind, and open the heart, so you know you are home.
Roka Hueka
Roka Hueka
Combining traditional and contemporary Latin ska, Roka Hueka is a 6-piece band with members originating from Mexico, Colombia, El Salvador, and the US. Singer Andres Gonzalez brought his love for energetic ska from Chihuahua, Mexico to Colorado. Finding time from his job as a construction worker, he formed one of Denver's only Latin Ska groups in the fall of 2013.

Seasoned Bassist Ric Urrutia has played with political Latin-fusion/hip-hop act Debajo del Agua since 2006. He has also collaborated with Roka Hueka drummer Blake Pendergrass performing with local hip-hop artists. Multi-instrumentalist and Roka Hueka guitarist Jorge Ramirez began his musical career with Colombian punk legends Nadie, and founded the roots reggae outfit, The Coffee Makers. Rounding out Roka Hueka are the jazz-trained horn section. Trombonist Parker Kuhn has played music since age 10 and trumpet player Matt Wikolak is studying music at CU Boulder and has shared the stage with nationally renowned musicians including Dave Douglas, Art Lande, and Paa Kow.

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Combinando lo tradicional y lo contemporáneo del ska latino, Roka Hueka está conformado por seis integrantes originarios de México, Colombia, El Salvador y USA. Andrés Gonzalez vocalista, trajo la pasión del ska energético de Chihuahua Mexico a Colorado, encontrando tiempo libre de su trabajo en la construcción para así formar una de las únicas bandas de ska latino en Denver a mediados del año 2013.

Bajista Ric Urrutia ha tocado con la banda Debajo del Agua que tiene su fusión política-latina-hip hop desde el año 2006. También ha tenido la oportunidad de colaborar con Blake Pendergrass baterista de Roka Hueka tocando con distintos artistas locales de Hip Hop. Multi-instrumentalista y guitarrista de esta banda Jorge Ramírez, comenzó su carrera musical con la leyenda del punk Colombiano Nadie, y así después fundar la agrupación de reggae The Coffee Makers. Agregándose a esta banda en la sección de los metales, con su toque de Jazz, trombonista Parker Kuhn comenzó en el ambiente musical desde la edad de diez años, y en la trompeta estudiando música en la Universidad de Colorado CU, Matt Wikolak, quién ha compartido escenario con músicos reconocidos a nivel nacional incluyendo Dave Douglas, Art Lande y Paa Kow.
Slow Caves
Slow Caves
Inspired by late nights in Hollywood, high speed car chases, red eye flights and vintage skateboard videos, the synth-punk musings of SLOW CAVES bleed a James Dean-esque revelry that explodes into a rich baritone croon.

There's adrenaline, sonic vibration, blistering guitars and throbbing bass lines. It blends and molds together to create something visceral, yet refined.

It's badass. And like any crash, you just can't turn away.
Wildermiss
Wildermiss
Daughter of the King.
Wildermiss.
Dreamer.
Full of wonder & whimsy.
Adventure enthusiast.
Admirer of all things green & lovely.
Some people call me Roz or KR.
Duran
Duran
Duran nació del Open Mic, en donde no se espera nada, pero se da el todo. Cantautor Mexicano actualmente haciendo ruido en Denver Colorado, navegando en el sonido ranchero, bolero, folk, cumbia y rockanroll. Guitarra, cello, bajo y batería
Venue Information:
Ophelia's Electric Soapbox
1215 20th Street
Denver, CO, 80202
http://www.opheliasdenver.com/