The Burroughs

The Burroughs

Lady and The Gentlemen

Fri, March 31, 2017

Doors: 9:00 pm / Show: 9:30 pm

$15.00 - $25.00

This event is 21 and over

The Burroughs
The Burroughs
Since humble beginnings in the summer of 2013, The Burroughs have been playing and dancing their way into the hearts of dedicated fans throughout Northern Colorado and beyond. The band's trademark “sweaty soul music” features a polished four-piece horn section, a powerhouse rhythm section, and charismatic and multi-talented front-man Johnny Burroughs. Together the band's nine members create a sound that invokes the spirit of soul heroes such as Otis Redding, James Brown, and Bill Withers. Though The Burroughs got their start covering classic music from some of their favorite artists, the band truly shines on their collection of catchy and dance-able originals. Their first full-length album titled Sweaty Greeley Soul was recorded live at the Moxi Theater in Greeley, CO in May of 2015 and released in July of 2015. In April of 2016, they released two new studio singles- "You Are My Joy" and "1968"- recorded at Mighty Fine studios in Denver with engineer Colin Bricker and produced by drummer and mentor Jim White.

The Burroughs are known for high-energy, crowd-friendly live shows that are guaranteed to get audience members moving. The band has performed at FoCoMX, New West Fest, Tour de Fat, FORToberfest, and has headlined the Greeley Block Party. They have opened for national touring acts including the Steve Miller Band, and Sir Mix-A-Lot and have performed in historic Front Range venues including The Aggie, the Boulder Theater, and The Fox Theatre. All members of the group proudly call Greeley, Colorado home.
Lady and The Gentlemen
Lady and The Gentlemen
Lady and the Gentlemen is an 8 piece band from Boulder, CO formed by musicians who frequented a local jam session together for a year before creating the band. Featuring violin, horns, powerhouse vocals, and some of the most talented jam-band musicians in Boulder, the band is able to sweep across genres with ease while maintaining their unique style. Lady and the Gentlemen brings the songwriting skills of each member to the table so that every song features the talent, which there is plenty of, of every musician in the group. These guys and gals are on to something big and are here to share their unquestionable love for music with you!
Venue Information:
Ophelia's Electric Soapbox
1215 20th Street
Denver, CO, 80202
http://www.opheliasdenver.com/