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Upcoming Events Calendar

Breaking Spaces with Sylva & live painting by Mick Tresemer
Feb 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Breaking Spaces:
Breaking Spaces is a powerhouse quartet that punches far above its weight. Covering sonic ground from jazz fusion pioneers like Herbie Hancock to the nasty grit of unadorned funk like the Meters, the band shows no restraint in groove and improvisational vigor. Comprising sax, keys, bass, and drums, Breaking Spaces infuses classic nods to their musical heritage and soul with a thoroughly modern touch of synths and electronics. Their passionate performances and hip repertoire have won them fans of all stripes; they are certainly a dish best served live.

Why is Pop music so frequently dumbed-down drivel? Why does Progressive Rock and Fusion have such a difficult time writing songs that appeal to every listener? These questions are what SYLVA, a Rock/Funk band based out of the Boulder, CO area, seeks to answer. With a focus on catchy hooks, tight grooves, fat basslines, huge guitars and an unwavering dedication to solid songwriting, SYLVA has something for every listener.

SYLVA is born out of an equal love not only for Progressive Rock and Fusion bands like Dream Theater, Frost, Muse, Snarky Puppy, Herbie Hancock and Return to Forever, but also of the funky Pop and R&B stylings of Maroon 5, Jamiroquai, Toto, Prince, Justin Timberlake and Michael Jackson.

The idea behind SYLVA has existed far longer than it’s been in the public spotlight, with some of their songs being created as far back as 2008 when bassist/producer Tony Dickinson and vocalist Travis Moberg founded the first iteration of the group. Since then, several musicians have come and gone through SYLVA’s ranks but Tony and Travis’ vision always remained. Finally in 2015, longtime friend and veteran Jazz drummer Pat Lewis and guitarist Peter Lacis came to complete the rock solid core that you hear today.

Barbara Jo & The Hippie Buckaroos with The Darling Ravens
Feb 24 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The Hippie Buckaroos are a group of accomplished, seasoned musicians who grew up in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Their passion and love for music is proclaimed through an exceptional mix of tunes, from Classic Country and Bluegrass, to Folk, Western Swing, Gospel and Blues.

Dustin Thomas + Numatik
Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Dustin Thomas + Numatik

Join Dustin Thomas + Numatik along with locals The Emmitt Sisters and Andy Babb for a night of song and dance in Boulder, CO at the beautiful Shine Restaurant & Gathering Place.

Doors at 6PM
Music starts at 6:30PM
Ecstatic Dance starts at 7:30PM
Soul Songs at 8:30PM



Mar 10 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm

piKziL is the music of Liza Oxnard and Kip Kuepper. Long-time friends and collaborators, the two describe their music as somewhere between slanky electro-lounge and jazz nouveaux, with a little bit of scenester grit thrown in.

You might know Liza Oxnard from her successful 90s touring band, Zuba, or perhaps youve heard her sitting in over the years with Colorado favorites String Cheese Incident and The Motet. She is an accomplished composer, has a luscious voice, and completely shreds on the guitar.

Kip Kuepper spent decades as co-owner, producer, and resident musical genius at Coupe Studios in Boulder. A Grammy nominated musician, Kip has performed at jazz festivals across the US, releasing multiple albums as engineer/producer/player with guitar great Danny Heines, and woodwind virtuoso Nelson Rangell.

They are thrilled to share the stage with amazing musicians: Joseph Brenna (Guitar), Will Kuepper (Bass) and Cris Ryt (Percussion). All wonderfully talented and brilliant people.

Their first CD, Songs From My 3rd Life (currently on regular rotation on 105.5 The Colorado Sound), unveils a comforting crackle of vinyl long-play as violins swell in anticipation of a grand reveal. Slippery Sambas bent on a warm embrace, elegantly caramelize particles out of every sound.

This is an alternate universe where taxicab girls lie silky and hot, sunning in lounge chairs by the pool of an imaginary motela place where Beck and Joni Mitchell might play a fierce round of Bocce. The music is cinematic, evocative, funky, and inexplicably sentimental.


Website – http://www.piKziL.com

Soundcloud – http://tinyurl.com/SFM3L-Private-Soundcloud

iTunes – http://tinyurl.com/SFM3L

Amazon – http://tinyurl.com/SFM3L-Amazon

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pikzilmusic/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/Pikzilmusic

Mar 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Described by SF Weekly as a “collision of Django Reinhardt and David Grisman,” Taarka is the new acoustic “supergroup” (Flagstaff Live) “presenting masterfully deep americana and gypsyjazz string band music!” Led by the husband-and-wife team of David Pelta-Tiller (mandolin, tenor guitar, vocals) and Enion Pelta-Tiller (five-string violin, vocals) Taarka fills out its unique sound with award-winning bassist Troy Robey and prodigious young guitarist Mike Robinson, Taarka is bringing their otherworldly, energetic music to venues across the US, Canada, Europe and Mexico.

David, a versatile picker raised in Virginia on a steady diet of bluegrass, Celtic, classical and gypsyjazz, and Enion Pelta-Tiller, an award-winning classically-trained violinist who can switch seamlessly between Bartok and bebop (not to mention Gypsy jazz, punk, rock, bluegrass) began their journey together in 2001. After meeting at a Brooklyn Browngrass gig, the two began a Gypsy jazz busker act in the New York City subway before hitting the road as Taarka.

Taarka’s live shows strike a balance between well-crafted songs and spirited instrumentals these days, expanding on its beginnings as a purely instrumental string band putting a modern spin on Gypsy and Eastern European folk music. Taarka has drawn from wide-ranging influences over the past 10 years. Sophisticated listeners would be able to distill flavors of Western and Eastern folk traditions, jazz, rock, bluegrass, old-time, gypsy, Indian, and Celtic music all in a string band setting. Taarka has lately been gaining notice for their songwriting, which is informed by traditional bluegrass, oldtime and folk from America and Europe, 19th century poetry, and rock inspired by performances with some of the greatest names in songwriting today, including Darrell Scott, Greg Brown, James McMurtry, and Nathan Moore, but which incorporates sweeping pop and popping gypsy elements.

Since 2006, when David and Enion landed in Lyons, CO, known for its bluegrass and new acoustic scene their compositional output has taken on a decidedly American aura, with vocals added to enhance the stories told in their songs. Their 7th studio release is set to be released on March 10th, 2017. Taarka’s powerful acoustic rock instrumental, “A Whole New You,” was recently included as part of the soundtrack to Maximum Pictures feature-length docuementary, “1971“, and was released nationwide Feb 6. 2015 and can now be seen on Netflix.

Taarka’s joyous recordings benefit from starry guest performances and David’s masterful production work, each a carefully crafted travelogue tracing a phase of the groups evolution. Yet unsurprisingly, Taarka’s calling card is its colorful live show. Of Taarka’s performance at the Oregon Country Fair, Synthesis Magazine wrote, Taarka began driving the painted and costumed crowd into a dancing frenzy they combined Roma, Klezmer and jazz, infusing their rousing and exciting tunes with breakneck Zappa-esque breakdowns and insurmountable gusto. Regardless of your particular musical tastes, Taarka is a band that simply must be witnessed.

The band is equally potent whether as a down-and-dirty duo act or a stellar extended line- up featuring a top-notch array of fellow travelers. David and Enion have performed with members of the Grateful Dead, Phish, and String Cheese Incident, Yonder Mountain String Band as well as Darol Anger, Joe Craven, ALO, Keller Williams, Danny Barnes, Steve Kimock, Taj Mahal, Widespread Panic, The Samples, and Aquarium Rescue Unit, Kaki King, Rob Wasserman, Tony Furtado, The Motet, Dan Bern and The Everyone Orchestra.

Taarka has performed at major festivals across the country including High Sierra, Pagosa Folk n’ Bluegrass,  Joshua Tree Music Festival, Oregon Country Fair, Sisters Folk Festival, Telluride Bluegrass, Mendocino Music Festival, Bumbershoot, Seattle Folklife, Nedfest, Lightening in a Bottle, Berkeley World Music Festival, Aspen Bluegrass Festival, San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival and The Millpond Folk Festival and many more.

Shine Potions Present: Jeff & Paige
Mar 12 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

“Second Sundays at Shine” continues!!!  Mark your calendars – this is a monthly event for kids and families every 2nd Sunday of the month.

Enjoy an hour-long science and nature-focused kids’ concert at Boulder’s best hub for food, community and music. Expect live, original nature-inspired music for kids, educational/hilarious skits, quick costume changes and tons of audience participation. Show appropriate for kids ages 3-8.

Come early or stick around after for an amazingly tasty/healthy kids’ menu of eats and some fairy bubbles to drink! Doors at 3:45pm, show from 4:15-5:15pm. $10/human, under 2 free! (all ticketing fees and taxes included)

Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place – 2027 13th St, Boulder, CO.

No need to print your pre-sale ticket purchase, just give your name at the door.

Katie Wise & Bhakti Explosion Fundraiser Kirtan with Mike Cohen
Mar 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

We’re honored to host an evening with Katie Wise & Bhakti Explosion this Sunday for a family-friendly evening of Kirtan benefiting Mila’s Miracle Foundation to Stop Batten. Mila is a young girl in Boulder who recently got diagnosed with a rare, fatal disease. This event will help her family raise funds to start a clinical trial. Please join us!

We’ve got seven days to help co-create a Miracle! Kirtan to support Mila’s Miracle Foundation- a fight for the life of a little girl here in Boulder, CO, known and loved by Katie. Please support in any way that you can- by joining us Sunday.

***Sacred Music and Singing – Kirtan with Katie Wise and Bhakti Explosion***
Sunday, March 19th 4:00-6:00pm (doors at 3:45pm)
Shine is thrilled to be hosting this beautiful event. 10% of food sales will be donated to Mila’s Miracle Foundation so please come early and stay late to have some down home Boulder GF comfort food!

Tickets in tiered amounts from $0- $1008. Limited tickets at each tier: 20 tickets available as ‘pay what you can’ (19 left), 20 @ $15 (11 left), 20 @ $25, 10 @ $50, 10 @$75, 10 @ $108, and a few ‘shining star opportunities- with announcement of your business from the stage) Due to the nature of this event, pre-sale tickets are encouraged. You may pay more at the door. http://bit.ly/shineformila

Katie Wise & Bhakti Explosion join Kate’s Root Teacher Mike Cohen for an early evening, family friendly event with mantra rock, soulful kirtan grooves, original chants, and beautiful community. The band will be eating dinner at Shine afterwards and invite you to join!

The Band for this event is: John Hoelle on bass, Andy Skellenger on Tabla and Cajon, The luminous Hill Baker on guitar and percussion, and the soaring Vocals of Dawnia Dresser. Katie and Mike will lead the chants, with Harmonium and acoustic guitar.

Not sure what Kirtan is? It’s call and response devotional chanting. Artists like Krishna Das, Snatam Kaur and Donna DeLory share Kirtan all over the world. It’s not religious, although very sacred. And participation at the event itself is completely optional- you can sing, you can listen, you can lie down. It’s a ‘come as you are’ and “give what you can” event. But what is guaranteed, is heart-touching singing, and an invitation into a spiritual practice- that may really resonate for you!

As always, we will not turn away anyone for lack of funds- contact us through the FB page if you’d like to support us with the events.

Ticket links:  http://bit.ly/shineformila

Sam Rae’s Album Release Party Feat. Lara Ruggles
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Sam Rae's Album Release Party Feat. Lara Ruggles

The time is nye. Join Sam Rae, Lara Ruggles and friends at Shine for a night of celebration and music. Let’s treat it like a warm bath after a cold winter!

Sam Rae will be celebrating the release of her new album ‘Bring Us to New Islands’ and the kick off of her album release tour with Lara Ruggles.

Where: Shine
When: Saturday, March 25
Doors: 7:00pm
Show: 7:30pm
Cover: $8 adv tix / $10 at the door

With love

Art of Vocal Freedom Sings’ Showcase
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Art of Vocal Freedom Sings' Showcase
Join 12 singer-songwriters for a delightful evening of uplifting music. This diverse and utterly heartwarming showcase is a culmination of the Art of Vocal Freedom Workshop series hosted by Rebecca Folsom. The restaurant is healthy and bright, food is delicious and the listening room impeccable. Join us! Tickets $12 advance $15 at the door day of show. We highly recommend purchasing your tickets in advance as we often sell out. Http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2849332
Featured performers are Bobby Pelz, Chrystal DeCoster Jan DeVille, Nicole Blazer, Daniel Levine, Libby Rosenthal, Esther Cohen, Rebecca Knighton, Sophia Clark, Mateo Sandate, Olivia Pevec & Tess McDonald. Rebecca Folsom will be hosting and performing a couple songs.
Questions-contact Shine 303.449.0120
Or Rebecca Folsom at info@rebeccafolsom.com
The Human Cabaret
Apr 8 @ 8:00 pm – Apr 9 @ 12:00 am

Harmonies for your soul, poetry for your spirit, music for your mind, and laughter for your heart: The Human Cabaret is a collective of local Boulder artists, performers, poets and musicians whose sole purpose is to share beauty with the world.  We are mothers and daughters, gypsies and lovers.  We are community-minded friends who want to make you smile.

Join us promptly at 8pm for dinner and drinks at Shine Restaurant & Gathering Place‘s back room, where we will be featuring the full harmony treatment of The Human Cabaret’s own Kimberly Fillingame FrancoTessa RochonDebrae FirehawkLiza Oxnard, Anela Lauren, Brian Schey, Scott Messersmith, and your host for the evening, Andrea Rossin.  Special guests include Daniella Katzir, Emily Yates and Peter Stelling, as well as Kaia Cochran and Marisa Greenwood.