Fayuca

Fayuca

Mouse Powell, The Matt Bloom Band, Black Bottom Lighters, Monsters on Maple Street

Tue Aug 29 2017

7:00 pm

$10.00 - $12.00

This event is all ages

Fayuca
Fayuca
Phoenix, Arizona based, Fayuca, is a Reggae-Rock/ Latino group, fronted by originating, member Gabo Fayuca. Their sound shifts through genres while blending modern-reggae melodies with Latin percussion, tied seamlessly by razor guitar riffs and progressive rock breakdowns.

Their music has been featured on MTV, Univision, FOX Sports and other popular TV networks. Fayuca’s instrumental, La Venganza, was hand picked by movie director Robert Rodriguez to be used as the main title theme to El Rey Network’s original series, MATADOR.

Currently backed by bass player, Mario Sepulveda, trumpet player, Danny Torgersen, and drummer, Richard Duran, and Tycoon endorsed percussionist, Arturo Sosa, the five piece has become a national and international touring act. They have shared the stage with leaders in their genre like Molotov, 311, Cultura Profetica, Slightly Stoopid, Sublime with Rome, Damien Marley, Gondwana and many more.

While finishing high school in Tolleson, Arizona, Gabo sparked an interest for writing music and forming a bilingual-rock band. Since their first album release in 2004, Fayuca has launched four studio albums, including Barrio Sideshow, released on Fervor Records in 2013. Their songs promote Latino culture, good vibes, and self-identification. Touring insatiably between writing and recording music, Fayuca strives to inspire people around the world by spreading a message of courage, love, and empowerment.
Mouse Powell
Mouse Powell
Mouse Powell is the world’s most reluctant rapper. Mouse Powell loves dogs, and has been making music accordingly since 2011. His debut album “Where It’s Cloudy” surely pleased some people, but his follow up album “These Are The Good Times” was at least twice as effective. After taking a blood oath with Tempe based producer, The Ref, the duo have been making genre bending and life altering music ever since. As the two gear up to release another project they will continue their award winning formula of whiskey and friendship to bring the world an album that truly reflects their life long commitment to reluctantly being awesome. Mouse Powell is for you. Mouse Powell is you. Mouse Powell.
The Matt Bloom Band
The Matt Bloom Band
The Matt Bloom Band formed in Palmer Lake, Colorado over the course of the past few years, Matt Bloom who is the singer/songwriter has created a band who keeps an upbeat Alternative Rock, Folk vibe in the bands music. Jimi Aud contributes his expertise jammin as the lead guitarist. Travis Gannon reigns in as the bassist and Jesse Allsup lends his sticks as the drummer. Together, the band creates a truly unique sound found nowhere else.
Black Bottom Lighters
Black Bottom Lighters
Arizona is where desert-reggae rockers Black Bottom Lighters call home. They are well on their way to outgrowing their town like other recent native products such as Jimmy Eat World, Authority Zero, and Chester Bennington of Linkin Park. Black Bottom Lighters are affectionately known as BBL to a large, animated following. A following that started when they were a young, house party band originating in 2010. Since then, BBL has released a self-titled EP, full length album "2 or 2,000," as well as made several music videos on YouTube, like "Home Grown," which has generated over 150,000 views alone! They were also voted as Phoenix New Times Reader's Choice Award for "Best Local Band" of 2015!

After supporting the debut full length album "2 or 2,000" in the summer of 2015 from Mexico to Michigan, Black Bottom Lighters officially updated their band lineup. One of the originating members "T" (Taide Pineda, vocals/guitar) decided to gracefully exit as well-acquainted Mike Proctor was able to fill the heavy void left behind. Lead guitarist, Phil Kaiser, and Mike go back many years and the band had played with him several times as an occasional fill-in so he was a natural fit. Mike and Phil have an accustomed style feeding off each other that is audibly gratifying to the listener. The musicianship definitely speaks for itself during live performances and on the 2016 "Pipe Dream EP." Also, on the EP you will find their very first guest feature, a collaboratoration with Layzie Bone from Bone Thugs & Harmony on a track called "Peace, Love & Smoke Rings." A song that very well could be one of their most popular songs yet with heavy bass and a hook that could be found on a regular rotation on the radio.

Despite the band's lineup change their style stays the same; unmistakable vocal rhymes from Ryan Stilwell (Stilly), hard hitting beats from drummer Ryan McPhatter (McPhatty), the groove-filled bass of Jose Aquino, electrifying keys of Keyln Weaver, as well as their signature call and response and tremendous harmonizing! Black Bottom Lighters has ruled stages from Mexico to Texas, California, Oregon, throughout Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Ohio, Michigan, to Florida, and even Legends of Notre Dame in Indiana! The bands and artists they have shared the stage with is much too long to list but they have been featured at Big Ticket Music Festival in Jacksonville, FL and numerous Southwest music festivals: Wild Wild West Fest, Uplift Music and Arts Festival, Unity Festival, True Music Festival, McDowell Mountain Music Festival, Pot of Gold Festival, Apache Reggae Jam, and Tempe Beach Park with headliners Rebelution and Atmosphere. Their determination to bring the top shelf quality, all-original, reggae-rock sound from the Arizona desert across the country is quite clear. And even if it's a show of "2 or 2,000" they are going to give it everything they got all the same!
Monsters on Maple Street
Monsters on Maple Street
Fusion of funk, soul, psychedelic, groove and rock..
Venue Information:
Black Sheep
2106 E. Platte Ave
Colorado Springs, CO, 80909
http://www.blacksheeprocks.com/