Local musicians and bands play live in KGNU's performance studio. Kabaret has been a resource for Colorado's musical talents since 1978.
Additional highlights of local performances from Kabaret and other live visits can be found in our Local Gold archives.
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Mar 31, 2015 7:00 PM (MT)
Host: Steve Miller
Show info posted by the Host: Matt Turk - Singer/songwriter, guitarist, mandolinist and longtime roots/rock traveler ... more
A seasoned recording artist, multi-instrumentalist, eternal idealist and compassionate peace loving realist, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York basedMatt Turk is a veteran performer who has engaged audiences around the world, both as a rocking bandleader and an acoustic folk troubadour. He has shared the stage with Pete Seeger and opened for Judy Collins, The Doobie Brothers, Fiona Apple, The Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart and more. He has performed throughout the U.S.A., Europe, Israel and the Caribbean, appearing at festivals and venues including Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival, the Gathering of the Vibes, Atlanta's Music Midtown, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Beacon Theatre and Brooklyn Bowl.
Mar 24, 2015 7:00 PM (MT)
Host: Brandon Hagen
Show info posted by the Host: Augustus: Soulful Folk rooted in songwriting with varied and eclectic instrumentation ... more
Harvested from the most significant American movements and rooted in truly good songwriting, the distinct Boulder based 3 piece folk-soul band Augustus is on the rise. Formed in late 2013, Augustus released their debut EP, "The Common Collapse", with critical and commercial success. The band has been building a steady following in Colorado due to their extensive gigging and captivating live shows.
Mar 17, 2015 7:00 PM (MT)
Host: Andy Zicklin
Show info posted by the Host: Soul Confluence - Denver Metro R&B and Soul ... more
Teen Soul and R&B Band from various Denver High Schools
Mar 10, 2015 7:00 PM (MT)
Show info posted by the Host: Taarka: Bluegrass and Gypsy infused folk from Lyons, CO ... more
David Tiller on mandolin, octave mandolin, tenor guitars and voice. Enion Pelta-Tiller on 5 string violin, and voice. Troy Robey on bass, and Various guitar heroes aboard...
Mar 3, 2015 7:00 PM (MT)
Host: Dan Willging
Show info posted by the Host: Jake Schepps Quintet - Entwined ... more
Jake Schepps (banjo) with with Ross Martin (guitar), Matt Flinner (mandolin), Ryan Drickey (violin) & Eric Thorin (Bass), performing post-minimalist and modern classical pieces composed for bluegrass insturments, from his new release "Entwined"
Feb 24, 2015 7:00 PM (MT)
Show info posted by the Host: The Jekylls - Brining 60's Pop Sylings ... more
“The Jekylls reach back to an era of 60s pop that is undeniably made for long drives with the top down.”-Chris K., Colorado Sound
Feb 17, 2015 7:00 PM (MT)
Host: Steve Miller
Show info posted by the Host: The Azucartones: Afro-Cuban and Latin music from Kent Denver High
Feb 10, 2015 7:00 PM (MT)
Host: Big Daddy
Show info posted by the Host: Gone Before They Got Here ... more
Gone Before They Got Here is an Americana band playing a mix of Bluegrass, Cowboy Swing, and Good ol' Bar Room Country. Gone sings great classics and catchy originals with a full on blend of vocal harmonies. You'll find Tom McClure weaving fiddle around Leslie McClure's jazzy guitar rhythms and square neck resonator licks. Mark Miller will be switchin' off between the guitar and banjo while Matt Gabriel is holding things down with the dog house bass. Long time friends and neighbors, Gone brings their late night back porch sessions to your stage.
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Feb 3, 2015 7:00 PM (MT)
Host: Kathy Frazier
Show info posted by the Host: Wildflower School of Voice Students ... more
Tonight, we feature young student singers from Boulder's Wildflower School of Voice
Jan 27, 2015 7:00 PM (MT)
Show info posted by the Host: The Prairie Scholars - Longmont based "West Texas Soul" ... more
The Prairie Scholars, which formed in 2010, is a songwriting duet from the high plains of Texas currently living and performing in lovely Colorado. The Band is made up of husband and wife team, Andy and Jessica Eppler. Their hyper-prolific songwriting has been captured in multiple all-original albums which have received glowing reviews, both locally and internationally. With their focus on their community in Boulder County, The Prairie Scholars have worked hard to be a benefit to not only local listeners, but businesses as well, by driving tourism and out of town business into their beloved city of Longmont.
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