Acoustic Live at Lila B.

Lila B. is more than a bar and lounge. Lila B. offers live music and community events. Every Tuesday through Friday we present Acoustic Live, a year-round series where local artists preform live music on our beautiful patio (when weather permits) or inside our lounge from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Music also plays on Saturday nights from 7:30pm-10:30pm for the Summer months (June, July, August). Join us early, Tuesday through Friday, for our Happy Hour Specials from 4:00pm-6:30pm.

Although Lila B. is a bar and lounge it is open for people of all ages to enjoy the music and food. However, every person that orders an alcoholic beverage will be carded. Be sure to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for more.
 
June
July
August

June Live Music Series

Tuesday, June 30: John Bunzli

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present John Bunzli. Ever since he can remember, John has been surrounded by music. John studied music at the University of Colorado Denver. Although professionally trained, his approach to music has always been an intuitive, emotional one, “I’ve always gotten more from just listening to and really experiencing music than from analyzing it”. After playing in several bands in the Boulder/Denver area, John decided it was time to strike out on his own. The result is his stunning debut CD “The Well”.

July Live Music Series

July 1 – 3:    Matt Nasi Band

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Matt Nasi Band. With a sound ranging from soul to rock, the Matt Nasi Band allows listeners a genre-bending bouquet while comfortably assigning themselves as POP. Occasionally switching from full-electric thump to acoustic based performances, they’ve explored a myriad of variations of their sound. Their debut full-length record ‘Anticipation’ is the embodiment of four years of living pains sustained while enjoying release through amplified comradery.

Saturday, July 4:   CLOSED

Closed for the holiday. Please join us another night soon.

Tuesday, July 7:   Hot Spell

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Hot Spell. As part of the local band Hot Spell, Ronnie Frosch and Janet Furnace know what audiences want to hear, and they deliver it. Ronnie has an extensive background as a professional musician, having played guitar in rock, blues, country, jazz and R&B bands for over 30 years. After studying piano and percussion for many years, Janet found her stride as a vocalist, and local fans are glad she did! Coupling Ronnie’s well-honed skills with Janet’s stunning stylistic range produces a captivating duo that will keep you interested as they lay down a wide variety of familiar cover tunes with artistry and passion.

July 8 & 9:   David Booker

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present David Booker. Mr. David Booker is the real deal! He sings many genres including Country Blues, Americana, and Swingtet. David, formerly from London, first started to get involved with the music scene in the 1970s. After all these years he is still playing music full time. David went through the whole pub rock thing in London. His activities included playing in folk-rock band “Eclection,” putting out two singles on “Polydor” with a band called “Swampfox”, getting an album deal with Limey on RCA, working with TS Tony McPhee as his bass player, auditioning for “Badfinger” and Manfred Mann’s Earthband. Check out Booker’s newest release “Leadbelly” Single.

Friday, July 10:   Jeremy Dion

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present the Jeremy Dion. Singer-songwriter Jeremy Dion puts as much energy into his guitar playing as he does his songwriting. Based in Boulder, Colorado, Dion’s infectious Mile High Americana style has been likened to David Gray jamming with Ryan Adams, and John Mayer back porch picking with Jerry Garcia. A percussive guitar approach lays the foundation for insightful lyrics, often inspired by his other career as a therapist. Jeremy adds his own voice to those of his influences, creating an engaging combination of passion and presence mixed with storytelling and optimism.

Saturday, July 11:   Matthew Taylor

7:30 – 10:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Matthew Taylor. Matthew Taylor is a Denver, CO based singer/songwriter. He is best known for his soulful voice and jazz/blues inspired instrumentation. MT engages crowds of all ages with his eclectic humor and his empowering stage presence leaves fans pumped up to hear more. Listen to Matthew Taylor and learn more about his musical endeavors at matthewtaylormusic.com. Matthew Taylor’s solo album, Audio Journal, is available for download on over 750 sites worldwide. When he isn’t performing with his solo project, you can also catch him with his two bands, Justus League and The Robby Wicks Band.

Tuesday, July 14:   Kyle Tischler

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Kyle Tischler. Kyle T is a 21-year-old Country artist from Carnesville, Georgia, currently based out of Southern Colorado. Kyle began playing music at a young age, influenced by the music greats Hank Williams and George Strait, as well as distant cousin Brantley Gilbert. Learning from his success he started to build his music career. Kyle began sneaking into bars at the early age of 17. Southern rock artist Tony Paul Neal and Kyle started playing a duo show together at venues in North Florida, and South Georgia playing southern rock, country, blues, jazz, and new pop hits. Kyle left the duo to perform solo shows touring from Miami to Tennessee. Since then, Kyle has moved to Colorado to play music in the Four Corners area.

Wednesday, July 15:   Melanie Devaney

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Melanie Devaney. An Iowa native who lives in Los Angeles, Melanie Devaney is a small-town girl with a flair for writing and singing earthy songs that smartly draw from folk, country and rock. Armed with a degree in creative writing and years of classical piano training, she’s a promising young artist whose unaffected music is delivered with a welcome absence of fuss. If her live shows match her arresting new album, “Single Subject Notebook” (which was expertly produced by Ryan Adams veteran Jamie Candiloro), Devaney should be worth catching.

July 16 & 17:   Elizabeth Rose

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Elizabeth Rose. Elizabeth Rose is a songwriter, singer, pianist, and an actor. Notably she starred in the hit regional premier of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” at the Denver Performing Arts Center. She can be seen in “Fearless” at fearless.msn.com. Rose’s other film credits include: “Juncture,” “Sub-Urban,” “The Five,” and “The One Who Loves You.” Rose is currently working on her third solo record, due for release in Fall 2014. Her video for the single, “Sugarbowl,” is on You Tube and her first two solo records are available for download. Rose’s live shows include bass, drums and sax. The repertoire, originals and covers, appeals to new and old fans a like.

Saturday, July 18:   Matthew Taylor

7:30 – 10:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Matthew Taylor. Matthew Taylor is a Denver, CO based singer/songwriter. He is best known for his soulful voice and jazz/blues inspired instrumentation. MT engages crowds of all ages with his eclectic humor and his empowering stage presence leaves fans pumped up to hear more. Listen to Matthew Taylor and learn more about his musical endeavors at matthewtaylormusic.com. Matthew Taylor’s solo album, Audio Journal, is available for download on over 750 sites worldwide. When he isn’t performing with his solo project, you can also catch him with his two bands, Justus League and The Robby Wicks Band.

Tuesday, July 21:   TBA

5:30 – 8:30
To be announced. Please stay tuned.

Wednesday, July 22: Dear Me

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Dear me. Dear me, is Sam Columna, an Aurora born singer/songwriter whose honest, colloquial music was once described as “like Indie-Rock Macklemore.” A music school dropout with an English degree, his greatest strength are his concrete, conversational lyrics, which frequently find humorous ways to illuminate the humanity, (or lack thereof) in the day-to-day. His music has been featured on college radio, showcased at the Durango Songwriter’s Expo, and performed at the 7/20 day of remembrance.

Thursday, July 23:   Bo DePena

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Bo DePena. Originally from Laredo, TX, Bo has been an active musician in the Texas scene for over ten years. Bo has lived in Texas, Colorado, and New York City and has performed in ten states and over 30 cities. While in Brooklyn, Bo started work on his latest project; a semi-autobiographical record of his journey from small-town Texas to The Big Apple. It mirrors his experiences with romance, career, family, and the struggles relating to big-city life. Bo DePeña has a bluesy/folk style with a powerful voice and energetic presence. He now looks to tour the country and showcase his unique twist on modern folk and Americana.

Friday, July 24:   Dan & Yoshi

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Dan & Yoshi. Dan and Yoshi have been making music together for over 20 years. Originally worship leaders, Dan played the guitar, keyboards and piano while Yoshi sang. They made their way to Colorado from California in 2000 and eventually began to delve into other musical genres, working on songs that they had always loved. They took these songs to various open mics in their area and the response was so positive that they decided to start booking gigs at local venues. You can currently see them performing along the Front Range playing a unique blend of jazz, blues, rock, soul, pop and instrumental finger style guitar music.

Saturday, July 25:   Dan & Yoshi

7:30 – 10:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Dan & Yoshi. Dan and Yoshi have been making music together for over 20 years. Originally worship leaders, Dan played the guitar, keyboards and piano while Yoshi sang. They made their way to Colorado from California in 2000 and eventually began to delve into other musical genres, working on songs that they had always loved. They took these songs to various open mics in their area and the response was so positive that they decided to start booking gigs at local venues. You can currently see them performing along the Front Range playing a unique blend of jazz, blues, rock, soul, pop and instrumental finger style guitar music.

Tuesday, July 28:   TBA

5:30 – 8:30
To be announced. Please stay tuned.

Wednesday, July 29:    Catfish Bernie Meise

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Catfish Bernie Meise. Catfish Bernie Meise is a singer, songwriter and instrumentalist from Baltimore MD, currently living in Rockford IL. Catfish is best known for performing with David Allen Coe and Emmylou Harris while with the Continental Cowboys throughout the 80’s. For 35 years he has performed music for people in 41 states, Canada and Mexico. Catfish has recorded one CD, Devil’s Highway, and is working on another. With his Americana/Country songwriting and tributes to the artists that have inspired him, Catfish brings a full mix of Classic Country, Classic Rock, Blues and original songs to the stage.

Thursday, July 30:   Joel Kachel

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Joel Kachel. Joel is an original singer-songwriter/performer that will be sure to get your attention with his engaging stage presence and lively music. This high-energy acoustic guitar player and singer will be sure to have you off your seat and wanting more of these original tunes. Joel’s entertaining and creative songs bring life to everyday experiences and stories to which today’s young people can easily relate.

Friday, July 31:   Jack Hadley

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Jack Hadley. On March 5th, 2015 Jack Hadley performed at the Boulder Theater for the Boulder International Film Festival. He opened before the screening of the “The Wrecking Crew”, a documentary about the LA studio musicians behind such hits as “Be My Baby”, “California Dreaming”, “You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling” and many more. The Jack Hadley Band will open for Tab Benoit and Marquise Knox on Saturday, May 30th at the Brighton Blues Blast at The Armory in Brighton, Colorado.

August Live Music Series

Saturday, August 1:   Phil & Jeana

7:30 – 10:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Phil & Jeana. Phil & Jeana have only been singing together for the past two years, but between the two of them, they have numerous years of experience entertaining audiences in many different venues and styles of music. They bring all of this together with a wonderful energy and magic that only the combination of two very talented and experienced entertainers can offer, a magic that only Phil & Jeana can create. They cover a wide variety of music from classic to current rock, folk, country and even some jazz standards. With two very gifted voices, either singing solo or in harmony, every audience and listening ear always enjoys the music these two create together.

Tuesday, August 4: John Bunzli

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present John Bunzli. Ever since he can remember, John has been surrounded by music. John studied music at the University of Colorado Denver. Although professionally trained, his approach to music has always been an intuitive, emotional one, “I’ve always gotten more from just listening to and really experiencing music than from analyzing it”. After playing in several bands in the Boulder/Denver area, John decided it was time to strike out on his own. The result is his stunning debut CD “The Well”.

Wednesday, August 5:   Michael Shay

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Michael Shay. With the nuance of a classically trained musician, the grit of a hard-traveling Texas troubadour, and a taste for almost every style of music under the sun, Michael Shay’s folk and alt-country sensibilities reflect a vision comfortably outside any “Americana” box while still evoking his earliest influences: Townes Van Zandt, Neil Young, Dylan, and the Dead. Seven previous releases exploring a diverse range of genres led to the January 2015 release of the compilation “Decadence – Ten Years of Music 2002-2012″, showcasing the diversity of Shay’s vision and experience through a decade of recording projects.

August 6 & 7:   Brandon Henderson

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Brandon Henderson. Brandon Henderson is a singer/songwriter based in Denver, who has been developing his craft and leaving lasting impressions on the hearts and minds of his listeners. His passion for songwriting has led him to create over 100 original songs. His most recent album, Embers, is his most complete work to date. From intimate acoustic tracks to soaring anthems, it offers a spectrum of sounds that take you on a journey, drawing pictures and telling of places along the way. If you like music that lifts you up and follows you on your own journey, then consider Brandon Henderson, one of Colorado’s best young talents!

Saturday, August 8:   Brandon Henderson

7:30 – 10:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Brandon Henderson. Brandon Henderson is a singer/songwriter based in Denver, who has been developing his craft and leaving lasting impressions on the hearts and minds of his listeners. His passion for songwriting has led him to create over 100 original songs. His most recent album, Embers, is his most complete work to date. From intimate acoustic tracks to soaring anthems, it offers a spectrum of sounds that take you on a journey, drawing pictures and telling of places along the way. If you like music that lifts you up and follows you on your own journey, then consider Brandon Henderson, one of Colorado’s best young talents!

Tuesday, August 11:   TBA

5:30 – 8:30
To be announced. Please stay tuned.

August 12 & 13:   Tim Stiles

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Tim Stiles. Born in 1953, Tim grew up a true child of the sixties amid one of the most tumultuous times of our century. The songs and ballads of this era are what he loves to play and bring back to folks’ minds and hearts, sparking all the great memories of these back roads of life. For many years Tim played as a solo troubadour at venues all across the country. Recently he joined efforts with local Denver musician Roger Hughes to make “Vintage Highway”. Tim writes a lot of his own material that is played at gigs and makes up two CDs released by Vintage Highway.

Friday, August 14:   Jenna Hall

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present the Jenna Hall. Jenna Hall is solo singer, guitarist & songwriter. She sings Indie Folk music. Most of her songs cover artists from the sixties to today cherry picked from various genres. Listen to her music on SoundCloud. You can also find her on Facebook and at venues across Denver.

Saturday, August 15:   T Strickland

7:30 – 10:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present T Strickland. From the small town of Washington, North Carolina to college in Chapel Hill, Strickland developed a musical style with roots in folk, blending rock, blues, and alternative influences. Her voice has been described as a cross between Melissa Etheridge and Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls, with a little Bonnie Raitt sprinkled on top. The ability to sing from the soul has allowed T Strickland the rare honor of taking a turn at guest vocals in the Chicago blues circuit. T Strickland continues to write, sing, and play whenever possible, working on her next album. Her first album is available on iTunes.

Tuesday, August 18: Ray Wilson

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Ray Wilson. With roots in Alabama, Ray was introduced to music by his father, a honky-tonk musician by night. After living in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, and Oklahoma, Wilson gained a wide variety of musical inspirations that ultimately led to the Americana sound of his music today. He blends the bluegrass and country music of his childhood with the rock n’ roll from his time in a heavy metal and a punk band in the 90’s. Wilson’s natural, down-to-earth music and his “troubadour” persona have made a name for him both in the United States and internationally. Wilson’s debut album, “Troubadour,” was released in early 2015.

August 19 & 20:   John McKay

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present John McKay. John McKay has been playing guitar for over 35 years and has been composing his own material for nearly as long. Throughout the years he played in various bands. Guitarist/singer/songwriter John McKay blends the deeply personal insights of a man immersed in nature, places of the past, along with political observations of a protest singer, and the broad musical traditionalism of folk rock music. McKay has an element of distraction to his performance as it is difficult to ignore the guitar playing which is in competition with vivid mind-expanding lyrics. Over his music career, McKay has released three CDs.

Friday, August 21:   Katey Laurel

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Katey Laurel. Denver-based Folk-pop songstress Katey Laurel draws inspiration from her somewhat bohemian childhood. She crafts both introspective and upbeat songs from her life perspective. Katey’s music has been featured as part of Microsoft Windows 7 “Playlist 7” and Heineken “Ultimate Playlist” sponsored song programs. Most recently, she has been nominated as “Best Local Band” by Denver ABC Channel 7’s A-List. Katey has shared the stage with Howie Day, Matt Morris, Katie Herzig, Bill Mallonee, Trevor Hall and others. Katey is now on the threshold of releasing her most poignant and accessible work to date with her upcoming album “Periscope”.

Saturday, August 22:   Katey Laurel

7:30 – 10:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Katey Laurel. Denver-based Folk-pop songstress Katey Laurel draws inspiration from her somewhat bohemian childhood. She crafts both introspective and upbeat songs from her life perspective. Katey’s music has been featured as part of Microsoft Windows 7 “Playlist 7” and Heineken “Ultimate Playlist” sponsored song programs. Most recently, she has been nominated as “Best Local Band” by Denver ABC Channel 7’s A-List. Katey has shared the stage with Howie Day, Matt Morris, Katie Herzig, Bill Mallonee, Trevor Hall and others. Katey is now on the threshold of releasing her most poignant and accessible work to date with her upcoming album “Periscope”.

Tuesday, August 25:   TBA

5:30 – 8:30
To be announced. Please stay tuned.

Wednesday, August 26:   TBA

5:30 – 8:30
To be announced. Please stay tuned.

Thursday, August 27:   Josh Galvin

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Josh Galvin. Josh Galvin is an acoustic guitar player, singer/songwriter, and recording artist from Breckenridge, CO. Please join Josh as he weaves an acoustic tapestry of music from eclectic cover tunes to original compositions. His original songs ranging from humorous to heartfelt ballads delivered in an interactive and relaxed style will have you coming back for more. Be sure to check out his latest CD titled “Ten Mile Ranger” available for purchase on his website.

Friday, August 28:   Joel Kachel

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Joel Kachel. Joel is an original singer-songwriter/performer that will be sure to get your attention with his engaging stage presence and lively music. This high-energy acoustic guitar player and singer will be sure to have you off your seat and wanting more of these original tunes. Joel’s entertaining and creative songs bring life to everyday experiences and stories to which today’s young people can easily relate.

Saturday, August 29:   Joel Kachel

7:30 – 10:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Joel Kachel. Joel is an original singer-songwriter/performer that will be sure to get your attention with his engaging stage presence and lively music. This high-energy acoustic guitar player and singer will be sure to have you off your seat and wanting more of these original tunes. Joel’s entertaining and creative songs bring life to everyday experiences and stories to which today’s young people can easily relate.
 
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