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.
 
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July Live Music Series

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:   Jonah Wisneski

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Jonah Wisneski. Guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, session musician, composer and teacher are just a few of the roles Jonah Wisneski plays as a musician. Whether its as a solo performer, a member of various bands in Denver, or out supporting the vibrant local scene Colorado has to offer, Jonah can be found constantly working for the music itself. His music ranges in styles from acoustic to rock, blues and country, soul and psychedelic, and everything in between. Wisneski released his debut album “Lights”, earning his a place in the Top 10 Local Release of 2011. Since then, he’s built on a strong catalogue of original music, blending genre crossing music with heavy song craft and poignant lyrics.

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”.

August 25 & 26:   Lindsey Saunders

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Lindsey Saunders. Emerging artist Lindsey Saunders impacted the 2013 national indie music scene after releasing her debut EP “Nothing Normal” in October 2012 at the age of 18. On her recent east coast tour, Lindsey Saunders opened for B. B. King Entertainer of the Year award winner Javina Magness, Otis Taylor, and CBS Recording artist Keaton Simons to name a few. Lindsey is a Taylor Guitars Artist Partner, has extensive touring experience performing at events like Sundance Music Fest, Boulder International Film Fest, Durango Songwriters EXPO, SXSW, and CMJ, and has collaborated with the likes of Lisa Harriton (Smashing Pumpkins).

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: Robby Wicks

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present the Robby Wicks. Robby Wicks is a stellar singer/songwriter with hundreds of original songs and over a thousand performances under his belt. Performing live since age 15, his original music has always had an infectious quality to it. With his soultrie singing voice, intriguing melodies, and strong lyrical craftsmanship, his original songs seem to stick with you. His influences range widely from artists like Bob Dylan, Leadbelly, and James Taylor to Blind Melon, Bob Marley, and Ween. In addition to his solo endeavors, Robby also fronts The Robby Wicks Band which has quickly become one of Denver’s premier musical acts.

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.

September Live Music Series

September 2 – 4:   TBA

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

September 9 – 11: Lucas Swafford

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Lucas Swafford. Lucas Swafford is a singer songwriter currently playing all over the Denver and surrounding areas. He traded the life of a whiskey drinking vagabond to be a dedicated father, musician and overall human. His passionate, original music is delivered with heartfelt vocals that will leave audiences feeling satisfied and empowered.

September 16 – 18: Eef

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Eef. Eef, a Dutch artist, seamlessly blends what is now considered traditional blues with funky and contemporary riffs, creating her own style she likes to call ‘Groovy Blues’. Her fans love her tasty guitar play, sultry voice and great stage appearance. Eef has self-produced three albums that get airplay across the US as well as in France, Belgium, The Netherlands and Argentina. Occasionally she tours Arkansas, Oklahoma, Tennessee and The Netherlands. She has appeared three times on legendary Sunshine Sonny Payne’s “King Biscuit” radio show and has shared the stage with many great musicians

September 23 – 25:   TBA

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

Sept 30 – Oct 1: Danny Shafer

5:30 – 8:30
Acoustic Live at Lila B is pleased to present Danny Shafer. With over 200 shows a year, Danny brings his acclaimed songwriting and finger style guitar to every setting. Both in a solo show or full Americana band The 21st Century Shafer has brought his music and audience to esteemed venues such as The Rocky Mountain Folks Festival, The Boulder Theater, The Fox Theatre, Swallow Hill and many more festivals, colleges, clubs all over the country. In the spring of 2013 Tolstar – Goathouse Records releases Danny Shafers new recording titled Wherever You Are. The Marquee Magazine writes, “Rarely has one singer songwriter caused such a stir.”
 
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