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Howe Gelb – Bard of the Southwest Comes to Denver

June 12th at 6:30 and 9:00 PM MAS Eclectic Concerts and Dazzle present Howe Gelb, frontman of Giant Sands, a Southwestern rock group out of the Tucson desert. He makes his Denver debut on the Chandelier Stage at Dazzle at Baur’s before returning to Europe. Gelb is joined by special guest Pieta Brown. General Admission… Read More…

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Reginald Robinson – Original Compositions & Ragtime Piano

On Tuesday, April 9, 2019 self-taught genius of the keys, Reginald will perform on the Dazzle Steinway for a special evening of music. MAS Eclectic Concerts and Dazzle are pleased to bring Reginald from his home in Chicago to Denver for this rare solo recital. Before the terms Classical and Jazz were used to describe… Read More…

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Megan Marino & Sara Parkinson

World renowned mezzo-soprano and Colorado native Megan Marino joins MAS Eclectic’s own Sara Parkinson for an afternoon of best loved arias and song. The award winning Ms. Marino is fresh off her debut at the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago and Paris Opera. Catch her at Dazzle before she heads to Santa Fe for… Read More…

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Paul Mullikin Trio with Strings

Paul is super excited to bring his Fruition Band to the MAS Eclectic concert series. His writing builds on the tradition laid by the great jazz piano trios of Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett, and Brad Mehldau, augmenting that classic sound with the lush harmonies of a string trio. The result bridges the gap… Read More…

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Altius Quartet

Hailed as “rich” and “captivating” by the renowned music blog, “I Care If You Listen,” the Altius Quartet is garnering an international reputation and enrapturing the hearts of audiences through their charisma and dynamism. MAS Eclectic is excited to present them May 27 at Dazzle at Baur’s. Sunday, May 27, 2018 | 5:30 PM Dazzle… Read More…

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Brett Mitchell, Claude Sim, & Susan Cahill :: Jazz Trio

Colorado Symphony’s new music director Brett Mitchell, Colorado Symphony associate concertmaster Claude Sim and MAS Eclectic director and Colorado Symphony bassist Sue Cahill put on their jazz hats for the MAS Eclectic Benefit Concert on Sunday, April 29th. They will showcase their own music along with that of George Gershwin and George Shearing. Help support… Read More…

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Harumi Rhodes & Margaret McDonald Perform Franck & Copland

Chamber music fans rejoice! MAS Eclectic presents Harumi Rhodes; violin, and Margaret McDonald; piano in the historic Baur’s gallery space at Dazzle. Acclaimed by the New York Times as a “deeply expressive violinist,” Harumi Rhodes has gained broad recognition as a multifaceted musician with a distinct and sincere musical voice. Her generosity of spirit on… Read More…

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December 30, 2017 :: Grande Orquesta Navarre

The year ended with the resounding experience of the extraordinary ensemble in the house. Great way to kick off the new MAS Eclectic Concert series announced to the lucky patrons in attendance. Thanks to the musicians. Thanks to all who have supported and collaborated – Denver Eclectic Concerts, Grande Orquesta Navarre, Dazzle, Kew Denver, Twist… Read More…

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November 12, 2017 :: Victor Wainwright

Rockin’ his Denver premier performance, keyboard phenomenon Victor Wainwright filled the Dazzle main stage with blues, boogie and song to the delight of his “super-fans” and “first timers”. When he returns to Dazzle at Baur’s make sure to be there! Thanks to Colorado Blues Society and KGNU Community Radio for helping MAS Music bring great… Read More…

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September 3, 2017 :: Josephine Foster

Josephine Foster, singer and composer – performing on guitars, autoharp, piano and harmonicas cast a magical spell over the audience this warm end-of -Summer evening. Her amazing ethereal voice and stunning songs filled the Dazzle at Baur’s lounge with beautiful music accompanied by the wonderful Danah Olivetree on cello and bass. Great homecoming for Coloradoan… Read More…

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August 13, 2017 :: Grande Orquesta Navarre

Gorgeous Summer recital with guest artist on violin Claude Sim. Grande Orquesta Navarre premiered some great new material with spectacular performances to two full houses in the Dazzle at Baur’s historic and acoustic Gallery. Many in the audience are now new owners of the band’s vinyl recording “World Premier Live at Baur”s” produced in collaboration… Read More…

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Bob Malone :: Fogerty’s Key Man

Bob Malone has toured the world as a solo artist for two decades and has played keyboards with rock legend John Fogerty since 2011. He is also a busy session player and arranger, and recently played on a track for the upcoming Ringo Starr record. Classically trained, with a degree in jazz and a lifetime… Read More…

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The Malvinas :: Feminist Folk Trio

MAS Eclectic is bringing The Malvinas to Denver this March. A feminist folk trio with a seriously original sound created by three of the most temperamental, romantic, down-to-earth, tolerant, funky, maternal, independent, impassioned, politically opinionated, completely-unlike-one-another, singer-songwriter-instrumentalists you’ve ever had the good fortune to know. Lisa Markley, Gina Forsyth and Beth Cahill are hard workin’… Read More…

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Jovino Santos Neto & Martin Kuuskmann :: Brazilian Melodies

Music Appreciation Society & Denver Eclectic Concerts are excited to present Grammy nominated musicians Martin Kuuskmann, a virtuoso bassoonist from Estonia and Jovino Santos Neto, a pianist and composer from Brazil. They’ll join forces to interpret a selection of lyrical pieces by Brazilian composers. Music by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Hermeto Pascoal, Santos Neto, Pixinguinha, Edu… Read More…

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Grande Orquesta Navarre House Concert & Fundraiser

End the Year in Grande Style Music Appreciation Society and Denver Eclectic Concerts are excited to host an intimate house concert on Saturday December 30th with Grande Orquesta Navarre. Named by Westword as Denver’s best chamber orchestra, the acclaimed ensemble Grande Orquesta Navarre is favorite Denver musicians Sue Cahill, Evan Orman, Sara Parkinson and Tom… Read More…

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Victor Wainwright – Boogie & Blues

Music Appreciation Society presents an evening of blues with 2017 Blues Music Award Winner Piano Player of the Year, Victor Wainwright, solo. Sunday, November 12, 2017 | Dazzle at Baur’s, 1512 Curtis Street Seating is first come, first seated.

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Josephine Foster – “A Vibrating Voice”

Music Appreciation Society presents American singer-songwriter and musician from Colorado, Josephine Foster, “A ‘Vibrating Voice’ To Shake the Soul” (NPR.org). Sunday, September 3, 2017 Seating is first come, first seated.

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Grande Orquesta Navarre – Cabaret Style Orchestra

Denver Eclectic Concerts and Music Appreciation Society present Grande Orquesta Navarre, winner of Denver Westword 2017 Best Chamber Orchestra. GON is comprised of pianist Sara Parkinson, double-bassist Susan Cahill, bandoneon and cello player Evan Orman, and Tom Hagerman of DeVotchka on accordion and violin. “They take relatively obscure classical music, infuse it with tango and… Read More…

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Hamilton de Holanda – Brazilian Bandolimist

Latin Grammy winner for best instrumental album in 2016, Hamilton de Holanda, brings his virtuosic, brilliant, and unique 10 string Brazilian bandolim to Dazzle at Baur’s Thursday June 14, at 7pm. De Holanda is known for his phrasing and powerful sound, combined with the speed of solo passages and improvisations, inspiring a new generation and… Read More…

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June 14, 2017 :: Hamilton de Holanda

Intense solo set by the world’s master of the Bandolim, Hamilton de Holanda beautiful music from Brazil marking the first MAS Music show at the new Dazzle. Thanks to all lovers of authentic music for supporting this series! Thanks to KUVO Jazz and Colorado Brazil Fest. See more photos…

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April 20, 2017 :: John Kite & Patrick Dolan

Thanks to Denver Eclectic Concerts and Music Appreciation Society for bringing John Kite & Patrick Dolan to the Baur’s stage to enjoyment and delight of their many fans. The audience was entertained with a fantastic selection of show tunes, standards and brilliant piano playing and singing, not to mention the hilarious original songs. Thank you… Read More…

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April 19, 2017 :: Judge Roughneck

Dazzle at Baur’s family night was a great success. Thanks Judge Roughneck and host Donald Rossa for the fabulous and fun ska and dancing and to all the music loving families who brought their kids to share the wonderful music and food. See more photos…

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April 15, 2017 :: Eric Andersen

After a long hiatus, the “Songpoet” Eric Andersen returned to Denver for a very intimate solo concert at Baur’s. Performing his original music spanning 50 years of recording and recent projects setting the words of Albert Camus and Lord Byron to song – Eric cast a magic spell over the audience accompanying himself of guitar… Read More…

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April 14, 2017 :: Chuchito Valdes Quartet

Extraordinary performance by Jesus Chuchito Valdes and his quartet: Steve Sachs – bass, Rafael Monteagudo – drums and Juan Moreno – congas. The sold-out audience loved every minute of every song in the set which spanned Ellington’s “Take the A Train” to Latin classics like “Besame Mucho” to Cuban favorites. The legacy of Cuban pianists… Read More…

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February 19, 2017 :: The James Hunter Six

Sunday night February 19 the British invaded the listening lounge with a killer dose of soulful rock – the signature sound of James Hunter and his tight combo. It was impossible to merely sit and listen to The James Hunter Six deliver spectacular sets of wonderful original songs and interpretations of little known funky classics…. Read More…

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Chuchito Valdés Quartet – Spicy Cuban Rhythms & Jazz

With influences of Caribbean rhythms and jazz, Chuchito Valdés creates an exciting and energetic blend of spicy music that drives audiences wild. This piano master captivates with his sensitivity and drives excitement with his dynamic band. Music Appreciation Society invites you, your family and friends to experience the fiery jazz music of Chuchito Valdés.

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February 9, 2017 :: Missy & Heine Andersen

Making their Colorado debut Missy Andersen accompanied by Heine Andersen on guitar, delighted the Baur’s audience with their unique arrangements of acoustic blues and soul. On tour from San Diego we hope that we will see them back in Denver soon.  

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January 26, 2017 :: The Barefoot Movement

Thursday, Jan. 26, Baur’s was filled with the heartfelt and energetic bluegrass music of The Barefoot Movement. Thanks to the musicians – Noah Wall, vocals, fiddle; Tommy Norris, mandolin; Alex Conerly, guitar and vocals; and Katie Blomarz, bass and vocals – and the audience who came out to make this special night so memorable. See… Read More…

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January 21, 2017 :: Michele Castro & Quartet

Saturday, January 21st was a fantastic night at Baur’s! Singer and guitarist Michele Castro backed by Ian Brighton, woodwinds, Victor Mestas Pérez, piano and Raoul Rossiter, percussion filled the Listening Lounge with the sounds of Brazil to an enthusiastic and sold out crowd of dancers and music lovers. See more photos…

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An Evening with Eric Andersen – Folk Icon

Eric Andersen’s voice, songs, guitar and piano playing created a career that has spanned over 45 years. He has recorded 25 albums of original songs, and made numerous tours of North America, Europe, and Japan. In April, he’ll be stopping at Baur’s. Music Appreciation Society invites you, your family, and friends to join us at… Read More…

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January 13, 2017 :: PT Gazell & The Side Effects

Friday the 13th at Baur’s! PT Gazell backed by Neil Haverstick, guitar and Adolph Mares bass blew up the place with his marvelous, diatonic harmonica playing for an astounded audience of Jazz and harmonica enthusiasts. See more photos…

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Keith Harkin – Saint Patrick’s Tour

Music Appreciation Society invites you, your family and friends, to experience the phenomena that is Keith Harkin as he stops into Baur’s on his St. Patrick’s Tour.

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Judge Roughneck

Join us for a family night of dancing, eating, and listening to a favorite Denver band, Judge Roughneck. Their blend of ska & reggae pays tribute to both the early ’80’s British 2-Tone movement and the original jazz-laced ska of Jamaica, infused with soul, has been electrifying audiences since 1995. This family night will feature past… Read More…

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John Kite & Patrick Dolan – Denver Eclectic Concerts

John Kite and Patrick Dolan bring broadway to our cabaret setting. This concert sold out last time with Denver Eclectic, don’t miss it this time!

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The James Hunter Six – English R&B

Immerse yourself in the music of Grammy-nominated Englishman James Hunter’s whose “voice stands out not only for its natural beauty and grit, but for its honesty” (Gabriel Roth). Him and his trusted band are appearing exclusively at Baur’s for an evening of vintage sounding R&B and soul music. Music Appreciation Society invites music lovers of… Read More…

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Scott O’Neil – Music d’Amour

Former Colorado Symphony resident conductor Scott O’Neil joins us for a unique take on the music of the heart. Scott will combine his fluid and beautiful piano performances with descriptions of why the music speaks to him and to the human heart. Scott’s innovative “Inside the Score” presentations with the CSO were always a huge… Read More…

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Missy & Heine Andersen – Soul Fueled Blues

Music Appreciation Society invites you, your family, and friends to experience the soul fueled blues of Missy and Heine Andersen. Missy Andersen and her band craft addictive rhythms, and understand how musical space defines the contours of tasty music. Join us at Baur’s and allow whatever part of your body keeps the beat to tap… Read More…

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The Barefoot Movement – Nashville Based Bluegrass

Heartfelt, energetic, and down home. Heralded by CMT Edge as “one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene,” the music of the Nashville based group The Barefoot Movement is as down to earth as their intention for members of their audience: sit back, relax, take your shoes off, and stay a while. All… Read More…

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Michele Castro & Quartet – Brazilian Singer & Guitarist

Singer, composer and instrumentalist, Michele Castro & Quartet is performing at Baur’s. She has been studying music since she was 12 years old, starting on flute at the Escola de Música in Rocinha. She began to compose at 16 years old, soon after learning how to play the guitar. Joining her is Victor Mestas on… Read More…

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PT Gazell & The Side Effects – Master Harmonica Player

Hot, swingin’, smooth, original, clean, lyrical, faster than a speeding bullet, diatonically chromatic, one of a kind, masterful, and the swingingest… PT Gazell & The Side Effects come to Baur’s on Friday, January 13. PT’s command of his instrument offers listeners an extraordinary opportunity to experience someone with a matchless one-of-a-kind vision, style and technique…. Read More…

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An Evening With Eden Atwood

Eden Atwood was discovered by pianist Marian McPartland in 1993 and became the youngest artist ever signed to Concord Records. A musician, mother, social worker, and social justice activist, Eden is passionate and multitalented. She sings Jazz standards, Bossa Nova, ballads, and Blues with her “uncommonly rich vocal palette” on her ten albums. “Smooth, saucy, seductive, or soaring,… Read More…

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Harry Tuft & Friends – Godfather of Denver Folk

After 50+ years of running the Denver Folklore Center, which he founded in 1962, Colorado Hall of Fame Inductee (2012) Harry Tuft is pursuing his original dream of making music. Accompanied by Rich Moore and special guests, Mr. Tuft will be singing and picking his guitar for an evening of folk, country, R&B, and his… Read More…

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Cuban Jazz Train – Ft. Latin Grammy Nominated Lily Hernandez

Once again, Baur’s will explode with a hot and spicy night of Latin music featuring Calixto Oviedo’s Cuban Jazz Train. This mix of Afro Cuban and New Orleans Jazz is a revival of classic Latin infused with new melodies, harmonies, and danceable Cuban rhythms. Joining them this performance is vocalist Lily Hernandez! Music Appreciation Society invites you,… Read More…

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Natalie Cressman & Mike Bono – Impressionistic Musings

Trombone player, composer, and vocalist Natalie Cressman has captivated audiences everywhere and is coming back to Baur’s as a duo with guitarist and composer Mike Bono. Natalie has merged her talent and jazz skills with her seemingly flawless storytelling ability and her unique performance will entrance you and leave you longing for more. The Music… Read More…

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“S” Band with Art Lande – Spontaneous Music Making

Grammy-nominated Art Lande and the S Band are coming to Baur’s for a unique performance weaving familiar melodies through the landscape improvisation, and allowing us to enter the minds of Denver’s most innovative musicians. They spontaneously compose their music which may sound like jazz, contemporary classical (new music), salsa, Japanese folk, or space funk – it… Read More…

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Paula Santoro, Ian Faquini & Quartet – Sound of Brazil

Baur’s will erupt with the sound of Brazil when Paula Santoro and Ian Faquini stop by this October. Their latest project, Metal na Madeira (Metal on Wood) is more than a portrait of two artists carrying out a project together. It is a portrait of Brazil’s northeast region and dabbles with traditional rhythms including Maracatu,… Read More…

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Harold López-Nussa Trio – Fiery Jazz Cubano

Harold López-Nussa Trio comes to Baur’s for a special night of fiery Cuban jazz. Cuban pianist and composer Harold López-Nussa debut album seems to sway gently like a boat– as if readying for voyage or returning to port – with trumpets and voices whispering memories in your ears. This scene aptly describes López-Nussa’s experiences of… Read More…

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Kathy Kosins – Unplugged Soul and Jazz

ASCAP award-winning vocalist Kathy Kosins is described as having “one of the most alluring voices in Jazz” (Chicago Times) and a “voice that commands attention” (Village Voice). She’ll be performing her eclectic musical palette that expands the rich history of Jazz and Soul and has won over the hearts of fans and critics across the… Read More…

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Hsing-ay Hsu & Friends: CU Boulder Faculty Piano Quartet – Quatuor pour la Fin du Temps

Music Appreciation Society invites you, your friends, and family to Baur’s to experience the work of French composer Olivier Messiaen’s piece, Quatuor pour la fin du temps  (Quartet for the End of Time), performed by Hsing-ay Hsu, piano; Harumi Rhodes, violin; David Requiro, cello; and Daniel Silver, clairent. Messiaen composed this piece in eight movements… Read More…

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Ola Fresca – Tropical Latin Rhythm

With an undeniable Cuban soul at the heart of their music, Ola Fresca will perform their traditional and modern Latin dance, salsa, and funk music at Baur’s for a special Thursday night performance. In ten years and three original, world acclaimed, awarding winning albums, they have evolved a “swinging, fearless,” tropical sound from Brooklyn that… Read More…

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Patterson & Sutton Duo – Cello & Guitar Recital

Head to Baur’s for a classical chamber music event in the Salon featuring cellist and guitarist musicians, Patterson & Sutton Duo. “They play with exquisite grace… full-bodied expression that will enchant” (Maria Nockin, Fanfare) and will leave you in awe. Music Appreciation Society invites you, your family and friends, to experience the “expressive, poignant” (Stephen… Read More…

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Phil Wiggins & George Kilby Jr. Trio ft. Sherman Holmes – Masters of the Blues!

Returning to Baur’s for their second appearance is harmonica master Phil Wiggins, guitarist George Kilby Jr. and bassist Andy Calder, featuring Sherman Holmes of The Holmes Brothers. Jointly presented by Colorado Blues Society and Music Appreciation Society, this acoustic performance by the Wiggins & Kilby Jr.Trio will be a concert to treasure as these revered players deliver the down-to-earth… Read More…

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Grande Orquesta Navarre – Gypsy Classical Fantasy

Making their second appearance at Baur’s, Music Appreciation Society and Denver Eclectic Concerts is thrilled to bring back Grande Orquesta Navarre. This new group is made up of Sue Cahill, Evan Orman, Sara Parkinson, and Tom Hagerman of DeVotchka.  GON combines the heartbeat of an old cabaret orchestra with the modern feel cutting edge new… Read More…

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Davina & The Vagabonds – Fresh Spin on an Old Sound

Join us at Baur’s as we step back in time to listen to the nostalgic sounds of the Golden Age with Davina & The Vagabonds. Their shows are filled with New Orleans charm, Memphis soul swagger, dark theatrical moments that evoke Kurt Weill, and tender gospel passages. Music Appreciation Society is excited to have them for… Read More…

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Eugenie Jones – Classic & Contemporary Jazz

For two nights only, Jazz Week Top-50 artist, Eugenie Jones will perform at Baur’s Listening Lounge. Based in the Seattle-area, Jones is the recipient of the coveted NW Vocalist of the Year and Recording of the Year award. Favorably reviewed by multiple media sources, including jazz industry standard Down Beat, Jones is distinguished as an… Read More…

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Jack Broadbent – Slide Guitar Master

Head to Baur’s when Jack Broadbent stops in Denver on his world tour. This talented singer/songwriter started his career with humble beginnings busking and has since been leaving audiences spellbound with his live shows and unique style of slide guitar. Music Appreciation Society invites you, your friends, and family to experience the UK blues sensation,… Read More…

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Josh Maxey Quartet – Spiritual Jazz & Soul

Making his second appearance at Baur’s, Josh Maxey is bringing his “dreamy soundscapes” (Greenblatt, Classicalite) back, but this time with his quartet! This night will be a Celebration of Soul (CD release 2015) and features Maxey on guitar, Jon Gray on trumpet, Jeff Jenkinson on organ, and Dameion Hines on drums. Music Appreciation Society invites… Read More…

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Emily Levin & Colin Davin – Harp & Guitar Recital

Emily Levin, principal harpist of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, joins guitarist Colin Davin for a compelling program of music by Maneul de Falla, Maurice Ravel, and Will Stackpole. The guitar and harp are distant cousins in the plucked-string family, and the affinity between the two instruments allows for a seamless collaboration. Music Appreciation Society invites… Read More…

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Gabrielle Louise – Colorado Chanteuse

As the sun goes down, Gabrielle Louise’s captivating voice and lyrics will fill the Salon on a warm summer eve in July. She is performing for her second time at Baur’s after being a featured artist in “City on the Rise” Part I, Colorado’s Best Up & Coming Artists, this past January. She is a… Read More…

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John Pizzarelli Quartet – New York Jazz Icon

A staple of New York’s fabled music room at the Carlyle Hotel, John Pizzarelli, the world-renowned guitarist and singer, brings that Big Apple Elegance to Baur’s for one night only! Hailed by the Boston Globe for “reinvigorating the Great American Songbook and re-popularizing jazz.” The Toronto Star pegged him as “the genial genius of the… Read More…

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Nicole Henry – World Renowned Jazz Vocalist

Saturday July 9 will be a night to remember when acclaimed jazz vocalist Nicole Henry mesmerizes the audience at Baur’s Listening Lounge with her soulful sound and sophisticated voice. Backed by her trio – Pete Wallace, piano; Eric England, bass; and David Chiverton, drums – you’ll experience the magic of Nicole Henry as she masters… Read More…

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Wellington Bullings – Sultry Soul Singer

Head to Baur’s on June 11th for a soulful jazz performance by local musician Wellington Bullings. Her sultry voice captures the essence of jazz & soul, and her poetic lyrics bring something refreshingly unique to her compositions. Music Appreciation Society invites you, your friends, and family to experience this intimate performance at Baur’s Listening Lounge.

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Run Boy Run :: Sensational Bluegrass from Tucson

FREE Run Boy Run CD with Pre-Ordered Ticket! (limit 1 per pre-purchase order, first 25 orders.) Baur’s will erupt with exceptional bluegrass on June 10 with Run Boy Run. Existing comfortably in the tension between tradition and the musical frontier, Tucson four piece Run Boy Run blends bluegrass, folk and the old timey American vernacular with touches of classical and… Read More…

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Ray Bonneville – Swampy Canadian Bluesman Based in Austin

Juno Award winner, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player Ray Bonneville finds his way to Baur’s Listening Lounge for an intimate night of rootsy-folk and swampy blues. He is known for his “loose, darkly funky vibe” (All Music Guide) with his weathered voice and percussive guitar. Opening for Ray is folk and Americana musician, Thomas Hine…. Read More…

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Mollie O’Brien & The Hamkickers Club – Signature Sound

Join us at Baur’s to kick start your summer with Mollie O’Brien & The Hamkickers Club. Their signature blend of contemporary and traditional folk, funk dance music, and powerhouse gospel will have you awed and leave you wanting more. Music Appreciation Society is extremely pleased that Mollie and her band have made a date with… Read More…

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Cuban Jazz Train – Get Aboard the Sound of Latin Tinge

Baur’s will explode with a hot and spicy night of Latin music featuring Calixto Oviedo’s Cuban Jazz Train. This mix of Afro Cuban and New Orleans Jazz is a revival of classic Latin infused with new melodies, harmonies, and danceable Cuban rhythms. Music Appreciation Society, Biennial of the Americas, KBNO and KUVO invite you, your… Read More…

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A.J. Croce – Stellar Songwriter Performer Returns

Making his second appearance at Baur’s Listening Lounge, Music Appreciation Society is pleased to present the ingenious music of A.J. Croce. This performance is certain to delight listeners and fans of great songwriting and playing. Hailing from Nashville, Croce is a Denver favorite who always delivers spectacular piano work and unmistakably original music. If you… Read More…

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“City on the Rise” Part II – Colorado’s Best Up & Coming Artists

For our season finale, we gladly present the second of our two “City on the Rise” concerts, our new series within a series that focuses on introducing you to artists who are new and upcoming in the Denver area. Come see more of the talent that just landed on our doorstep! Jointly presented by Denver… Read More…

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Boulder Bassoon Quartet – World-class Wind Ensemble

You will be blown away! Clever, rare, and eclectic, the Boulder Bassoon Quartet is bringing its unique chamber music program to Baur’s Salon in downtown Denver. Performing selections ranging from the Beatles to Bach, Jazz and Pop to Classical, as well as specially requested arrangements – Denver Eclectic Concerts and Music Appreciation Society present a… Read More…

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Jon Cleary – New Orleans’ Piano Wizard

Magic happens when 2016 Grammy Winner Jon Cleary brings his soulful vocals, masterful piano skills, and infectious grooves with melodic hooks and sharp lyrics back to Denver for his second appearance at Baur’s in the Listening Lounge. Music fans can expect a soulful experience of jazz, funk, and R&B intertwined with stories from the New… Read More…

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The Railsplitters – Unconventional Bluegrass

Rockygrass’ Best New Band, The Railsplitters have an adventurous spirit that breaks the traditions of the bluegrass genre with pop-influenced numbers and earthy melodies. Join us at Baur’s Listening Lounge for a bluegrass Saturday night on March 19.

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Charles Wetherbee & David Korevaar – Recital Duo

Denver Eclectic Concerts and Music Appreciation Society invite you, your friends and family to experience “Baur’s Magic” with Boulder’s most distinguished recital duo, violinist Charles Wetherbee and pianist David Korevaar when they perform in Baur’s wonderful and historic salon. They will be presenting a highly original program with a repertoire that spans many genres and… Read More…

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Phil Wiggins & George Kilby Jr. Trio – Masters of the Blues

Experience a stellar evening of authentic Blues at Baur’s featuring harmonica master Phil Wiggins with guitarist George Kilby Jr . Jointly presented by Colorado Blues Society and Music Appreciation Society, this acoustic performance by the Wiggins & Kilby Blues Trio will be a concert to treasure as these revered players deliver the down-to-earth lyrics of… Read More…

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Scott Higgins & Susan Cahill – The Co-Directors’ Eclectic Show

Baur’s Salon series continues with “The Co-Directors’ Eclectic Show” which features Scott Higgins, percussion and Susan Cahill, bass doing what they do best – performing their favorite pieces including new music, and inviting their musical friends to join them on stage! They’ll perform one of the most evocative pieces George Crumb ever wrote, Madrigals, Book… Read More…

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City on the Rise

Baur’s ongoing Salon Chamber Series; this is the first of our two “City on the Rise” concerts, our new series within a series that focuses on introducing you to three artists who are new and upcoming in the Denver area. Come see the talent that just landed on our doorstep! Jointly presented by Denver Eclectic… Read More…

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Ellis Marsalis, Jr. :: Patriarch of Jazz

Baur’s and KUVO host a very special evening with Jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis, who is regarded as the premier Jazz pianist in New Orleans. Father of the well-known brothers Wynton and Branford. This Thursday evening is presented by Music Appreciation Society benefiting the Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts. This rare opportunity to experience in… Read More…

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Jill Sobule :: Homecoming For Denver’s Own Muse

Jill Sobule is a Denver-born,  Los Angeles based singer-writer in the smart and witty tradition of Randy Newman and Warren Zevon. She is a vocalist and guitarist with over eleven albums and more than two decades of recording and performing. Jill has mused, with great compassion, empathy, wit and considerable charm on a wide range… Read More…

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Grande Orquesta Navarre

The Music Appreciation Society and Denver Eclectic Concerts are excited to announce the world premier of a hot new ensemble, Grande Orquesta Navarre. This newly formed group is made of former members of the acclaimed tango ensemble Extasis including Sue Cahill, Evan Orman, Tom Hagerman of DeVotchKa and Sara Parkinson. Also joining the orquesta is… Read More…

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The Denver String Quintet :: Baur’s Chamber Music Series

Come for lunch before or stay for dinner for a wonderful afternoon. The Quintet is dedicated to sharing the excitement of chamber music with audiences of all ages. Their music is uniquely different with the intention to touch the lives of others. Denver String Quintet is: Autumn Deppa, violin; Matt Diekman, viola; Kevin Johnson, cello;… Read More…

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Deanna Bogart Solo :: Leading Lady of Contemporary Blues

Deanna Bogart is an inspiring musician, a multi-talented artist that can master genres from New Orleans R&B to swing to rock & roll; she has great melodies on the piano and saxophone! We are pleased to announce that she will be performing in Baur’s Listening Lounge. When it comes to Deanna Bogart, everyone wants to… Read More…

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Larry Fuller Trio Swings the Keys – Virtuoso Jazz Pianist

Larry Fuller has been described as a man that “summarizes the history of jazz.” Pianist for the late great Ray Brown as well as John Pizzarelli, he will bring his trio to Baur’s for an evening of virtuoso world class playing at the keyboard of our wonderful Steinway grand piano. This summer Larry was one… Read More…

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Trio Solis Salon Recital – Chamber Music from Florida

From their debut at Carnegie Hall, this piano trio leads the way on a journey to explore the piano trio repertoire with a unique synergy of brilliant technique, probing musicianship and a breadth of experience.  The group, from Tallahassee, Florida brings energy, insight, and incredible talent to Baur’s historic salon.  

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Rod Picott – Blue collar songwriter, Folk & Americana From Nashville

Music Appreciation Society proudly presents singer-songwriter Rod Picott, who picked up an acoustic guitar and put a permanent end to his gig as a sheet rock hanger. He’d been writing music in private for years, but it was 2001’s Tiger Tom Dixon’s Blues that officially introduced him as a singer/songwriter, kick starting one of the… Read More…

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Cary Morin – Extraordinary Roots Solo Guitarist and Singer

Cary Morin is a spectacular guitarist, heartfelt songwriter and soulful singer. He is taking the stage at Baur’s for an unbelievable performance covering everything from blues, jazz, bluegrass, rock and reggae. Known to be one of the best acoustic players touring internationally, Morin crafts a unique style of music often characterized as “acoustic Native Americana”…. Read More…

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Folk & Blues of Danny O’Keefe :: Master Songwriter

In the 1970’s, Danny O’Keefe put out a string of albums that cemented his reputation as being among the best songwriters of his generation. Fans now know him best for his Top Ten hit “Good Time Charlie’s Got The Blues” or Jackson Browne’s version of “The Road” from the classic Running On Empty album. But… Read More…

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Elio Villafranca Trio :: Brilliant Steinway Pianist From Cuba

Latin Jazz fans celebrate the appearance in Denver of Elio Villafranca who is at the forefront of the latest generation of remarkable Cuban pianists, composers and bandleaders that for several years has been making major creative contributions to the international development of modern jazz. In the 2010 Grammy Awards he was nominated in Best Latin… Read More…

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Gian-Carla Tisera with Elio Villafranca Trio :: Stunning Bolivian Songstress

KBNO, KUVO and Music Appreciation Society brings the best of Latin America to Denver. We will travel to Bolivia with the ‘provocative and brilliant’ artist, Gian-Carla Tisera. She will present stunningly bold and daring crossings between opera, Latin American folk music, jazz, political song, and roots music sure to delight spanish speakers, latin music fans… Read More…

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Dmitri Matheny Group – Bay Area Classic Jazz

The Dmitri Matheny Group delivers a signature sound to the Baur’s line up. Lead by Flugelhorn player and composer Dmitry Matheny, who’s daring and wonderful presentation of classic jazz and his own compositions will entice and invigorate Jazz fans and music lovers who support the real music presented at Baur’s by your Music Appreciation Society.

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Katie Thiroux Quartet – Rising Jazz Star

Introducing Katie Thiroux – a bassist and vocalist of outstanding talent and determination. She provides in-the-pocket, full-bodied bass lines, warm and inviting vocals that demonstrate a real understanding of a lyricist’s intent, and original compositions that place her firmly in the Jazz tradition. A KUVO 30 under 30 sponsored event. Katie’s stellar new record “Introducing”… Read More…

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Josh Maxey Organ Trio :: Soul Jazz Celebration

Music has been a beacon, a teacher and a mirror. New York Jazz guitarist Josh Maxey’s earliest memories are of music playing loudly. The sound imbued the air with vibrations that blurred the lines between what he heard and his own thoughts and dreams. Baur’s welcomes this awe-inspiring musician along with his organ based soul… Read More…

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Get Down with Sonny Knight & the Lakers

Sonny Knight & the Lakers are an eight piece funk machine bringing the authentic sounds of Stax and Motown and James Brown to today’s listeners. Sonny Knight & the Lakers exude soul and excitement, sure to get the dance floor busy. Music Appreciation Society presents for the first time in Denver only at Baurs’ Sonny’s… Read More…

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Intimate Evening with A.J. Croce

Music Appreciation Society is pleased to present the ingenious music of A.J. Croce. This performance is certain to delight listeners and fans of great songwriting. Hailing from Nashville, Croce is a Denver favorite who always delivers fabulous piano playing and unmistakably original music. If you have never seen A.J. before – this is your chance… Read More…

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Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen – Blues, Rock & Country Invasion

Bona Fide Rock Legend, Commander Cody takes charge over the Listening Lounge for a rock ‘n roll night.  Touted as “Gonzo and country-rocker, western swing revivalist, and boogie-woogie pianist,” Rock legend from the class of ’67, rock music’s most innovative year, Commander Cody will deliver a performance presented by Music Appreciation Sociey in Baur’s historic… Read More…

Press Release – May 2015

Denver, CO - With Denver’s rich history as the gorgeous backdrop at Baur’s Restaurant & Listening Lounge, a new and independent dining and listening experience has emerged for Colorado’s discerning food and music lovers. Since it’s opening in March of 2015, Baur’s has set the stage for high-caliber performances featuring a lineup of internationally known... Read More...

Press Release – June 2015

Baur’s Restaurant and Listening Lounge Kicks Off Summer Concert Series with Bayou Bash Featuring Louisiana Zydeco Band The Revelers and Cajun Dinner on Sunday, June 28 Tickets now on sale for all upcoming shows through September

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Quintessential Scott Cossu Quartet featuring Beth Quist – Pianist for the Ages

New Age pianist Scott Cossu is a connoisseur of good music. Combining elements of jazz, classical, rock, ethnic folk stylings and blues, he will deliver on Baur’s Steinway a deep dose of piano playing to delight the ears backed by his hand-picked quartet and the world-inspired vocals of Beth Quist.

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Acoustic Session with Amy Speace – Lyrical Songstress

A special performance just for your listening delight, Amy Speace brings a modern day twist to the poetic song craft inspired by Shakespearean essence. This performance will allow you to experience folk music in its finest. Dazzling with clarity and expression, Amy Speace will be singing to the souls of folk music lovers in the… Read More…

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AdZel Duo in Baur’s historic Salon

Clarinet Duo that explores cultural and musical dialogues though the works of innovative contemporary composers. These musicians, spoken word and drama artists use percussive elements to highlight the unity of their cultures, Jewish American and Arab American. Weaving a tapestry of intricate sounds and stories, the AdZel Duo is the collaboration of Mariam Adam, renowned… Read More…

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Light Up The Night with Natalie Cressman & band

Trombone player, composer, and vocalist Natalie Cressman has captivated audiences with her natural ability to meld her diverse background with her career. Natalie has merged her talent and jazz skills with her seemingly flawless storytelling ability. Natalie’s unique performance will entrance you and leave you wanting more. The Music Appreciation Society is proud to welcome… Read More…

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Free Show by: Neo Camerata

Neo Camerata debuted in 2004 and shared the bill with pop artists, rock bands, opera singers, symphony orchestras, and ballet companies. They performed in places as diverse as Washington’s Kennedy Center, New York’s Cutting Room, and the Cannes Film Festival. Recently re-formed and touring the country again, they will be performing Mark Landson’s original, riveting… Read More…