THE MOTET Return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre July 12, 2019; Tickets On Sale Now

Denver-based funk and soul ensemble The Motet, who are gearing up for the release of their new studio album Death Or Devotion on January 25th, will return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Friday, July 12, 2019 for a co-headlining show with fellow funk outfit Galactic and support from Moon Hooch. With this year’s lineup, The Motet’s fifth annual appearance at the legendary venue in their home state of Colorado, Live For Live Music perfectly summed it up saying, “Fans will get to enjoy a geographical funk cocktail – an appetizing mix of The Motet’s Colorado funk, Galactic’s New Orleans sound, and Moon Hooch’s NYC subway grooves.” Tickets for the 2019 date are available now; CLICK HERE for details and to purchase.

For almost 20 years, the seven-piece (Dave Watts [drums], Joey Porter [keys], Garrett Sayers [bass], Ryan Jalbert [guitar], Lyle Divinsky [vocals], Drew Sayers [sax] andParris Fleming [trumpet]) have been fusing boisterous badass funk and swaggering soul with a thought-provoking inventiveness to create something truly unique. The Motet is continuing to evolve and further define their distinctive sound with the killer collection of feel good grooves found on Death Or Devotiontheir ninth studio album due out via their own label. The upcoming album features the first track “Whacha Gonna Bring,” a deep pocket heavy groove. CLICK HERE to listen now!

Prior to Red Rocks, The Motet  has a round of Winter tour dates coming up from December through March, including a New Year’s Eve blowout in Portland, ME. Full routing can be found below; CLICK HERE for ticket info.


11/30/2018 – Minneapolis, MN | First Avenue (w/ Mungion)

12/1/2018 – Omaha, NE | The Waiting Room (w/ Mungion)

12/15/2018 – Breckenridge, CO | Dew Tour @ Riverwalk Center

12/28/2018 – Albany, NY | Jupiter Hall (w/ TAUK)

12/29/2018 – Fairfield, CT | The Warehouse (w/ Sophistafunk)

12/30/2018 – Providence, RI | The Met (w/ Sophistafunk)

12/31/2018 – Portland, ME | State Theatre (w/ Moon Hooch + Jaw Gems)

1/11/2019 – Aspen, CO | Belly Up

1/12/2019 – Telluride, CO | Club Red

1/15 – 1/21/2019 – Fort Lauderdale, FL | Jam Cruise 17

1/31/2019 – Bozeman, MT | Rialto Theater

2/1/2019 – Jackson, WY | Pink Garter

2/2/2019 – Salt Lake City, UT | Commonwealth

2/7/2019 – Boston, MA | House of Blues (w/ Galactic)

2/8/2019 – Philadelphia, PA | The Fillmore (w/ Galactic)

2/9/2019 – Brooklyn, NY | Brooklyn Steel (w/ Galatic)

2/15/2019 – Seattle, WA | Showbox (w/ John Medeski’s Mad Skillet)

2/16/2019 – Portland, OR | Roseland Ballroom (w/ John Medeski’s Mad Skillet)

2/17/2019 – Bend, OR | Midtown Ballroom (w/ John Medeski’s Mad Skillet)

2/22/2019 – Berkeley, CA | UC Theater (w/ John Medeski’s Mad Skillet)

3/1/2019 – Crystal Bay, NV | Crystal Bay Club

3/2/2019 – Crystal Bay, NV | Crystal Bay Club

3/7/2019 – Charlotte, NC | Neighborhood Theater

3/8/2019 – Richmond, VA | The National

3/9/2019 – Washington, DC | 9:30 Club

3/15/2019 – Atlanta, GA | Variety Playhouse

3/16/2019 – Nashville, TN | Exit/In

6/1/2019 – Ozark, AR | Backwoods Camping & Music Festival

7/12/2019 – Morrison, CO | Red Rocks Amphitheatre (w/ Galactic and Moon Hooch)

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