Denver-based funk & soul ensemble The Motet kicked off 2021 with the release of "And the Beat Goes On," recording sessions for a new album, and their first shows back in April., Now the band is excited to announce a return to Red Rocks for their 6th annual headline celebration filled with special guests.
The Motet -- Dave Watts [drums], Joey Porter [keys], Garrett Sayers [bass], Ryan Jalbert [guitar], and Drew Sayers [keys/saxophone] – will be joined on vocals by guest singers Antwaun Stanley, Jennifer Hartswick, and Natalie Cressman. plus guest guitarist Eric Krasno and percussionist Jason Hann. Krasno’s band Eric Krasno and the Assembly will kick off the night.
Since 1998, The Motet have inspired the world with their unique style of dance music. Over the course of nine full-length albums, they’ve traversed the lines between funk, soul, jazz, and rock and built a diehard audience in the process. They’ve headlined Red Rocks Amphitheatre five times and sold out countless legendary venues coast-to-coast. In addition to racking up nearly 20 million total streams and views, they’ve also garnered widespread acclaim from numerous publications including Relix, Glide Magazine, and AXS. The band has also graced the stages of festivals such as Bonnaroo, Bottlerock, Electric Forest, Bumbershoot, Summer Camp, and High Sierra.