Sam Tallent, Nathan Lund hitting the road

Nov 29

Sam Tallent and Nathan Lund, aka the Hairiest half of the Fine Gentleman's Club, will be hitting the road for pretty much the entirety of December. The "Naked Apes Comedy Tour" finds the comedians performing at venues in the Midwest, South, and the West Coast over the course of 5 weeks along with fellow Denverites Tobias Livingston and Aaron Urist. Check below for the full schedule.

Shady Elders are featured artist on Marmoset Music this week

Nov 27

We just caught wind that Shady Elders will be working with Marmoset Music, a boutique licensing agency based out of the Pacific Northwest and a place "where many filmmakers and creatives go to find music for their projects." Not only that, the band is a featured artist on the site this week.

Click here to go to read more about this on Marmoset's website

photo credit: Shady Elders live at the Gothic Theatre on Halloween, Oct. 31st 2013 by Joe Hodgson

Announcing: Hot Congress Records Holiday Showcase at the Bluebird Theatre, Friday, December 20th

Nov 5

Hot Congress Records is proud to present a Holiday Showcase at the Bluebird Theatre, featuring performances from Princess Music, Shady Elders, the Blue Rider, Science Partner, and the Fine Gentleman's Club. Beyond being a holiday showcase, it's also a great way to cap a phenomenal year for our young label. With 9 releases, 3 new signings (The Outfit, Distant Correspondent, and Princess Music,) and our first foray into the world of Denver comedy (The Fine Gentleman's Club) 2013 has been the biggest and best year for Hot Congress yet.

Chris Charpentier performing at FEST 12 in Gainesville this weekend

Oct 31

Comedian Chris Charpentier will be headed to Florida this weekend to perform at FEST, the annual punk/hardcore/alt-country festival hosted in Gainesville. This is the 12th year of the independent, multi-day/venue festival and just the third year they've hosted comedy acts. Charpentier's two sets take place Saturday (Nov. 2) and Sunday (Nov. 3) at Rockey's Comedy Showcase. For a full run-down of the bands and comedians performing at this year's FEST, head to their website.

Celebrate Halloween with the Blue Rider at the Meadowlark

Oct 29

Celebrate Halloween the right way with a FREE dance party/rock show at the Meadowlark courtesy of the Blue Rider. Also featuring American Culture, Cop Circles, and Quantum Creep (a new project featuring members of Lil' Slugger and Vitamins) with Soulfax DJs spinning records in between bands and all night. Wear a costume. Or don't. Come as you please!

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Rot Congress IV: A New Hope

Oct 24

What manner of beast is this that cannot be killed? Three times the satanic bands known as Rot Congress have returned from the dead, and three times they’ve been sent back to the depths from which they came, only to return stronger, bloodier, and more vile with each passing year.

We beg of you, do not enter the Skylark Lounge on Saturday, October 26th at 9pm!

Drink no magic potions, they will not protect you!!


Distant Correspondent album release and tour kick-off tonight at the Walnut Room

Oct 23

Help Distant Correspondent celebrate the release of their excellent debut record at the Walnut Room tonight. The show also kicks off a two-week long East Coast tour, details below. Emily Gray, formerly of UK post-rock band Meanwhile Back in Communist Russia has made the transatlantic trip to join the band for the tour, as well as bass player Tyler Wilcox and singer Margaret Darling of Cincinnati's The Seedy Seeds.


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