Progressive funk collective The Motet is on tour this summer in support of their brand new album. Hailed as “ambitious, airtight and built to travel” (Boulder Weekly), the band’s self-titled 7th release indeed finds The Motet bold and road ready.
With recent sellout shows headlining Brooklyn Bowl, Denver’s Fillmore Auditorium, Atlanta’s Terminal West, Boston’s Brighton Music Hall and others, The Motet prepares to crisscross the country throughout the summer – with festival stops including Summer Camp, North Coast Music Festival, Euphoria Camping & Music Festival, a hometown Red Rocks play, and more. The Motet’s complete list of currently confirmed shows is included below.
“This is a studio record worthy of the name; original tunes,
utterly flawless production and not a throwaway in the bunch.” (Boulder Weekly)
“…55 glorious minutes of Motet music
that showcases their growth as individuals and as an unstoppable funk machine…” – (Upstate Live)
Started ten years ago by seasoned drummer Dave Watts as a rotating cast of musical friends, today The Motet has refined their sound and vision into a dynamic and expressive force. The Motet features an astonishingly talented cast of musicians who enjoy a palpable rapport when put together – Dave Watts (drums, musical director), Garrett Sayers (bass), Joey Porter (keyboards), Ryan Jalbert (guitar), Jans Ingber (vocals) and horn players Gabe Mervine (trumpet) and Matt Pitts (sax).
Touring nationwide for the first time in the band’s history, The Motet are being hailed as “the best live band right now” (Source Audio).
The Motet’s current tour dates are as follows:
Saturday, May 10 The Funky Biscuit Boca Raton FL
Sunday, May 11 The Purple Hatters Ball Live Oak FL
Friday, May 23 Summer Camp Chillicothe IL
Saturday, May 24 Revival Fest Clarks Grove MN
Thursday, June 5 The State Theatre Falls Church VA
Friday, June 6 North Star Bar Philadelphia PA
Sunday, June 15 Snowmass Mammoth Festival Snowmass CO
Saturday, July 5 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison CO
Saturday, July 12 Camp Euphoria Lone Tree IA
Friday, July 18 Tractor Tavern Seattle WA
Saturday, July 19 Northwest String Summit Northern Plains OR
Sunday, July 20 Starbelly Jam Crawford Bay BC
Tuesday, January 6 – Sunday, January 11 Jam Cruise 10 Fort Lauderdale FL
Additional dates to be announced.