Ska Brewing GABF After Party feat. The Alcapones

Ska Brewing GABF After Party feat. The Alcapones

Roka Hueka, Short Bus Rejects

Fri, October 6, 2017

8:00 pm

$10.00

This event is 21 and over

The Alcapones
Homegrown Ska and Reggae tunes inspired by mountain living - The Alcapones is a group from the Front Range, CO area with a mix of vocal and instrumental music that brings a new-school feel to what was made popular in Jamaica during the 1960s. From raw originals to jazz/ska/reggae fusion, you will find that The Alcapones' styles continuously inspire your feet on the dance floor. Raise your Spirit and celebrate life like a gangster of love!
Roka Hueka
Combining traditional and contemporary Latin ska, Roka Hueka is a band with members originating from Mexico, El Salvador, and the US. Singer Andres Gonzalez brought his love for energetic ska from Chihuahua, Mexico to Colorado. Finding time from his job as a construction worker, he formed one of Denver’s only Latin Ska groups in the fall of 2013.

Seasoned Bassist Ric Urrutia has played with political Latin-fusion/hip-hop act Debajo del Agua since 2006. He has also collaborated with Roka Hueka drummer Blake Pendergrass performing with local hip-hop artists. Rounding out Roka Hueka are the jazz-trained horn section. Trombonist Hansen Millison has played music since age 10 in concert band, marching band, jazz band, youth orchestra, pit orchestra, and a Middle Eastern music ensemble, currently is going for a music and psychology double major at CU boulder. In the pursuing of a trombone performance degree with a jazz emphasis. and trumpet player Matt Wikolak is studying music at CU Boulder and has shared the stage with nationally renowned musicians including Dave Douglas, Art Lande, and Paa Kow.

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Combinando lo tradicional y lo contemporáneo del ska latino, Roka Hueka está conformado por seis integrantes originarios de México, El Salvador y USA. Andrés Gonzalez vocalista, trajo la pasión del ska energético de Chihuahua Mexico a Colorado, encontrando tiempo libre de su trabajo en la construcción para así formar una de las únicas bandas de ska latino en Denver a mediados del año 2013.

Bajista Ric Urrutia ha tocado con la banda Debajo del Agua que tiene su fusión política-latina-hip hop desde el año 2006. También ha tenido la oportunidad de colaborar con Blake Pendergrass baterista de Roka Hueka tocando con distintos artistas locales de Hip Hop. Agregándose a esta banda en la sección de los metales con su toque de Jazz, Trombonista Hansen Millison comenzó en el ambiente musical desde la edad de los 10 años en diferentes proyectos como banda de concierto, banda de jazz, orquesta juvenil, orquesta juvenil y un conjunto de música del Medio Oriente, actualmente estudia música y psicología en CU Boulder. En la consecución de un grado en interpretación de trombón con énfasis de jazz.. En la trompeta estudiando música en la Universidad de Colorado CU, Matt Wikolak, quién ha compartido escenario con músicos reconocidos a nivel nacional incluyendo Dave Douglas, Art Lande y Paa Kow.
Short Bus Rejects
Lead Vocals - Mark "Squid" Oxford
Lead Guitar/Backup Vocals - Alex Morales
Bass - Tyler Ganze
Drums - Aidan Brown
Sax - Jabril Jeylani
Venue Information:
Moon Room
1902 Blake St.
Denver, CO, 80202