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“Mixtape 1975” Photo Booth Photos Up!

Did you attend either our 10/31 or 11/1 Mixtape1975 shows? If so, don’t forget to find you and your friends in the photos from the free Way to Grow photo booth?


Tag yourself and share with friends and family.  And stay tuned on The Motet’s Facebook page for the band’s picks for costume contest winners.

Thanks again, Colorado, for an amazing run of shows!




September 23rd, 2015|


Check-out the band’s new video, “Like We Own It,” filmed in front of a sold-out crowd at Red Rocks on July 5, 2014!







September 23rd, 2015|






DJ Weather

Join The Motet at The Crystal Ballroom on December 31 for Portland, Oregon’s funkiest New Year’s bash ever! Known for throwing some of the best dance parties around, The Motet’s “New Year’s Eve in Funklandia” promises a festive night of great music, good vibes, and plenty of surprises. On hand for the party are 8 piece afro-beat orchestra Polyrhythmics and Portland’s very own DJ Weather.

Tickets are $26 in advance and $30 at the door (if available). Also, choose to experience Funklandia in style with the NYE VIP Ticket. For an extra $40 per ticket you get: (3) drink tickets, Crystal Ballroom VIP Viewing Area and VIP Bar access, all night access to the exclusive Funk Underground VIP Lounge in Lola’s Room including a VIP bar, exclusive live music, and more perks and surprises. (available to those 21 & over with ID)



#nye #themotet @funklandia #polyrhythmics #djweather

September 23rd, 2015|


The Motet is excited to announce the official plans for their annual hometown Halloween run along Colorado’s Front Range. This year – it’s “Mixtape 1975!”

10/28 – Vilar PAC – Beaver Creek, CO – TICKETS

10/29 – Aggie Theatre – Fort Collins, CO – TICKETS

10/30 – Boulder Theater – Boulder, CO – TICKETS

10/31 – Boulder Theater – Boulder, CO – SOLD OUT!

11/1 – Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO – TICKETS

For those who missed it, the band teased the “Mixtape 1975” theme during their set at Red Rocks this past weekend. Check it out on YouTube.

Read on for details on special “Mixtape 1975” happenings, new merchandise information, and more!


The Motet has teamed up with Illegal Pete’s to offer Denver peeps a fun, safe way to get to and from The Boulder Theater shows on October 30 and 31. $20 bucks a night get you a ride to and from Boulder on the Big Yellow School Bus and a digital copy of the latest Motet album, plus beers on the bus provided by Odell Brewing Co., curated “Mixtape1975” party music on the bus courtesy of Way to Grow & The Motet, and more. Get your bus tickets here.

Photo Booth & Costume Contest 10/31 – 11/1
Stop by the photo booth on 10/31 (Boulder Theater) and 11/1 (Ogden Theatre) to get your photo taken for our costume contest.  Made possible by our friends at Way to Grow, the photo booth will be open each night through setbreak.  All photos will be posted on The Motet’s Facebook page and a costume winner will be chosen from each night by the band. Be sure to like The Motet’s Facebook so you view and share the photos of you and your friends!


Visit The Motet merch booth at all upcoming shows to check out our new schwag. Get the limited edition Halloween poster by Robert Marx at the merch booth during all “Mixtape 1795” shows. Also, don’t miss The Motet’s brand new Nuggets-inspired basketball jersey designed by Michael Boyer. We only made 50 jersey’s so come early and snag yours before they are all gone. Keep your eye out on The Motet’s Facebook for sneak peaks of the commemorative poster!

10% OFF at Buffalo Exchange Locations

The Buffalo Exchange will be dressing the members of The Motet for the “Mixtape 1975” run and have graciously offered a 10% discount to Motet 10/31 and 11/1 ticketholders!  Simply bring your ticket receipt to the Denver or Boulder Buffalo Exchange locations and you’ll receive 10% off on your costume purchase through 11/1.






September 23rd, 2015|

Tickets for The Motet at Red Rocks with Umphrey’s McGee & Moon Taxi on 7/5 are now on-sale at the select Mountain Sun Locations

Tickets for The Motet at Red Rocks with Umphrey’s McGee & Moon Taxi on 7/5 are now on-sale at the select Mountain Sun Locations

June 18, 2014

Purchase your tickets to The Motet, Umphrey’s McGee, & Moon Taxi show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on July 5th at the Mountain Sun Pub or at the Vine Street Pub and save $13 in service fees, plus get a free pint of Mountain Sun beer! Tickets are only $40 flat. Offer good through July 1st.

By purchasing one of these “service-fee free” tickets, you will be automatically entered into The Motet Red Rocks Raffle!

– Grand Prize Winner receives an invitation for themselves and 20 of their friends to a private show with The Motet (at Vine Street Pub, Date TBD).

– The Grand Prize Winner and Two Runner-Ups will also win a backstage tour at the Red Rocks show on July 5 for them and a friend, which includes an opportunity to sign the famed underground tunnel.

* Must be 21 or older to qualify for the raffle.


#themotet #vinestreetpub #mountainsunpub #redrocks #umerica

September 23rd, 2015|

#DanceYourAssOff to The Motet


How to Enter:

Pick a funky track from The Motet’s official #DanceYourAssOff playlist. Then create a maximum 60-second video featuring you in all your #DYAO glory (example here). Video Requirements: Must be no more than 60 seconds in length – Contestants must introduce themselves to the camera. Upload your video to YouTube, then share it on The Motet’s Facebook page and wherever else you want with the tags #DanceYourAssOff, #DYAO, #TheMotet, and #UMerica.

Deadline for Submissions: June 25, 2014 Midnight MDT. Winner to be chosen by internal vote and will be contacted by June 27th.

Terms & Conditions: By entering or participating in the #DANCEYOURASSOFF Contest (the “Contest”) you agree to all of the following rules:

Prizes.  One Grand Prize winner will receive two tickets to Red Rocks Amphitheatre on July 5th, 2014 and local ground transportation within a 50 miles radius of Morrison, CO for up to 14 people. Must be at least 18 years old to win.  This prize is nontransferable.  There will be no rain checks or trading the prize for cash, another date or any other compensation.  If winner cannot accept prize as specified, prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.  Approximate Retail Value $1,000. All entries for the Contest must be received by June 20th, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. MT.

Eligibility. The Contest is open to legal residents of the United States (except in states or jurisdictions where prohibited by law) who are age 18 and over as of the date of entry. Proof of age may be required. Winners will have to provide an affidavit certifying they are 18 or older and the Sponsor may require winners to produce photo ID as proof of age. Limit one entry per individual. Each entry has an equal opportunity to win. If the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, determines that any entry is ineligible, it may void the entry. By participating, all entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules.

Winner Selection and Notification. The odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received.  All drawings will be conducted under the supervision of Sponsor on or about June 23rd, 2014. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. Entries are the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Entrants need not be present at the drawing to win the prize. The Winner will be notified by phone, e-mail or United States mail. If a winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made within five (5) business days of Sponsor’s first attempt, or if an entrant is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may be drawn.

General Conditions. This Contest is void where and to the extent prohibited by law and is subject to all applicable laws, including, without limitation, federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations. In the event of non-compliance by any winner with the official rules of this Contest or in the event the winner is ineligible for any reason, an alternate winner may be selected. Return of the prize or prize notification as undeliverable will result in a disqualification of the winner and an alternate winner may be selected. All prizes will be awarded. Except where legally prohibited, acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use each winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, address (city and state/province/territory) and testimonials, in printed, broadcast or other media, whether now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, in any manner it deems appropriate in connection with promoting this or any other Contest and/or promotion sponsored by it, without further compensation to the winner.

Releases. By participating, entrants agree that Sponsor, those involved in the development, production (including prize suppliers), implementation and distribution of this Contest and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, service providers, and agencies, and their directors, officers, agents, employees, attorneys, and any other person or entity associated with such entities and/or promotion (hereinafter collectively called “Promoters”), shall not be liable for any claims, damages, losses or injuries, including any third party claims, arising from or relating to, in whole or in part, this Contest, including entry and participation in this Contest and acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize. All entrants further agree that in the event of any third party claims, damages, losses or injuries, arising from or relating to such entrant’s participation in this Contest, such entrant will indemnify and hold Promoters harmless from and against any and all such claims, including reasonable attorneys’ fees related thereto. Promoters shall not be liable for entries that are delayed, lost, misdirected, misdelivered, incorrect or incomplete, and such entries will be not be eligible for this Contest. Promoters shall not be responsible for any technical malfunctions of any telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment or software; program malfunctions or other failures; delayed computer transactions or network connections; any errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical or electronic; or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to the computer of any entrant or any other person related to or resulting from downloading any part of this Contest. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Contest will be ineligible for the prize and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Contest should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond its control corrupt the proper administration or security of the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the rules of the Contest in any way or at any time, as long as reasonable notice is given. All taxes on any prize won are the sole responsibility of each winner, including, without limitation, any federal, state, or local taxes which may be deemed applicable in such winner’s jurisdiction of residence. This Contest shall be governed by the laws of the State of Colorado, United States of America. By participating in this Contest, entrants agree that the state and federal courts located in the State of Colorado shall have jurisdiction over any dispute or litigation arising from or relating to this Contest.

Certain Prizes.  For any prize awarded hereunder that involves a ticket, access to a venue, access to ground transportation, or access to an entertainer or entertainer group (collectively, a “ticket”), the ticket shall be a revocable license to the specific event, location for the location and time indicated to the prize winner by the Promoters.  The Promoters reserve the right, without the award of any substitute prize or payment of any cash equivalent value, to refuse admission or to eject any person who fails to comply with the rules of the applicable event or venue. No exchanges. The ticket user assumes all risks of personal injury incidental to the event or transportation, whether occurring prior to, during, or subsequent to the event, and holder voluntarily agrees that the Promoters, venue/facility, league or team, artist(s) performing, participants, participating clubs, and all of their respective agents, officers, directors, owners and employees are expressly released from any claims arising from such causes. The prize winner/user bears all risks of inclement weather. Tickets lost or stolen cannot be replaced. Times and dates are subject to change. The resale or attempted resale of a ticket is prohibited and if discovered will result in the ticket being voided without the award of any substitute prize, exchange or payment of any cash equivalent value. The ticket may not be used for advertising, promotion (including contests and Contest) or other trade purposes without the express written consent of the Promoters.


September 23rd, 2015|

Premier of New Video ‘Closed Mouth Don’t Get Fed’

We want to celebrate the debut of our fan filmed music video for “Closed Mouth Don’t Get Fed” off our latest self-titled album! Thanks to Flowfeel Films and all of the fans who shot video of our album release party at The Fillmore in Denver, CO back in January 2014!

September 23rd, 2015|

Dave & Jans Interview on JamOn

We had the pleasure of being interviewed by Ari Fink in-studio at SiriusXM JamOn on April 5, 2014. Take a listen as we talk about The String Cheese Incident, Big Gigantic, Jam Cruise & our upcoming show at Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre! And head over to ourSoundCloud station to hear the tunes off our new self-titled album!

September 23rd, 2015|