Gipsy Moon and Mipso – Tonight at the Gold Room!

Embark on a Musical Adventure.

It’s a Roots Music Trifecta!

Read about our two new concerts below, but first Rocky Mountain Highway is thrilled to present an evening of rising young roots music artists at The Gold Room in downtown Colorado Springs tonight (March 2).

Gipsy Moon is an acoustic love cannon blasting a new generation’s invitation to the dance of life. Based in the musical mecca of Colorado, this four-piece folk family has composed a collection tunes that will have you dancing, singing, and shouting right along with them…”
-Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon.

And now they are a five-piece – this band wowed the crowd opening for Elephant Revival at Stargazers Theatre at the end of 2016 and will also perform at the 9th Annual MeadowGrass Music Festival in Black Forest on Friday, May 26..

For this special evening, Gipsy Moon will be joined by the critically acclaimed Indie Americana band Mipso from Chapel HIll, North Carolina.

Dubbed “traditionalist renegades,” Mipso’s music is influenced by the contradiction of their progressive home and the surrounding rural southern landscapes. For their forthcoming album, Coming Down the Mountain, the quartet has added pedal steel, drums, banjo and keyboards – bringing Mipso’s sharp lyrics, intricate song arrangements and distinctive and stirring sound into full bloom. Produced by Bon Iver bassist Brad Cook, Mipso’s deft storytelling and smart pop melodies are vivid and rich on the band’s third release, which also features guest appearances from Andrew Marlin (Mandolin Orange) and Eric Heywood (Tift Merritt).

Denver singer-songwriter Matt Rouch will open the show with a short set at 7 pm followed by a full set from Gipsy Moon and ending with Mipso. Doors open at 6:30 pmand general admission tickets will be available at the door for $20 or you can purchase on-line now.

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More Concerts Announced!

We are also delighted to announce two new concerts added to the 2017 Concert Series. First, legendary songwriters Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore will trade songs and stories on stage at The Gold Room on Thursday, March 23. Tickets for this special evening go on sale tomorrow (March 3) at 10 am.

Then, on Saturday April 15 we will welcome the winner of last year’s RockyGrass Band Competition to The Gold RoomThe Wooks. You won’t wait to miss this exciting young quintet that is quickly following in the footsteps of pioneering new-grass bands such as New Grass Revival, Leftover Salmon, Yonder Mountain String Band, and The Infamous Stringdusters. Make sure to join us for all of our upcoming concerts:

Friday, March 10Peter Mulvey @ Friends House Concerts
Thursday, March 23Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore @ The Gold Room
Satruday, April 1Willy Porter & Carmen Nickerson @ Friends House Concerts
Saturday, April 15The Wooks @ The Gold Room
Thursday, April 20Front Country @ The Gold Room

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