Welcome  

We are The Acousticators, an acoustically-oriented quartet consisting of Denver-area musicians and friends who have combined their multi-instrument talents, rich vocal harmonies, and wide range of musical interests to create a unique style that reaches across multiple genres of music.  Please feel free to browse this site to find out more about us, our music, gallery of photos and videos and calendar of upcoming events.

To contact us for bookings, mailing list communications, or any other requests, please email us at Acousticators@gmail.com.


The Acousticators are on Facebook and on ReverbNation

News  

Winter/Spring 2020

Travel and other winter plans will keep us away from the Denver area for a while, so watch here for updates as our schedule for spring and summer develops!

On Februrary 21, we'll be back at Morrison Holiday Bar trying to warm things up a bit with some new songs and some favorites.  The remodeling at the bar is continuing; you should come and check it out!

Fall/Winter, 2019 Update

December 6, 8:00PM to midnight, our last show for this year at Morrison Holiday Bar.  We'll have several new song renditions we've been working on, so hope to see you there! 

Back to our favorite haunt, Morrison Holiday Bar, on Friday, October 11.  Always a good time, so put us on your calendar!!

Spring/Summer, 2019 Update

The Arvada Tavern was a load of fun!  What a great place to play and a great music vibe!  We're happy to return to their upstairs, "through the phone booth", Berrnard Ballroom on September 21st.  Watch our Facebook page for more info!

We'll be acousticating The Glenn Bar and Grill in Northglenn, CO on September 1st, Labor Day weekend.  Join us for a relaxing evening on their outdoor patio, starting at 6:00 PM, as we head toward the close of the summer season!

August 29th will find us at Rails End Beer Company in Broomfield, a local favorite with a great selection of original brews and rotating food trucks.  They have a great outdoor patio and indoor seating that are both open to their  live music events.

Just added in July!: back at Morrison Holiday Bar on July 5 and excited to being playing at a new venue for us, The Arvada Tavern, located in Olde Town Arvada, on July 12.  Excellent craft cocktails and food!

On June 8th, we're excited to be back at Thorntonfest, a great outdoor festival and signature event for the city of Thornton.  Food, vendors and lots of community events, along with music throughout the day.  Acousticators will open the music at 11:00AM sharp!

On Saturday, April 20th, we'll be playing the Love for Life fundraiser for the Life is Better animal rescue This event is their largest fund raising effort of the year, with a silent auction and dinner at the downtown Denver Athletic Club.  See their website for details of the event!

Happy to be playing at a new venue for us, Kline's Beer Hall in Olde Town Arvada, on Friday, April 12, 7PM - 10PM.  Kline's is a very warm and friendly vibe, serving great food and drink including a huge craft beer tap line.  We're looking forward to a great evening of music so come on out!

We'll be back at one of our favorite localitiesMorrison Holiday Baron February 2nd and April 6th.  Always a lot fun so join us if you can!

Fall/Winter, 2018 Update

November gig at MHB was stellar!  great crowd and the staff there was phenominal, as usual.  Special shout out to Tom for his consistently great sound management!

We also played the MHB on December 28th surrounded by family and by friends, both new and old.  Thanks to everyone for coming out and having the post-Christmas energy to dance most of the night!  One of the best times we've had at MHB!Fall, 2018 Update: after polishing up the new material, we are TOTALLY ready to hit the circuit again!  We're starting that off with a visit to our friends at the Morrison Holiday Bar on Friday, November 9, starting at 8:00PM.  Stop by if youcan to say 'hi' and have a few libations!

 

Summer, 2018 Update

We've been hitting open mics around town to refine new material we're working on, and spent some time in the recording studio working on some of our favorite tunes.

We'll be trying out some new music at the Morrison Holiday Bar on August 17th, starting at 8pm.  Check out our event on our Facebook page.

August 18th is a private party in the Five Parks neighborhood in Arvada. and we're working on other engagements leading into the fall.  Check back for more info!

 

Spring, 2018 Update

Now that weather is turning warmer, we're looking forward to meeting some new friends and a couple of return engagements including:

  • Saturday, April 7th: The eight annual Love for Life Fundraiser silent auction and dinner with the Life is Better Rescue.  This year's event is being held in the grand ballroom of the Denver Athletic Club, 1325 Glenarm Place, in downtown Denver.  Special seating will be available for friends of the Acousticators buying tickets for the dinner.  Check http://www.lifeisbetterrescue.org/ for tickets and menu, and rsvp to either acousticators@gmail.com or jill@lifeisbetterrescue.org to request special band seating.

  • Saturday, May 19th: We'll be on the Marketplace Stage at the outdoor ThorntonFest starting at 11:00AM.  This is a signature event of the city of Thornton that celebrates and embraces their community spirit.  Lots of outdoor, interactive activities and cultural events for the entire family.  Carpenter Park Fields, 108th Avenue & Colorado Boulevard in Thornton.  https://www.cityofthornton.net/festivals-events/Pages/thorntonfest.aspx


Winter, 2017 Update

Fun times ahead with a couple of our regular gigs, The Morrison Holiday Bar on November 10 and Brik on York December 8.  Note: sorry to say that the Brik has closed their doors.  Best wishes to the the owners and staff and a BIG thanks for their long-time sponsorship of live, local music in Denver! 


Summer, 2017 Update

Our summer lineup is starting to take shape.  It will start with a 2 hour show at Brik on York, a wine bar located on historic Colfax avenue (at York Street) in Denver on Friday, June 23rd from 9 to 11 PM (as a side note, we're planning on hitting their open mic on Wednesday, May 10th at about 8:30 PM).  This is a pretty hip location with great food and drink.  Stop by if you can!

We have a couple of return engagements booked at one of our favorite spots, the Morrison Holiday Bar in Morrison, CO,  First one is on August 12 from 8:00PM until to midnight.  Second one is on October 7.  Come see us on their remodeled stage!

June 23 update:  Good time at Brik on York last night! Fun place, great vibe, good food and wine! Special shout out to Will who did a terrific job with sound!  We're back there again on September 9 and October 21 for in the 7 PM to 11 PM slot!

June 16 Update: The Brik show scheduled for June 23rd starting at 9pm has been rescheduled to 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, same day.

June 1, 2017 Update: See links on our Videos page for recordings of the Murmuration 2017 performance by the Side by Side dance company and the Acousticators on May 20, 2017, at Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, CO!

May 19, 2017 Update!!  Unfortunately, our outdoor appearance at Thorntonfest 2017 on Saturday, May 20th, has been cancelled due to inclement weather and resulting park conditions.  We'll look forward to next year.


Spring, 2017 Update

(Highlights: ThorntonFest and Murmuration Dance!!)

On May 20th, starting at 11:00 AM, the Acousticators are happy to be playing at ThorntonFest, a signature event of the city of Thornton, CO.  This is always a fun energetic festival with great music, food, exhibits and vendors of all kinds.  Check the link above for upcoming updates to the Festival page including this year's location and details!

Acousticators are EXTREMELY excited to be playing an event at Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, CO, the evening of May 20th.  We are playing a live segment to accompany the hyper-talented Side By Side dance company, a Boulder troupe dancing at the non-profit community dance center, Block 1750.  The annual Murmuration dance production is one of the most diverse productions of live music and dance in the midwest.  See the Murmuration 2017 Facebook page for more info and a link to tickets for an event you won't want to miss!!  If you're able to make it, stop and say 'hi' after the show!!


WInter 2016/2017

After taking a bit of a break during the holidays and playing a couple of events for some very talented artists at their pop-up shows, we're looking forward to getting back to full blown acoustication!  We're planning to start out with a recording session or two through the new year holiday so keep an eye on our music page for new posts.
The next artist pop-up show is being planned for the end of December, so check back for times and location.
We'll be hitting the Morrison Holiday Bar with live music, including many new additions to the musical repertoire, on February 10th.


October, 2016
On October 2nd, join us at the city of Lakewood's Cider Days at the Lakewood Heritage Center.  This is a great celebration of Lakewood’s agricultural heritage with an entertaining mix of live performances, activities and tasty harvest treats,  We're on stagte from 12:30pm to 2:00pm. 
October 15th is another night at the Morrison Holiday Bar. Please stop by and join us at our favorite venue and bring your friends along for the fun (especially if they're celebrating a birthday or other major life event)!
 

September, 2016
We've been invited back this year to join in the festivities at the 2016 Morrison Ciderfest on Saturday September 24th, playing 2-4pm at the park in Morrison (map here). It's a great honor to be invited back by the Ciderfest committee for a 2nd year and we're planning a fun set to mark the occasion. Last year was a memorable event and we're excited to get the opportunity to return!
 

August, 2016
A great show on August 13th at the Morrison Holiday Bar. Another couple of birthdays to help celebrate and a fun night of music for all!
 

July, 2016
July 24th found us at an intimate private wedding reception at Willow Ridge Manor near The Fort in Morrison. Great time had by all playing for friends and family and congrats to Jill and Steve for getting hitched and starting a happy life's journey together. Thanks for letting us be a part of the celebration!
 

June, 2016
Taking a bit of time off to enjoy the start of warm weather and take care of some of the things that come with spring and summer in Colorado.  Jumping back into the fray in July with some focused rehearsal time for a private engagement and perhaps a gig or two at area locales, and then on to August for a regular visit to MHB and preparations for the Morrison Ciderfest in September.  Will add updates here and to the Events page as we go! 

May, 2016
Congratulations to the Misha May foundation for another successful fundraising event!  Their garage sale over the Memorial Day weekend netted them a pretty good profit and also introduced us to a pretty darn good saxophonist and flutist just back in the Denver area, Mi
chael O’Dougherty, who sat in with us and certainly added a different dimension to our sound.  Thanks Michael!

As always, lots of fun at our May 21 gig at the Morrison Holiday Bar.  Planning to be back there again August 13. 

April, 2016
A great show on April 2nd at the Morrison Holiday Bar.  Well-attended, including a birthday party, many of our local MHB friends, and friends and family travelling in from out of town.  Also met a bunch of new friends including one who showed off his handy work in the use of old Red Rocks amphitheater bench seating for a lot of the tables and shelving he installed at MHB.  Check it out next time you're there! 


March, 2016
The Acousticators are working with the Morrison Ciderfest committee to book a return to the festival on Saturday September 24th, 2016 . Watch here and on the Events calendar for details!


Fall/Winter 2015-16 at the Morrison Holiday Bar!
Looking forward to a schedule of shows back at the MHB on October 24, December 5 and January 23. Always a great time!

September, 2015
It was another wonderful day and fun time playing at the Morrison Ciderfest in beautiful Morrison, Colorado, on September 26 where we got to share the stage with the incomparable Hazel Miller and other great musicians.  Looking forward to the same opportunity for next year's event!

Thanks to everyone that joined us at the Thornton Harvest Fest Larkridge stage on September 12.  It was a great fall day and a great venue to share our music and hear other, very talented area musicians!

 

Internet Radio Shows  

On Monday February 2, 2015 we once again had the opportunity for a live recording session with milehiradio.com at the Morrison Holiday Bar in Morrison, Colorado. The archives of the these 2 sets can be heard or downloaded on the "Another Music Scene with Gene" show website, along with the previous  3 sets we recorded in 2014. Please see the Music page for samples of, and links to all internet recordings and YouTube videos.