Neyla Pekarek (of The Lumineers)

97.3 KBCO Presents

Neyla Pekarek (of The Lumineers)

performs selections from her original folk opera "Rattlesnake" at Lost Lake, Modern Leisure

Thursday, 12/14

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$17.00 - $20.00

This event is 16 and over

All sales are final. Review your order carefully, there are no refunds for any reason. Tickets are non-transferable. No tickets are mailed to you, your name will be on the will call list night of show. Night of show (1) bring a valid government issued ID and (2) print your confirmation e-mail and bring with you night of show.

Neyla Pekarek
Rattlesnake is a show inspired by the life of a Colorado pioneer woman, Rattlesnake Kate, who was infamous in the 1920’s for her death defying encounter with a rattlesnake migration. The collection of songs, were written as a “Folk Opera,” recounting stories from her life, extracted from a 40-year love letter correspondence she kept with Colonel Charles D. Randolph, aka “Buckskin Bill,” during which, they never met.

Neyla Pekarek began playing cello at age 9 in her native city of Denver, CO. She studied Musical Theatre and got a degree in Music Education at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO. Back in Denver and searching for a teaching position, she answered a Craigslist ad for a local folk band needing a cello player. This band was The Lumineers, and she soon became a core member of the group, playing on their GRAMMY-nominated self-titled debut and follow-up album and performing on every continent (except Antarctica!). Neyla is a member of Sweet Adelines International, a women’s barbershop quartet organization, and she won the 2009 Rising Star championship with her quartet, Vogue. When not making music, Neyla enjoys collecting rubber stamps, true crime TV, and spending time with her pet bunny rabbit, Barbara. She’s currently working on a studio album of Rattlesnake.
Modern Leisure
Modern Leisure is the new indie-pop, folk rock project of Casey Banker (Shady Elders, The Don't and Be Carefuls). Over his career, Casey has shared the stage with Mazzy Star, The Lumineers, Wild Nothing, The Drums and DeVotchka. Modern Leisure is his outlet for his most personal stories of his weird twenties - those insane, horrible and lovely experiences that usher us into a new era.

"Modern Leisure is pop music for the art crowd." - Denver Post
"Their songs are mellow, but listen to the lyrics and you'll find an undercurrent of millennial cultural zeitgeist that makes their music poignant and must-see." - 303 Magazine

https://modernleisure.bandcamp.com/releases
https://soundcloud.com/user-503753456
Venue Information:
Lost Lake
3602 E. Colfax Ave
Denver, CO, 80206
http://lost-lake.com/