Lotus Will Perform a Talking Heads Tribute Set at Red Rocks
Genre-defying five-piece dance and jam band Lotus will be playing its annual Red Rocks show on September 19. The set was originally targeted to support of the band's most recent album Gilded Age, but after the group debuted a successful new Talking Heads tribute set, featuring Gabriel Otto of Denver's Pan Astral , at Gathering of the Vibes in Connecticut two weeks ago, Lotus has decided to bring that same set -- called Talking Heads Deconstructed -- to its show in Denver. Otto will sing at Red Rocks as well.
Lotus performing at Red Rocks in 2012. Photo by Britt Chester
Talking Heads Deconstructed was described by UpstateLIVE as being, "a truly unique take on another immensely influential American band. Driving guitar riffs and spacey synth effects served as a foundation for the music that expertly mixed the percussive heavy jam style of Talking Heads with the electronica aspects of Lotus - a match made in music festival heaven."
Lotus has been playing a show every year at Red Rocks, and this set promises to expand on the popular tradition. Tickets start at $53 and are on sale now.