Tris Munsick and the Innocents from Sheridan, Wyoming, started off Friday night with original music from their debut cd Last Time I Leave, including the title track Last Time I Leave, and Wishful Thinking. Songs off their second release included Dancehall Days, Heart of a Fighter, Neon Nightlight, and Girl Named Whiskey, among others. Munsick also led the charge through the classic country cover of Much Too Young. Check http://www.trismunsick.com/ for more information.
Matt Castillo’s made his first appearance at the Grizzly Rose on Friday. After traveling 14 hours from Edinburg, TX, deep in the Rio Grande Valley, Castillo and his band were ready for a party. It was also a family affair as Castillo’s mother and brother made the trip from Austin, TX.
Matt Castillo took lead vocals and played rhythm guitar, Everto Cavazos was on lead guitar and harmony vocals, Marco Mora was on bass and harmony vocals, and Jerry Rodriguez was on drums. Castillo and his band played impassioned original songs including Hello Heartbreak, Miss My Chance, Neon Red Neon Blue, among others. Castillo showed some Spanish flair on For you. Castillo played love songs, heartbreak songs, two-stepping songs and made new fans in Denver. Check www.mattcastillomusic.com for more information.
Alex Williams from Pendleton, Indiana, and now performing out of Nashville, headlined the evening with solid county crooning. Williams took listeners on a ride, sharing his life through his songs that included Strange Days, Hellbent Hallelujah, Freak Flag, Little Stoned, Old Tattoo among others. Find the full set list below. Follow Alex Williams at www.alexwilliamsofficial.com.