Published on: March 22nd, 2012
A bear walks into a bar and sits down.
He calls the bartender over and says, “I’d like a jack …………… and coke.”
The bartender says, “okay, but why the big pause?”
The bear looks down and says, “I dunno, I was born with them!”
This is the joke that I told my friend on one of the beautiful trails that weaves its way up Pikes Peak just after we’d discovered that we’d been separated from our group and had just spent the last hour hiking two miles in the wrong direction.
The group that we’d lost were participants in one of Love Hope Strength’sfundraising musical pilgrimages in which people get together to conquer massive mountains (literally), listen to some live music and raise awareness for cancer research. (Love Hope Strength is an amazing charity that is based out of Denver. Click here for more info about LHS and ways that you can offer your support).
On this crazy day, halfway to the top of Pikes Peak, I was introduced to one of my favorite musicians whose tunes can be found on pretty much every iPod playlist I’ve ever created.
The White Buffalo captures the essence of everything that is revered about a true musician and songwriter that creates and performs his own lyrics. Years after listening to him perform live for the first time the sound of his voice and his music still gives me the chills. A combination of songs from the heart sung with the perfect amount of power and soul to completely silence an entire venue. The White Buffalo represents a dying breed of musicians with livers of steel that live and die by the road and continuously produce underground music with a cult following of true fans that have had the pleasure of hearing the authentic tunes live.
This Saturday, The White Buffalo will pay a visit to the Fox Theatre in Boulder.
Show kicks off at 9:00 p.m. with some tunes by Danny Shafer and Christopher Hawley followed by The White Buffalo’s seamless blend of old-school country with a touch of folk and rock n’ roll.
Tickets are $8 in advance and $12 at the door which is a steal for the killer show you’re going to see!
Not convinced yet? Then check out The White Buffalo’s YouTube channel and let his music speak for itself.