Meet a Westword Music Showcase Band: The Heartstring Hunters
The Heartstring Hunters
Seventy of Denver's best hometown bands will play the Westword Music Showcase along with national acts Shakey Graves, the Revivalists, Cut Copy, Bob Moses, COIN and A R I Z O N A, on Saturday, June 24. We reached out to the local outfits to learn more about their music and their relationship to Denver.
Here's what The Heartstring Hunters had to say:
Westword: How would you describe your sound?
The Heartstring Hunters: Haha, I'm going to steal Dan's answer here: atmospheric heartfelt folk rock.
How has Denver influenced your sound?
Hmm...the people all around us playing eclectic Pandora stations at work, different festivals we've played with, incredible Colorado artists, a LOT of folk and experimental indie music coming out of the woodwork here in Denver.
What could Denver do to better support musicians?
Denver could have less late-night shows with five bands on one bill, more earlier community shows where bands or artists have a stage and a listening room that is available most nights of the week for Denver locals to come enjoy music in a quiet, creative atmosphere (before 11 at night!)
Will you stay in Denver or will you leave? Why?
Dan and I just bought our first home in Coal Creek Canyon, and Alex has a home in Denver now...so...staying! Why not? These are our people.
Westword Music Showcase, Saturday, June 24, Golden Triangle neighborhood. For tickets and more information, go to westwordshowcase.com.
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