Open Music Sessions

Open Music Session: Anthony Russo Band Rolls Out the Blues

Anthony Russo Band performed at the September edition of the Open Music Sessions, the free monthly concert and party hosted by Denver's Open Media Foundation. Fresh off a tour behind Curtis Hawkins's LP South Clarkson Street, the local trio — which includes Hawkins himself on bass — brought its blend of smooth blues and boogie, featuring Russo's vocals and striking guitar work. Peter Gregory plays drums for the group. Watch the full performance below. Stems of the songs are available for download and remix, courtesy of the band and Open Media Foundation.

Listen to and remix to your heart's content with the stems from the Anthony Russo Band's Open Music Session.  About Open Music Sessions: Every month, Westword joins Open Media Foundation and Greater Than Collective to bring you Open Music Sessions, a video series aimed at introducing people to bands and providing context for their music. Every First Friday, we bring a band to the Open Media Foundation studio at Seventh and Kalamath and record a live performance. In addition to broadcasting the show live on the Denver Open Media TV stations (Comcast channels 56, 57 and 219), we edit the clips for certain songs, which you can find at You'll also find additional information about the band and the recordings of individual instruments on select songs, which you are welcome to download in order to create remixes or simply to learn more about the way the music is constructed.