Sheridan Arts Foundation: Brett Dennen Moon Mountain Trio Tour, 6/29!

Sheridan Arts Foundation: Brett Dennen Moon Mountain Trio Tour, 6/29!

Telluride’s Sheridan Arts Foundation (SAF) presents “The Brett Dennen Moon Mountain Trio,” live in concert Saturday, June 29, 2024 at the historic Sheridan Opera House. Music starts at 9 p.m; doors open at 8 p.m. $55 for general admission standing room; $65 for reserved balcony seating.

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Brett Denman, courtesy SAF.

Brett Dennen in a nutshell: a soulful storyteller and vibrant folk-pop virtuoso.

A Northern California native, Dennan has been captivating audiences for nearly two decades with his distinct blend of folk-pop melodies, thought-provoking lyrics, and soulful vocal prowess. His signature red hair and lanky frame are as unmistakable as the music that has earned him legions of dedicated fans and critical acclaim.

Dennen’s musical journey began in earnest at Camp Jack Hazard, a summer camp where he first discovered his love for singing and songwriting. Drawing inspiration from the likes of Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, and Joni Mitchell, Dennen crafted his own unique style that reflects his passion for storytelling and social commentary.

Dennen’s debut album, Brett Dennen (2004), introduced the world to his undeniable talent and served as a springboard for a career that has since seen the release of several successful albums including So Much More (2006);  Hope for the Hopeless (2008);  Loverboy (2011); Smoke and Mirrors (2013); Por Favor (2016); and See The World (2021). Each record has showcased Dennen’s evolution as an artist, one with a growing mastery of his craft and the ability to convey complex emotions through songwriting.

Dennen’s live performances are characterized by his infectious energy and charisma, with each show a heartfelt expression of his love for music and connection with his audience. The artist’s insightful lyrics often touch on themes of love, nature, and social justice, resonating with fans who appreciate the genuine emotion and thoughtfulness behind his lyrics.

In recent years, Brett Dennen started to let the world in on his secrets. In 2017, he created the “Lift Series,” an annual tour during which he combines shows in ski towns with conservation initiatives and education. An avid skier and surfer, as well as a conservationist, Dennen works with local organizations to spearhead beach clean-ups and educate young people to become climate stewards, driving awareness through his music and marrying just a few of his many sides in oan effort to help drive positive change.

Despite the success of his career, Dennen’s connection to his roots remains. In 2022, he tapped into his love for the outdoors and summer camp memories, hosting the first annual Camp Dennen outdoor retreat at Constellation Creek in the greater Lake Tahoe area, establishing a space for community, nature, music, and art.

With his undeniable talent, magnetic stage presence, and unwavering dedication to his craft, Brett Dennen has carved out a unique niche for himself in the world of singer-songwriters. As he continues to evolve as an artist, fans and critics alike eagerly await the next chapter in this remarkable musician’s storied career.

 

 

Sheridan Arts Foundation, more:

The Sheridan Arts Foundation was founded in 1991 as a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization to preserve the historic Sheridan Opera House as an arts and cultural resource for the Telluride community, to bring quality arts and cultural events to Telluride and to provide local and national youth with access and exposure to the arts through education.

The Sheridan Arts Foundation is sponsored in part by grants from the CCAASE, Colorado Creative Industries, the Town of Mountain Village, Just for Kids Foundation and Telluride Foundation.

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