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Brett Dennen is a folk/pop singer songwriter from Northern California. He has played Telluride many times over the years, with multiple performances at The Telluride Bluegrass Festival. This show will be with a full band. Por Favor, Dennens intimate and revealing 6th studio album released on May 20. Produced by Cobb, fresh from his Grammy-winning work with Chris Stapleton and Jason Isbell, the record strips Dennen to his core as a songwriter with nothing to hide.All these songs came from a time of sadness for lots of different reasons. They came at a point when I wasnt feeling confident about myself, he says. When Im not feeling confident, Im not a nice person to be around. I dont take care of my health, my relationships, my stuff, and it all cycles into a miserable place. And I have a really hard time admitting that Im in that place.A followup to 2013s Smoke and Mirrors, his sixth studio album dives deep into loneliness, loss, and love and all its side effects. Its the sound of an artist working through his insecurities in song, and thereby letting go of them. But its by no means a sad affair, nor is it the rainy-day record Dennen initially thought he was making.Often framed by uplifting choruses and bright acoustic arrangements, these songs brim with optimism, the palpable sense that the tide is turning. And I want to love you for the way you are/ Not the way I am/ So lets go now/ Back to the bonfire where we began, he sings over a chugging groove on Bonfire.More than a decade after his self-titled debut catapulted him to stardom, Dennen was once again attracted to how he made his earliest recordings. My whole approach was that I wanted to write and sing the songs from the same place that I wrote the first record, which was a place of trying to discover who I am, he says.That marked a detour from his most recent releases. With those he felt like he was exercising his craftsmanship being a songwriter for the sake of being a songwriter, as

  • Start:September 22, 2016
  • End:September 22, 2016
  • Recurring
  • Where:Telluride, Colorado, Telluride Mountain Village Telluride CO, Telluride, Colorado, United States, 81435
  • Phone:N/A
  • Event Type:Concerts & Music
  • Ticket Price:$25.00 - $40.00


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