For six alternating Sundays this fall, the Devereaux Room at the Rialto Theater Center will be transformed into a lounge. Patrons will enjoy delectable fare while being immersed in a variety of top-quality performances with this up-close and intimate series. The lounge opens one hour prior to curtain. All food and beverage is a la carte from Door 222.
September 10 – Comedy Lounge Night
John Novosad, known as Hippieman, is a favorite at Denver’s Comedy Works with his disarming presence and sharp wit. He has made appearances on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson as well as on Bryon Allen’s nationally syndicated television show Comedy.TV. He recently won the 7th Annual Laughing Skull Festival in Atlanta and was named the winner of the 2015 Laughlin Laff Festival.
September 24 – Jazz Lounge Night
Featuring some of Colorado’s finest Jazz musicians, the CJRO Sextet will present swinging, jazz favorites in this “Jazz 101” concert. Learn how a jazz group communicates, how the musicians shape and arrange each song on the fly, and some of the secret jazz musician lingo. The evening will include musical favorites such as “Take the A Train” and “I’ve Got Rhythm.”
October 8 – Comedy Lounge Night
Rubber-bodied Bryan Kellen is a comedic powerhouse. His mix of storytelling, observational humor, and physical comedy produces one of the most universally captivating shows in entertainment today. Bryan was named one of the “Top 100 Comedians in the Country” by Entertainment Business Journal and has appeared with George Lopez, on Last Comic Standing, and Comics Unleashed.
October 22 – Spoken Word Night
The Tale Spinners Lounge is a fusion of art, music, and storytelling on one stage. To accompany the stories being told, music will be composed on the spot while a performance artist captures the scenes of the stories in paintings and charcoal drawings. The Tale Spinners will intrigue all of your senses.
November 5 – Chamber Music Lounge Night
With a passion for playing classical music, Cloud 9 longed to bring string music to a broader audience. Formed to show what strings can do with rock and pop, Cloud 9 will lead the audience from Bach to Led Zeppelin with their warm, soulful melodies and punchy rhythms. Their award-winning arrangements include the music of The Beatles, ABBA, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Journey, Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, and many others.
November 19 – Blues Lounge Night
Hailed as “the new master of the slide guitar” by the Montreux Jazz Festival and “the real thang” by the legendary Bootsy Collins, Jack Broadbent routinely wows audiences with his unique blend of slide guitar and poignant vocals. He has performed worldwide with legendary artists and has three, full length albums.You don’t want to miss your chance to experience this unforgettable force that is Jack Broadbent, live and in person.