The Motet

The Motet Announce New Album TOTEM

Today, Colorado-based funk rock band The Motet announce the release of their new studio album, Totem, due out July 8th, 2016.  Produced by Lettuce and Soulive guitarist Eric Krasno, Totem was written collectively by the seven members of the band.  The future of funk music is clear on Totem; each song is steeped in The Motet’s signature style that slaps you in the f

The Motet On Tour This Spring

Recently, The Motet announced new lead vocalist Lyle Divinsky and saxophonist Drew Sayers as official members of the band.  Read Pollstar’s exclusive break story about the announcement 

The Motet Announces New Band Members

Today, The Motet announced new lead vocalist Lyle Divinsky and saxophonist Drew Sayers as official members of the band.  Read Pollstar’s exclusive break story about today’s announcement

The Motet's 2016 Winter Tour with Special Guest Vocalists

Progressive funk collective The Motet recently announced 2016 Winter Tour plans.  Among the plans - a selection of vocalist friends, old and new, will join the band along their upcoming Winter Tour dates.

The Motet Announce Red Rocks Show

On the heels of two sold-out shows at The Ogden Theatre in their hometown of Denver, today The Motet announce a headlining 2016 summer Red Rocks play - Friday, July 22nd, 2016 - with special guests Medeski Martin and Wood and Vulfpeck.

The Motet | Terrapin Crossroads | Review

It’s a little bit strange that in 2015, almost twenty years since drummer Dave Watts began holding impromptu free form improvised funk jams under the moniker Motet, that now the band is finally getting the national recognition it’s due. Maybe it really isn’t so surprising. They spent their formative years developing original material and finding the right full-time players and much of the 2000s throwing impressive tribute shows to the finest icons of rock, funk, soul, jazz and disco.

The Motet Announces New Year's Eve in Atlanta

Today, progressive funk collective The Motet announces they’ll ring in 2016 with a very special New Year’s Eve show in Atlanta at The Variety Playhouse on December 31.  Tickets, including a limited number of VIP tickets, go on sale to The Motet Fan Club on Friday, August 14 at 2pm EDT, and to the general public on

The Motet Announces Fall 2015 Tour Dates

Today, The Motet announces their Fall 2015 tour dates.  The progressive funk collective will unveil their brand new “Mixtape 1977” set over Halloween weekend in four Midwest cities. This marks the first Halloween on the road for The Motet.

The Motet & Lettuce Funk the Rain!

It was a gorgeous day while tailgating in the south lot at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, but as most people know, Colorado weather is very unpredictable. The weather turned fast, but not before the two openers: DJ Jazzy Jeff and Exmag got their sets in.

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