Hello tea lovers! It's been almost three days since our last tea meet so it's time to make a new one. This time we're doing a tea share, guest starring two competition winning high mountain Taiwanese oolongs courtesy of Trident. It's going to be off the chain! Bring anything in your collection that is interesting, traditional, unflavored eastern tea. If you don't have anything, that's fine - we always have more samples than we can share. I'm bringing the famous campfire log that White2Tea cursed me with years ago. It is an experience. Anyway, see you there!
Jungle Man Sam’s dynamic sound can be described as a blend of pop, dance, and world music that incorporates elements of Dancehall, Soca, Reggaeton, and Hip Hop. Profoundly inspired by his personal adventures throughout Latin America, JMS has crafted a collection of songs that capture both the energy and mystery of the exotic locations he visited during his travels. Through the power of technology, an open heart, and the grassroots movements that are reclaiming original and authentic music, JMS is a refreshing infusion of passion, soul, pop, and talent that captivates the heart of his audiences
karaj is a california bay area songwriter with a taste for spare arrangements and insightful lyrics. many songs are inspired by open spaces and western states. wandering the pacific coast and beyond, playing homegrown original songs, plus more by great songwriters near and far.
Andrew Kasab is an American fingerstyle guitarist, harp guitarist and singer-songwriter. He is known for combining traditional and contemporary techniques, energetic performances, arrangements of modern works for the guitar and harp guitar and occasionally plays harmonica and ukulele
Desiree Cannon is of California blood, writing country-folk songs since she was able to get her fingers around a guitar, referencing the romanticism of frontier through her songwriting. Coming from a family of cattle ranchers in San Benito county, all long time fans of country music, she recalls fond memories of hearing bits and pieces of the whole labyrinth of the country music catalog. Her songwriting is informed by her cowboy grandfather’s sizable record collection and even larger collection of western novels, inspiring her original music. She found her own favorites in the towering legacy of voices that came through Townes Van Zandt, Lucinda Williams and Karen Dalton. Now strongly rooted in the Bay Area, she has started her own music showcase named Run with the Moon, a free show that features three separate acts each month, showcasing roots music from all over world. She has also begun to work with the record label The Long Road Society for her debut album in 2018. Ready for the tides and the changes that keep California so enticing she is looking to the horizon for whatever it may have in store for her.
See the true stories you tell become instant theatre!
Boulder Playback Theatre acts out your stories – or plays them back – instantly! See hidden layers or themes of your stories revealed, played back by our team of performing artists with love, truth and lightness.
The stories Playback performs may be about friends, family, travel, romance, politics, holidays, work, ups, downs, dreams, childhood and more.
Tickets: $12 paid at the door with cash or check
Cosmic Joke is a Curated Comedy Showcase!
We bring Stand-up Comedians from Colorado and Beyond to the Trident stage for an intimate Monthly Show!
July's lineup is fantastic; featuring comedians from near and far, with and without TV credits!
So, join us on the back patio for laughter in the fragrant night air! The Trident serves espresso, kombucha, pastries, beer & wine. And parking is free after 7 so, why not come & stick it to the man?
Pearl Street Fourth of July: Live Music
Trident Cafe & Booksellers: Patio Stage
Wes Williams (New Orleans Soul, Jam, Funk)
Mutlu (Soul, R&B, World,)
$10 Door • All Ages • Back Patio Stage
Seating to begin at 630pm. First come basis
Poetry featuring J/J Hastain, Max Wolf Valerio, Rebecca Diaz, and Aimee Herman
Route 358 "bends and blends" influences from bluegrass, country, folk, pop and rock into a unique form of acoustic music. Their live performances highlight the band's dual vocalists and include melodic combinations of acoustic instruments such as guitar, banjo and mandolin. Songs from their first two albums have been receiving airplay on both national and international radio stations
Ryan Hutchens will perform a free solo acoustic show from 7-9pm at Trident Booksellers & Cafe in Boulder! Ryan's influences include folk, bluegrass, gospel, classic and contemporary singer songwriters. He has been touring since 2013, playing over 900 shows across the US.
For more info visit Ryan's website: www.hutchensmusic.com
Find Ryan on Spotify: Search "Ryan Hutchens"
Or listen here: www.ryanhutchens.bandcamp.com
Cosmic Joke is a curated comedy showcase featuring stand-up comedians from Colorado and beyond! Join us on the Trident's back patio for laughter in the summer night air. Enjoy Trident's selection of beer, wine, espresso, tea, and pastries during the show. See you Saturday!
Jerm Boor is a solo acoustic musician. He writes original songs and plays fingerstyle guitar (per one reviewer) “like a laser cuttlefish.” That means that he plays really, really well. His original material is supplemented (rarely) with obscure songs which he steals from his equally obscure friends. His voice is a seasoned baritone. He sometimes switches to mandolin unexpectedly.
Double bass player Adam Goodwin and Greek violinist Penelope Gkika, plays original compositions combined together with improvisation. The sound world is generally quite abstract but engaging, ranging from atmospheric soundscapes to rhythmic bursts and slowly changing harmonies.
Author of the poetry book it gets cold, published by Trident Press, Jasper Avery will be reading her new book in the Trident space! it gets cold demands a body that is both the haunting and the house, a queerness that is both living and dying. What can be gained by inhabiting this liminal space? What can the inhibition of dying bring to the living? What can be done when it gets cold?
A Southern story is never a straight line to the end point. Ask a southerner about an event or how to get to a place and you’ll hear about everyone and everything and everywhere along the way. It lurches forward, then backtracks, goes off center, infuriates and, eventually, rediscovers its luscious, rich, often humorous and just as often, perverse, path. It’s made of, like the South itself, a soup pot of characters—redneck, slave roots, sex, blood, love, hate, war, religion, intrigue and wink of the eye—all chopped, diced and thrown into its cauldron. Often as not, it boils into a mess. But somehow, sometimes, if you enjoy a mélange of tastes, it blends into a delicious, or at least colorful, potage. So settle in, relax and enjoy this saga about a small-town southern Jewish boy and the characters who helped him grow up, learn about sex versus love, black and white, true religion, soul music and jazz, all while attempting to keep the love of his life, the Klan minister’s daughter, and to free an innocent black man, his carpenter hero.
Jessica Reed's first collection of poetry, World, Composed, takes exquisite aim at the universe of physics in all its complexity. Hers is a voice of scientific authority and poetic innovation, in literary conversation with the ancient poet Lucretius, who first explored the existence of atoms in verse.
In association with the Colorado Tea Society, Trident will be hosting its May Tea Share on Saturday, May 12th at 2PM. Open to all, from the snobbiest of the snobs to total neophytes, we'll be sharing a wide variety of teas from our respective stashes. Totally free, feel free to swing by empty handed, we have plenty of tea!
As a frequent performer, songwriter and ambitious student, Kevin Boehnke provides versatility that is unmatchable at his age. At 21 years old, Kevin has extensive experience performing as a lead guitarist, trumpet player, and singer. Covering genres such as blues, rock, country, jazz and everything in between, Kevin is capable of putting on a high-powered performance at nearly any venue. Previous performances have covered many cities from St. Louis to Minneapolis as a lead guitarist, trumpet player, and solo artist