Surrounded by Sound ... Colorado's Recovery Music Fest
Colorado State Capitol
200 E Colfax Ave
September 16 2017 Colorado State Capitol 9am-1pm
Performances by Matt Butler * Michael Hornbuckle Band *Stephen Ray Watts*
Rubber Planet* 9's a Pair* Roshni Dance Company * and more surprises
September is the time to celebrate the miracle that is Recovery.. Colorado has been celebrating National Recovery Month for almost 2 decades. This year Surrounded by Sound... Colorado's Free Recovery Music Fest brings live music to the Capitol during National Recovery Month as well as resources, fellowship, and legislative awareness to our community event providing awareness, support, advocacy, community, and peer networking with both behavioral and physical health disciplines.
Surrounded by Sound Colorado Recovery Music Fest is a free event and will be held at the Colorado State Capitol on September 16, 2017 from 9am until 1 pm. At the close of the celebration we will circle the Capitol building, hold hands and come together as a community while we raise an intention to bring
more recovery to our families, our friends and neighbors, as well as our state.
LIVE PERFORMANCE BY RECORDING ARTIST MATT BUTLER AND HIS LATEST RELEASE "RECKLESS SON" !!
Singer/Songwriter Matt Butler will join our community recovery music celebration. Matt Butler is a folk artist, a rock’n roller, and a storyteller. Weaving personal experience with a timeless style, Butler brings honesty and openness to his classic approach to songwriting. Matt's song "Just One" was selected to be the backdrop of the groundbreaking documentary "Generation Found", the insightful look at Recovery High School in Texas
ALSO APPEARING LIVE* DENVER'S MICHAEL HORNBUCKLE BAND !!!
Surrounded by Sound is thrilled to announce that also performing at Surrounded by Sound Recovery Music Festival 2017 are local favorites- The Michael Hornbuckle Band" Michael Hornbuckle has been bringing blues and rock music to people for 2 decades. Homegrown in the Mile High City, as was his father, legendary bluesman Bobby Hornbuckle who had Michael backing him on drums at 13. While Bobby's journey ended in 96', Michael took over the torch along with brother Brian (bass). Inheriting Bobby's old Gibson 335, the brothers began working wherever, whenever, and cutting their first recording. In 1998 "Pass The Torch" was released. It's a raw, respected blues/rock album including; original cuts, covers such as Creams' version of Outside Woman Blues, and a tip of the hat to the man who passed on his love for blues, with a Bobby Hornbuckle original, Down In The Valley. earn more about Michael Hornbuckle and his band here: www.michaelhornbuckle.com
Stephen Ray Watts
Stephen Ray Watts has an underground following & a real magnetic draw to thousands of people that want to hear his story & relate to him as an everyday man of God. As well as his stature on the national music scene with DOTSERO, he is considered one of the most passionately unique saxophone players in the country. His voice is in his playing. Amazing Grace, performed solo by Stephen, is the Number One most requested song by so many souls & seekers who have heard him perform it live, on any stage, straight from the heart. Stephen has a true redemption story that people need to hear. His ability to connect with people through his gift of music has added richness to people’s lives that has been truly transformative. His Sincere, honest and transparent heart is a witness to the glory and power of God.
9's a Pair
9's a Pair is a captivating, high energy, professional, and fun band composed of Denver Firefighters and Emergency Responders. We honor ER's today. The group has been performing throughout Colorado for over 5 years and presents a broad perspective of Classic Rock music from the 60's to present da
Recovery is Shared Through Storytelling with Experience, Strength, and Hope
Judge Bonnie McLean- 18th Judicial District Problem Solving Court
Bonnie McLean graduated cum laude from the University of
Colorado at Boulder in 1995. In 1998 she was awarded a Juris Doctorate from the
University of Denver. In
2015 she was appointed as District Court Judge and is the Presiding Judge for
both the Domestic Relations docket and the Problem Solving Courts. She
currently hears a domestic docket as well as all three problem solving courts
and truancy court in Arapahoe County.
Sean Ahshee Taylor- Second Chance Center Colorado
Sean Ahshee Taylor was born in Springfield Massachusetts but grew up primarily in Denver Colorado. In the late eighties, at the age of 17, Sean got himself into serious trouble and was sentenced to life in prison. Upon his incarceration, he began a journey of bettering himself. After serving 22 years within the Department of Corrections the outgoing Governor, Bill Ritter Jr., commuted Sean’s life sentence and he was released from prison. This former Gang Banger and Lifer is now the Deputy Director and Certified Fitness Instructor for the Second Chance Center.
Melissa Mouton- 5280 High School
Melissa Mouton, MD, MPH, is the founder of 5280 High School, a new high school coming to Denver Public Schools in Fall 2018 that includes a program for students in recovery from addiction. The Summit Program at 5280 provides high school students a learning environment that integrates the principles of recovery into their education and within a community of peers living in recovery. Before starting 5280, Melissa worked for Denver Public Schools as a Dean of Instruction and math teacher. She has over 9 years of experience in education.
Dr. Lacey Berumen, PhD Board VP NAMI
Dr. Lacey Berumen is a passionate advocate and researcher. Lacey has had an extensive career in behavioral health, spanning 25 years both nationally and internationally. She has worked at a variety of treatment settings inpatient, outpatient, military, correctional and research. Lacey is the Director of Behavioral Sciences at TRACKtech LLC as well as an Adjunct Faculty member at University of Phoenix-College of Social Sciences. Lacey is currently serving as a First Vice President for the National Alliance on Mental Illness and an international trainer for NBCC’s Mental Health Facilitator Program.Decision Making.
Pastor Terrence (Big T) Hughes- President GMDMA
The GMDMA is an outgrowth of the East Denver Ministers Alliance that was organized in the early 1940’s as a voice of hope for the disenfranchised and underprivileged Afro-American Community. GMDMA was a bridge that provided a pathway for the Black Community that had been held hostage between Downing and High Street from the 1930’s to the 1950’s, to migrate from High street to Steele Street and ultimately from Steele Street to the Park-Hill Community in the 1960’s to 1970’s.
Dr. Sarah Thatcher- Denver Public Health
- is the Associate Director of HIV and Viral Hepatitis Prevention at Denver Public Health and Assistant Professor in the Divisions of Infectious Diseases and General Internal Medicine at Denver Health and the University of Colorado Hospital. Her clinical time is mostly spent providing HIV, hepatitis C, and STD care. Dr. Rowan’s research interests involve HIV and hepatitis C epidemiology, engagement in care, and health disparities. She oversees programmatic efforts to end the HIV and hepatitis C epidemics in the Denver Metro area.
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