Victoria Tavern

Victoria Tavern

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July 10th @10 P.M.  & 11th @ 5 P.M. SuPeR MaGiCk

July 7, 2015


Formerly Filthy Children

It’s magick……

Funk. Soul. Disco. Flashes of city streets, Rocky Mountain peaks, a distant bayou. Lights. Bodies. Sweat. Unrelenting gut-punching rhythm. Ecstatic musical adoration of life. A blooming, buzzing r

oom where beautiful bodies bear funky-witness to the Super Magick dance-party experience! Take it in. Three buttery horns, a smokin female vocalist, drums, bass, guitar, and a smattering of analog synth burbles to fill the spaces. It’s magick; believe it.

Based out of Denver, Colorado, Super Magick (formerly Filthy Children) first hit the stage together in Nov, 2003. Since then, they have been laying it down all over the land, headlining gigs at nearly all of Colorado’s most respected venues and festivals including: Boulder’s The Fox, Aspen’s Belly Up, Steamboat’s Ghost Ranch Saloon and Schmiggities, Winter Park’s Ullr’s, Denver’s Cervantes, The Other Side, Quixote’s, The Bluebird and Gothic Theaters, Ft. Collins’ The Aggie Theater, Hodi’s Half-Note and Mishawaka Ampitheater, The Breckenridge Brew Fest, The Winter Park Beer Fest, The Sunnyside, LoHi and Highland’s Music Festival, South Park Music Festival, The Capitol Hill People’s Fair, as well as a headlining performance’s at Summerfest in Milwaukee two years in a row. Super Magick members have shared the stage with such funky musical luminaries as Galactic, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Rebirth Brass Band, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, J.J. Grey and Mofro, and Pimps of Joytime to name just a few.
Based out of Denver, Colorado, Filthy Children first hit the stage together in Nov, 2003. They recently changed their name to Super Magick. Since then, they have been laying it down all over town, landing regular gigs at nearly all of Colorado’s most respected venues and festivals including: Boulder’s The Fox, Aspen’s Belly Up, Steamboat’s Ghost Ranch Saloon, Denver’s Cervantes, Bluebird and Gothic Theaters, Ft. Collins’ The Aggie Theater, South Park Music Festival, Copper Mountain’s Ride for the Cure, LODO Music Festival, The People’s Fair, as well as a headlining performance at Summerfest in Milwaukee two years in a row.

This funk/jazz/rock septet serves up a funkinetic frenzy of fresh, original, mind moving music; reminiscent of such groove giants as Soulive, Greyboy Allstars, John Scofield, and Deep Banana Blackout. Filthy Children deliver action packed funk that’s sure to be “a big fat kick in the groove” (Colorado Daily).

Their debut EP, Knocked Up, “a force to be reckoned with” according to CDBaby, has been played on over 200 radio stations nationwide and has been chosen to be on multiple reality shows for MTV.

Filthy Children were also in the “On the Rise” section in the September/October 2006 issue of Relix magazine. Additionally, they were named best funk band in Denver’s premier magazine 5280 for 2007 and nominated in Colorado’s favorite alternative newspaper, Westword’s, “Best Of” in the funk category in 2008 & 2009.

Fate has brought this group of filthy, misfit all-stars together. Their large and rapidly growing fan base is a testament to their grand performances and mass appeal.

March 14th, Hashtones

March 12, 2015

The Hashtones are an American Reggae/Rock, Denver-based band. Formed in July of 2014, this trio can touch different genres of music and make it their own. Every song served presents a behind-the-scenes view of the success’ and failures of Stephen’s life that is skillfully told. From the trials of personal relationships and the angst of growing up, to the struggles of his friends lives, his home life, and major events taking place around the world today. Their music is a journey through the mind of a conflicted yet compassionate soul. The Hashtones love for life, humanity and good times is brilliantly conveyed and displayed first hand at their over the top high-energy live performances. From big muff shredding guitar solos, to deep rolling waves of bass, to the smooth love of a one drop on a drum kit, this band has a little bit to offer for everyone’s taste and love for music. The band has some of the regions most talented and experienced musicians, and each member just seems to add the right piece to the puzzle behind every song. A band you don’t want to miss if you’re in the Front Range area

March, 13th Von Stomper

March 12, 2015

Inspired by the lonely, the downtrodden, and the insane– the voices of Von Stomper, a Colorado based five piece, reach into the expansive lexicon of American roots music and make it howl. Their high energy live show has left boots tattered and dance floors torn time and time again.

Since August of 2013 Von Stomper has played over one hundred shows in thirteen states and counting – sharing the stage with acts such as The Dirty River Boys, Roadkill Ghost Choir, Swear & Shake, Uncle Lucious, Wood & Wire, The Yawpers, Local H and many more. With their self-titled debut studio album-recorded at UI Soundstudios – they continue to pave their way through America’s countrysides and city skylines.

“With vintage sound and modern swagger, Von Stomper excellently couples old-time folk Americana with some rock attitude and almost vaudevillian flair. The self-titled debut shows a new band that is already chiseling its name into the American songbook with a rootsy, bluesy style and a little bit of circus freak panache.”

Marquee Magazine 6.1.14

Selasee and the Fa Fa Family

January 13, 2014 1 Comment

Born and raised in  Ghana West Africa, Selasee’s pursuit of music eventually led him to the United States.  Selasee’s music is a unique blend of Reggae, West African Highlife and American Pop music.  Bright with color, his music threads together English and West African lyrics for a captivating sound. His current band is known as Selasee and the FaFa Family.  Selasee and the Fafa family has  Zacharry Flynn on Bass, Alex Bloomfield on Lead Guitar, Atta Addo on backup vocal  Kit drum, Alex Cazet on Sax, Mark Glenn on second Guitar and Selasee Atiase on Lead Vocal and rythmn guitar.

As a young child in Accra, Ghana, Selasee realized his passion for music and understood at this early age how music can affect people.  Selasee developed his musical talents through school and church.  From his involvement with church music groups, Selasee formed a gospel group.  Selasee recorded his first two albums with this group in 1997 entiled,”Love For All” and 1998″Heart to Heart”.  He also recorded another album with his African Pop group in 1997, the group know as “Makuma” with their debut album”Makuma”.
Selasee continued to pursue his music in the US where he began his solo career in 2003.  During this time, Selasee also started working with Running Dreams Records with Sean Cassidy acting as his manager.  In 2005, Selasee recorded his debut album as a solo artist, entitled “Run.”

His title track “Run” won first place in the World Music genre of the International Song Writers Competition in 2005.  “Run” and another track “Makuma” were featured in the 2006 FIFA Soccer and 2007 Cricket video games by EA Sports.  In 2006, Selasee performed at a showcase during MIDEM 2006 in Nice, France and MUSEXPO 2006 in Los Angeles, California. In 2009 he won the “Best World Fusion Song” during the Independent Music Awards.

Selasee has worked the stage along with reggae legends like Might Diamonds, Don Carlos, Barrington Levy ,King Yellowman,and Steel Pulse, and keeps busy playing at venues and festivals around Boulder and Denver  and western  United States,where he  connects with people who love his music.
Recently, Selasee finished recording his latest album named “African Gate.”  With 10 new tracks, ranging from complex and uplifting to sad and beautiful, this recording marks an evolution in Selasee’s sound.  Selasee says of his new album, “I think this record has a lot of depth…true highs and lows that I hope people who listen will feel.”
“Humility is power!”

Mo’ Champipple and the Meso Horns

June 28, 2013

Welcome Colorado Bicycle Tour! At 7 p.m. we have local Rhythm and Blues band Mo’ Champipple.Crafted especially for your indulgence, we present this colossal concoction of players from The Lazy Aliens Blues Band and Groove Farmers.

Mardis Gras 2012

February 14, 2012

February 21st, 2012


Live music by the Zydeco Groove Farmers. Cajun cook off, best dish wins the best prize! Beads, booty, balconies, and you know! Costumes and Krewes encouraged! Drink specials all day and night!! See you all there!! Party starts at 7 p.m.

A Lesson in Vic History

May 31, 2011

The Victoria Tavern, known locally as ‘The Vic’, was built in 1900 and originally billed as a European-style hotel featuring first class accommodations and steam heat.

Located in beautiful Historic Downtown Salida, the two-story corner entrance building has housed many businesses throughout her history. Before settling in as a tavern in 1910, she was a grocery store, meat market and billiards hall.

For nearly 30 years The Victoria has belonged to Peter Simonson. The Simonson Family, supported by an all-star team, continue to keep The Vic a beautiful historic presence and an asset to the local economy.

Long gone may be the days of 2-bit rooms and 10¢ quarts of beer, but a trace of The Vic’s victorian elegance remains, only to be trumped by her bawdy nights and stories she’ll never tell.

The Victoria Tavern is located at 143 North F Street in Historic Downtown Salida, Colorado * Phone 719.539.9003


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