RUBBER SOULSDrawing on the talents of some of Colorado’s finest musicians, Rubber Souls brings Beatles music to life, using authentic arrangements and expert performances. Formed in 2015, Rubber Souls
Drawing on the talents of some of Colorado’s finest musicians, Rubber Souls brings Beatles music to life, using authentic arrangements and expert performances. Formed in 2015, Rubber Souls are:
Mike Masse‘ Lead vocalist, piano, acoustic guitar) is an internationally acclaimed acoustic artist, known for his epic performances of classic rock covers. He initially gained recognition for his repertoire of covers posted on his YouTube channel, which now has over 350,000 subscribers and over 135 million views. Legends of rock have expressed their love and gratitude for Mike’s renditions of their classic songs. Toto cites his cover of “Africa” as their favorite. He can be seen performing at various private and public events around Denver and the world, including sold-out shows in Europe and the U.S. Mike has performed as a vocalist with original members of the band Boston, doing a set of all classic Boston songs, some of the most challenging rock vocals ever recorded.
Mike Johnson (lead guitar, backing vocals), guitarist and composer, has been performing for over 50 years. While he studied classical and electronic music, he was raised on Beatles music and is mainly self-taught in guitar and composition. Mike is the founder and leader of the internationally celebrated “avant-rock” group Thinking Plague, with whom he has written and produced eight CDs, two LPs, and tracks on various compilations. He is also a member of the “experimental folk-jazz-rock” group, Hamster Theatre, with whom he has recorded three studio and one live CDs. Mike has performed all over the U.S. and Europe and has recorded with The Science Group (France), Yugen (Italy), Fred Frith (Henry Cow), David Shamrock (Sleepytime Gorilla Museum), Dave Willey, Janet Feder, and many others.
Ron Perron (bass, backing vocals) started playing in 9th grade and has been performing ever since, including with jazz greats Clark Terry and Bill Watrous. He’s been in numerous rock bands throughout the country, including Sage, Infinity, Empire, and NC-17, with whom he released a feature-length documentary entitled “Won’t Anybody Listen.” Currently, Ron plays with the progressive rock group Stencil Forest and has been working with Rubber Souls since its inception.
Jon Farmer (drums)
Jon Stubbs (keyboard, guitar, vocals) has a passion for musical discovery, for himself and for his students. He is compelled by unusual rhythms, soul-penetrating chords, gorgeous melodies, evocative sounds, and not-too-ripe watermelon. He can currently be found teaching music to kids of all ages, on a bunch of different instruments. Jon has composed music for theater, dance productions, and several television series. He performs and composes for the band Hamster Theatre. He also plays drums, guitar, and bass guitar with Zimbabwe-influenced bands, Kombi and Kutandara, and plays guitar and bass guitar at Boulder Denver Theater Stage.
7:00 pm Doors
8:00 pm Rubber Souls
(Saturday) 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm