Reserve your tickets for a 2023 Martin Gilmore Trio show, presented by Luther Strings on Saturday, February 4th at 7:00 PM.
This $5 reservation saves your spot at the concert, and we will pass around a box during the event with a $15 suggested donation that all goes straight to the musicians at the end of the show. Wear whatever is comfortable, BYOB, and join us this February!
The event will take place in our showroom at 2018 S. Pontiac Way, Denver, CO 80224.
About the Martin Gilmore Trio
“The Martin Gilmore Trio has an enchanting, varied repertoire that channels inspiration from folk, old-time, blues, honky-tonk, bluegrass and swing.” – Roots Music Report
The Martin Gilmore Trio (MG3) is an Americana and country music group from Denver, Colorado. Comprised of Martin Gilmore, Nick Amodeo, and Ian Haegele, their sound centers around American roots styles (bluegrass, folk, blues) and honky-tonk country music. The trio's broad repertoire includes traditional and original music, mostly penned by Gilmore, as well as covers of modern music. They have toured all over the United States and Ireland and released their self-titled record in January of 2021.
About the Artists
- Vocals, Guitar and Bouzouki: Martin Gilmore
Martin Gilmore is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist in Denver, Colorado. He is an instructor of folk and bluegrass music at the University of Northern Colorado where he teaches guitar, vocals, and directs the bluegrass ensemble. He has recorded two solo records which feature members of Hot Rize, The Infamous Stringdusters, and FY5. In 2017 he recorded a collaboration project titled East-West with famed oudist Eslam Elabaty in Cairo, Egypt where he lived from 2015-2017. He is an acclaimed songwriter and teaches songwriting at Swallow Hill Music Association in Denver, Colorado. Martin is the lead singer and plays guitar and bouzouki in the MG3. Martin is also a member of the bluegrass band Long Road Home featuring Pete Wernick on Banjo.
- Guitar, Mandolin and Bouzouki: Nick Amodeo
Nick Amodeo is originally from Des Moines, Iowa. Nick is a multi-instrumentalist, playing styles from bluegrass mandolin to reggae bass to honky-tonk guitar. In 2005 he won the prestigious Rockygrass Mandolin Contest, and has performed for many years as a sideman for the celebrated blues artist Otis Taylor. Nick has toured throughout North America and Europe, sharing the stage with such legends (and personal heroes) as Buddy Guy, Etta James, Mavis Staples, Chuck Campbell (The Campbell Brothers), Mollie O'Brien, Ron Miles and many more. Nick has also had the opportunity to teach music at Regis University, Naropa University, Swallow Hill Music School, Colorado Roots Music Camp and is currently a popular instructor on Jamplay.com. Nick lives in Denver, Colorado where he teaches and plays music full time. Nick plays guitar, mandolin, and bouzouki in the MG3.
- Double Bass: Ian Haegele
Ian Haegele is a luthier at Luther Strings and professional double bass player, originally from Wawatosa, Wisconsin. He has performed with many of the Rocky Mountain region’s best acoustic groups, including The Jeff Austin Band, Long Road Home, and Thunder and Rain, in addition to playing with the MG3. Besides folk and bluegrass music, he performs with many classical chamber groups and orchestras around the Front Range of Colorado. He recorded his solo record Low Roamer in 2017, which also features the members of the MG3.