Krewe de Groove!
“Krewe De Groove wowed our Boulder crowd with super fun funk energy on a busy Saturday night. These musicians are pros, but they pull off a cool relaxed vibe as they deliver a jumpin’ performance.”
– Michael Belochi, owner of BOCO Cider, winner of The 100 Bands Award for cultivating the Colorado music scene.
Meet the Band
John “Bagus” Haig -Keys & Vocals
Bagus grew up in Wisconsin playing organ and picked up a love for jamming as a fan of the Grateful Dead. After playing in a few bands in Washington DC and San Fransico he moved to New Orleans where fell in love with the styles of the Meters, Galactic and Dr. John. Hurricane Katrina forced him to relocate to Denver where he started Krewe De Groove as an originals first New Orleans flavored funk band in 2006.”
Rich Salm – Guitar
Originally hailing from Chicago where he studied at the Bloom school of Jazz and drawing from deep roots in blues, classic and prog rock,
Rich Salm’s guitar playing combines influences of jazz, fusion and Latin styles to serve up a blend of fiery solos and funky rhythms.
Colin Callahan – Drums
Colin grew up as a Denver native playing drums in the school jazz band and along with friends in various experimental outfits. Today he is a student of Stanton Moore’s (of Galactic) Drum Academy and is always on the hunt for new styles and grooves.
Chris Keulling – Bass
Chris’s bass style was influenced by funk and employed lyrical solos, bass chords and innovative use of harmonics.