folk rock / americana | Denver, Colorado

Press

“Denver Band ‘The Belle Jar’ Shakes Up Folk Music” – A feature on Colorado Public Radio’s Colorado Matters with Ryan Warner

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Tim Wegner of Colorado Music Buzz calls Union Station “lively and danceable from start to finish” and asserts it is “a solid take on modern folk music.” Read the full review.

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Paul Schmitt described the band’s performance at Midwest Music Fest saying their “chill, folksy sound was topped with great fiddle harmonies” and “the group couldn’t have come off as more sincere.” Read the full review.

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Jon Solomon of Denver Westword writes that Union Station is “ambitious and fleshed out” and “brims with energy.” He goes on to say, “James and company have no trouble digging in and rocking out.” Read the full review.

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Samuel Lang of 303 Magazine says this of the new album: “The Belle Jar strikes gold with several dynamically entertaining, and often emotionally captivating tracks that truly portray the band’s musical depth.” Read the full review.

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John Hendrickson of The Denver Post/Hey Reverb wrote of the band’s performance at The 2012 Underground Music Showcase: “The Belle Jar played smart folk rock punctuated by [Emily Lewis’] well-honed violin skills.” Read the full article.

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In a concert review, Erin Yepis of Concerted Effort called The Belle Jar’s live performance “sonically delightful.” Read the full review.