PICK OF THE WEEK: Fort Knox Five vs Thunderball – Friday, February 22nd – The Shelter, Denver, CO

Why You Should Go: Fort Knox Five is laying down some of the funkiest beats on the scene right now. Their updated 70’s electro funk sound is straight out of our nation’s capital and they are is sure to get you moving. They have been featured on all sorts of lounge and dance compilations and recently remixed the Bob Marley tunes “Duppy Conqueror” and “Soul Shakedown Party” for the first authorized Bob Marley remix album, Roots, Rock, Remixed.

In contrast, Fort Knox Five’s Electro Lounge alter ego, Thunderball, have been expertly crafting cinematic, dub-laden compositions full of intrigue, effortlessly changing tempos between D&B, breakbeat and downtempo for the last 12 years. Thunderball draw from their love of ‘60s cinema, Brazilian beats and Afro funk rhythms, to create explosive soundscapes designed for modern spy chases and late night encounters.

This performance will feature Steve “Raskal” Raskin from Thunderball & Fort Knox Five and Jon “JonH” Horvath from Fort Knox Five DJing together on 4 turntables and 2 mixers doing their brand of live remixes. With the intimate confines of The Shelter as the venue, and the beats of these two Funk and Electro Lounge wizards keeping the dancefloor packed, Friday night has the night has the makings for one sultry and sweaty dance party. It is their first time performing in Denver and we’ve got to show them the love if we want them to return!

Check Out Fort Knox Five
Check Out Thunderball

Venue: The Shelter, 1037 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203 – (303) 534-0222

9:00 PM

*Approximate Set Times:
Fort Knox Five vs Thunderball – 10:30 PM

$10.00 (ADV)

*All times and prices are gathered from other sources and I am not responsible for mistakes or inconsistencies. They are intended only as guidelines. Please, always call the venue if you desire the most accurate information possible.


Who Is Timothy Dwenger

Music has always been a part of my life. It probably all started listening to old Grateful Dead, Peter Paul & Mary, and Simon & Garfunkel records that my parents had, but it wasn't long before they were taking me to concerts like Starship, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and Huey Lewis & The News. I got the bug to write about music after reviewing an Eric Clapton concert for a creative writing project in high school but didn't really take it up seriously until 2002. Since then I have published countless articles in The Marquee Magazine and done some work for Jambase.com, SPIN Magazine, and various other outlets. I started Listen Up Denver! as a way to share the music information that is constantly spilling out of my head with people who care. Please enjoy!