The 20th Annual

Last Waltz Revisited

Wed., Nov. 27, 2024 | Fillmore Auditorium | Denver, CO


Last Waltz – Revisited @ Fillmore Auditorium

The 20th Annual Last Waltz Revisited will be held at the Historic Fillmore Auditorium (and will celebrate the 48th Anniversary of the of The Band’s historic performance of the Last Waltz). This event showcases members of Polytoxic together with 70+ musicians from across Colorado; this show has become an annual tradition, bringing the community together to kick-off the holiday season. The musicians will perform the music of The Band and recreate their historical performance, The Last Waltz. To celebrate the last 20 years of our performance, we have added a number of special guests, additional details to be announced. 

The Last Waltz culminates the official Holiday Canned Food and Desired Hygiene Items Drive that benefits the Denver Rescue Mission. With the support of Anthony’s Pizza & Pasta, YellowDog Printing & Graphics, KBCO and The Westword, we are again reaching out and seeking to give back to the community by supporting the Denver Rescue Mission.

We will donate a portion of the show’s proceeds to the Denver Rescue Mission and we will give any fan that brings canned food items to the venue (on the day of the show) a FREE Special Artwork Poster.

We hope you will join us for the 20th year of a musical event that not only supports a worthy cause, but has become a family affair.

Please get your tickets early as the show has sold-out in past years!

Polytoxic and The Last Waltz Revisited have been honored to win the following awards in the past:

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Past & Present Performers

Aaron Rose

Guitar & Vocals

Singer/songwriter, Aaron Rose, has catapulted from his charter role in The Last Waltz Revisited into that of front-man for Colorado’s only 10-piece Neil Diamond tribute, Forever In Blue Jeans.

Adam Hill

Guitar & Vocals

A.P. Hill –  A Denver, CO Writer, Producer and Performer with fires burning in the band Oakhurst and the Appaloosa Grill.

Adam Kilgus

Guitar & Vocals

Guitarist/singer/songwriter Adam Kilgus has been bouncing around the Colorado music scene since the mid 1990’s.  Current projects include, Chadzilla & The Asteroids and The Sneaky Bastards.

Alana Dym


Alana Dym is a multi-genre drummer who plays in various bands around town including Coal Town Reunion and The Sessh. She has performed with an array of talented musicians in both Miami and Los Angeles but has finally found her home in the Denver music community. Alana is thrilled to be a part of the Last Waltz and continue living her dream of playing with some of the best musicians around.


Andy Clapp


Dyrty Byrds –  Facebook

A busy Denver drummer who shares the stage with many of Colorado’s finest.

Aylon Baru


Aylon can be found playing keys around Colorado with The Mighty High Band and Disco Floyd.  He is also a sound engineer at Cervante’s Masterpiece Ballroom.  He likes making music and having fun!!! Cheers!!!


Bridget Law

Fiddle & Vocals

Bridget Law is a fiddle player, singer, songwriter and Colorado native nurtured by the Denver Music scene and especially the musicians of the Last Waltz Revisited. Her main project, Elephant Revival, tours internationally with the intention of strengthening community and inspiring peace through great songs and sounds.

Buck Perigo

Guitar & Vocals

Buck Perigo is a songwriter /storyteller /producer /engineer with music credentials on both big and small screens and enhancing Denver’s music scene for over 20 years!

CC Chambers


Christie “CC” Chambers is a soul singer who has performed with numerous Colorado based bands throughout her 15+ year musical career, and also has worked as a backup singer for touring professionals. Currently CC’s projects include a variety of genres and styles including funk, folk, hip-hop, tributes and everything in between.

Cecil “Pnut” Daniels

Midi Horn

Electronic Horizon

MIDI Sax & MIDI Trumpet


Drums & Vocals

Chadzilla Johnson has wandered Colorado since 1977. His loves are music, exercise and all things Rawk.

Cheyenne Kowal


Cheyenne Kowal has been singing with The Reals for nearing 20 years. She is also involved with a variety of projects linking music and sound to the healing arts. Hasta La Victoria

Chris Sheldon

Drums & Vocals

In addition to playing with most bands on Colorado’s front range at some point over the last two decades, Chris Sheldon has also spent much of that time Chris-crossing the country with a number of different acts. With over 2,000 shows and over a million miles under his belt, his favorite time of year is getting back together with his old friends for the Last Waltz shows.

CR Gruver

Keyboards & Vocals

CR is a veteran keyboardist and owner of School of Rock New Orleans, formerly a Denver resident but currently living in New Orleans and touring full-time with his band New Orleans Suspects.  The Last Waltz Revisited is his proudest accomplishment and his favorite show of the year.

Cristian Basso


Cristian Basso – Bassist, Song Writer, Producer – with TheSessh, Renegade Sons and Royal Peeps

Damon Wood


A guitarist/vocalist, former member of the James Brown Band, songwriter/leader of Harmonious Junk, recently joined national touring act Whitewater Ramble.


Daniel Lawrence Walker

Guitar & Vocals

Daniel Lawrence Walker splits time between Denver and Nashville, writing songs and playing slide guitar as a solo artist, or with a full

Darren DeLaup


Darren DeLaup- tuba, freelance musician on low brass in all styles and genre, and music educator.

Dewey Paul Moffit

Guitar & Vocals

Singer/songwriter and guitarist for the americana blues based Dewey Paul Band.

David Tash

Front of House Engineer

Affectionately nicknamed “Captain” by his musical peers, David has been running sound on the Front Range since 1994. Working full-time with Hard Working Americans and part-time with Jason Bonham, David says “The Last Waltz Revisited is my favorite get together with some of the most talented people on the planet. They make it happen, I just try and keep the chaos under control.”

Emily Clark


Influenced by artists such as; Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Susan Tedeschi, and The Allman Brothers, Emily is actively playing music in the Denver scene. Sharing the stage with the likes of Jeff Austin (Formerly Yonder Mnt String Band), Larry Keel, Oteil Burbridge (Allman Brothers, Dead & Co.), Jennifer Hartswick (Trey Anatasio Band), Kyle Hollingsworth (The String Cheese Incident), Members of The Motet, Kung Fu, Roosevelt Collier, and Big Gigantic.

Eddie Roberts


An accomplished guitarist and record producer, Eddie Roberts is the lead guitar player for UK-based funk quartet The New Mastersounds. Now a Denver resident, Eddie’s band NMS is an international touring act that is a rising star in the current musical landscape.

Edwin Hurwitz


“Edwin Hurwitz has big ears.”-Ron Miles

Eric Martinez

Guitar & Vocals

Eric is a guitarist/singer/songwriter originally from Rockville, MD who has been living in Edgewater, CO since 2003. Interests include Gibsons, Martins, Fenders, and any smoking’ hot little

Erica Brown


Erica Brown is Colorado’s Queen of the Blues. In 2018, she contributed a track to Grammy Winner Bobby Rush’s new CD, (currently being recorded) as well as supporting Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats at Red Rocks Amphitheatre as a guest with the band Slim Cessna’s Auto Club!  Miss Brown is also in studio laying tracks to her own tribute to the One and Only Big Mama Thornton!

Ethan Ice


A 15 year veteran of the Colorado music scene, keyboardist/vocalist Ethan Ice co-founded Denver band Ignatius Reilly and is part of many other musical side projects on the Front Range.

Fleeb Thomas


Gayor Geller

Production Manager

Ivar Sitchler

Guitar & Vocals

As a multi-instrumentalist, arranger, and singer/songerwriter, Ivar Sitchler is well known in the Colorado music scene as a band leader for his creative takes on Pink Floyd with “Disco Floyd”, David Bowie with “BowieGrass”, and his Doors tribute: “Save Our City!”

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Jake Wolf


Jake Wolf is a drummer / percussionist and has been living in Colorado since 1997. He has played with the Original  Shakedown Street since 1998 and currently runs the Rocky Mountain Grateful Dead Revue. Jake is currently the Mayor Pro Team of Avon and is the only two-time Grammy nominated elected official in the State of Colorado’s history. Jake mostly enjoys dropping bombs at the end of Truckin’.

James H Dumm


James Dumm has been playing loud guitar solos on the Colorado music scene for over 15 years – Writing, recording, and roaming the earth with nomadic tribes such as Fox Street, Ben Marshal Band, Rodina, and True Blue Band.

Jeremy Wandelin


Jeremy Wendelin is a virtuosic and versatile Denver-area saxophonist and woodwind player. Along with his own jazz projects, Jeremy leads the Latin Jazz group Moderno and the Confluence Saxophone Quartet; he also performs with the Spotlight Band and many other Colorado groups.

Jessica Goodkin


Moved to Colorado in 1994. Member of Chief Broom, Mosaic, Jessica Goodkin Conspiracy and most recently, Yo Mamas and Papas.

Jessica Holloway


Georgia native, Jessica Holloway was raised by a minister’s daughter which helped create the gospel roots and soul in her music at a young age. In 2014, she moved to Denver to pursue a different path in music. She formed an original band called Jubilingo. With southern rock and soul influences, they are lighting up every stage they set foot on.

Jessica Jones


With a “powerhouse” soulful voice, fronting over 20 bands a year including Mlima, Funky Johnson, The Tony Black Summit,  and Honey Puddle, Jessica Jones is “the singer in that band.”

Joe Weisiger


Joe Weisiger is a singer/piano & organ player for the Colorado based Grateful Dead tribute band, Shakedown Street.


John Tipton


John Tipton has been a veteran of the Colorado music scene for over 20 years and has been playing guitar for 29 years as an in demand session player and live musician. With styles ranging from hard rock, funk, jazz, improv and a touch of country Tipton is capable of adding a variety of textures to just about any genre of music.

John Qualley

Upright Bass

Johnny James Qualley is the dog house bassist for Oakhurst & owner of Appaloosa Grill (live music every night for over a decade)

Jonathan “Skippy” Huvard


Jonathan “Skippy” Huvard- Originally from Houston, TX  is the lead singer/ guitar player for Denver base, internationally touring rock band Fox Street. An active member of the Colorado Music Community, Jonathan is honored to take part in the annual Denver/ Boulder Last Waltz. Jonathan is also  Co-Founder and Director of J2G Live- Colorado’s newest, up and coming production company. To check out more about Fox Street & J2G Live

Jon “Blackdog” Ridnell


Jon” Blackdog” Ridnell plays guitar in many styles in acts such as New Family Dog, Zydecoasters and the Powerlung Rangers!

Jonathan Meadows

Bass & Vocals

Bassist for The Congress

Josh Elioseff

Harmonica & Vocals

Besides his concert photography skills and general snazzy dressing, Josh Elioseff can be seen onstage with Dylan tribute band the Zimmermans and in his,own band JC & The Deadly Sins.

Josh Rosen

Guitar & Mandolin

Josh Rosen has been a singer, songwriter, bandleader and sideman in Colorado since 1995. Josh is the lead guitarist and vocalist for “Shakedown Street” and “Black Roof Country”.

Kevin Buchannan


Kevin Buchanan enjoys playing music professionally in the Denver area for many years, pinnacle, awesome group of  people and musicians I’m glad to be apart of.

Lindsay Mosier


The secret love child of Tina Turner and Dr.John…Lindsay is thrilled to be joining so many of her friends and fellow musicians on stage this year at her first Last Waltz Revisited.

Mario Pagrialuro


Mario Pagliarulo from Napoli Italy is an established session player in the Denver area (SoundRabbit, Ghost Embrace, and Jazz Nicholson, among others) whose eclectic style and energy allowed him to gain touring and recording experience that spans from Serj Tankian (System Of  Down) to Trevor Hall (acoustic reggae artist) and everything in between.

Matt Flaherty


Matt Flaherty is a guitarist from Connecticut. He studied jazz at Western CT State
University. He likes long walks on beaches.

Mark Brut


“There are those musicians who can’t help but write about what they know and what they have experienced.” Mark Brut certainly fits that mold. Hailing from Philadelphia and now based in Denver, Mark is frequently doing solo shows and also fronting the Denver based band The Sneaky Bastards.

Mark Levy


Mark Levy is a native of Denver, CO and has been drumming his way around the country since completing his studies at The New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. He is a member of Circles Around The Sun, Bonfire dub, and plays with many other projects, including in the past year, a number of gigs with Phil Lesh & Friends.

Micah Munro


Formerly of Filthy Children and Fabulous Boogienauts , currently with Yo Mamas and Papas, Forever in Blue Jeans and other sweet projects that come her way.

Mike Studeny

Harmonica & Vocals

Harmonica/Guitar/Vocalist/Band Leader with Yo’ mamas & Papas “Bridging the gap between debauchery and parenthood, Famil-Indie Style”

Michael Tiernan

Guitar & Vocals

“Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter/Teacher – available for hire.”

Miles Lee

Harmonica & Vocals

Miles Lee is a harmonica player, singer/songwriter and entertainer, who plays funky blues and soul music that makes your back crack and your liver quiver.

Patrick Latella


“Patrick Latella’s music is an ever-expanding exploration on the guitar through original rhythmic, melodic and harmonic jam-rock, blues-fusion, compositional funk and improvisation to acoustic chamber, bluegrass, neo-classical and ambient.”

Paul “Dr Poz” Cohen


A bass-playing, saxophonist who has a love of funk, blues and is grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with some of Denver’s finest musicians.

Paul Hoffman


Colorado resident Paul Hoffman does mandolin and vocals for the highly acclaimed Greensky Bluegrass.

Paul Murin


Paul Murin, a.k.a. “Lefty,” is a longtime Colorado musician who currently plays most frequently with Deadphish Orchestra, and spent several years touring with the band Phix. With a background in jazz and a love for bluegrass and acoustic music, he hopes to bring these influences into the improvisational music he plays.

Pete Wall


A well traveled saxophonist and staple on the Colorado music scene, Pete Wall is a former member of the Motet, Particle and other nationally touring acts.

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Peter Stelling

Guitar & Vocals

Peter Stelling was born in Nashville but moved to Colorado in ’96. He’s been in a number of front range bands over the last 20 years and has served some time as Anders Osborne’s rhythm guitar player.

Robbie Peoples

Harmonica & Vocals

If Muddy Waters and Tom Waits were to have a baby born in the Mississippi delta he would be named Robby Peoples.

Sami Steidl


Sami Steidl is a fiddle player originally from Minnesota. Performing with groups throughout the Minnesota area for 10+years, she has now made Colorado and Denver-based band Coal Town Reunion her home.

Scott Handler


The founder of the Denver Horns, Scott is in high demand in the Front Range area playing trumpet, flugelhorn and piccolo trumpet in just about any style you can imagine…big band, jazz, rock, funk, Latin, classical and even polka!

Scott Lane


Guitarist for The Congress

Spanky McCluer


Low End support for various Colorado based acts, including Dyrty Byrds, Tori Pater & Eric Martinez.

Stefan Kruger

Traffic Controller for Onstage Talent

Tanya Shylock


Tanya Shylock is a singer, songwriter, and Founder of Mindful Music, Inc., a charitable organization offering therapeutic Music Services in the Denver area to families and individuals coping with some of life’s biggest challenges including Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.FB Tanya

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Ted Tilton

Keyboards & Vocals

“Ted Tilton handles keyboard/vocalist duties for the hybrid-fusion act, Deadphish Orchestra, and Allman Brothers tribute band, Mountain Jam. Off the stage, he enjoys golf, pancakes, the Iowa Hawkeyes, and Facebook trolling.”


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Todd Smallie


Todd Smallie is a Bassist/Songwriter from Atlanta,GA. and has attributed Col. Bruce Hampton & A.R.U. to his success in the musical world of Zambi. Currently living in Fort Collins and a member of JJ Grey & Mofro since 2010. Todd was a member of the Derek Trucks Band for 15 years and has been performing with both bands in Colorado since 1995.

Tom Piercy


Tommy P moved to Denver from Chicago in 1986 to play drums in a rock n roll band and never looked back. Tom’s greatest accomplishments are his six children but manages to play frequently as a free-lance drummer with many tremendously talented musicians around town.

Tori Pater

Guitar & Vocals

“No machine can replace me, until it learns how to drink” – Tori Pater’s High School Yearbook quote.  Founder of  Polytoxic, the Dyrty Byrds, and the Last Waltz Revisited

Trevor Jones


Songwriter, producer and lead guitarist for the Trevor Jones Band and Frogs Gone Fishin’. Denver native.