BEST BETDATE: October 13 2012, 8:00 PMCost:$22.CATEGORY: MusicVENUE INFORMATION:Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret1601 Arapahoe St.Denver, CO 80202
Spoken word artist and folk performer Minton Sparks—described as a literate livewire—weaves lyrical poetry, music, and storytelling together into one show. A Grammy-nominated performer, she tells satirical tales based on characters from her native Tennessee. Backed by the acoustic guitarist John Jackson, Sparks keeps her audience captivated with her bluesy, rhythmic stories, eliciting laughter and tears from the audience. Sat 8 p.m.