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Venus Cruz performs everything from jazz to soul, hip hop to Afro-Latin, Denver-based vocalist Venus Cruz has opened for artists such as Gregory Porter, Hiatus Kaiyote, Black Thought of The Roots, Meshell Ndegeocello, Saul Williams, Zap Mama, Al Green, Guru, Vieux Farka Toure, Tinariwen, Big Freedia, GoGo Penguin, Corey Henry and Marc De Clive Lowe, to name a few. Her current projects include What Young Men Do and Super Distant Boy-friend. Within weeks of its inception, What Young Men Do played Denver’s UMS Festival, the Larimer Block Party (now Project Pabst) and opened for Grammy-nominated artists Hiatus Kaiyote and Emily King. In 2014, Cruz
organized, directed and performed in the Billie Holiday Centennial Celebration at Denver’s Union Station, bringing in a record performance crowd for the space. Cruz also performed at the Prince Tribute at Red Rocks. In 2016, Venus opened for Grammy winner Gregory Porter at The Chautauqua Amphitheater in Boulder, and played at Denver’s Museum of
Contemporary Art (MCA) and City Park Jazz. In 2019, Venus played the part of freedom fighter “Lola Devine” in the futuristic multimedia project, “The Five Pointers,” created by artist Thomas “Detour” Evans for Red Bull Music. Venus has won several Westword Magazine music awards and was a 14-year host of the popular radio show “Jazz Odyssey” on 89.3 KUVO, where she enjoyed interviewing music luminaries such as Taylor McFerrin, Derrick Hodge, Dave King (The Bad Plus), Dennis Ham (Thundercat) and many others.

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Venus Cruz


April 23
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Two Moons Music Hall
2944 Larimer Street
Denver, CO 80205

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