"The Sunnyside Ups " kept the soggy tribe gyrating to their funky, soul-infused tunes.
“On Friday, February 5, local band The Sunnyside Ups will open for Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Randy McAllister at The Lucky Monkey in Trinidad. This show promises to bring a dose of high energy music to the area. The Sunnyside Ups are comprised of Huerfano county musicians Jug Colangelo (lead vocals, guitar) and Wendy McGehee (lead vocals, percussion, rhythm guitar). Rounding out the band are Doug “Dig” Glenn (drums, percussion) and Traemon McCabe (bass guitar, vocals). They call themselves “a versatile dance band, with an original repertoire that spans Reggae, Blues, Soul, R&B and Rock”. Their music is heavily guitar driven and has a strong root in the blues, though all their various influences certainly come through. Members of the band have played with Edgar Winter, The Mighty Diamonds, The Meditations, Sister Carol, Merl Saunders, Leon Russell, Melvin Taylor, and others including local favorites Planet O. Fans of Planet O will undoubtedly enjoy this band as”
"Local band, The Sunnyside Ups, helped reverberate the festive feeling encouraging attendees to dance and party into the night."