Denver Evans

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Denver Evans, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TNDenver Evans started learning to play piano at age 12. Within a year, he was playing keyboard with his father’s band around East Tennessee. In 1995, Denver accepted an offer to start performing with a road band around the southeastern portion of the United States. After a few years of touring with different bands, he landed a job backing Curb Records recording artist, Trini Triggs. At that time, Trini had a single on nationwide radio called “Straight Tequila”, followed up by another song called “Horse to Mexico”. He toured the country with Trini until 2000. Denver then took other jobs backing artists and even performed in Ecuador, South America for the Armed Forces Entertainment. In 2001, Denver decided to form his own band. They performed mainly in the Southeast U.S., but also ventured out to Colorado and as far north as Pennsylvania. After about ten years of traveling and playing the club circuit, Denver was becoming tired of the road life. He married in 2006. In 2012, he started performing acoustic shows on a more local scale and is now doing more promotional work with his music through means of the Internet.