The Risan Project Winter 2018 Tour

The Risan Project produces multi-media events including concerts and action sports film premiers with on-screen advertising and on-site activations with cannabis and outdoor industry partners.

The Risan Project Winter 2018 Tour has 15 events confirmed throughout Colorado. Get down with live music by socially-conscious funk, jazz, world, hip-hop band, Salem, along with Absinthe Films’ TurboDojo and free door prizes from partners in the outdoor and cannabis industries.

Tour Partners:  Absinthe Films, Voile, Kind Care of Colorado, High Q, Roots RX, Sweet Leaf Pioneer, Rocky Mountain Cannabis-Gunnison

Upcoming Dates:

January 13 Appaloosa Grill, Denver

January 19 Black Nugget, Carbondale

January 20 The Goat, Keystone

January 25 Cervantes Other Side, Denver

January 26 Aggie Theatre, Fort Collins

February 2 7 Hermits Brewing, Eagle

February 16 Winter Park Pub Winter Park

February 17 Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge

February 23 High Alpine Brewing, Gunnison

March 2 The Eldo, Crested Butte

March 16 7 Hermits Brewing, Eagle

March 23 Black Nugget, Carbondale

April 6 Stubbies, Basalt

April 13 7 Hermits Brewing, Eagle

May 25 Black Nugget, Carbondale


Salem performs Todd Anders Johnson’s socially-conscious compositions blending hip-hop, jazz and neo-soul. Salem has played the Winter X 12 Games, the US Freeskiing Open, The US Snowboarding Grand Prix, the US Snowboarding VISA Cup, the Canadian Freeskiing Championships, the Breckenridge Spring Massive, the Keystone River Run Rocks and the Northface Masters of Snowboarding. Salem has performed nationally alongside acts such as Karl Denson, Keller Williams, Rose Hill Drive, Pato Banton, De La Soul, Sweatshop Union, The Meters (PBS), Bone Thugs N Harmony, DJ Logic, Stanton Moore and Will Bernard, Hells Belles, Tab Benoit, Rebirth Brass Band, Steve Earle and Zilla. Salem music is featured in “Tailgate Alaska: The Movie”, the Teva Stand Up Paddling Educational DVD, Hiroyuki Yamada’s “End of the Line”, Warren Miller’s “Off the Grid”, the Winter X 12 Games After Party CD Compilation and the Bolder Boulder CD compilation.

“Salem unites seemingly disparate topics: global peace and powder shots. Blending jazz, funk, spoken word and some Afro-Cuban beats, it makes crowds dance and think.” Katy Niner, Jackson Hole News and Guide

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Absinthe Films:
From the longest standing independent snowboard film makers comes TurboDojo, the new-new from the Absinthe crew featuring Mikkel Bang, Nicolas Müller, Hans Mindnich, Brandon Cocard, Austen Sweetin, Brendan Gerard, Ben Ferguson, Max Buri, Severin VanDerMeer, Kimmy Fasani and more.

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