Denver’s Cervantes’ Other Side will host their annual Michael Houser Birthday Celebration on Saturday, January 5. Houser’s longtime guitar tech., Sam Holt will lead the celebration, which will also features appearances by Tori Pater, Spanky, Eric Martinez and Andy Clapp. Turkuaz will open the night. Houser was born on January 6, 1962. He passed away in 2002 after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Sam Holt Band will celebrate the release of their debut album Southern Angels at Cervantes’ Other Side tomorrow.