Lola Rising is an Island Reggae Rock band also known as "Jahawaiian" that is ukulele driven with high energy melodic dance rhythms and soaring guitars. The six piece hailing from Colorado has quickly risen with dates alongside Rusted Root, Trevor Hall, Mike Love, Andy Frasco and Los Stellarians ft. Sa of 311. In 2018 the band toured heavily along the front range with shows at The Aggie Theatre, The Bluebird, and Colorado tour support dates with The Movement. They made festival appearances at The UMS, Big Ticket Festival, Velorama, and Spread The Word. 303 magazine voted Lola Rising's single, "Colorado," as one of the best folk songs in 2017 and recently selected their music video to be in the 303 Magazine Music Video Screening at the 2018 Denver Film Festival alongside videos from Nathaniel Rateliff and Gregory Alan Isakov. Additionally, Sarah Joelle and Matt Fink from Lola Rising were guest performers and went on tour with Colorado's own, Edison.
The eclectic outfit is made up of Denver natives Paul Medina Guevara (lead vocals, guitar, ukulele), Woody Roberts (bass guitar, keys, vocals), Kevin Eady (electric guitar, vocals, ukulele), Matt Fink (drums, vocals, percussion), Sarah Joelle (vocals, keys and percussion), and Joe Z (trumpet). FOR FANS OF: Dirty Heads, The Samples, Sublime, Trevor Hall, Mike Love.