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The Moldy Figs!

Colorado has been entranced for nearly a decade by the timeless rhythms and melodies of The Moldy Figs. This remarkable swing band, led by the charismatic clarinetist Boyd Sweeney, has become a beloved fixture in the local jazz scene, captivating audiences with their dedication to the classic sounds of the 1930s and 40s.


Boyd Sweeney, the virtuoso at the helm, brings his passion and extraordinary talent to the forefront. Influenced by jazz legends like Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, and Benny Goodman, Sweeney's clarinet is the catalyst that transports listeners to a golden era. With every note, he weaves a musical tapestry that evokes the enchanting atmosphere of a bygone time when swing music reigned supreme.


The Moldy Figs repertoire is a treasure trove of classic tunes and original compositions, ensuring that every performance is a captivating journey through the swing era. From intimate jazz clubs to renowned venues like The Mercury Cafe, Miramont Castle, and The Ent Center, their music captivates and transcends generations.

The Figs perform as a duo all the way up to a 5-piece band, guaranteeing that your event or venue's spefific needs can be met.

From our new album, 'Cute'!

                             Live Music!

Demo Video

We also play as a trio!

What our Fans are saying!

"This band played at my wedding this last April and holy moly, talk about a way to get a party moving and grooving! My groom and I love to swing dance, and we wanted to incorporate that into our wedding with our guests, and this band was so lively and upbeat. They made it easy for people to join in, and every song sounded really bright and fun, all of my guests loved the music and the vibe of the evening. They are so professional and technically proficient, I didn't have to worry about a thing. They set up all on their own and everything went off without a hitch! It was absolutely magical. I will always recommend them for events of any kind"

Tara Farrell

"If you like Swing & Jazz this this the band to hear & see live. Real musicians, they play from the heart especially during their solos...makes my heart smile! Between sets they come out & mingle with the crowd...what a group!"

Shireen Johnson

"Extremely talented and technically proficient swing jazz band! Easily the best band I've seen in Colorado so far. Cant wait to enjoy their show again!"

Joseph Harris



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