Cosmic Mesa

Andrew DeCarlo, Derek Blake, Tad Smith, John Stewart. (L to R)

Andrew DeCarlo, Derek Blake, Tad Smith, John Stewart. (L to R)

Cosmic Mesa LOGO by artist Jon Griffin.

Cosmic Mesa LOGO by artist Jon Griffin.

Cosmic Mesa is a progressive, original grass band based in Fort Collins, led by Andrew DeCarlo. Extending beyond the boundaries of traditional bluegrass, the Cosmic Mesa sound is a blended style of music called "Cosmic Americana Grass" that makes for an amazing live show. Cosmic Mesa performs along the Colorado front range and beyond and their shows are packed full of impressive originals, great cover tune arrangements, high energy and powerhouse talent. To find out where they will be playing next, go to the Show Schedule section of the website.

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Cosmic Mesa is a high-energy band based in Fort Collins, Colorado that plays a unique style of original music that can only be called “Cosmic Americana Grass”. Since its founding by guitarist and singer-songwriter, Andrew DeCarlo in early 2014 the band been performing up and down the Colorado front range and beyond. Their high-energy performances are packed full of original music and powerhouse talent on every instrument. Cosmic Mesa has rocked incredible shows for large audiences at great Colorado venues such as Cervantes, Hodis Half Note, Aggie Theatre, Mishawaka Amphitheatre, Ullrs Tavern and State Bridge, just to name a few, and has opened the stage for amazing artists such as Trout Steak Revival, Whitewater Ramble, Cornmeal and Pete Wernick.


From the beginning, Cosmic Mesa has focused on original songwriting and instrumental compositions and the group's musical performances highlight the progressive singer-songwriting style of guitarist Andrew DeCarlo. In addition, the group also boasts the exceptionally cosmic skills of Tad Smith on dobro, John Stewart on upright bass and Derek Blake on mandolin.


Get up on the Cosmic Mesa and enjoy the view as these folks bring new songs and sounds to the scene!



View our Cosmic Mesa tour dates under the Shows Tab on this website.

Info and Booking

For information and booking info for Cosmic Mesa please email Andrew DeCarlo at or call (317) 345-1438.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Andrew DeCarlo

Previous Festival Performances and Special Events

Noted Venues:

Aggie Theatre - Fort Collins CO

Hodi's Half Note - Fort Collins CO

Avogadro's Number - Fort Collins CO

The Mishawaka - Bellvue CO

Cervantes - Denver CO

The Big Wonderful - Denver CO

The Barkley Ballroom - Frisco CO

Previous Festival Performances:

Spread the Word Music Festival (2018) - Fox Theatre Compound - Denver

Avograss Bluegrass Festival (2016 & 2017) - Avogadro's Number - Fort Collins

Ullrgrass (2017) - Golden CO

Yarmonygrass (2016) - Rancho Del Rio CO

Arapahoe Valley Bluegrass Festival (2015) - Winterpark CO


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