Behind the Music

Rock classics tribute band

6035 (sixty thirty-five) is the ultimate rock tribute band, taking pride in playing classics that sound just like the originals — from Led Zeppelin to Tom Petty, Foo Fighters to Alice in Chains. The first time you hear 6035, you won’t believe your ears. How can one band sound exactly like each and every band it covers? What’s great is that everyone knows the songs that 6035 plays, so not only is the whole crowd singing along, but the dance floor is packed from the very 1st song.

6035 is the official elevation of Colorado Springs, hometown of vocalist Fritz Genato, guitarists Vinny Luciani and David Turnupseed, drummer Rick Hilyard, and bassist Kavin Shepherd.

6035 has been a featured performer for these venues:

  • Territory Days Festival (CO Spgs) 2009, ‘10, ’11, ’12,, ’13, ’14, ’15, ’16, ’17, ‘18, ’19
  • SpringSpree Colorado Springs city celebration 2010, ’12, ‘13
  • Pikes Peak ArtsFest (CO Spgs) 2010, ‘14
  • First & Main Concert series (CO Spgs) 2011, ‘12
  • Double Eagle Hotel Casino New Year’s Eve Party (Cripple Creek, CO) 2011, ’13
  • Music at the Junction Classic Rock Festival (La Junta, CO) 2012
  • El Paso County Fair (CO) 2012
  • Salute to American Veterans Rally (Cripple Creek, CO) 2012, ’13, ’14, ’15, ’16,’17, ‘19
  • Wolf Ranch Concert Series (CO Spgs) 2013
  • Tejon Street Bike Fest (CO Spgs) 2013, ’14, ’15, ’16, ‘17
  • Pasta in the Park TESSA fundraiser (CO Spgs) 2013
  • Rocky Mountain Street Rod Nationals Plus (CO State Fairgrounds) 2014
  • Downtown Colorado Springs’ Farmer’s Market 2014
  • Cinco de Mayo Fiesta (Inspiration Field, La Junta, CO) 2015
  • Pi-Ute Park Summer Festival (Fountain, CO) 2015
  • Double Eagle Hotel & Casino 4th of July Blast (Cripple Creek, CO) 2015, ‘18
  • Gold Hill Mesa Concert series (CO Spgs) 2015, ‘16
  • Terror Under the Big Top Halloween Bash (Inspiration Field, La Junta, CO) 2015
  • Peterson Air Force Base Family Day (CO Spgs) 2016
  • Canon City Blossom Festival (Canon City, CO) 2017
  • Cherry Creek Arts Festival (Denver, CO) 2017
  • Winter RockFest at Stargazers Theatre (CO Spgs) 2018
  • Concerts in the Park (Monument, CO) 2018
  • Parker Days Festival (Parker, CO) 2019
  • Taste of Colorado (Denver, CO) 2019

Fritz Genato
Other bands: Bluesberry Jam, Common Ground
Influences: Robert Plant; Paul Rodgers; Roger Daltrey; Crosby, Stills, & Nash; James Taylor


Rick Hilyard
Other bands: Jag Panzer, Common Ground
Influences: Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Godsmack


Dave “Seed” Turnupseed
Other bands: RumbleFish, Sucker Punch, Cole & the Crosseyed Cats, Pray for Mojo, Breach, Toxic Waltz
Influences: AC/DC, Iron Maiden, Aerosmith, Barney Fife, Brad Paisley, Hank Williams, Sr.


Kavin Sheperd
Other bands: The Jeffrey Alan Band, Sandy Wells, Annie and the Wreckage, The Black Rose Band.
Influences: Paul McCartney, Sting, Pino Palidino, James Jamerson, John Decon


Vinny Luciani
Other bands: 20+ years with Some People’s Kids
Influences: Joe Satriani, Al Dimeola, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Eric Johnson, and many styles from gypsy jazz to metal