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Watch: Shakey Graves, Esme Patterson play “Dearly Departed” on “Letterman”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpK0tG28ufU For the second time in the last few months, Shakey Graves and Denver's Esme Patterson stood side-by-side on a late night stage to stomp and clap through their hit song, "Dearly Departed." On Friday, Patterson joined Shakey Graves as the musical guest on "Late Show with David Letterman." Though clearly a little nervous, the duo gave a strong performance, working in some passionate dynamics in the second half of the song.

Watch: Shakey Graves, Denver’s Esme Patterson play “Dearly Departed” on Conan

It has been quite the week for Greater Than Collective artists. On Monday, Denver comedian Andrew Orvedahl made an appearance on the "Tonight Show," and on Tuesday Esme Patterson joined Shakey Graves for a performance of "Dearly Departed" on "Conan." Patterson stood side-by-side Shakey Graves' Alejandro Rose-Garcia front and center on the Conan stage as the two played through the track off "And the War Came" (which was released last week).

Esme Patterson to play Conan with Shakey Graves

UPDATE: Watch Esme Patterson's performance with Shakey Graves on Conan here. Days after announcing her split with Paper Bird, Esme Patterson has shared the news that she is going on tour with folk act Shakey Graves, including a performance on the Conan O'Brien Show.

Esme Patterson leaves Paper Bird

Vocalist Esme Patterson is parting ways with folk and indie-pop band Paper Bird, the band announced on its website today. "After 8 years of working with the wonderful Esme Patterson, we recently decided to split paths," the band posted.

Steal This Track from Esme Patterson

On Esme Patterson's second solo release, "Woman to Woman," the Denver singer-songwriter takes the perspective of some of music's most iconic female characters. Download "Never Chase a Man," a song from the perspective of Dolly Parton's Jolene.

UMS 2013: Photos and review of Friday

Well, it turns out we were right about lines at UMS 2013. Lines at 3 Kings Tavern, lines at Illegal Pete's, lines at the Irish Rover, lines to see the Zebroids spray the mosh pit with a black and white striped beer bong, dressed as their namesake at the Hi-Dive at 1 a.m.

UMS 2013: More photos and another take on Friday

Friday's UMS started with a bang at 6 p.m. as a packed Hi-Dive enjoyed a set from Dudebabes, a "fun punk" band (as Denver drummer Rob Burleson would say) that featured former members of the Legendary River Drifters plying a wide range of sleazy guitar rock from behind fake mustaches and taco bikinis.