Libélula is a jewel in Colorado's music scene! With powerful, soaring vocals and out of this world jams, this high energy funk & groove band excites and inspires.
Libélula (Lee-bay-lu-la) is the Spanish word for Dragonfly. Wrenn & Ian perform with their band of gifted and passionate musicians. Come see them soar!
Wrenn Van's voice has received critical acclaim. She sings and plays guitar in Libélula and Wrenn & Ian (see BACKSTORY, below). Wrenn also performs as a soloist singer-songwriter throughout the region.
Ian Arras plays guitar and keys. He began his musical collaboration with Wrenn in 2018. Ian also plays keys for Colorado Motown, and has performed with Hazel Miller and the Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio.
Drummer, Adam Darby, grew up in Ohio and studied in Miami. In addition to playing drums in Libélula, Adam is a member of Jesse Marcus & The Swan Song and Alfonzo.
Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Zoe has been the bass player and audio engineer for numerous bands around the world. She's the founder of the Funk/Hip-Hop group, People in Between, and played Red Rocks with Cous in 2022.
Percussionist, Dalton Vaughan, plays with many front range musicians and bands. He began accompanying Wrenn & Ian in 2020. Dalton also helps Libélula with bookings.
Kenny Karsten is originally from Annapolis, Maryland. Self-described as a "funk bassist at heart," Kenny's also a member of the metal band, Cönaxx. He released his solo guitar album, Elements, in 2020.
Multi-instrumentalist, Erique Johnson, from California plays keyboards and drums in Libélula. He also plays in a number of other bands including Jane & Matthews and Copper Children. Erique's true love is Jazz.
Nicknamed “Drummagician,” Lem Williams is a self-taught drummer. He enjoys a busy performance schedule playing with several bands including Jyemo Club with whom he played Red Rocks in 2017.
Wrenn & Ian began creating music together in 2018. They’ve performed extensively across the region as a duo and with their band, Libélula. Their performances to date include ARISE Music Festival (2019), Boulder Creek Fest (2020, 2021 & 2022), Mishawaka Auditorium (2020, 2021 & 2022), Boulder Hometown Festival (2021 & 2022), FoCoMX (2022 & 2023), Downtown Boulder Fall Festival (2022), Brew HaHa Festival (2022), Velvet Elk Lounge (2022), and The Boulder International Film Festival (2021 & 2022). Wrenn & Ian have been honored to open for the internationally acclaimed Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio at The Aggie Theatre in both 2021 & 2022. They are also honored to open for Colorado icon, Hazel Miller, at her Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park show in June, 2023.