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Karl Denson's Tiny Universe





  • The Bridge Available Now!

    Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe’s classic album The Bridge featuring special guests Saul Williams, Michael Franti, Chris Wood, Fred Wesley and Roy Hargrove is now available on all .

  • Pigeons Playing Ping Pong w/ special guest Karl Denson

    The Crystal Bay Crown Room presents the Gambler’s Run Music Festival featuring a special performance by Pigeons Playing Ping Pong with special guest Karl Denson on July 26. T.

  • KDTU presents The Adjacent Tour

    Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe presents The Adjacent Tour with a two-night run at the Blue Note in New York City on May 21 & 22 with special guest Ghanian percussion master, Wee.

  • Rose on The River

    Catch KDTU at the inaugural Rose on the River, July 4-7, 2024, at The Salt Shed Fairgrounds in Chicago! Karl and his band join a stellar lineup featuring Vulfpeck, a Celebration of.


KDTU – Gnomes Badgers Cover Art


The new release Gnomes and Badgers by Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe is out now! The album is Denson’s hard-grooving answer to these tragically divisive times. Highly regarded as one of the best live acts on the planet, KDTU distills the sweeping stylistic range of its concert performances into their own authentic sound featuring Denson and his long-standing seven piece unit.

To aid him in his mission, Denson tapped some of his legendary friends, including The Rolling Stones’ keyboardist and Allman Brothers Band alum Chuck Leavell, guitar-slinging singer-songwriter Lukas Nelson, New Orleans guitar hero Anders Osborne, Austin producer and guitarist Adrian Quesada and NOLA R&B royal Ivan Neville.