Sean Key & The Appropriate Amount is a trio of musicians with a combined musical experience exceeding a half century. Each member of the indie trio is sharing from their unique and varied musical influences, ranging from classical, jazz, country-western, bluegrass, punk, to good old fashioned rock & roll. With this vast musical experience an amalgam of new music has been teased out, including a strong push with new releases following the studio album Midnight Dances. The band members have played festivals such as SXSW, and countless performances in Colorado; including the Blue Bird, Aggie Theater, and a large host of other bars & clubs.  Sean Key & The Appropriate Amount are a fun and energetic indie outfit who work hard to ensure their audiences enjoy an unforgettable performance.

Sean Key has been writing, recording, and performing his own songs on any number of instruments for nearly a decade, and with a sizable catalogue of material, a powerful and soulful voice, and an intense and diverse array of influence, he has crafted a style of songwriting that is as complex as it is catchy. Joining forces with a super-star rhythm section in The Appropriate Amount, he hopes to bring their music to an elevated level of performance that both fun-loving and discerning audiences truly desire.


Mike Aragon has been playing bass off and on for the past 18 years with a verity of different bands and styles of music. Originally started out playing bass with a punk band until he was in college before joining up with 4 other musicians to play acoustic rock. Mike has played all over Northern Colorado in various bands, playing at events for CU Boulder, CSU Fort Collins, bars and clubs in Fort Collins, Boulder, and Denver. With Sean Key The Appropriate Amount, Mike is excited for this new musical adventure.