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The drummer and unofficial music director of the late Fela Kuti's band, Africa 70, from 1968 until 1979, Tony Allen (born Tony Oladipo Allen) helped create the sounds of Afro-beat. With his solo recordings, however, Allen has refused to remain stagnant, incorporating dub and avant-garde hip-hop influences into his modern African dance music....
Parachute took root in the college town of Charlottesville, Virginia, where the group honed its mix of pop/rock, funk, and contemporary blue-eyed soul under the original name Sparky's Flaw. Formed by high school students Will Anderson (vocals, guitar), Johnny Stubblefield (drums), Christopher "Kit" French (saxophone, keyboards), Alex Hargrave (bass), and Nate McFarland (guitar), Sparky's Flaw generated a healthy buzz around town and eventually became popular at the nearby University of Virginia, where they opened for Robert Randolph....
"There's this great duality to our band," reflects Greensky Bluegrass mandolinist, vocalist, and songwriter Paul Hoffman. "We're existing in a few different places at once: we're a bluegrass band and a rock band, we're song-driven and interested in extended improvisation....
With a sound dancing between gutbucket soul, N'awlins grit-down funk and horn-fueled Motown pop, Mingo Fishtrap is an anomaly in the contemporary music scene. With each album, the group gravitates closer to the classic sounds that inspired them to learn their craft....
This second-generation New Orleans musician sings and writes soulful R&B with a funk twist and pop hooks. ~ Rovi
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|09/05||8:00 pm||Ceschi - Sole and Dj Pain 1 Tour|
|09/06||7:00 pm||Chicago Afrobeat Project Featuring Tony Allen|
|09/17||8:00 pm||Matt Wertz - Meant To Be Tour With Parachute|
|09/23||8:00 pm||Greensky Bluegrass|
|09/24||9:30 pm||New Orleans Suspects|
|09/30||8:00 pm||Marc Broussard, with Mingo Fishtrap, and Andy Suzuki|
|10/02||8:00 pm||Deafheaven - Via Festival|
|10/08||8:00 pm||The New Mastersounds|
|10/18||8:00 pm||Todd Snider|
|10/19||9:00 pm||Phutureprimitive | Pittsburgh, Pa|
|10/21||8:00 pm||Terrapin Flyer featuring Melvin Seals and Mark Karan|
|10/29||8:00 pm||Adrian Belew|
|11/12||9:15 pm||The Pimps Of Joytime|
|11/19||7:00 pm||Four Year Strong|