Angelo Moore of Fishbone and his project Angelo Moore & The Brand New Step (Ropeadope Records) has teamed up with Bay Area producer Jim Greer (Foster the People, Geographer, Rondo Brothers) and legendary West Coast MC Del The Funky Homosapien and put together a fight-the-power funk anthem called Rebellion.
Also featured on the track are Claude Coleman Jr on drums (Ween) and “Hash” Ashish Vyas on bass guitar (Thievery Corporation).
Umphrey’s McGee are no strangers to the high-elevation rock and roll workout that is Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO, having hosted raucous evenings as the headlining band numerous times over the past decade. With no signs of slowing down, UM are charging right into the next ten years with a three-night run at the fan- and band-favorite venue on June 19, 20, and 21, 2020. And like any good party, this one would be incomplete without a host of funky friends.
No, it’s not the music of a country band, but Ween has some musical tricks up their sleeves when they cruise the “FL/GA Line Tour” into the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater on Saturday, October 13th, 2018 / 9PM. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 22nd / 10AM.
Ween drummer Claude Coleman Jr. is taking his band amandla on the road, starting February 1 with the Mike Dillon Band. amandla’s latest release is LAUGHING HEARTS, and features the soul/funk/rock fusion amandla has become know for on past recordings and during live shows. Listen to LAUGHING HEARTS here. The vinyl version of LAUGHING HEARTS will be available on March 9.
A big heart felt thank you to Peter Shapiro and Dave Frey, and all the staff and volunteers who helped to make Lockn’ Festival 2016 the best one yet! The music brings the love out of us all and flowing into the open air like the chem-trails! It's not as easy to see, but it sure is easy to feel and fun to capture. Thank you, Nelson County for opening your community to our community for this fantastic experience.
This show was the icing on the cake of a super busy music weekend in the Mile High City. The Bluebird Theater played host to an ultra-talented bill. It was a cold and snowy night in Denver, but people still came out on a Sunday night to see one of the most talented bands in Colorado cover Ween’s famous Chocolate and Cheese album.
So many years after the disbandment of Grateful Dead that in turn relocated tens of thousands of devoted tour followers to various other acts and bigger life purposes, folks still crave that familiar feeling that kept them on tour. It didn’t only come from the music that Garcia and the gang connected with so many people through, but the sense of community and thriving weirdness that expanded continuously over decades of different intersections.