Kung Fu

A Residency With...

Kung Fu

Juno What?!, pH Factor, special guests Garrett Sayers (of the Motet and Miracle Orchestra) & Eric Krasno (of Soulive)

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Tickets Available at the Door

This event is 21 and over

$8 at the door, cash only

Kung Fu
Kung Fu
Proud to be firmly installed in the new-funk movement, KUNG FU is quickly popularizing their unique sonic contribution, blurring the line between intense electro-fusion, and blistering dance arrangements. Making fusion music “cool” again, the band draws on influences such as early Headhunters and Weather Report, and merges those ideas with a contemporary EDM informed sensibility. Imagine 70’s funk-fusion meets a modern dance party!

Although the ensemble cast enjoys a seasoned pedigree that reads like a late-night summer festival all-star jam, this fledgling “nu-sion” project is growing a unique and rabid following by commanding audiences at theaters, clubs, and major national festivals since 2012.

The powerhouse quintet’s live show has been described by critics and fans alike as “lethal funk”, “explosive”, “jaw dropping”, and “musically mesmerizing”. For the uninitiated, the experience is typically shocking yet the focus is simple: just sit back and enjoy the ride!

Kung Fu Features:

Tim Palmieri (guitar & vocals)
Robert Somerville (tenor sax & vocals)
Beau Sasser (keyboards & vocals)
Chris DeAngelis (bass guitar & vocals)
Adrian Tramontano (drums/percussion)
Juno What?!
Juno What?!
Juno What?! is a shameless dance party... Formed in 2008, the band has quickly become the leading practitioner of high-energy disco booty jams, and live electro-funk. .. Juno What?! is bringing their illuminated madness to stages across the country. Catalyzing dance floors into sonic landscapes, the band has ignited a devoted following of fans by providing raw, electrifying shows which are devoid of the aimless wanderings of the lesser jam community. Their sound is ahead of its time yet still rooted in the foundation of early-80's dance grooves with a devout appreciation for sternum-bumping progressive themes. .. This is a force to be reckoned with. .. The band consists of Joey Porter (keyboards, talk box) and Dave Watts (drums, samples) from the Motet, and Steve Watkins (keyboards, talk box, bass). This core group is often augmented by special guests taken from the best of the gigging groups on the scene (including founding member Dominic Lalli of Big Gigantic). These musicians have gathered their collective talents to focus on this mission of making the world a better place.......to dance!
pH Factor
pH Factor
From the non-theoretical minds of Paul Hamilton, Joe Lane and Erik Diaz comes a new brand of Rock n Roll that few have heard before. With influences such as Phish, Yes, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, and Mahavishnu Orchestra, pH Factor proudly brings you a fusion of styles from jazz, rock, progressive, funk, jam, and nuances of sound yet to be classified. The concept of pH Factor came into fruition from a basic idea, an idea that the anatomical perception of nature can be broken into music. Fueled to submerge our listeners into a storyline that bridges the gap of consciousness between each other and the world around us, we are enabled to harbor genuine illumination as we manifest our music. Born in Ohio raised in Colorado, pH Factor is proud to call Denver home. The eclectic music scene of Colorado has nourished the new sounds and creativity of this power trio. Through the journey to find what is now the sound of pH Factor, many combinations of instrumentation have been exhausted, yet nothing filled the void quite like the organic sound of guitar, bass, and drums. We encourage you to stay tuned for pH Factor's first studio album "Chemical Nature" expected in the first quarter of 2012.
Venue Information:
Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11249
http://www.brooklynbowl.com/

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