Too Many Zooz (Photo courtesy Paradigm Agency)
New York City brass band Too Many Zooz call themselves a brasshouse group. That is to say, they make brass music that is also house music. Curious? You can hear them for yourself when they perform at 9:30 Club on Saturday, Dec. 22 with Big Something.
Syd fronts The Internet at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Dec. 3, 2018. (Photo by Chris Castillo)
The Internet downloaded into The Fillmore Silver Spring for two nights of funky music on the Hive Mind Tour earlier this week, and Chris Castillo caught the jam-packed action on the first night.
NO BS! Brass Band performs at Black Cat on Nov. 24, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)
It isn’t often when a band covers Tears for Fears and Michael Jackson in the same performance. But such was the case when NO BS! Brass Band took the stage recently at the Black Cat for a raw funk-filled, performance.
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong performs at Rams Head Live on Nov. 23, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Breen)
Baltimore’s own Pigeons Playing Ping Pong performed two shows for their hometown fans this past Friday and Saturday at Rams Head Live! It was a great way to celebrate Thanksgiving weekend!
NO BS! Brass Band (Photo courtesy Paradigm Agency)
Our blogger Ari Strauss caught NO BS! Brass Band of Richmond, Virginia, earlier this year. His reaction: “Imagine legendary drummer and band leader Buddy Rich magically had a love child with funk icon George Clinton. The product would be NO BS! Brass Band.”
Sounds like a good show for the long Thanksgiving weekend, doesn’t it? We’re in luck! NO BS! Brass Band perform at the Black Cat on Saturday, Nov. 24.
Lettuce performs at The Anthem on Nov. 3, 2018. (Photo by Nathan Payne)
Lettuce recently released Witches’ Stew, a live album tribute to their hero Miles Davis, via Lettuce Records. Even more recently, the funk band teamed with Marcus King to perform at The Anthem on Nov. 3! Nathan Payne shot the show.
Turkuaz performs at The Anthem on Nov. 3, 2018. (Photo by Nathan Payne.)
The colorful collective Turkuaz opened Lettuce at The Anthem on Nov. 3, and Nathan Payne got some pictures!
Lettuce (Photo courtesy the band)
Boston funk band Lettuce released a live album, Witches Stew, in 2017, and the sextet are arriving to play live at The Anthem on Saturday, Nov. 3, along with special guests Waka Flocka Flame and Marcus King (and opener Turkuaz)!
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux performs with Take Me to the River: New Orleans Live in a visit to The Hamilton on Oct. 24, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Ivan and Ian Neville, George Porter Jr., and several other New Orleans musical greats recently brought a NOLA party to The Hamilton recently through the Take Me to the River NOLA Live Tour.
Jake Shears (Photo by Raphael Chatelain)
In August, Jake Shears of the Scissor Sisters released his self-titled debut album via Freida Jean Records. He’s rolling on his way to 9:30 Club, where he will perform on Wednesday, Oct. 31.