Black Ensemble Theater pays tribute to Sly and the Family Stone; Chaka Khan and Rufus; Earth, Wind and Fire; Parliament Funkadelic
; and other powerhouse funk bands of the 1960s and 1970s in "You Can't Fake the Funk (A Journey Through Funk Music)." Producing managing director Daryl D.
| The Portico Library & Gallery / theportico.org.uk / 0161 236 6785 / Starts Friday, July 6, runs until Saturday August 18 / Free TOMORROW (SATURDAY 7) Music / George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
George Clinton (aka the Godfather of Funk) recently announced that he'll hang up his hat and retire from touring with Parliament Funkadelic
Boasting one of the most eclectic lineups of 2018, the festival now in its fifth year is pleased to welcome Slayer who are on their final world tour to the Secret Solstice stage alongside Stormzy, Gucci Mane, Bonnie Tyler, Clean Bandit, Death From Above, Steve Aoki, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
, and more top names in rock, hip hop and dance music from Iceland and around the world.
Twenty or thirty years ago, it was lively black neighborhood, where artists like George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic
George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic
are responsible for loads of big tunes like One Nation Under A Groove, Atomic Dog and more.
"Nosed Up." It just has that Parliament Funkadelic
feel that I grew up on.
St George's Hall, St George's Place, Liverpool, 0151 225 6911 - to Mon, 29 Aug music George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
He's the godfather of funk and one of the most influential musical innovators of our time.
Jones and George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
?MOSTLY JAZZ FESTIVAL George Clinton, Parliament Funkadelic
, De La Soul, Average White Band, Craig Charles and Grandmaster Flash are amongst the acts at Mostly Jazz Festival in Moseley Park, Birmingham, from July 8 to 10.
Then there was Curtis Mayfield, Gil Scott-Heron, David Bowie, The Clash, James, The Smiths, Ian Dury, Parliament Funkadelic
, the Stone Roses - artists that magically connected with an audience.
The group that started in 2013 in a Portland basement has now released its debut self-titled album and has shared the stage with such funk and hip-hop acts as George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic
, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Slick Rick, Nappy Roots and Gift of Gab.
The music takes the tradition of the big bands of Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Thad Jones and infuses it with the funk of greats such as Parliament Funkadelic
, The Crusaders, The Meters and James Brown & the JB's.