Sunday Feb 23
The Etymology of Funk
I came across a Free Republic article about George Clinton tonight, and I thought about the music he helped to make popular.
I Get Tired of the Sad Stuff
There is something to be said for an artist that got his start in in 1969 with the Godfather of Soul James Brown's band the J.B.'s, rose to fame with George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic during their formative years in the 1970s, and remains in-demand today by both longtime fans as well as new-age hip-hop and electronic dance music followers.
New Orleans House Of Blues Jazz Fest Lineup
Earlier today we reported on Karl Denson's Tiny Universe's Rick James Tribute at the House Of Blues in New Orleans on May 1. Now, the venue has announced additional acts who will play the House Of Blues New Orleans during Jazz Fest.
VH-1's Rock Docs Focuses on History of Funk
Last night as part of their Rock Docs segment, VH-1 premiered the documentary Finding the Funk .
LEAF gets funky with Bootsy, Los Lobos
Funk legend Bootsy Collins and Chicano rockers Los Lobos are the big names at this spring's 38th LEAF world music festival in Black Mountain, the event producers have announced.