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  1. Randy 'Badazz' Alpert Remembers 'Rise,' Sampled in The Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Hypnotize'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Billboard

    ... I changed my name, and I got my first job -- which was to do demos for Columbia Records, for a group called Con Funk Shun. So I was doing demos, and the A&R guy at A&M Records at the time [Chip Cohen] said, "Would you want to do disco songs of ...


  2. Your Cheat Sheet For All the Music Surrounding Houston's Big GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Houston Press

    ... February 4: Hunter Hayes, Tracy Byrd, Danielle Bradbery, Masters of Funk (members of Bar-Kays, Dazz Band, Con Funk Shun & Lakeside), Eddie Money February 5: KC & the Sunshine Band SUPER BOWL: THE HOUSTON POWER PARTY Kid Capri, GO DJ Hi-C, DJ ...


  3. R&B Artist Rob Bess Is Simply The 'Best'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | PRLog US Entertainment

    Jan. 12, 2017 - PRLog -- R&B sensation Rob Bess or " Rob BZ" as he's called, is back and the music is simply sensational as he's enlisted the help of a few old friends to bring you what is sure to be a chart topping hit entitled "To Make You Love Me" . Rob Bess with Eric Young on Bass "Con Funk Shun fame", Martin Luther and Tony Vic has step outside the box with this track which is what we'd expect from an artist of the caliber of a Rob Bess .


  4. December 29 Vallejo A&E Source: Burris scores music career after football injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... I left football.” In fact, Burris spent high school toiling for Project Soul, which eventually became Con Funk Shun, one of Vallejo's most acclaimed musical acts. Seems when Con Funk Shun relocated to Atlanta after signing its first major ...


  5. This show still going on: Con Funk Shun with Stockton's Ron Moton to perform in TracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | RecordNET

    Michael Cooper acknowledged that the guys in Con Funk Shun aren't quite as hyper onstage these days. That's a good thing, though. “We've changed the dynamic,” said Cooper, 64, co-founder of the Vallejo band with a 47-year history.


  6. Benefit concert in Anniston features classic funk bandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Anniston Star

    Rod Lemon's life and career have taken him far from his stomping grounds in Calhoun County, but he still proudly calls Anniston home. Lemon graduated from Anniston High School in 1990, attended Jacksonville State University and served nine years in the military before moving to Houston.


  7. R&B greats Cameo, Evelyn 'Champagne' King get funky in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    Classic R&B and funk are on deck for Majic Under the Stars, an annual event from Majic 102.1 FM. The bill also includes "Evelyn "Champagne" King, whose hits include "Shame," "I Don't Know if it's Right" and "Love Come Down;" Zapp, Con Funk Shun, and Midnight Star.


  8. Solano County Fair breezes into its second dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... Wednesday's mid-afternoon patronage was a slow-go leading to Thursday night's concert by popular homegrown Con Funk Shun, various information booths were well-manned near the far corner of McCormack Hall. “Our purpose is to let people know ...


  9. Prep work wraps up for 2016 Solano County FairRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2016 | The Daily Republic

    ... that reflects the wide diversity of Solano County from Filipino dancers to African-American performers such as Con Funk Shun. Every community in Solano County is represented through the exhibits, performances and livestock competitions, Pierce said. ...


  10. Headline concerts are free with fair admissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | The Daily Republic

    ... with many other accolades and honors from national, regional, and local institutions. Back by popular demand, Con Funk Shun returns to their hometown of Vallejo, promising to deliver a superb, high-energy show with electrifying choreography, ...


  11. July 14 Vallejo A&E Source: Lighting Up Your Soul includes gifted guitarist Ron WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... on Grant Street, living “right around the corner” from Danny Thomas, who went on to play with Con Funk Shun. Never did Williams imagine he would do a stint backing up an Elvis impersonator. Nor did he imagine playing a blues festival ...


  12. TJMS Family ReunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | WHQT-FM Hollywood

    ... with a PURPOSE for families featuring performances from Jill Scott, The Masters of Funk with The Bar Kays, Con Funk Shun, Brick, Steve Arrington and Switch! PLUS the Gospel Explosion with a performance from Erica Campbell! Listen to HOT 105 to win ...


  13. Joyner Family Reunion SetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Radio Ink

    Tom Joyner along with Allstate Insurance have announced the date for the 2016 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion. Labor Day weekend, September 1st - September 5th, families from all over the country will join Joyner and his celebrity friends for a weekend filled with concerts, passes to Universal Studios, seminars, and endless activities.


  14. Plenty of local acts at 2016 Solano County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Daily Republic

    ... for numerous awards including 10 Grammy nods, two Soul Train music awards and two Dove awards. Vallejo's own Con Funk Shun performs at 8 p.m. July 28. The band has charted four consecutive gold albums, one platinum album and 20 hit singles. Recent ...


  15. Alameda, San Mateo county fairs offer intriguing concert lineupsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    It's time for music fans to make plans for the Alameda and San Mateo county fairs, both of which are offering solid concert series this year. The Alameda fair runs June 15 to July 4 and will host Con Funk Shun, Great White and LeAnn Rimes, among many others at the county fairgrounds in Pleasanton.