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  1. Proctors Announces Four New ConcertsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Nippertown!

    ... 16) The collective of prominent musicians from the jazz and jam band scenes - including veterans of Santana, Funkadelic, Dave Matthews Band, the Flecktones, Sun Ra, Snarky Puppy and more - come together to re-imagine the music of Phish in an ...

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  2. Will Sessions, Amp Fiddler, and Dames Brown keep funk aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Metro Times

    Detroit's powerhouse funk group Will Sessions has teamed up with Amp Fiddler (Parliament-Funkadelic, Was (Not Was), Mahogani Music) and soulful vocal trio Dames Brown for a decade-defying record that tells the story of young love in Detroit. The One ...

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  3. u-he updates ZebraHZ, releases funk soundset for Repro, supplies hotfix for preset-sorting issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | KVR News

    ... the form on the Account page. F unkstation for Repro is a collection of old school sounds inspired by Parliament-Funkadelic, The Gap Band, Midnight Star, and the many artists who embraced synthesizers in the Funk music scene of the '70s and '80s. ...

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  4. Widespread Panic Welcomes Carrot Top In Las VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | JamBase

    ... run that would take them through the rest of the set. The 'Til the Medicine Takes cut worked its way into Funkadelic's "Maggot Brain." Carrot Top would emerge next. The prop-comedian and Las Vegas resident, whose friendship with the band dates back ...

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  5. Bill's Indie Basement (10/26): the week in classic indie, college rock, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Brooklynvegan

    ... art both of which I find mildly off putting. He definitely succeeds in making these songs sound like his own: Funkadelic's "Hit It and Quit It," and Spencer Davis Group's "I'm A Man," get turned into garage rock psychedelic soul and he cranks up ...

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  6. Road closures, police presence revealed for 'most diverse' Freakfest lineup yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | The Badger Herald Online

    This year's Freakfest will showcase the most diverse lineup of musicians yet, including a stage entirely headlined by women, according to an organizer of the event. Starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, Freakfest will be targeted at a younger crowd this year as opposed to last year's, which featured the 1960s American funk collective George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic, Tag Evers, a concert promoter for Frank Productions Concerts Live, said Accompanying the recent drop in temperatures, fall is upon us.

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  7. Widespread Panic Deliver Bust Outs At 1st of 3 In MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | JamBase

    ... the opening set to close. Panic's second stanza was highlighted by a meaty, segue-filled run that got going with Funkadelic's "Red Hot Mama." The Standing on the Verge of Getting It On cut wound its way into J.J. Cale's "Ride Me High." The quartet ...

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  8. Free concert to launch event centerRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2018 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Grammy award-winner George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic are set to "tear the roof off" the Rocky Mount Event Center when they perform a free show at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 to celebrate the grand opening of the center. "To say that we are excited about the Rocky Mount Event Center's opening would be an understatement," said City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney.

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  9. Tickets on sale Friday for Parliament Funkadelic featuring George Clinton's Final TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | MDJonline.com

    Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. for Parliament Funkadelic featuring George Clinton's Final Tour on April 4 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway in the Cumberland area.

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  10. Brandon Coleman Releases Brainfeeder Debut RESISTANCERead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and collaborator. Resistance represents a new chapter in the Funk dynasty that spans George Clinton / Parliament Funkadelic and Zapp through to Dr. Dre, DJ Quik and Dam Funk as the Los Angeles resident salutes his musical heroes - Herbie Hancock, ...

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  11. In the Diaspora Festival at UNC and Aural Futures at Duke,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Independent Weekly

    AURAL FUTURES Wednesday, Sep. 12Friday, Oct. 26, free Various venues, Durham www.ami.duke.edu COUNTDOWN AT KUSINI Sunday, Sep. 23, 4 p.m., free Varsity Theatre, Chapel Hill www.stonecenter.unc.edu wo upcoming film festivals, one new and one established, highlight independent black filmmakers who amplify black narratives that are often untold, forgotten, or simply ignored. While Afrofuturism is widely associated with George Clinton and his Parliament-Funkadelic collective, its connection to music can be traced back to Sun Ra, an American jazz visionary, and found in today's hip-hop and pop.

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  12. Ty Segall Announces Covers Album Fudge Sandwich With Spencer Davis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Spin

    ... on punk, funk, and prog progenitors of the '60s, '70s, and '80s, including songs originally recorded by War, Funkadelic, and the Grateful Dead. According to a press release, these are all "songs he loves," and Fudge Sandwich is a project recorded ...

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  13. George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic Bring the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | LA Weekly

    The 77-year-old funk legend George Clinton and his long-standing musician collective, Parliament Funkadelic, performed on Friday, Aug. 31, at the Novo in downtown L.A. In support were L.A.'s own old-school ska/funk ensemble, Fishbone, and NYC rock & roll/funk outfit Miss Velvet & the Blue Wolf. All photos by Levan TK The 77-year-old funk legend George Clinton and his long-standing musician collective, Parliament Funkadelic, performed on Friday, Aug. 31, at the Novo in downtown L.A. In support were L.A.'s own old-school ska/funk ensemble, Fishbone, and NYC rock & roll/funk outfit Miss Velvet & the Blue Wolf.

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  14. Things to Do SundayRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2018 | The Pordland Mercury

    George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic When I was 17, my friends and I squeezed ourselves into a It just takes one listen to "Maggot Brain" to understand the genius of George Clinton and the rotating cast of backing musicians that make up Parliament-Funkadelic. And though his 1970s heyday might be long gone, the septuagenarian funk legend hasn't lost his magnetism-anybody who doubts that should watch his NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert from January, which is an explosion of psychedelic soul grooves and joyful energy, with Clinton's own grandchildren serving as his backup singers.

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  15. Live Music Recommendations for the Weekend Weary from the first week...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... the origins of funk. The North Carolina sax deity, 75, sealed his status throughout the Seventies with Parliament-Funkadelic and bassist Bootsy Collins. During the early Nineties, he finally came into his own as a solo artist with career-solidifying ...

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  16. 'It's That Naughty Feeling': George Clinton on Funk's Enduring AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | KQED

    The year was 1971, just before the release of Funkadelic's America Eats Its Young , a rock-influenced project drenched in far-out jam sessions and Summer of Love psychedelia. In a phone interview from his home in Tallahassee, Florida, he admits his memories of that time are hazy, but he definitely went to Haight-Ashbury and dropped acid.

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  17. Live MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... the origins of funk. The North Carolina sax deity, 75, sealed his status throughout the Seventies with Parliament-Funkadelic and bassist Bootsy Collins. During the early Nineties, he finally came into his own as a solo artist with career-solidifying ...

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  18. The 12 Best Shows in L.A. This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | LA Weekly

    ... Sept. 2. - Falling James George Clinton's most creative days might be well behind him, but with Parliament and Funkadelic, pioneers of Clinton's own p-funk style, he did more than enough to see him etched in stone as one of the most genuinely ...

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  19. These are the 26 best concerts touring Portland in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | The Oregonian

    ... The funk legend was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997, along with 15 members of Parliament Funkadelic. Parliament's latest LP, "Medicaid Fraud Dog," dropped in late May. The Mexican duo made a name for themselves covering heavy ...

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  20. Ashes To Ashes, Funk To Funky: Questions For Jason Heller, Author Of 'Strange Stars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    David Bowie kind of bookends the 1970s - between "Space Oddity" in 1969 and its sequel "Major Tom" in 1980, music and science fiction crossed the streams in a way that hasn't been seen before or since - from Bowie to Funkadelic, suddenly, space was the place. Author Jason Heller was a kid with his ear glued to the radio during that era, enthralled by the idea that sci-fi movies, books and music could have a kind of conversation.

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