While San Francisco has a rich history in live music, few independent venues exist outside of music group monopolies such as Live Nation, Another Planet, Golden Voice (owned by AEG), or SF Jazz. All politics aside, it’s becoming less common for a medium-capacity venue to operate independently, likely related to hugely inflated rent/operations costs and radius clauses. Just last week Great American Music Hall and Slims relinquished booking rights to Golden Voice and laid off its loyal longtime staff.
"This has been coming a long time," he states. "Anyone who has been to the shows over the past couple of years have noticed that I've been out front less and less. The shows have been great!" Truth be told it's never really been about me," he continues. "It's always been about the music and the band. That's the real P-Funk legacy. They'll still be funkin long after I stop."
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DETROIT RISING: A COSMIC JAZZ FUNK ADVENTURE--an unprecedented project created by universally respected musicians, including current and original members of the archetypal funk band Parliament-Funkadelic, along with a selection of world class talent from across the country--is going to bring a new style of funk to audiences this spring.
Parliament Preparing to release first full album since 1980! Lead single out Jan 15, 2018: “I’m Gon Make U Sick O’Me” Featuring Scarface dropped Jan 15, 2018! Lead single from forthcoming album “Medicaid Fraud Dogg”, the first full Parliament studio album since 1980! This project is a follow up to Funkadelic’s latest release “First Ya Gotta Shake the Gate” (2015). Also, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic to embark on 45+ show national tour sponsored in part by Sam Adams, the 2018 edition of “Mardi Gras Madness.”
Z2 Entertainment is proud to present The Motet plays Parliament-Funkadelic to the Boulder Theater on Halloween night, Wednesday, October 31st, 2012. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, June 22nd, 2012 at 10:00 am for $25.00 in advance and $30.00 day of show. **All ages early bird ticket only $15 plus service fee, limited supply, first come, first serve.**The Motet is wildly excited