Lettuce will be playing at The Westcott Theater this Sunday, February 9 at 8pm. Lettuce, a Brooklyn-based, seven-piece funk band will bring their powerful modern take on old-school funk to the Westcott on their Winter Tour. The band consists of two members from the acclaimed jazz trio Soulive, Eric Krasno (electric guitar) and Neal Evans (keyboards). In addition the band boasts another 5 funk super-stars; Erick Coomes on bass, Ryan Zoidis on saxophone, Adam Deitch on drums, Adam Smirnoff on guitar and Rashawn Ross on trumpet. Lettuce has graced the the stage with funk legends The Meters, Galactic and Maceo Parker in recent years.
The Monk, a Syracuse-based funk/rock band will be opening for Lettuce. The Monk was spawned out of a fusion of genres found all over the world, and all across the musical spectrum. It promises to bring infectious rhythms to make you move, blazing guitar and sax to make you scream, and monster melodies to make you sing. The Monk has previously opened for Turkuaz and Alan Evans Trio on The Westcott stage.
Tickets are available for $25 on The Westcott Theater website. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get down to some tight and groovy funk music.