George Clinton And Parliament Funkadelic Add Additional Tour Dates, Summerstage Stop

Legendary funk pioneers George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic will be on the One Nation Under a Groove Tour from June to August 2022. Along with a list of a robust list of acclaimed supporting artists, George Clinton will bring his vivacious flare to over 20 stages across the country.

Funk and jam artists, including The Motet (Ft. Shira Elias, Josh & Chris of The Horn Section), Dopapod, The Pimps of Joytime, as well as special guests on select shows Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, The Floozies, Fishbone, and The Soul Rebels will provide supporting sets. In addition, Blue Eye Extinction, the protege of George Clinton, will join the tour.

George Clinton Live In Central Park 2019 – Credit: Ed Satterwhite

Clinton initially retired in 2018, departed on the first iteration of the One Nation Under a Groove Tour in 2019. The nationwide sold-out for the passionate fans and admirers, suggesting Clinton to come back with one more summer tour. The final tour schedule will include some famous stages, including New York, NY (Central Park Summerstage), Asheville, NC (Salvage Station), Philadelphia, PA (The Fillmore), and Inglewood, CA (YouTube Theatre – part of the brand new SoFi Stadium complex). 

George Clinton has singlehandedly done more to push music forward than any other artist I can recall.  This tour represents that ‘big tent’ he’s created that includes so many generations.George has influenced artists across so many cultures, generations, genres.  Our musical lives would not be the same if we never had George Clinton, and this is a once in a lifetime chance to come together and witness first-hand the next chapter of his iconic career being written before our eyes.

Nick Szatmari & Jeff Epstein (Tour co-founders)

Supporting band Dopapod will bring its brilliant, hypnotic hybrid of funk, rock, jazz, bluegrass, and electronica to a majority of summer dates. The band features Eli Winderman [keys, vocals], Rob Compa [guitar, vocals], Chuck Jones [bass], and Neal “Fro” Evans [drums].

Another supporting band, The Motet, have inspired the world with their unique style of dance music and now include lauded curators of modern funk, Shira Elias (vocals), and The Horn Section – Greg Sanderson (tenor sax), and Chris Brouwers (trumpet, keys), all formerly of Turkuaz.

The Motet (Ft. Shira Elias + The Horn Section) at Red Rocks – Credit: Jenise Jensen

Vibrant modern funk outfit Pimps of Joytime will provide an undeniably danceable flavor to multiple tour dates. The frontman Brian J crafts the innovative group’s subtle swagger, diligently cooking a soulful elixir of kaleidoscopic groove.

Longstanding modern legends, including Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Robert Randolph and The Family Band, Fishbone, The Soul Rebels, The Floozies, The Main Squeeze and The Fantastic Negrito will provide support on select dates.

One Nation Under a Groove Tour Summer 2022

06-15 New York, NY – Summerstage @ Central Park $!@
06-24 Fort Wayne, IN – Piere’s @#$
06-25 Indianapolis, IN – Clowes Memorial Hall ~
06-26 Cincinnati, OH – Riverfront Live @$
06-30 Asheville, NC – Salvage Station $!@
07-01 Knoxville, TN – The Shed at Smoky Mountain !@
07-02 Pelham, TN – The Caverns Underground Cave $!@
07-07 Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore #@
07-08 Toledo, OH – Promenade Park Stage <>+!
07-16 Aurora, IL – The Piazza @+!
07-22 Fort Worth, TX – Wild Acre Live $%@
07-23 Cedar Park, TX – The Haute Spot $%@
07-28 Seattle, WA – Seattle Zoo $^@
07-29 Portland, OR – Pioneer Courthouse Square $^@
07-30 Eugene, OR – The Cuthbert @~
08-11 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theater $^!
08-13 Las Vegas, NV – Craig Ranch Amphitheater &*
08-17 Inglewood, CA – YouTube Theater $!
08-19 Saratoga, CA – Mountain Winery &$!
08-20 Blue Lake, CA – Blue Lake Casino &$!
08-21 Napa, CA – Charles Krug Winery $!

! with Dopapod
@ with Pimps of Joytime
# with The Floozies
$ with The Motet (Ft. Shira Elias and Josh & Chris of The Horn Section)
% with The Soul Rebels
^ with Fishbone
& with Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
* with Fantastic Negrito
< with Robert Randolph & The Family Band
> with The Main Squeeze
+ with Blue Eye Extinction
~ Additional Support TBA

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