CEG Announces Phish After-Party Series, featuring Funky as Hell, The DAB Sessions, Spafford, Neighbor and more

With Phish ready to will return to Madison Square Garden this month for four nights over April 20-23, post show plans are back as well, with CEG Presents their annual Phish After-Party series at a number of venues near MSG. The shows feature up and coming bands in the nationwide jam scene, including the debut of Funky as Hell, The DAB Sessions, Pink Talking Fish, Neighbor, Dogs in a Pile and Spafford.

Among these shows, CEG has just announced the debut of all-star supergroup Funky As Hell, celebrating the music of Prince, James Brown, Michael Jackson and more, at Sony Hall on April 21.

The artist lineup features bassist extraordinaire MonoNeon (Prince, Ghost-Note), vocalist Chris Rob (Talib Kweli), New York City’s DJ Logic, keyboardist Alric Carter (TAUK), trumpet players Chris Bullock & Mike “Maz” Maher both of Snarky Puppy, and The Chase Brothers (guitarist Matt Chase and drummer Adam Chase) of the James Brown Dance Party and Jazz is PHSH.

Previously announced for 4/20 is The DAB Sessions, an interactive improvisational experience, hosted by Phish lyricist Tom Marshall featuring John Medeski, Mono Neon, Scott Metzger, and The Chase Brothers, at The Cutting Room, just 3 blocks from Madison Square Garden.

Also on 4/20, CEG Phish After-Party series regular Pink Talking Fish, who fuse together the music of Pink Floyd, Talking Heads, and Phish, will perform at Gramercy Theatre.

Two up and coming bands generating buzz in the jamband scene can be seen after Phish on 4/21 witu Neighbor at The Cutting Room and Dogs In a Pile on 4/23 at Hill Country. Arizona touring stalwarts Spafford will also perform at Sony Hall on April 23, the final night of Phish’s MSG run.

$1 for every ticket sold during the series will be donated to Phish’s non-profit the WaterWheel Foundation. Tickets and information can be found at www.phishafterparties.nyc 

Phish After-Party Series Lineup 2022

Wednesday April 20, 2022

The DAB Sessions – John Medeski, MonoNeon, Eddie Roberts, and The Chase Brothers
Hosted By Tom Marshall
Cutting Room    
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The DAB Sessions is an improvisation series hosted by Tom Marshall and Osiris  Podcasts featuring musicians from a variety of musical backgrounds. The series is supported by Nugs.net and celebrates the power of improvisation and how it connects musicians and fans through “in the moment” creation.

Pink Talking Fish                 
Gramercy Theatre                
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A Fusion of Pink Floyd, The Talking Heads, and Phish.

Thursday April 21, 2022 

Neighbor                                
Cutting Room    
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The Manhattan debut of one of the most talked about new bands on the scene!

Funky As Hell
Celebrating the music of Prince, James Brown, Michael Jackson & more
MonoNeon (Prince, Ghost-Note), Chris Rob (Talib Kweli), DJ Logic, AC Carter (Tauk), Chris Bullock & Mike “Maz” Maher (Snarky Puppy),  The Chase Brothers (James Brown Dance Party)
Sony Hall 
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Saturday April 23, 2022 

*Dogs In a Pile
Hill Country
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*Spafford                                 
Sony Hall  
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