Albany is getting the funk back. On Aug. 17 at The Hollow Bar and Kitchen, NYS Music is proud to present the return of Funk Night in Albany, hosted by Justin Henricks. Wurliday guitarist and frontman Henricks is bringing out a crew of Worcester, MA and Hartford, CT Funk Night alumni to celebrate his birthday […]
After a two year hiatus, moe.down returned to its birthplace at Snow Ridge for the Fourth of July weekend. The highly anticipated return of the festival featured many sit-ins and covers along with rarely played moe. classics and seven full sets of moe. moe.down was founded as a fan and family friendly festival in 2000 […]
An eager, tight-knit crowd impatiently awaited a double header of CT-rooted funk-fusion Friday, February 24 at Putnam Den, straight from the talents of lespecial and Kung Fu, who were both recently announced on the heavily-awaited bill for Disc Jam 2017 last Sunday. Fresh off the heels of a sold-out double header at Vermont’s own Nectar’s […]
Beau Sasser’s Escape Plan took over the Rustic Barn just outside Troy Saturday night. Beau Sasser put together an incredibly talented ensemble of musicians to support him: Danny Mayer (Alan Evans’ Playonbrother, On The Spot Trio) and Justin Henricks (Groovestick) on guitars, Bill Carbone on drums (Max Creek, Z3), and the sultry vocals of Mary Corso.
In a shocking statement, funk group Kung Fu announced that the band and founding member/keyboardist Todd Stoops have parted ways, and that Beau Sasser, of the Alan Evans Trio and Beau Sasser’s Escape Plan, will be his replacement. Stoops co-founded the band in 2009, and Kung Fu has been a staple of the festival circuit […]