'Undisputed kings of electro funk', The Floozies have just announced a massive nationwide tour in support of their new album Funk Jesus.
Funk Jesus will include already released singles, "Arithmetic (feat. ProbCause)", "Cosmic Rays (feat. Ryan Zoidis)", "Summer Fling", and "Honeymoon Phase (feat. Ryan Zoidis)".
"Prepare for the second coming."
Although the Midwest festival season grows closer to an inevitable end, there are still a plethora of different festivals waiting for their moment to shine. Next weekend, festivalgoers will descend upon the beautiful rolling hills of Northwestern Wisconsin for the third annual Summer Set Music Festival held in Somerset, WI.
Memorial Day weekend always produces a number of different and distinct music festivals across the country, however one Midwest festival in particular has proved for countless years that they know how to throw a unique concert experience complete with a diverse music selection, an enthusiastic and experienced crowd, and a little help from the weather gods. This year’s annual Summer Camp Music Festival was one for the ages, providing fans with an unforgettable experience that won’t be outdone anytime soon.
When the threat of 50 MPH winds and impending heavy rain don't get you down - you know you're in the right place. And for a lot of people, that place was Wakarusa on Friday. Luckily, the 50 MPH winds passed us by, but our day did start off with a pretty heavy amount of rain. We're used to that by now, though.Because of the rain, several shows were cancelled, including a show I was really looking forward to seeing, Rusty Shackle.
I want to start by emphasizing the importance of keeping an open mind always, but especially when listening to and choosing live music to see. Throughout all of my years of seeing a lot of live music, I have always listened before I judged, and it has afforded me the ability to discover bands and performers that I would have never known about. On the other hand, I know countless people that either stereotype, pigeon hole themselves, or scan lineups and then comment as if they have already attended the event.
Purple Hatter’s Ball has added several new artists to the line-up including: Colorado’s dance-funk seven-piece The Motet; electronic producer/guitar player and drummer duo, The Floozies who are performing at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park for their first time; the infectious soul-funk of The Fritz; and the inspiring soulful sounds of Avis Berry & Scott Campbell Band, as well as Yankee Slickers, Famato and Universal Green.
Spring is right around the corner and for many excited festival attendees the anticipation is building for the annual Summer Camp Music Festival, held at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois. Since 2001, Summer Camp has consistently brought some of the largest acts in jam, electronic, bluegrass, hip-hop, and many other genres, and this year is no exception.