Arguably the Northeast’s two most up-and-coming, improvisational ridden bands on the scene today, Dopapod and Kung Fu will be joining forces to tour Colorado at the end of January 2014. The run will include stops in Boulder and Breckenridge, and feature two STS9 after-party shows in Denver. While the two bands will swap closing sets, the order of each night will not be announced.
Kung Fu have announced their Fall tour dates and Winter festival schedule taking them up and down the East Coast. The five-piece will also be playing a Phish after party on October 26 in Worchester, a Halloween show at Gramercy Theater in NYC with Twiddle, Bear Creek Music Festival on November 14 & 15, Jungle Jam IV in Jaco, Costa Rica January 16-19 and AURA Music & Arts Festival February 14-16.
Three weeks ago Kung Fu’s dear friend Kevin Shea was struck by a drunk driver, and today he lies in a coma with his wife Cecelia and children Jack and Vanessa waiting patiently by his side. On Friday, August 23rd, the band is holding a concert at Toad’s Place in New Haven, CT to celebrate his fighting spirit and to raise money for his family.
Connecticut’s nu-funk quintet, Kung Fu is teaming up with Jeff Bujak for an official Big Up Music & Arts Festival Satellite Party at the Brooklyn Bowl on Thursday, May 16th. Their unique brand of lethal ‘70s-style funk mixed with EDM ideology recently caught the attention of Sirius/XM Radio’s JamOn and they have a huge festival season approaching with main stage and late night slots at Mountain Jam, Gathering of the Vibes, All Good and of course, The Big Up.
The Big Up Music & Arts Festival has unveiled their Phase Two lineup featuring more than 40 stellar acts including experimental world fusion performers Beats Antique, producer and live artist GAUDI, British electro-dance band The Egg, and drummer/producer DrFameus (aka Allen Aucoin of The Disco Biscuits), plus an extra special set by nu-funk ninjas Kung Fu.Taking place August 8th – 10th at Hemlock Hollow Farm in
Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like giving the one you love some fresh funk so Kung Fu’s dropping their brand new single, “Do The Right Thing.” The nu-funk ninjas are set to release the full album in June 2013 but in the meantime you can catch them live on their Winter 2013 tour.