Bonobo

Congratulations to Bonobo, who today earned two GRAMMY Nominations in the Best Dance/Electronic Recording category and is now a 5-time GRAMMY Nominee.    

The nominations are for: *“Heartbreak,” by Bonobo and Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs. The song was issued in November 2020 and was the first single released on Bonobo’s own OUTLIER label, a partnership with Ninja Tune.  

*“Loom,” by Olafur Arnalds and featuring Bonobo

Bonobo has announced Fragments, a new album that will be released January 14, 2022 (Ninja Tune), along with a 2022 world tour. Fragments is the most emotionally intense record that he - aka Simon Green - has ever had to make. It’s no surprise that it’s also his masterpiece. The album features Jamila Woods, Joji, Kadhja Bonet, Jordan Rakei, O’Flynn and Miguel Atwood-Ferguson.

Friday, October 18th, BONOBO returns with his band behind his critically acclaimed album, The North Borders! After completely selling out the House of Blues with support from Shigeto and an afterparty at Primary for a rare DJ set, BONOBO brings his band to the historic Riveria Theatre!Presale tickets sold out in less than 30 minutes through Bonobo's official website.

Bear Creek Music & Art Festival has added Galactic x2, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk x2, Bonobo Live Band, The Revivalists, Monophonics, Flow Tribe and Profit to the 2013 lineup along with artists at large Pee Wee Ellis and Ron Haynes. Taking place November 14th – 17th at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL

Embrace is the term that best summarizes the exchange between Bonobo and his audience, a welcoming and adoption of the noise that surrounds listeners. Simon Green, a UK native, is a pioneer and mastermind of the downtempo/trip hop sound that is Bonobo. Usually accompanied with a live band, Green holds his ground gracefully above the bass.

I am nobody special, I come from a nobody special family in a nobody special kind of town.  However, when I spent Independence Day 2011 at Electric Forest Festival, I felt special.  Suddenly I was from the String Cheese Incident’s family and I lived in the Sherwood Forest!

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