Tower of Power
Tower of Power, known for their iconic horn-led funk and soul sound, is pleased to announce their new Holiday EP, It’s Christmas and a handful of select dates to kick off 2024. These announcements come on the heels of a major touring year for Tower of Power, celebrating 55 years since the band’s founding.
Blue Note Napa is proud to announce the new music lineup for the 2023 Blue Note Summer Sessions concert series beginning May 19 through October. Tickets to the initial slate of events will go on sale this Thursday, March 9 at 10 a.m. PT via bluenotenapa.com, although more concerts will be rolled out in the near future.
Bay Area funk and soul pioneers, Tower of Power, have detailed the kick-off to their 55th anniversary tour. The band, known for their iconic hits such as “You’re Still A Young Man,” “What is Hip?” and “So Very Hard To Go” has been leaving their fans wowed since their earliest days in Oakland.
It’s fitting that Little Feat is on the road this summer as the group celebrates the upcoming 45th anniversary of Waiting For Columbus, one of the greatest live albums ever made. Released in 1978, the live double album featured memorable performances of songs (“Dixie Chicken,” “Willin’” and “Time Loves A Hero”) that spanned the group’s fantastic career. The first song from the new set, “Fat Man In The Bathtub,” recorded at The Rainbow in London, is available now.
Stern Grove Festival, one of the longest-running outdoor music festivals in the country, is proud to reveal the 2022 music lineup for its 85th annual summer concert season. The ten-week event series continues to be free for all attendees of all ages, although fans must first RSVP in advance to reserve their spot for each concert at www.sterngrove.org with online reservations to the season opener beginning on Tuesday, May 31.
Ellis Hall, “The Ambassador of Soul,” will be releasing his next studio album, Doc Kupka Presents: Let’s Make an Arrangement, on Strokeland Records (via Regime Music Group) on September 10, 2021.
Let’s Make an Arrangement was co-written by Stephen “Doc” Kupka of funk and soul pioneers, Tower of Power, and features 12 songs that offer a variety in terms of their musical range.
Over the course of two memorable evenings in June 2018, legendary soul-funk-R&B outfit Tower of Power returned to Oakland, the city that started it all, to celebrate its landmark 50th anniversary with a few thousand friends, family and fans. The window-rattling grooves and raucous party spirit of ToP has been a balm for the soul throughout the band’s half-century existence, but the release of 50 Years of Funk & Soul: Live at the Fox Theater – Oakland, CA – June 2018 couldn’t have come at a better time.
The renowned horn-driven soul/RnB/rock/pop/funk outfit Tower of Power (or TOP, as it is more often referred to by its global legion of fans), has been rocking their sound since 1968 - infusing Soul (with a capital S) into the music industry for 52 years. Over 7500 Shows, 444,000 Unique monthly listeners and over 35 million streams and millions of albums worldwide, their fans are rabid!
The renowned horn-driven soul/RnB/rock/pop/funk outfit Tower of Power (or TOP, as it is more often referred to by its global legion of fans), has been rocking their sound since 1968 - infusing Soul (with a capital S) into the music industry for 52 years. Fast forward, after celebrating their 50th Anniversary with the critically acclaimed 2018 release of “Soul Side of Town”, Tower of Power stirs it up for the launch of their next album - STEP UP.