Last year's release of Life In The City characterized a new era for the Brooklyn-based nonet, Turkuaz. Since the record's release last September, the band has been touring nationally non-stop, building a grassroots, but rabid following, and bringing their infectious blend of funk, alternative rock, R&B and psychedelia to listeners far and wide.
The Werk Out Festival has announced its daily lineup schedule for August 1st-August 3rd, 2019. In its 10th year founded and curated by The Werks, this year presents the most robust lineup yet with Big Gigantic, STS9, The Claypool Lennon Delirium, Steel Pulse, The Floozies, Twiddle, Matisyahu, and more rounding out the genre-spanning lineup handpicked by the festival’s namesake band. In addition, the festival has announced single-day tickets available for the first time in their history.
Same Same But Different Festival (SSBD) is excited to unveil the lineup for their second annual music and arts festival happening Sept 20-21, 2019. This two-day event will celebrate the end of summer in a jaw-dropping setting and feature a diverse range of multi-genre musical acts across the festival’s two stages. Headliners Baauer and Beats Antique will be joined by Turkuaz, Exmag, Cofresi, Megan Hamilton, Capyac, Baby Fuzz and many more.
In September, Turkuaz welcomed their fifth studio effort, Life In The City, a nine-track LP inclusive of singles "Superstatic," "If I Ever Fall Asleep" and the sensational title track, "Life In The City." Given that the recording process spanned from 2016 to 2018, it comes as no surprise there are additional tracks to share from the same time period. Today, Turkuaz has announced the Afterlife EP pair, with Vol. 1 available now:
They’ve become one of Brooklyn’s freshest exports – nine charismatic men and women brightly outfitted to have their colorful nature match their expressive voice.
Energetic splashes of funk, alternative, rock, R&B, and psychedelia color the music of Turkuaz. Balancing male-female harmonies, strutting guitars, wild horn arrangements, and interminable grooves, this spirit takes shape in the color donned by each respective member on stage nightly via larger-than-life performances.
This past Saturday, the Williamsburg area in downtown New York City returned with one of its most anticipated musical events of the year, Brooklyn Comes Alive. Across three music venues, The Brooklyn Bowl, Rough Trade, and Music Hall of Williamsburg, over fifty musicians jammed, sang, and tributed together in fifteen sets of unique, supergroup type fashion.