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Euforquestra & Kind Country w. Space Monkey Mafia

Euforquestra & Kind Country w. Space Monkey Mafia

Space Monkey Mafia

Fri, April 20, 2018

Doors: 8:30 pm / Show: 9:10 pm

$12.00 - $15.00

Tickets at the Door

This event is 18 and over

Euforquestra
Euforquestra
Eufórquestra (pronounced yoo-FOHR-keh-struh, think euphoria+orchestra) is energy and rhythm personified. An ever-evolving sound that has been influenced by music from all over the world with an emphasis on funk, pocket and groove. For over a decade the band has been igniting dance floors across the country, blending the roots of funk, soul, afrobeat, reggae and dub to create a sound that “explodes, dances and melts in your ear with sheer bliss” (Chris M. Slawecki; AllAboutJazz.com).
Eufórquestra’s fifth full-length record, FIRE, was produced by Kyle Hollingsworth (of The String Cheese Incident) and captures the passion and musical maturing of these road warriors. Over the course of 14 tracks, the band takes you on an hour-long adventure that will touch your heart and mind, and keep your fingers and toes tapping. A handful of special guests, including Elliot Martin (John Brown’s Body), Gabriel Mervine and Kim Dawson (The Motet) and Mr. Hollingsworth himself, put their own touches on the band’s already cohesive sound that is “tight and engineered to a fine, funky precision.” (Jeremy Frazier; Chicago Jam Scene) The result is a record that is distinctly modern, maintaining one foot in the future and firmly planting in the musical roots traditions of the past.
With almost 1,000 shows under their belt, Eufórquestra shows no sign of stopping. A perpetually heavy tour schedule keeps the band and fans happy, as performing live in front of an audience has always been the band’s top priority. As noted in a live show review by Grateful Web, “...the boys seem to play like the apocalypse will happen at any second and they want to die doing what they do best...”
Kind Country
Kind Country
Kind music for kind people. Kind Country is a 6 piece string band playing American standards as well as their own brand of Cosmic American music. Since their formation in 2012, the band has focused creating live performances with high levels of improvisation and energy gathering with a goal of creating a moment of musical bliss that can be shared by audience members and band alike.
Description
Heady jams from kind musicians.
Space Monkey Mafia
Space Monkey Mafia
Space Monkey Mafia is an up and coming 6-piece ensemble out of the Twin Cities, Minnesota. Known for their high energy live performances, Space Monkey Mafia takes cues from classic ska/punk bands of the 90s and 00s while adding a healthy dose of rock, pop, blues and jazz. With members being trained at McNally Smith College of Music, the band incorporates top notch musicianship with fun cover medleys and danceable original songs. One of the band’s strengths is its versatility, pairing saxophonist Dante Leyva’s powerful soul vocals with guitarist Blake Foster’s punk howl, with every other member contributing vocals as well. Rounded out by a three piece horn section and a tight rhythm section, Space Monkey Mafia leaves it all onstage while performing live. Stay tuned for their debut release, coming out March 2018!

In just over a year of performing, Space Monkey Mafia has covered a lot of ground, including opening for Stacked Like Pancakes and ska legends The Toasters, playing at storied Twin Cities venues The Cabooze and the Triple Rock, touring regionally, as well as appearances at Shangri La Music Festival and Galactic Get Down Music Festival. The band has no plans of slowing down and is currently booking dates for 2018!
Venue Information:
The Cabooze
917 Cedar Ave
Minneapolis, MN, 55404
http://www.cabooze.com