1/2 Price Bottles of Wine
Thu Mar 23 2017
Doors: 9:00 pm / Show: 9:30 pm
Sundown at Granada
$10 (Fees Included)
Goes Great With: Lettuce, Umphrey's McGee, Stevie Wonder, James Brown
This funk-oriented outfit projects dance-driven grooves with powerful vocals. Incorporating intriguing musical composition, tasteful lyrics, and crowd captivating live shows.http://www.granadatheater.com/event/1404384/
burst of energy that is continually climbing their way to the top of the music
scene. This "funk" oriented outfit projects multiple musical styles focusing
mainly on dance driven grooves with powerful clean vocals. Incorporating
intriguing musical composition, tasteful lyrics, and crowd captivating live
performances, FUNK YOU is surely to make an imprint on your musical taste.
FUNK YOU provides the audience with a furious fusion of influences
ranging from Umphrey's Mcgee, Lettuce, James brown, and Stevie Wonder. By
colliding funk, jam, rock, fusion, and prog into one uniform sound, these guys
will keep your jaw dropped and your feet moving without stopping. Their
songs combine lush ambiance, catchy vocals, and intense shredding
simultaneously into a unique well defined sound.
For three years the band has been building their fan base in the
southern local markets of Atlanta, Augusta, Athens, Statesboro, Milledgeville,
Savannah and Macon. They have numerous sold out shows in Augusta and
also at the Georgia Theater in Athens. With performances alongside Maceo
Parker & Fred Wesley (James Brown horn section), Dirty Dozen Brass Band,
Tea Leaf Green, Robert Randolph, Snarky Puppy, and Moon Taxi, the band is
paving their way to the festival circuit. FUNK YOU was voted best R&B band
by August Magazine and was named Relix Magazine's "Artist On the Rise" in
their July/August 2013 issue.
Perseverance and hard work best describe the band's attitude, so if you
haven't yet, you will be seeing them soon.
Groovement sounds like a Led Zeppelin collided into a Soul Train in front of the Saint Motel; more easily described as: high-energy funk-rock. Their catchy melodies, big harmonies, tasteful solos, and funky grooves easily create songs you can dance to. Deitra Magazine describes Groovement's music as "a surprising find of funky original tunes that got the crowd boogying out of their seats, as well as some unique renditions of unexpected covers."
The playful personality and strong, soulful voice of Groovement frontman, Alex Carr, helped him win a ticket to Hollywood as one of the 2011 American Idol contestants. In addition to their decorated singer, the band posseses many years of professional experience and over 30 local award show nominations. This all-star lineup includes Adam Becker (keyboards, organ, synth); Trey Burkett (guitar, vocals); Bryan Burkhart (drums, vocals); Jacob Johnson (sax, guitar, vocals); Tom Smith (trumpet, vocals); and Carlton Rinehart (bass).
Groovement has a reputation for putting on one of the most high-energy and professional live performances around. They've been steadily building a following in the United States midwest by being featured at some of the region's premier festivals: Wakarusa, Yonder Mountain Harvest Festival, the Backwoods Bash, Tulsa's Mayfest, Phunkberry, Highberry, Hullabaloo, and more.
Groovement's second album, "Clouds," is slated for release on August 15, 2015. You will be able to purchase it through all major online retail outlets, this website, or at any Groovement live performance. Following the release of the album, they plan to keep touring, promoting their music, and putting smiles on the faces of movers and groovers worldwide! Sign up on the Groovement email list today and stay in tune with the next live performance nearest you!