*Looks like it’s gon’ be a funky good time tonight in Downtown LA at Club Nokia when funk man Bootsy Collins hits the stage.

We just got word that hooking up with Bootsy will be Snoop Dogg and Cornel West.

They’ll join Bootsy on stage to perform songs from his new album, “Tha Funk Capital of The World,” which they both appeared on.

Bootsy’s set will mix songs from the new album with classic jams and tributes to Bootsy’s musical idols. He’s playing with a 13-piece band, collectively dubbed ‘Funk U-Nity’, which includes members of P-Funk, Public Enemy and legendary session players. The aggregation’s full lineup and tour itinerary is below.

 

“FUNK U-NITY” LINEUP:
Bootsy Collins – bass & vocals
Colonel Hardgroove – bass & vocals (Public Enemy)
Blackbyrd McKnight – guitar (P-Funk, The Headhunters)
Bernie Worrell – keyboards (P-Funk)
Razor Sharp Johnson – keyboards (P-Funk)
Frankie Kash – drums (P-Funk)
TM Stevens – bass & vocals (The Pretenders, Shocka Zooloo)
Keith Cheatham – guitar
Gary Winters – horns
Randy Villars – saxes
Sarah Morrow – trombones
Candice Cheatham – vocals
Razzberry White – vocals
Kyle Jason – vocals

U.S. TOUR DATES:
6/3 – Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia
6/4 – San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
6/6 – Boulder, CO @ Boulder Theater
6/9 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
6/10 – Chicago, IL @ The Congress Theater
6/11 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
6/15 – New Orleans, LA @ Tipitina’s
6/16 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
6/17 – Dallas, TX @ Palladium Ballroom
6/19 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits Live
6/22 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
6/23 – Annapolis, MD (Baltimore) @ Rams Head Tavern
6/24 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE – Indoor Stage
6/25 – Glenside, PA (Philadelphia) @ Keswick Theatre
6/26 – New York, NY @ B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
6/29 – Worcester, MA (Boston) @ The Palladium
6/30 – Rochester, NY @ Party In The Park

 

 

 

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