The Original Funkfest
Starring George Clinton Parliament P Funk Allstars
The hottest names in Funk will unite together for the ’Original Funkfest – 5 Hours of Funk” at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, April 27 at 7 p.m. The line-up includes legendary Funkmaster, George Clinton Parliament P Funk Allstars and United We Funk featuring Barkays, Mary Jane Girls, Con-funkshun and Dazz Band.
George “Dr. Funkenstein” Clinton giving birth to the sound known around the world as “funk:” a melting pot of rhythm & blues, jazz, gospel, and psychedelic rock, prefiguring everything from rap and hip-hop to techno and alternative. Praised for his creative strides and enthralling live performances, Clinton has more than 40 R&B hits and three platinum albums to his credit. Clinton has also received a Grammy, a Dove (gospel) and recognized by BMI, the NAACP Image Awards, and Motown Alumni Association for lifetime achievement. Clinton’s Partliament/Funkadelic was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997.
Tickets can be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, the Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge), at all Ticketmaster locations and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000.