One Nation Under a Groove Tour has been extended due to fan demand
George Clinton adds 14 new dates to the highly anticipated One Nation Under a Groove Tour, in response to fan demand. Stops along the tour now include Pittsburg, PA, Atlanta, GA, Madison, WI and more.
Capping over 50 years of touring and recording, George Clinton is set to embark on his final tour with the legendary Parliament Funkadelic before he retires. Starting after Memorial Day weekend, the group will hit the road in North America with Galactic, Dumpstaphunk, and Fishbone, and Miss Velvet & The Blue Wolf. Tickets for the tour are now available to the general public.
Parliament Funkadelic has been a touring force for decades, and the current lineup including veterans Bennie Cowan (trumpet), Greg Thomas (sax), Lige Curry (bass), and Blackbird McKnight (guitar) have been with Clinton for 30 plus years. Parliament Funkadelic also now includes many younger generations of Clinton’s family who are set to move the legacy forward into the 21st century. This blended-family business has no plans of slowing down, even with their helmsman moving on. “It’s always been about the music and the band” says the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, “That’s the real P-Funk legacy. They’ll still be funkin’ long after I stop.”
The One Nation Under a Groove Tour is the latest blockbuster package tour created by Universal Attractions Agency, George and P-Funk’s booking agency. The tour was conceived around the anniversary of the iconic album and single of the same title. “We had been kicking this idea around for a long time” recalls Nick Szatmari, Clinton’s Agent at UAA. “It just felt organic and authentic, especially with the current social climate and the powers that be trying to divide everyone; it has always been a call for unity and togetherness through music. When George announced his retirement it just all clicked. It’s surreal how it all came together, and we are very fortunate to have the support of Galactic, Dumpstaphunk, Fishbone, and Miss Velvet & The Blue Wolf on this historic tour”.
UAA and it’s co-owners, Jeff Epstein and Jeff Allen, are gearing up to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the company’s founding in 1945 with One Nation Under a Groove as the flagship tour for this year among many shows they are rolling out for the 2019-2020 season “We are excited and honored to be sending one of the most iconic touring artists in history into his well deserved retirement with a bang, and quite a bang this will be. It is a fitting culmination of our years of work together” says Jeff Epstein.
One Nation Under a Groove Tour Dates:
Thu 5/30/19 Milwaukee, WI Miller High Life Theatre
Fri 5/31/19 Chicago, IL Aragon Ballroom
Sat 6/1/19 Cincinnati, OH Riverfront Live
Tue 6/4/19 New York, NY SummerStage, Central Park
Wed 6/5/19 Boston, MA Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion
Thu 6/6/19 Philadelphia, PA Franklin Music Hall
Fri 6/7/19 Pittsburgh, PA Rivers Casino
Tue 6/11/19 Lewiston, NY ArtPark
Thu 6/20/19 Sterling Heights, MI Freedom Hill
Fri 6/21/19 Madison, WI The Sylvee
Sat 6/22/19 Kansas City, MO Crossroads KC
Thu 7/25/19 Atlanta, GA Fox Theatre
Fri 7/26/19 Nashville, TN Municipal Auditorium
Sat 7/27/19 Greensboro, NC White Oak Amphitheatre
Fri 8/2/19 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theater
Sat 8/3/19 Saratoga, CA Mountain Winery
Sun 8/4/19 Lincoln, CA Thunder Valley Casino
Thu 8/8/19 Seattle, WA Showbox Sodo
Fri 8/9/19 Bend, OR Oregon Spirit Distillers
Sat 8/10/19 Portland, OR Oregon Zoo
Sun 8/11/19 Eugene, OR Cuthbert Amphitheater
Thu 8/15/19 Denver, CO Mission Ballroom
Sat 8/17/19 Phoenix, AZ Celebrity Theater
Sun 8/18/19 Las Vegas, NV Brooklyn Bowl
Thu 8/22/19 Cedar Park, TX HEB Center
Fri 8/23/19 San Antonio, TX Aztec Theater
Sat 8/24/19 Dallas, TX Bomb Factory
Sun 8/25/19 Houston, TX Revention
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