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If you have never seen this band before this is a rare treat. They are simply amazing and their music is excellent. Don't miss it! "The enduring success of Incognito is one of the great stories of UK music during the last four decades. Look at the recent history of soulful UK artists and you will find any number of short-lived acts that have achieved pop success. Narrow it down to those that have created a uniquely British sound and have endured as a global phenomenon on their own terms, and the list becomes short. Dues, then, to Jean-Paul “Bluey” Maunick and Incognito, formed in 1979 and celebrating almost 40 years of positive vibes and undiluted Jazz-Funk. Having moved to London from his native Mauritius at age ten, the UK live scene was a key inspiration for Bluey. “Defining moments for me?” Bluey reminisces.“Discovering Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye, of course, as well as Santana, Earth Wind & Fire, and Kool & The Gang. But the real link to Incognito’s genesis came from UK bands like Gonzalez and FBI. These were people that lived in your town and walked your streets. “My first band was New Life with David Grant. His cousin, Joe Williams, would later manage my second band, Light of the World, which was formed during the years I worked in Joe’s record shop in Tottenham. The band rehearsed upstairs and some of the future band members would pop in to jam,” recalls Bluey. “I switched from bass to guitar when Paul ‘Tubbs’ Williams came in; he was only 14 and blew everyone’s minds!” Chris Hill heard the band in 1978 and promptly signed them to his Ensign imprint. “We ended up at Phonogram Studios and could suddenly buy any equipment we wanted in their shop. No one stopped to think, ‘I can buy a car!’ All we could see was wah-wah pedals and phaser units!” The self-titled LOTW debut was a landmark for UK Jazz-Funk, featuring the extended, high-energy club hits “Swingin’” and “Midnight Groovin’”, as well as a young Sade pictured on the cover. “British Jazz-Funk bands created a scene to an extent, but we didn’t embrace each other enough,” reflects Bluey. “It was about out-blowing each other and playing others off the stage. In the ’70s, there was a healthy live circuit in London. From pubs, you could graduate to the Q Club, Gulliver’s, or Upstairs at Ronnie’s. By the early ’80s, we relied on DJs like Chris Hill booking the band for weekenders. I formed Incognito because I really wanted to take the music to the next level and get away from the fashion-conscious, pettycompetitiveness. My vision was to be a producer, a writer, and create a broader musical community . . . with the emphasis on music. As Jocelyn Brown has said, ‘We’re in the business of music, not the music business.’ “I started Incognito with Tubbs, as we had a strong creative chemistry. Our first sax man was Ghanaian music star George Lee and the drummer was Geoff Dunn [later with Van Morrison], and we invited our LOTW friends, keyboardist Peter Hinds and percussionist Gee Bello, to join. Recording again for Ensign, the first Incognito offering was an instrumental tune, ‘Parisienne Girl’. Radio 1 played filler music before the news, and started to use ‘Parisienne Girl’. You’d hear it three or four times a day. It charted and Ensign then wanted an entire album, which was all recorded in a few days.” The debut Incognito set, Jazz Funk, was an instrumental tour de force, with guests including Hugh Masekela hornsmen Peter Segona and Claude Deppa, and legendary Jamaican trombonist Vin Gordon. “When I write and produce, I respect the musician and singer’s spirits 100%. I have them in mind, considering their styles and allowing them the space to shine. I try to get the best from them and in turn they give their best for my songs and productions. This exchange is the basis for the Incognito sound and the ideology of the band. We work with and for each other!”' PURCHASE TICKETS HERE: https://www.crestsacramento.com/event/1835604-incognito-sacramento/
All tickets are the same general admission, buy the cheapest ticket early. About Kalimba - The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire: https://www.kalimbathespiritofearthwindandfire.com The nationally touring show Kalimba, The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire provides an Earth Wind & Fire experience so satisfying it transports audiences back to the excitement of the first time they heard these unforgettable songs. Lead vocalist, Thomas “Chazz” Smith, created Kalimba, The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire in 2011 with the vision of honoring the beloved Earth Wind & Fire hits he and millions of others listened to while growing up. The 10-piece organization includes a full horn and rhythm section to reproduce the infectious grooves created by EWF’s Verdine White and Ralph Johnson. In February the loss of EWF’s founder and musical genius, Maurice White, left the world mourning, but Kalimba, The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire faithfully honors his work by featuring lush treatments of the soaring vocal harmonies that are the hallmark of Earth Wind & Fire’s music and EWF’s late founder, musical genius, Maurice White. Performances authentically replicate the signature high notes of Maurice White’s sidekick, Philip Bailey. Playing across the country at some of the nations most prestigious and historic theaters, music festivals, state fairs, corporate events and functions, casino’s, and larger clubs as well as upscale private parties and weddings, Kalimba, The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire includes all of the hits: September, Shining Star, Boogie Wonderland, After the Love Has Gone, Let's Groove, That's the Way of the World, Devotion, Reasons, Sing a Song, Can't Hide Love, Getaway, Fantasy, and Love's Holiday just to name a few. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kalimba-the-spirit-of-earth-wind-and-fire-live-at-swabbies-tickets-60416844408#tickets
This is a fundraiser to support our homeless and foster kids in Sacramento. The Incomparable RONNIE LAWS Also featuring: Kyron "K-Frost" Kirby Sasha McQueen Ron Burns Host: Kevin Bracey PURCHASE TICKETS HERE: www.pureproductions.eventbrite.com Phone:[masked] or[masked] $35 Presale $40 @ the door
THE PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE COME ON DOWN TO WIN ON JUNE 1 The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their names called and "Come On Down" to win. Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car! Play classic games just like on television's longest running and most popular game show…from Plinko™ to Cliffhangers™ to The Big Wheel™ and even the fabulous Showcase. Playing to near sold-out audiences for more than 14 years, the Price Is Right Live™ has entertained millions of guests and given away more than 12 million dollars in cash and prizes. If you’re a fan of The Price Is Right™ on TV, you’ll no doubt love this exciting, live (non-televised), on-stage version of the show! WANT TO PLAY? NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of 50 United States and Canada (excluding Puerto Rico & Quebec), 18 years or older. Ticket purchase will not increase your chances of being selected to play. To register for a chance to be a contestant, visit the registration area located at Pano Hall 3 hours prior to show time. For complete rules & regulations, including eligibility requirements, visit or call the box office. To enter theater to watch show, a ticket purchase is required. Sponsored by Good Games Live, Inc. Void where prohibited. Price is Right Live™/© 2019 FremantleMedia. All Rights Reserved. Location: Outdoor Amphitheater Time: 8PM Tickets: $69.95 I $59.95 I $49.95 Must be 21 to attend. However, guests between the ages of 13 - 20 may attend if accompanied at all times by an adult 21 years of age or older. - For Everyone’s Safety - Upon entrance and prior to receiving your ticket, each guest will pass through a security metal detector, and guests will be subject to search and additional metal detector screenings. Bags, purses, backpacks and other carrying parcels are subject to search. After leaving the venue, guests are subject to an additional screening and/or search upon re-entry to the venue. Ticketmaster Verified Tickets The Seat You Buy is The Seat You Get Look for the Ticketmaster Verified logo when purchasing tickets. Other sites may offer a money back guarantee or "comparable" seats if something goes wrong. But with Ticketmaster, even tickets transferred or resold to you are 100% verified and issued in your name so they can't be counterfeited. To purchase concert tickets: https://www1.ticketmaster.com/the-price-is-right-live-june-1-2019/event/1C00556EDBAEA010&camefrom=CFC_THUNDER_VALLEY&brand=thundervalley?f_klarna_flex_pay=default&ab=efeat6961v1 or call Ticketmaster at[masked], or visit the Box Office inside the casino (open daily 10AM - 11PM).