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George Clinton’s Farewell Tour: One Nation Under A Groove Tour- also featuring Galactic and Fishbone – makes an Artpark stop

George Clinton’s Farewell Tour, One Nation Under A Groove will make an Artpark stop on June 11 in theArtpark Amphitheater as part of Tuesdays in the Park presented by M&T Bank. The bill features George Clinton & Parliament FunkadelicGalacticFishbone and Miss Velvet & The Blue Wolf. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 19 at 10am.

Recording both as Parliament and FunkadelicGeorge Clinton revolutionized R&B during the ’70s, twisting soul music into funk by adding influences of Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, and Sly Stone. The Parliament/Funkadelic machine captured over 40 R&B hit singles (including three number ones) and released three platinum-selling albums.

Since forming in 1994, Galactic’s sound has evolved from organic New Orleans funk to a more modern style, incorporating elements of hip hop, electronica, fusion, and jazz.

Founded in 1979, Fishbone quickly claimed their spot at the table with 1983 fan favorites like “Party at Ground Zero” and “Ugly. ” In 1988, “Freddie’s Dead” became the band’s first big hit on MTV. The influential band mixes ska, punk, funk, heavy rock and soul.

Miss Velvet and the Blue Wolf takes the listener on a journey back to the days of psychedelic rock and epic rock vocals. The band has accompanied George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic on tour dates across the US and Europe since 2017.

June 11- One Nation Under A Groove Tour: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Galactic, Fishbone and Miss Velvet & The Blue Wolf

6:00pm, Artpark Outdoor Amphitheater

Front of Stage (Standing Room Only): $38

Reserved seating: $38

General Admission Bowl: $38/$43 week of show

General Admission Lawn: $19 advance/ $24 week of show

 

Ticket prices include Facility Fee; additional fees apply for online and phone orders.

Tickets can be purchased online at artpark.nettickets.com, by phone at 1-888-223-6000, or in person at the Artpark Box Office (Monday-Friday 10am-4pm).

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