Mothership Landing: Funk and The Afrofuturist Universe of ’77 @ Grand Performances

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Mothership Landing: Funk and The Afrofuturist Universe of ’77
@ Grand Performances (California Plaza)
Address: 350 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017
Time: 8-10:15pm
Admission: Free / All ages / Outdoors

40 years ago, funk music hit critical mass with the release of groundbreaking Afrofurist-themed albums like Live P-Funk Earth Tour, Funkentelechy and All ‘N All that would ignite dance floors and shape R&B and hip-hop culture forever. Join us to celebrate the cosmic genius of George Clinton, Maurice White, William “Bootsy” Collins, Bernie Worrell, Junie Morrison, Sun Ra and more…

Music Director: Dexter Story
Host: Rickey Vincent
Visuals: Señor Quizá
Producers: Rocio Wyldeflower Contreras and Dexter Story

Vocals:
Charles Jones
Dustin Warren
Jack Davey
Jimetta Rose
Kendra Foster
Lonnie Marshall
Novena Carmel
Shafiq Husayn

Musicians:
Allakoi Peete (percussion)
Brandyn Phillips (trumpet)
Chris Johnson (trombone)
Jerry Jay Flat Williams (tenor sax)
Josef Leimberg (trumpet)
Kenneth Crouch (B3 Organ)
Lonnie Marshall (bass)
Mark Cross (keys, vox)
Phillip Fisher (drums)
Woody Aplanalp (guitar)

#MothershipLandingLA #AfrofuturistUniverse77
#grandperformances

More info: http://grandperformances.org/mothership

Directions: www.grandperformances.org/directions

Facebook Event RSVP: www.facebook.com

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