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Wednesday Aug 27 | The Daily Breeze

Long Beach Funkfest scores George Clinton as headliner, moves location

The Long Beach Funkfest moves to a new home this year as the celebration of groovy music scores the biggest funk star around for its headlining act.

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Related Topix: Funk, George Clinton, Black Entertainment, Parliament, Long Beach, CA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Philly.com

Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic get up for the down stroke at Ardmore Music Hall

At age 73, George Clinton continues his life's mission to save this dying world from its funkless hell.

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Related Topix: Funk, Parliament, George Clinton, Black Entertainment, Jazz, Thelonious Monk, Entertainment

The Wave

Father of Funk will take the stage

This year, the Long Beach Funk Fest enters its sixth year on Labor Day. And yet, surprisingly, it has never had the man who gave funk its spunk: the Father of Funk, Dr. Funkenstein himself.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Funk, George Clinton, Parliament

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

FunkFest, ECSC, Three Sheets to the Wind

You want the funk? Gotta have the funk? Find it at the FunkFest tonight and Saturday on the Oceanfront at 24th Street.

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Related Topix: Rose Royce, Funk, Parliament, Black Entertainment, George Clinton, Norfolk, VA, Virginia Beach, VA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Newsday

Rudimental work with George Clinton

"We managed to do two songs with George Clinton from Parliament Funkadelic. We worked with Steely Dan, as well.

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Related Topix: Funk, George Clinton, Black Entertainment, Parliament, Steely Dan, Pop/Rock, James Brown, Soul, Sly Stone

Wed Aug 13, 2014

SFGate

Movies opening this week, Aug. 14

Finding Fela: Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney tells the story of how the late Father of Afrobeat, Fela Kuti, used his unique blend of jazz, traditional West African rhythm, funk, highlife and psychedelic rock to not only create a musical genre but to confront the dictatorial Nigerian government of the 1970s and '80s.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Funk, Movies, Entertainment

The Pordland Mercury

My, What a Busy Week

Formerly the star trombonist for New Orleans' famed Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Big Sam Williams struck out on his own to form Big Sam's Funky Nation - a freaking POWERHOUSE of horn-driven funk who owe as much to Parliament-Funkadelic as they do to classic Orleans jazz.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Funk, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Blue Velvet, Portland, OR, Hollywood (Portland, OR)

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Style Weekly

Still Getting Up

Longtime James Brown sideman Maceo Parker says that Brown did him a big favor by always yelling out his name during songs.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Soul, James Brown, Funk, Maceo Parker, Get On Up, North Carolina, Parliament

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Metroactive

Bootsy Collins Brings the Funk to Jazz Summer Fest

He didn't invent funk, but for five decades Bootsy Collins has been one of the genre's most recognized ambassadors.

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Related Topix: Funk, Bootsy Collins, World News, Georgia

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