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The Rayos

The Rayos have embedded themselves as a local institution through countless performances which unify audiences in collaborative dance and positivity. Their uplifting world music blends African and Latin influences with back porch blues, gypsy soul and funky roots-rock. Saul’s guitar, Elena’s virtuoso electric violin and both of their voices merge into a seductive harmony along […]

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Mojo Green (10pm)

Every time this seven piece Reno band plays here, it’s a guaranteed dance party. Do some extra stretching in advance because this is a horn-driven, funk and soul machine. Once this train gets a rollin’, there ain’t no stoppin’ it. The x-factor in the equation is the fact that this band features Jenes Carter – […]

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In a world where big funk bands are a dime a dozen, this one stands out from the pack. This Sacramento-based ensemble kicks down the doors with richly layered percussion, blaring brass, wailing guitar and a seductive vocal presence. The group explores a corridor of funky grooves and afro-beats while tapping into a heavier sound […]

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Elevation (5 – 8pm)

Fall Equinox Funk Fiesta

This local funk band is here for an early show to celebrate the change of seasons. Led by vocal powerhouse Jamal “J Silk” Walker, you’ll feel the soul and funk reverberate from head to toe. Formerly known for his eponymous blues band, this singer has stage presence to spare. He and drummer Scott Wilson have […]

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Swoop Unit

This eight-piece Bay Area band turns every dancefloor into a freewheeling party zone with their hard-swinging, infectious mix of funk, jazz, blues and boogaloo. The sultry, seductive vocal presence of Rosanna Schneider whips it all up into a tornado of soul. If you like Tower of Power, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings and Greyboy […]

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Jelly Bread

Among the things you can count on are death, taxes and Jelly Bread’s commitment to the funk. Assurance of dance floor ignition is always a guarantee when these cats are in town. Cutting edge original material and craftily chosen covers will captivate your senses. Jelly Bread is a razor sharp unit which has taken a […]

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When people say that music is more powerful than any drug, this is the kind of stuff they’re talking about. Every time this band plays the Crazy Horse, monumental performances transpire. The power trio from Southern California lives up to its name when their relentlessly rocking, deliciously funky, irresistibly soulful sound is set in motion. […]

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This homegrown group brings their fresh interpretation of organic, galactic funk straight from the Ridge to our ears. With keyboard sorcerer Makila Wind in the mix, we can guarantee this is going to be a hypnotic sonic journey.

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Sneaky Pete and

The Secret Weapons

These high-altitude funkateers from Jackson Hole, Wyoming are back with a loaded arsenal of dance floor napalm. This old school brand of groove-funk is more than just a party. Their original material is rich in thoughtful lyrics and feel-good mojo. WATCH THIS! LISTEN TO THIS!

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Congo Sanchez

Benefit for Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Coalition

Back by popular demand, three members of Thievery Corporation (yes, you read that correctly) join forces to bring us a sizzling sonic cocktail of conscious hip hop, super-charged reggae and richly-layered percussive grooves. The last time they were here many walked away claiming it was the best show they’d ever seen at the Crazy Horse. […]

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