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NuFunk News Newsletter August

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Summer has just flown by!� What an incredible time too, we were out at The Evolve Festival in Nova Scotia and Shambhala Music Festival in British Columbia, plus produced great shows with Femi Kuti & The Positive Force, Hiatus Kaiyote, Burt Neilson Band, Phish, Gratefully Deadicated Soundsytem, Blue King Brown and also got some downtime on the beach.� Thanks to all who came and took part, we've got another season full of great music to share!�


Win tickets to Grace Potter & The Nocturals this Saturday August 24th by responding to this email with "PICK ME 4 GRACE POTTER"� we'll be giving away two pairs.� Act quick on this�and we'll announce the winners by email� on Thursday evening.� Grace Potter and her band are an amazing live band and she just tweeted at us that saying "Let's Get Weird!"


Also win tickets to our favorite new band Brooklyn's Superhuman Happiness (feat. members of Antibalas, Iron & Wine, TV on the Radio) who will be joined by Toronto's Os Tropies on Thursday, September 5th at the Garrison presented in association with Dog Gone Blog.� Enter by joining our FB page event group.� Superhuman Happiness are relentlessly creative band became known for ecstatic dance parties in NYC now bringing their quirky indie meets afrobeat sound to Toronto in support of their new release "Hands" check out their super fun video "

So many other great shows coming up: Batuki Music presents the Highlife legend Jewel Ackah, Freedubstar, Debut of Dumpstafunk, an evening with moe. Tribute to Peter Tosh with House of David Gang, Halloween Bash with Lee Fields & The Expressions, The Dark Star Orchestra, and soon we'll be announcing the line-up for the 6th Annual NuJazz Festival.

Check out the posters, music news, free mixes and music below, and do feel free to drop us a line at jay@360degreesartists.com with any questions, comments, and suggestions.

See you on the dancefloor!




Live Nation Presents

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals with guests Saints of Valory

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

Danforth Music Hall - 147 Danforth Ave.

Doors at 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM / 19+

Online Tickets / Facebook


Dog Gone�Presents & NuFunk Concerts Presents

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Superhuman Happiness w/ Os Trophies

The Garrison - 1197 Dundas St W.

Doors 8:30PM, $10.00, show 9:00PM

Online Tickets / Facebook

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Batuki Music Presents

Highlife legend JEWEL ACKAH and "The Professor" ADAM SOLOMON TRIO

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Lula Lounge - 1585 Dundas St. W.

Doors at 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM / 19+


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Freedubstar: Live Roots Rock Reggae

Saturday; August 31st, September 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th

May - 876 Dundas St W.

Doors 8:30PM, $10.00, show 9:00PM


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Live Nation Presents


w/ After Funk

Friday, September 13th, 2013

El Mocambo - 464 Spadina Ave.

Doors at 8:00 PM / Show 9:00 PM / 19+

Online Tickets�/ Facebook

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Embrace Presents

Thursday, September 26, 2013


The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave.

Doors 7:00PM, show 9:00PM

$35.00 Online Tickets / Facebook

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NuFunk & House of David Gang present

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Tribute to Peter Tosh

featuring House of David Gang, Friendlyness & The Human Rights plus DJs & special guests

Lee's Palace - 529 Bloor St. W

sponsored by Pure Hemp & Roach o Rama

Online Tickets / Facebook

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Make it Funky, Nufunk & Do Right Music Present

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Halloween Funk Bash

Lee Fields & The Expressions

w/ KC Roberts & The Live Revolution, Soul Motivators, DJ John Kong, Farbsie Funk and so much more!

The Phoenix Concert Theatre -
410 Sherbourne St

Online Tickets / Facebook

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Embrace Presents

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Dark Star Orchestra

The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave.

Doors 8:00PM, $35.00 - $46.25, show 9:00PM

Online Tickets / Facebook

Music News

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It's with great�sadness we share with you the passing of our dear friend James Gray. We have worked with James for the past 5 years as a member of the House of David Gang.� You may have seen him on the streets of Toronto busking or as a sidemen in so many Toronto bands including Blue Rodeo, Rheostatics, Classic Albums Live, BrainFudge and the Gypsy Rebels.� He was kind person and a incredible musician.

More info on James' untimely passing in Exclaim! Magazine here: http://bit.ly/18aHS9y
� Grab a free download of the recently released�track "Rain"�that features his incredible playing on with House of David Gang.

Exclusive new Mixes:

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DJ Stickybuds just dropped his blazing Shambhala Music Festival Fractal Forest set featuring his remix of the House of David Gang track Reggae Warrior

Listen in around 1.10.50 mark for the remix: http://snd.sc/184f3cS

Brand New Album:



GISTO (Vancouver, BC)

Canadian reggae artist crossing over from Vancouver to Jamaica

gisto.bandcamp.com/� * Preview the new album "This is it"


Gisto” Hongisto is well-known to music lovers from his time as the lead singer and musical director for cult following Canadian band Wassabi Collective. Now, he’s taken his magnetic stage presence and formidable music skills to Jamaica and is poised to break out as a solo artist. �Gisto’s sound combines the best of reggae, dancehall, pop, dubstep, and hiphop with an authentic, distinctive vocal delivery to create a sound uniquely his own.


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