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  1. Saturday February 22 Zuffalo Must Stash Hat live at The Cameron House (back room) (back room ok?) Toronto Queen St W 10pm- 2am $15 $10 advance on Zuffalo's website
  2. Friday July 21 Must Stash Hat Chameleon Project The Boathouse 57 Jubilee Dr Kitchener 10$ 9pm https://m.facebook.com/events/1030254250442969
  3. F Friday April 7 Must Stash Hat, Flat Five and The Satisfied Customers Live at The Casbah Hamilton 9pm- 2am $15 https://www.facebook.com/events/681774958676812/
  4. Friday Mar 10 Must Stash Hat feat. Codi Maki on drums Bobby O'briens 125 King St west Kitchener, ON 9pm-1am no cover https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1869296289977622&tsid=0.6186065198853612&source=typeahead
  5. Saturday March 4 Must Stash Hat feat. Codi Maki on drums The Pub Owen Sound 10pm-2am No cover https://m.facebook.com/events/1316184731796783?tsid=0.8587707646656781&source=typeahead
  6. Strike up the band! The Chameleon Project kicks off the new year with special guests The Buffalo Brass Machine and DJ Hemingway. Santa brought home some new spicy FX so expect a signature CP live set of adventurous space funk, along-side some of the funkiest brass band music this side of New Orleans. Get your boogie on Friday Feb 10th at Junction City Music HallTickets $10 @ Door. Chameleon Project The Toronto-based livetronica phenom Chameleon Project blurs the line between electronic and organic sounds, crafting a truly mesmerizing live experience. Fusing elements of groove-based jazz, funk, disco, dub, reggae, experimental rock and EDM, the music is both intelligent and visceral. Live performances bring something new to every show; they are expansions on the band’s tightly arranged studio tracks, thoughtful experiments featuring unexpected improvisations layered with unique timbres, otherworldly vocal samplings, and heavy, tight beats. The pulsating mania that is The Chameleon Project Experience bewitches, inciting a euphoric dance party with an energy that is contagious. This is music for your mind, and your body. Buffalo Brass Machine The Buffalo Brass Machine is an eight-member horn collective playing the likes of street brass, hip-hop, pop, and everything in-between. The band was formed in late 2015 by a group of University at Buffalo students gathered from across the state with the primary goal: to create and entertain. The band rapidly became a fan favorite throughout New York State, playing at venues such as Mohawk Place, Buffalo Iron Works, Canalside, and First Night Saratoga. December 2016 brings the band’s first EP and music video to the public, as well as a headlining date in Rochester and the band’s first foray into the Great White North with a show in Toronto. DJ Hemingway Hemingway makes beats, hordes records and plays keys for Toronto's live disco experience Tush. With a penchant for rare grooves, embellished chords and cosmic sounds, his DJ sets are eclectic and always funky. Hemingway has supported reputable acts such as Tornado Wallace, Oliver, RAC, Classixx, The Magician and Tim Green (www.hmgway.com)
  7. Friday January 27 Must Stash Hat feat, Codi Maki on drums and Jay Robinson on guitar Molly Blooms 22 simcoe st Collingwood 10pm- 2am no cover https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=682947951873960&tsid=0.581229125149548&source=typeahead
  8. My recording of the Friday September 30th, 2016 show by Mustashat at The Brownstone in Orillia, On is available for download/stream at: https://archive.org/details/mustashat2016-09-30
  9. My recording of the Sat Feb 28 2016 show of Mustashat at The Underground Cafe in Toronto ON is now available for download/stream at: https://archive.org/details/mustashat2016-02-28 This is our first recording with a different drummer. Check it out
  10. Friday January 6 Must Stash Hat feat. Codi Maki on drums Bobby O Breins 125 King St West Kitchener, On 9pm-1am no cover https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=237793339983181&tsid=0.43425145791843534&source=typeahead
  11. THE SPANDETTES Sequin Sunrise Album Release Party Friday, March 4th Revival Bar 783 College St. 9 pm doors $15 advance @ www.thespandettes.com/store with REHAN DALAL & DJ Brendan Boyle Presented in association with Nufunk.ca Facebook event The Spandettes links: www.thespandettes.com www.facebook.com/thespandettes The Spandettes invite you to join the party as they release their long-awaited sophomore album Sequin Sunrise in the spectacular party setting of Revival Bar. Produced by Canadian heavyweight Justin Abedin, this record is packed with memorable melodies, up-tempo dance jams, and soulful harmonies. The full 10-piece band will be playing the record top to bottom! Soul singer and song-writer Rehan Dalal will be starting the live music at 10 pm with his band, fresh off their tour of India. DJ Brendan Boyle will be keeping things funky all evening long, spinning your favourite classics and underground gems on 7" and 12" vinyl. The Spandettes Sequins for all people The Spandettes are a powerful and exciting female vocal trio whose infectiously catchy three-part harmonies are backed by a fiercely energetic 7-piece band. Their original music gives a fresh and contemporary edge to classic 70’s soul-boogie -- inspired by disco, funk, RnB, pop, reggae, jazz and soul. Their sophomore album Sequin Sunrise, coming out worldwide on March 4th, was released in Japan in August 2015 on the legendary Japanese label P-Vine. It inspired rave reviews and helped the band build a passionate fanbase, so much so that The Spandettes sold out two shows at the world-famous Billboard Live in Tokyo, where they also performed on-air at J-Wave, the country’s most popular radio station. Songs from new release have charted in the Top 40 all over Japan; the first single reached #1 on FM Northwave in Sapporo and #10 on the J-Wave Tokio Hot 100. “All ten of us have jazz degrees, but The Spandettes are where we just let loose and reach the people,” says vocalist and bandleader Alex Tait. “Our shows in Tokyo were such a party, people were so happy they were actually in tears. That kind of authentic reaction really hit home for us and made us realize we’re exactly where we need to be as artists, regardless of how people might categorize the music. We want to use our music as a springboard to create and tap into fans’ positive energy wherever we go, especially through the body-positive movement. Between the three of us we have different shapes, voices and personalities, and that’s really a fundamental force behind our music.”
  12. Hey Now, Our next installment of Psychedelic Fridays @ The Remix Lounge will be Friday Jan . 22 We have two bands playing, Electric Meat and The Yappers. Groove driven country-rock , roots and reggae. If you came out last time you know how great the new room is! Lots of room to dance and hula hoop. $10 @ Door. 9:30 The Remix Lounge Toronto 1305 Dundas St w. (at Dovercourt) Come on out and support the jamband community in our new home. https://www.facebook.com/events/788702277904862/
  13. Fri.Feb.27th Funk Remedy Events returns with Toronto's funkiest night out and this time we are rolling out special guest DJ 1970Slick for a rare groove funk set that will have each and every booty shaking like its the 70's all over again. Some of you may know 1970Slick from his incredible psychedelic funk band Chameleon Project and if you caught their recent Toronto show alongside Jamie Kidd you know this man has got the funk running all through his veins. His musical tastes don't end there as his DJ sets range from funk to breaks to disco, re-edits and even early techno. A true music lover and a killer musician with a deep record collection and we are happy to have him come out and give you a taste of his funkiest selections. Let the good times roll! 1970Slick (Chameleon Project) https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chameleon-Project/26386750437 https://www.mixcloud.com/1970slick/ridin-shotgun-with-the-funk/ and Funk Remedy resident... PuckerFunk https://soundcloud.com/puckerfunk Salvador Darling 1237 Queen St West - FREE
  14. Psychedelic Fridays at The Cage Presents: DIESEL DOG with STEPHEN LEWIS https://www.facebook.com/events/1495456820716328/?ref=22 Friday Feb 6. 9pm 292 College St, Toronto, Ont (just west of Spadina) $10 at door. Come on out and support Toronto's Jamband homebase. Every Friday! Psychedelic Fridays https://www.facebook.com/PsychedelicFridays Stephen Lewis https://www.facebook.com/events/749573125138045/ Diesel Dog https://www.facebook.com/pages/Diesel-Dog/302478059820897 Mailing list: psychedelicfridays@gmail.com please join if not on Facebook
  15. https://www.facebook.com/events/1011007728913498/ Psychedelic Fridays continues with Must Stash Hat on Jan 30th. The Cage 292 292 College st, (west of Spadina) Toronto Opening up will be Harvest Wind We have been getting some great bands in to Psy Fridays and Must Stash Hat is one of our faves. Come on out and support a regular jamband scene in downtown Toronto. Please help out to share the event and the bands page to friends! We know there are lots of folks out there who would love to see this grow. Thanks and see you out there!
  16. Psychedelic Fridays at The Cage 292 Presents: The Formula: Original Funk w/ The Better Lates. https://www.facebook.com/events/1507065632906193/ Friday Dec. 12th. 292 College St. (at Spadina) Downtown Toronto. Come out and let Mike Hopkins funk you out! https://www.facebook.com/PsychedelicFridays
  17. Just helping to get the word out. https://www.facebook.com/thelizardstoronto?fref=ts
  18. The Cage 292 (292 College st, at Spadina, Toronot) is now running it's Psychedelic Fridays weekly. https://www.facebook.com/PsychedelicFridays Dec. 5 , The Mark T. Band: An Evening of Jerry Garcia Band Music https://www.facebook.com/marktband?fref=ts Dec/ 12 Mike Hopkins and The Formula: Original Funk w/ The Better Lates Dec/ 19 Caution Jam: X mas party https://www.facebook.com/cautionjam?fref=ts also many more soon including Must Stash Hat, Jackets , Diesel Dog and more Our main room holds 170 with Concert sound and our front room stage holds 50 -70 on a small intimate system. Come on out and support the local jamband scene on a weekly. Please "like" us on Facebook and don't forget to "like" the bands that we are hosting. They are the reason we doing it!
  19. NuFunk Concerts, Activate and Make it Funky Present Saturday, Sept 27th, 2014 9:00 PM Doors The Lost Art of HipHop featuring DJ Grandmaster Flash & Afrika Bambaataa with special guests Soul Motivators & more The Phoenix Concert Theatre – 410 Sherbourne Street Toronto, ON M4X 1K2 Tickets available at Soundscapes, Play De Record & Shanti Baba Online Tickets / Facebook A rare pairing of founding fathers of Hip-Hop: Grandmaster Flash and Afrika Bambaataa at Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre…. The Lost Art of Hip Hop explores the development years of Hip-Hop that including art, dancing, toasting, boasting and above all DJying. Grand Master Flash is the first DJ who put the genre on the map and was the first to discover that the turntable could also be used as an instrument is co-headling with Afrika Bambaataa, a NYC Gang leader turned Djying, Breakdancing and Graffiti into cultural movement in the late 70s and who also coined the phrase “HipHop” to the New York Times, borrowing a lyric from the Sugar Hill gang song Rapper’s Delight. You won’t want to miss being a part of this legendary show on Saturday September 27th, 2014 at the Phoenix Concert Theatre Brought to you by NuFunk Concerts, Activate, Make it Funky Collective, Toronto Breaks, The Manifesto & Exclaim Magazine. The event will receive promotional support from The Manifesto that celebrates its 8th Annual Manifesto Festival of Community and Culture between September 17-21. $2 from each ticket sold for this event will be donated to Manifesto and will support their year round arts and education programming. Grandmaster Flash www.grandmasterflash.com There are lots of stories about the birth of jazz and the beginning of rock n’ roll, but hip-hop has founding fathers: one of them is DJ Grandmaster Flash. In the early 70’s Joseph Saddler was living in the South Bronx and studying electrical engineering. However, Saddler, a native of the Bronx, had a much deeper passion for music; he had been experimenting with his father’s vinyl since he was an toddler. His knowledge of audio equipment led him to an idea that would revolutionize the way he Played music: the turntable would become his instrument. The career of DJ Grandmaster Flash began in the Bronx with neighborhood block parties that essentially were the start of what would become a global phenomenon — the dawn of a musical genre. He was the first DJ to physically lay his hands on the vinyl and manipulate it in a backward, forward or counterclockwise motion, when most DJs simply handled the record by the edges, put down the tone arm, and let it play. Those DJs let the tone arm guide their music, but Flash marked up the body of the vinyl with crayon, fluorescent pen, and grease pencil—and those markings became his compass He invented the Quick Mix Theory, which included techniques such as the double-back, back-door, back-spin, and phasing. This allowed a DJ to make music by touching the record and gauging its revolutions to make his own beat and his own music. Flash’s template grew to include cuttin’, which, in turn, spawned scratching, transforming, the Clock Theory and the like. He laid the groundwork for everything a DJ can do with a record today, other than just letting it play. What we call a DJ today is a role that Flash invented. By the end of the 70s, Flash had started another trend that became a hallmark around the world: emcees followed flash to the various parts and parties to rap/emcee over his beats. Before long, he started his own group, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five. Their reputation grew up around the way the group traded off and blended their lyrics with Flash’s unrivaled skills as a DJ and his acrobatic performances—spinning and cutting vinyl with his fingers, toes, elbows, and any object at hand. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five went Platinum with their single, “The Message.” Meanwhile, the single “The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel” introduced DJing to a larger listening audience than it had ever known before; it became the first DJ composition to be recorded by a DJ. The group’s fame continued to grow with “Superappin,” “Freedom,” “Larry’s Dance Theme,” and “You Know What Time It Is.” Punk and new wave fans were introduced to Flash through Blondie, who immortalized him in her hit, “Rapture.” The rock n’ roll hall of fame also recognized Flash with an honor no one else in hip hop has received: Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five became the first hip hop group ever inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007. Flash is the first DJ to ever receive that honor. By the time the 90s rolled around, Flash was hand picked by Chris Rock to spend five years as the music director for his groundbreaking HBO series, The Chris Rock Show. More recently, Flash has played for audiences as large as the Super Bowl and as elite as Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain. On top of his induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Flash has been the recipient of many awards, including VH1 Hip Hop Honors; The Icon Award from BET in honor of his contribution to hip hop as a DJ; The Lifetime Achievement Award from the RIAA; and Bill Gates’ Vanguard Award. Although Flash has been in the business for many years, he shows no sign of slowing down: this year he has released a new album, and he will began his descent from the analog vinyl world of DJing to enter the digital world of DJing. His DJ application of choice is “Traktor Scratch” by Native Instruments. Grandmaster Flash’s memoirs, The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash – My Life My Beats was released in bookstores worldwide. The book is penned by David Ritz, author of both Marvin Gaye’s and Ray Charles’ biographies. In this extraordinary book, Grandmaster Flash sets down his musical history, sharing for the first time his personal and difficult life story—along with no small amount of wisdom and experience. The Smithsonian Museum of American History in honor of Black History Month has opened its exhibit RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture that Grandmaster Flash along with other hip hop artist such as LL Cool J, Erykah Badu and Common will be featured. Afrika Bambaataa – The Ahmen Ra of Universal Hip Hop Culture Named by LIFE Magazine as one of the MOST IMPORTANT Americans of the 20th Century, Afrika Bambaataa is a Musical visionary, DJ extraordinaire,living legend and founder of the Zulu Nation. Bam, as he’s affectionately known, has done more for the culture and music of hip-hop, funk and electro than most could dream of. In fact, he’s even the person responsible for coiningthe term “Hip Hop” in reference to the movement. The man behind Hip Hop/Electro Funk classic ‘Planet Rock’ over the years has co-produced and performed with the likes of James Brown, George Clinton, Fortknox Five, Leftfield, Uberzone and Tribe Called Quest among many others. Bam’s futuristic soundscapes became a major influence in the development of not only hip-hop, but have been instrumental in laying the foundation for Breaks, Electro, Freestyle, Techno and House music as well. “Planet Rock” has become arguably the most sampled song in music history, having been remixed and sampled by the likes of Paul Oakenfold, Westbam, George Acosta, LL Cool J and countless others. Bam’s track “Renegades of Funk” was also famously covered by Rage Against The Machine. Still extremely active, Bam continues to record, tour and educate, maintaining his status as a living legend and forefather of the art. In 2006,Bam was honored for his incredible achievements by VH1 at the annual ‘Hip Hip Honors’ show. In 2007, he was nominated for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. In 2012 Bam accepted an appointment at Cornell University where he will speak to classes, meet with students, community groups and perform the music he helped create and expand.
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