Atlanta has a great music scene with large numbers of great bands and musicians. Kevin Leon is one of the many local musicians that have had Atlanta as a launching pad for track records touring with popular bands as well as solo gigs.  I’m happy to call Kevin a friend,Continue Reading

For FunkCity.net, 2019 was a remarkable year that is recapped here.  I apologize in advance for the self-serving nature but it was definitely a year like no other in my experience based on a combination of personal music achievements and fantastic music events.  It was a huge year for fourContinue Reading

Just had the most spectacular festival experience and will be writing some expanded coverage over the next couple of weeks but wanted to dash off a note to express thanks to all those involved and just touch on some of the highlights! First, hats off to Paul Levine and hisContinue Reading

Funk You, out of Augusta, GA put fort a New Year’s Eve celebration that stacks up with any I’ve been to. With The Brotherhorns from Athens, GA they teamed up to set the night on fire. It was a 3 hour set and we caught 2.5 hours worth not includingContinue Reading

This week’s playlist is a feast of eclectic mix, past & present, past shows and upcoming shows. It spans straight up funk and downright spacey jams. It features tunes from Papadosio coming into town for two nights this week as well as their opener, Higher Learning.  Also highlights local favoritesContinue Reading

Special Big Band edition capturing that huge horn driven sound along with some new terrific releases.  This set will keep you movin’ and groovin’ with rapid beats and lotsa horn bleats. We’ll tie together all the loose ends to tell how each song blends. Bokanté & Metropole Orkest – All theContinue Reading

This second installment of the FunkCity.net weekly Spotify playlist compilation including songs from recent and upcoming shows.  It’s comprised of some of our favorite new and old songs and artists and a brief description of the tune and its significance follows – Simple – Phish:  Not your typical phunk, butContinue Reading

BALTIMORE, Md. – On a midsummer’s steamy night in downtown Baltimore, the sweltering asphalt from the “Charm City” streets seemed to reflect the sizzling sounds of one of Augusta’s newest live-music packages. Source: ‘Funk You’ band enjoys steady successful ride | The Augusta ChronicleContinue Reading

Voodoo Visionary just released a striking new sophomore album “Off the Ground”. You can stream it here exclusively for a limited time. Funkadelic Threads provides a nice review of the album and the group’s album release party a week ago at Aisle 5 in Atlanta. Cold Shallow Moon I’ve GotContinue Reading