Coming off of a great year for FunkCity.net in 2019, this year was starting out looking even better with a bunch of great shows lined up in the Winter and the fantastic festival kicking off in April.  There was no waiting as I rolled up to Greenville on January 2Continue 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

Eric Gales is a unique talent and he brought his band to a packed house at Terminal West, Atlanta last week. Gales truly is a bluesman as he unabashedly tells his story during his live sets – in and out of prison, drug addiction and hard times. He’s singing andContinue 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

It’s that time of year just before the new years runs where we sit back and reflect on the year. This year to keep it interesting I am only going to choose one show per band so that my choices are not so much of only one band or another.Continue Reading

While many young ATLiens were at Widespread Panic or Umphrey’s McGee this past Saturday, the best audiophile treat was the sold out show by The Midnight Hour across town at at Aisle 5 which I had the opportunity of seeing and hearing. The Midnight Hour is Black excellence: an ode toContinue Reading

What kind of mix is this? It’s some great new releases from Bokanté, Jungle, and Rubblebucket, some great shows we’ve been to including Moon Hooch, Dumpstaphunk and Bumpin’ the Mango, and some cool classics. 1. Jungle – Beat 54 (All Good Now) – For Ever Jungle is kind of anContinue Reading

Some great stuff this week featuring Spafford following their dynamite show at Terminal West’s Big Bang Block Party, Turkuaz from their new album Life in the City released last week, and Mark Lettieri (guitarist for Snarky Puppy and The Fearless Flyers) from his Spark & Echo solo album. In the EyesContinue 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

This week’s playlist is a feast of funky saxophone driven tunes.  It spans more than 50 years of great horn work as well as some other new and old classics.  Highlights include the bookends of Rebirth Brass Band tunes as they’ll roll into town for two sets Saturday night. RebirthContinue Reading