George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic

George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic

George talks with Rolling Stone about Mardi Gras Madness tour, recent collab with Kendrick Lamar and Ice Cube, and 2017 plans for new Brainfeeder LP with Flying Lotus and Thundercat

Rolling Stone interview here

 

In 2014, the legendary artist released a new Funkadelic triple album, First Ya Gotta Shake the Gate – “Thirty-three [songs] was overboard, but I don’t regret it,” he tells Rolling Stone – and the autobiography; last year, Clinton appeared on Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly. He has also kept an eye on his legacy: The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, which opened this past September, includes a 1,200-pound Nineties replica of the famed Parliament-Funkadelic Mothership.

 

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Current itinerary below:

Thu, Aug 3, 2017 – Berkeley, CACornerstone Berkeley
Fri, Aug 4, 2017 – Petaluma, CA Mystic Theatre Petaluma
Sat, Aug 5, 2017 – Long Beach, CAQueen Mary Event Center
Sun, Aug 6, 2017 – Santa Ana, CA The Observatory / Constellation Room
Mon, Aug 7, 2017 – Tempe, AZThe Marquee
Fri, Aug 11, 2017 – San Jose, CASan Jose Jazz Summer Fest – Main Stage
Sun, Aug 20, 2017 – Huber Heights, OHRose Music Center at The Heights
Sat, Aug 26 – Sun, Aug 27, 2017 – St. Paul, MNMinnesota State Fair
Fri, Sep 1, 2017 – Cleveland, OH House of Blues
Sat, Sep 2, 2017 – Kalamazoo, MI Bell`s Eccentric Cafe – Beer Garden
Mon, Sep 4, 2017 – Detroit, MI Royal Oak Arts, Beats & Eats Fest
Sat, Sep 23, 2017 – Everett, MAVillage Fest
Fri, Sep 29, 2017 – Brisbane, Australia Caloundra Festival
Sun, Oct 1, 2017 – Bali, Indonesia Bestival Bali
Sat, Oct 7, 2017 – Denver, COSam Adams Octoberfest
Fri, Oct 13, 2017 – Salt Lake City, UTThe Depot SLC
Sat, Oct 14, 2017 – Las Vegas, NVSilverton Casino Hotel Las Vegas
Sun, Oct 15 – Mon, Oct 16, 2017 – San Francisco, CAThe Independent
Wed, Oct 18, 2017 – Sacramento, CA Ace of Spades
Thu, Oct 19, 2017 – Santa Cruz, CAThe Catalyst
Fri, Oct 20, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA UNION Nightclub
Sun, Oct 22, 2017 – San Diego, CA The Observatory North Park
Thu, Oct 26, 2017 – Lafayette, INLafayette Theater
Fri, Oct 27, 2017 – Hammond, IN The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
Sat, Oct 28, 2017 – Madison, WI State Street Mall
Tue, Oct 31, 2017 – New York, NYB.B. King Blues Club & Grill
Fri, Nov 3, 2017 – Washington, DCThe Howard Theatre
Sat, Nov 18 – Sun, Nov 19, 2017 – Austin, TXEmpire Garage
Fri, Dec 29 – Sat, Dec 30, 2017 – New Orleans, LATipitina’s
Sat, Feb 10, 2018 – Washington, DC The Howard Theatre
Tue, Feb 13, 2018 – New York, NYB.B. King Blues Club & Grill
Sat, Feb 17, 2018 – Boston, MA House of Blues

The Hit List

KCRW – George Clinton With Parliament Funkadelic And Thundercat, Live In The Studio

George Clinton at Glastonbury 2015

George Clinton & Parliment Funkadelic

 

His legendary Mothership Tour was so influential on popular music the Mothership stage prop was recently included as a permanent installation at the Smithsonian Museum of African American History, which opened this year in Washington DC.

Clinton continues his mark on contemporary music today, most recently winning his first-ever Grammy Award in 2016 for his work on Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly.  His recent Funkadelic release, “Shake The Gate” – the first studio release under the Funkadelic brand in 30 years – was followed up with a star-studded collaboration with Kendrick Lamar & Ice Cube who joined him on a video and remix of his single “Ain’t That Funkin’ Hard on You?”… [read more]

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