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Funkatronic / Bio

Funkatronic is a mix of Funk and Rock along with some Latin influences.
Funkatronic are brothers Justin Caraher on drums, sampler; and Paul Caraher on guitar, bass, and vocals. Also performing as members of Funkatronic at various shows are percussionist, Fernando Perez from Chile; percussionist and vocalist Obuamah Addy; and Liam Sullivan on guitar and harmony vocals. The brothers have performed together since early youth growing up in Nashville where Paul took guitar lessons from blues guitarist, Nick Nixon, who along with good friend and Hendrix bassist, Billy Cox, encouraged Paul's early studies on guitar.

The Caraher brothers have toured the east coast, southeast, and midwest playing clubs and festivals like the Discover Jazz Festival in Burlington, Vermont, Mannerland Fest in North Carolina, and Equifunk in Pennsylvania. They have shared the stage with jazz drummer, Billy Hart; avant guitarist, Dave Fiuczynski; and funk pioneer, George Porter. Some of the bands they have played shows with include Lotus, The Breakfast, Roots of Creation, Ulu, Moon Boot Lover, Goosepimp Orchestra, Consider the Source, Funk Nugget, The Indobox, and Charlie Hunter. Funkatronic has also performed with the grammy-award winning rhythm section from the Derek Trucks Band including drummer, Yonrico Scott, keyboardist, Kofi Burbridge, and bassist, Todd Smallie.

Funkatronic's newest member is Obuamah Laud Addy on percussion and vocals. Obuamah has toured and recorded with jazz great, Wynton Marsalis, on an extended composition entitled, "Congo Square" for which he has written and contributed original music.

General Info

Band Members
Justin Caraher- drums, sampler, keys, Paul Caraher-guitar, vocals, bass, Obuamah Addy-vocals, percussion
Artist Name
Funkatronic
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/funkatronic
Genres
Rock / Funk / Jam Band

Contact Info

Location
Providence, RI

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