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Boogie Chillun (Funky Haven)

Boogie Chillun (Funky Haven)

R&B/Soul / Funk / Hip Hop New Haven, CT  US
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Back In The Day
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Cissy Strut

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Shows

  • 2014

    Nov 29

    New Haven, CT, US | 9:00pm

    MPM rocks With Boogie Chillun on Thanksgiving weeekend of 2014

  • 2014

    Sep 14

    New Haven, CT, US | 1:00pm

    BOOGIE CHILLUN will be the headliner for the International Day of Peace Festival 2014. This is the third consecutive year Boogie Chillun will appear in this FREE public event, providing a soulful musical backdrop to a day of peace, reflection and unity in the Elm City. Boogie Chillun will perform at approximately 3:30 pm.

  • 2014

    Jul 18

    Hamden, CT, US | 6:30pm

    The original Herb Reed Platters are continuing Mr. Reed's legacy this year with a 60th anniversary world tour, which includes a stop in Hamden, CT on Friday, July 18 at 7:00 pm. Some of the Platters well-known hits are "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes," "Only You," and "The Great Pretender." New Haven-based Boogie Chillun, a six-piece funk/soul band which has been performing throughout the U.S. Northeast since 1991, will open the show on Friday night. Boogie Chillun opened for The Spinners at this venue two summers ago, much to the delight of the 10,000 spectators in attendance. Boogie Chillun has opened for numerous major touring artists, including WAR, Ziggy Marley, The Sugarhill Gang, 98 Degrees, Sherry Winston, and Vanilla Fudge.

  • 2013

    Oct 6

    New Haven, CT, US | 1:00pm

    This is the 2nd Annual Family Fun Concert at The Mary Wade Gardens... a carnival-themed family event, open to the public, featuring great food, fun games, a live steel band, and soulful dance music from New Haven legends, BOOGIE CHILLUN!!! This is a fundraising benefit, intended to raise money for elderly care services at The Mary Wade Nursing Home. Please come out and show your support!

  • 2013

    Sep 15

    New Haven, CT, US | 12:00pm

    The International Day of Peace Festival, an annual event, will be held at the West River Park (Boulevard @ Legion Avenue) in New Haven, THIS Sunday, September 15, 2013, from approximately 12:00-5:00 pm. Featured performers include Boogie Chillun (3:30 pm) and INITY Reggae Band (2:30 pm). Come out and support international peace, love and MUSIC....

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  • Eddie Ray Franks Jr (Artist)
    Eddie Ray Franks Jr
    Dropping by to show support and wish you much success with your music. Have a great evening. Eddie Ray
  • Lboogie64 (Artist)
    Lboogie64
    You guys got this old school Hip Hop head since '79 Rock n it out yo!
  • Suzanne Cook (Artist)
    Suzanne Cook
    Love your music. Suzanne
  • POETICALLY SPOKEN aka S CENTS (Artist)
    POETICALLY SPOKEN ...
    Coming through to show love!! Continue making music..it's the worlds medicine! Peace & Love, S cents aka POETICALLY SPOKEN

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Members

Derek Graham

Drums

Wayne Brown

Keyboard

Jean Sandoval

Electric Guitar

Luis Rivera

Bass

Jerry Langley

Bass

About

Sounds Like: Parliament/Funkadelic, Stevie Wonder, Gil Scott-Heron, KRS-One, Sly & The Family Stone

Label: Retro City Records

Manager: Vaughn Collins, Derek Graham

Bio: Boogie Chillun has been rockin' and funkin' the CT music scene since 1991, performing at nightclubs, theatres, outdoor festivals, schools, parties, weddings, and other events throughout CT and the US Northeast. That's over twenty years of good music satisfaction!

Boogie Chillun plays funk, rap, ...See Full Bio

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Press

"The music of Boogie Chillun refers to the entire history of popular music... choral, folk, rock and blues, but especially R&B, soul and Hip Hop. Boogie Chillun draws natural connections to all of these genres, and adds their own 'Funky Haven' style and humor to the mix. Not only does Boogie Chillun make you feel the awesome power of music, the band uses its lyrics to spread positive messages, decry racial hatred, and mock the steeotyping or unfair mistrust that can keep communities from forming and growing.... I don't know of another band that can have crowds screaming and dancing no matter where they play. Their shows are refreshing, surprising, disarming, spreading joy and harmony... Boogie Chillun has that versatility and community spirit."

— Christopher Arnott, The New Haven Advocate

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Q: Can you contact Stacy Spell at (203)980-2347 regarding the International Day of Peace Celebration for 9/15/13. I would greatly appreciate it. You played it last year and had agreed to play it this yea

A: Okay... will do. Vaughn

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Thu Sep 05 2013

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