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Liquid Kactus

Liquid Kactus

Jam / Funk / Rock Arcata, CA  US
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  • Liquid Kactus Live At The Jambalaya 9/5/2012 Released on Oct 5, 2012


Liquid Kactus at The Jambalaya Arcata


  • Fri

    Jan 23

    Arcata, CA, US | 9:00pm

    Liquid Kactus are everyone's favorite local boys who are quickly becoming recognized as on of Humboldt Counties top Jam-funk bands. They blend funk, rock, jazz, and blues while putting emphasis on improvisation, to make a new, dynamic show every night!!! Black Star Safari is a South Lake Tahoe based trio. This dynamic band consists of Matthew Mandella on drums/vocals, Mark Mickens on bass/vocals and Daniel Green on guitar/vocals. This group's unique songwriting stems from a variety of sources spanning funk, folk, rock, reggae and many others. All studied musicians, their diverse musical backgrounds have given them a fresh and unconventional approach to writing, while simultaneously adhering to their pop sensibilities. Priding themselves on their high-energy live performances, this band is sure to satisfy both the musical enthusiast and the average listener.

  • Sat

    Jan 31

    Blue Lake, CA, US | 9:00pm

    Liquid Kactus at The Wave Lounge, for FREE! Music starts at 9

  • Fri

    Mar 20

    Eugene, OR, US | 9:00pm


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  • Yuma (Artist)
    Digging your tunes Kactus brothers
  • Blacksage Runners (Artist)
    Blacksage Runners
    Let's play some shows/houseparties this next semester
  • David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion) (Artist)
    David Namerow (Cong...
    Finally, grooves that cut, clean, crisp and with hard honesty through the genre clutter to grab my ears and soul. This is music with teeth, heart, soul and big brass balls.
  • BadgerStatic (Artist)
    Cool Songs and execution!



Sounds Like: The New Mastersounds, Umphrey's McGee, The String Cheese Incident, Lettuce, The Meters

Bio: Formed in the Summer of 2011 in Arcata CA by Josh Foster, Jonny Yocum, Mike Grady, and Will Rosenthal. With the new addition of Bobby Carabetta on keyboards and Kyle Mcinnis on Alto Saxophone, Liquid Kactus is quickly gaining recognition as one of the top jam bands in Humboldt County. Liquid Kact...See Full Bio

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Liquid Kactus has a show on 12/05/2014 at 08:00 PM @ Jambalaya in Arcata, CA http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5d6ao0 #concert


“Liquid Kactus is like The Crusaders meet Booker T & The MGs meets The Meters meets a Lee Scratch Perry dub mix on acid.”

— Bob Sarles, Ravin Films Newswire

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Q: I love your work ma! I'm a sticker fanatic especially your stuff. I wanted to inquire about getting hooked up with some stickers to slap on all my gear and around campus. Thanks!

A: Hey man Im on campus everyday(this is the bass player your talking to), give me a call at 5304121606 and we can meet up, I'll bring some with me tomorrow

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