The Session Room @ HopMonk Tavern- AFROFUNK EXPERIENCE+ MISSION PLAYERS Door: 8pm| Show: 9pm Cost: $ 15| 21+ The Afrofunk Experience, recent winners of The NAACP Image Award's Outstanding World Music Album "Black President" and winners of The SF Weekly Music Award's Best International Act, were the band behind Sila and the Afrofunk Experience for 7 years, providing songs and killer grooves for Victor Sila Mutungi, and being dubbed "The Bay Area's Dance Kings" in the process. Delivering home grown AFROFUNK, AFROBEAT, REGGAE, AND ORIGINAL BAY AREA FUNK, the ensemble's well-balanced instrumentation of dual guitars, bass, drums, percussion, trumpet, and saxophone ensures a wide dynamic range. MISSION PLAYERS: San Francisco's The Mission Players have established themselves as one of the best live acts around. Their infectious grooves melodically, harmonically and rhythmically blend soul, funk, jazz and blues. "The Mission Players slap on some fresh treads and nice rims and cover ground like champs"- Dennis Cook, Jambase.com, Cook's Corner. THE MISSION PLAYERS are: Mike Mulqueen (Guitar/Lead Vocals) Greg Garvey (Bass) Jason Movrich (Guitar/Vocals) Erik Mekkelson (Tenor Saxophone) Jesse Hiller (Drums) For more information visit http://www.hopmonk.com/novato/music-and-events/ All ticketed shows are standing-room only with limited seating, unless otherwise designated.
Sounds Like: Greyboy Allstars, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Galactic, Orgone, Derek Trucks
Label: SFG Records
Manager: SFG Booking & Management
Bio: San Francisco's Mission Players have established themselves as one of the best live acts around. Their infectious grooves melodically, harmonically and rhythmically blend soul, funk, jazz and blues. Grown out of jam sessions in San Francisco's Mission District, Mission Players found their core gr...See Full Bio
Funky good times... the band is heading into the studio to begin work on the new CD this week. Updates to come. Also, just announced, our side project, The MP Allstars, with member os HMS will perform