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Tweed Funk

Rank #1 US Milwaukee, WI Blues / Soul / Funk


Sounds Like: George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, Sly & The Family Stone, Gary Clark Jr, Buddy Guy

Label: Tweed Tone Records

Manager: JD Optekar, Grafton Blues Association

Bio: Formed in late 2010, Tweed Funk has garnered national and international acclaim for their horn-driven, sweat-soaked, soul-blues. This Milwaukee, Wisconsin band is fronted by Joseph “Smokey” Holman, who recorded under Curtis Mayfield in the early 70’s. Tweed Funk boasts 4 Wisconsin Area Music In... See Full Bio

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  • Thu

    Jul 24

    Mequon, WI, US | 7:00pm

    Mequon, WI, US
    Thu Jul 24 7:00pm


    This is a beautiful venue overlooking the golf course. Outdoors on the patio for this early evening concert! Come out for some great food and music! Tweed Funk played here last year and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the laid back atmosphere of this beautiful venue.

  • Sat

    Jul 26

    Milwaukee, WI, US | 7:00pm

    Milwaukee, WI, US
    Sat Jul 26 7:00pm


    Catch Tweed Funk on the Bud Light Main Stage at 7 pm. Grace Weber plays at 9:30 pm on East Side Vibes Stage. The Brady Street Business Improvement District (BID #11)is excited to again host the Brady Street Festival Saturday, July 26th from 11 a.m. - midnight. The Festival takes place on Brady Street from Van Buren to Farwell Avenue. The event will feature a cheese tent sponsored by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board offering samples from more than 40 Wisconsin cheese makers. There will be a wide variety of vendors selling pottery, jewelry and an abundance of delicious fare from Brady Street restaurants.

  • Tue

    Jul 29

    Milwaukee, WI, US | 5:30pm
    COA Skyline Music Series ...
    Milwaukee, WI, US
    Tue Jul 29 5:30pm


    This summer, COA Youth & Family Centers will host its 8th annual Skyline Music Series in Kadish Park—a community green space located in the heart of Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood with stunning views of the downtown Milwaukee skyline. Skyline Music is a free, family-friendly outdoor concert series that embraces our city’s diversity and supports local musicians. It takes place every Tuesday evening from 5:30-8:30 p.m., July 8th through August 19th.

  • Fri

    Aug 1

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Chicago, IL, US
    Fri Aug 01 8:00pm


    Tweed Funk loves being in the regular rotation at one the hottest venues in Chicago! In the heart of River North, hidden behind large unmarked doors at 111 W. Kinzie, lies a restaurant and lounge like no other. Come experience intimate spaces and grand see-and-be seen rooms. Untitled pays homage to the vibrancy of supper club and speakeasy establishments of the Prohibition Era. The food, drink and entertainment you find at Untitled entices you to have a taste, tap your feet and wet your whistle.

  • Sat

    Aug 2

    Milwaukee, WI, US | 10:00pm

    Milwaukee, WI, US
    Sat Aug 02 10:00pm


    Food, Spirits, and Live Music. No cover charge for WAMI Award Winning Soul-Blues!

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  • The Boulton Brothers Band (Artist) The Boulton Brothers ...
    Hey.., Gooooood vibes here!!....................... Please drop by and have a listen to our playlist if you have time ,TBBB
    Diggin' the funk TF !!! Peace, LCB/jeffrey
  • The Lost Will Follow (Artist) The Lost Will Follow
    Dancemaker is awesome! Keep up the good work in 2014!
  • Bobo Raposi (Artist) Bobo Raposi
    oh yes, what it is all aBOUT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Beki Brindle & The Hotheads (Artist) Beki Brindle & The Ho...
    ahh! LOVE it! Hope to catch you in Indy when I am out there at the end of November .. Slippery Noodle would be a great place to see a great band like this!
  • Amanda Cooksey (Artist) Amanda Cooksey
    Great sound on A Mother for Ya
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Q: Are you guys planning to come to the UK any time soon? If so, I want to be the first to know.
A: We would love to play some shows in the UK. We have talked with a couple of agents, but nothing concrete yet! We will keep you posted - stay on our e-mail list!

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