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 3 Wisconsin Area Music In... See Full Bio

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Tweed Funk has a show on 04/18/2014 at 09:00 PM @ The Bridge Inn in Grafton, WI http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/274459570 #concert

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  • Fri

    Apr 25

    Fond du Lac, WI, US | 8:00pm
    Thelma Sadoff Center for t...
    Fond du Lac, WI, US
    Fri Apr 25 8:00pm


    Great-Hall Series. Season begins with Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin' Altar Boys January 17. Contact us at 920.921.5410, tickets@thelmaarts.org or stop in at 51 Sheboygan St. Pay now or be invoiced. Must pay by first event.

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    Apr 26

    Appleton, WI, US | 9:00pm

    Appleton, WI, US
    Sat Apr 26 9:00pm


    Join multiple WAMI Winner and nationally charting RMR Artist, Tweed Funk at this classy venue. Beautiful views, great martinis, and the finest live entertainment in the Appleton area!

  • Sat

    May 3

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Chicago, IL, US
    Sat May 03 8:00pm


    Untitled was off-tha-hook the last time we played here and we look forward to returning! Multiple WAMI Winner and Nationally Charting Roots Music Report Artist, Tweed Funk, brings their Soul-Blues to this Speakeasy style Restaurant/Lounge. 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. Craft cocktails, beer and wine and bubbly from around the world complement Chef Joseph Heppe’s delicious yet approachable cuisine. 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.

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    May 9

    Chicago, IL, US | 9:00pm
    Fri May 09 9:00pm


    Multiple WAMI Award Winner and nationally charting Roots Music Report Artist, Tweed Funk, returns to HOB Chicago! What else can we say. Love being in the regular rotation at this great venue on the Back Porch Stage!

  • Sat

    May 10

    Loves Park, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Loves Park, IL, US
    Sat May 10 8:00pm


    The Crossroads Blues Society (a 2014 Recipient of the Blues Foundation's Keeping the Blues Alive Award) in conjunction with the Love & Anchor English Pub present Saturday Blues. Multi-WAMI Winner and nationally charting Roots Music Report artist, Tweed Funk, will bring their horn-driven, sweat-soaked, soul-blues to the greater Rockford area. No cover charge and great food is available!

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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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