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Well Trained Monkey

Rank #8 US Minneapolis, MN Other / Electro-Funk Tiki Lounge Fusion

50% of sales go to the charity Fender Music Foundation.

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Sounds Like: Frank Zappa, The Chemical Brothers, Martin Denny, RUSH, Well Trained Monkey

Label: Assinck Records, Turmoil Music

Manager: PANGAEA'S PEOPLE (Global Arts Network)

Bio: Well Trained Monkey is the recording and performance name of my one person electro-funk Calypso band. I play alto saxophone, electric and acoustic guitars and electric bass, along with beat programming, sampling, synths, and mixing. I like to describe the music as having a style somewhere betwe... See Full Bio

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Added a new video: "Well Trained Monkey at Whiskey Junction 11.19.14" http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5c1oge #video

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  • Wed

    Jul 16

    Minneapolis, MN, US | 8:00pm

    Minneapolis, MN, US
    Wed Jul 16 8:00pm


    Okay, nerds. This one's gonna be a stoopid noisy doozie! Repulsar (with special guest(s))))) Primadonahue Well Trained Monkey URBaN CaVEMaN Tea Stew SKY GORILLAS 9 PM FREE FREE FREE Srsly, don't miss this. That would be dumb. RIGHT, Larry!?!?! Hope yr ready to get WEIRD!!!

  • 2014

    May 16

    Minneapolis, MN, US | 5:00pm
    Minneapolis, MN, US
    Fri May 16 5:00pm


    4th Annual Art-A-Whirl GRANDAPALOOZA! May 16th - 18th, 2014, 1308 Grand Street Northeast Minneapolis. Art-A-Whirl is the largest studio art crawl in the country, taking place annually in Northeast Minneapolis during the third weekend in May. GRANDAPALOOZA is an officially sanctioned Art-A-Whirl event/destination that has grown into a premier family-friendly neighborhood springtime party featuring artists, bands, and food. This year's music lineup will be as follows: FRIDAY MAY 16th Well Trained Monkey 5:00 pm Tea Stew 6:00 Repulsar 7:00 TreeCulture 8:00 SATURDAY MAY 17th Primadonahue 12:00 pm Sweet Butter Band 1:00 KBDS 2:00 Kind Country 3:00 Eldon Hagen & Michelle Traxler 4:00 Shotgun Ragtime Band 4:20 Billy The Jack and the Modern Throwbacks 6:00 The Jelly Project 7:00 SUNDAY MAY 18th Eldon Hagen & Michelle Traxler 12:00 pm Edie Rae & The Blaze Kings 12:30 Dave Stagner 1:00 Laura Moe 1:30 Josh Grose & Nick Foytik 2:00 Stay tuned for features on the artists and bands, and we look forward to seeing you there! -Wayne

  • 2014

    Mar 21

    Minneapolis, MN, US | 9:00pm

    Minneapolis, MN, US
    Fri Mar 21 9:00pm


    Velahsa and friends return to The Terminal Bar for good times and great oldies. Set times TBA, music starts around 10PM

  • 2014

    Feb 23

    Minneapolis, MN, US | 8:00pm

    Minneapolis, MN, US
    Sun Feb 23 8:00pm


    Awesome Cups, Primadonahue, and Well Trained Monkey bring the electro-rock to shake up the hive at Honey Nightclub on a late February Sunday. The perfect way to relieve your post-Valentine's Day whatevers!

  • 2014

    Feb 1

    Saint Paul, MN, US | 8:00pm

    Saint Paul, MN, US
    Sat Feb 01 8:00pm


    It's another annual PRE-SUPER BOWL PARTY! We've got a sweet lineup for you: Pre-Super Bowl Party virgins The Jelly Project, Pre-Super Bowl Party veterans RapeDoor, and the perpetrators of prodigious previous Pre-Super Bowl parties, Primadonahue and Well Trained Monkey. It's free, it's big ridiculous over the top fun just like the Super Bowl itself, and we're going to bring it to you at Wild Tymes, Saturday February 1st. Be there, and we'll bring down the house, just like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAyLX2hY7E0

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  • magic marker (Artist) magic marker
    dropin g by to support your fine music :)
  • magic marker (Artist) magic marker
    chinese dragon in528 :) im lovin it :) very cool :)
  • Tom Hedrick (Artist) Tom Hedrick
    Back for "A Night Out..." Very, very cool and... well "hot" music, too.
  • glean (Artist) glean
    Love 'A Night Out' + 'Savannah'!!! xoxox
  • Tom Hedrick (Artist) Tom Hedrick
    Immediately taken with the brave sounds here. Yeah, I'm not surprised by the Zappa influence, but this sounds like your own thing!
  • Sick Bird (Artist) Sick Bird
    Great music u have here!! Check me out when u have time: http://sickbirdmusic.com
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