FELABRATION KC (2nd Annual) cultivated by HOD
90.9 The Bridge & Folk Alliance International presents: 2nd Annual Making Movies Carnaval
INK Student Night Ticket Special With a valid high school or college ID or youth 14 years of age and under with an adult, students may purchase Outfield Plaza or Hy-Vee View level tickets for just $8. Tickets are also available at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office.
Sounds Like: Fela Kuti, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, Parliament-Funkadelic, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, The Roots
Bio: Hearts of Darkness is a multivalent big band whose original material absorbs influences from 70s afrobeat to modern hip-hop, 60s and 70s soul and funk, as well as reaching back to 1920s big band jazz. The sound evokes memories of Count Basie, James Brown, and Fela Kuti as seductive vocal and perc...See Full Bio
“Go see HOD if you got calories to burn and your dancing shoes on, because you will need them for certain. The energy is infectious and the grooves are non-stop. The crowd piled in shoulder to shoulder. The dancing was sweaty and furious. I got the impression that this show was the practice run of what is to occur at SXSW. I'd say it was an excellent success, the energy from the group was great and the grooves get tighter with each passing show. Austin might have weird on lock, but KC has soul and HOD is a fine representative of that.”