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Tweed Funk

Tweed Funk

Blues / Soul / Funk Milwaukee, WI  US
Sippin' Misery
Sippin' Misery
Blues In My Soul
Blues In My Soul
Knock On Wood
Knock On Wood
First Name Lucky - Sampler
First Name Lucky - Sampler
Dancemaker
Dancemaker

Videos

Blues In My Soul [Official Music Video]

Shows

  • Fri

    Sep 4

    Verona, WI, US | 6:00pm

    Great live music WBC Backyard. No cover charge. If the weather does not cooperate we will move the band into the brew house. Come enjoy some great brews and WAMI Award Winning Soul Blues!

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  • Sun

    Sep 6

    New Berlin, WI, US | 11:00am

    A great weekend rally - Sunday line-up is Tweed Funk from 11 am to 3 pm and then followed by the Love Monkeys. Hal's 2015 Milwaukee Rally! 7 acres of vendors, food, beverages, live music daily! Wall of Death / Ives Brothers Cycle - Brew City Sound Off - American Entertainment

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  • Thu

    Sep 10

    Milwaukee, WI, US | 6:30pm

    Friends of Catalano Square Summer Music Series. This free event is presented by The Friends of Catalano Square, a non-profit association and sponsored by Point Beer, Pedal Tavern, Club Charlies, and the Historic Third Ward Association, with special consideration by Yelp. Wine, Point Beer and Point Soda available for purchase. Food baskets from Charlies available for purchase while quantities last.

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  • Fri

    Sep 11

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Burlesque, Dancing, Food, Drinks, and Soul Blues! 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.

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  • Sat

    Sep 12

    Terre Haute, IN, US | 3:00pm

    Saturday Main Stage Line-Up: Moonshine Junction; Eric Skeckel; Tweed Funk; Freekbass; Samantha Fish; Jeremiah Johnson Band - check out the website for full line-up for both days on both stages. Tweed Funk will hit the Main Stage at about 7 pm on Saturday. Also, check out Tweed Funk in their 2014 Recap/Teaser Video!

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Photos

  • 6 page feature on Smokey in Living Blues Magazine - Issue #235
  • First Name Lucky Debuts at #11 on the Living Blues Chart (April 2014)
  • Love Is - CD Cover

Members

Joseph "Smokey" Holman

Vocals

JD Optekar

Guitar

Eric Madunic

Bass

Kevin Klemme

Horns

Andrew Spadafora

Saxophone

Nick Lang

Drums

About

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

Bio: Formed in late 2010, Tweed Funk's national ascent has been driven by their horn-fueled, Memphis flavored blues, roots, and soul. This Milwaukee, Wisconsin 6 piece soul-blues revue is fronted by Joseph "Smokey" Holman, who recorded under Curtis Mayfield in the early 70's. Tweed Funk boasts 5 Wisc...See Full Bio

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Recent Blogs

Buddy Guy's Legends and Summer Festivals
Feb 19, 2013

Tweed Funk has a big spring ahead kicking off on March 14th, 2013 with a show at... [more]

December 29th, 2011 – Press Release - GBA Fundraiser
Dec 30, 2011

The Grafton Blues Association (GBA) will be represented at the International Blu... [more]

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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!

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Wed Nov 14 2012

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  • Video Plays 504
  • Total Fans +6 5,376
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  • YouTube Subscribers 95
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