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Opening for P-Funk

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by undeadbass, May 1, 2010.

  1. undeadbass


    Jun 27, 2008
    New York, NY
    Just got word that one of the bands I play with, Heylady, is opening for P-Funk on July 15th at Alive@5 in Stamford, CT!!! I am understandably beside myself about this! I've opened for nationals before, but haven't opened for one of my heroes yet. And, to make it even better, it's three days after my 26th birthday!! :hyper:

    If you wanna check out the band:
    I'm not on the recordings, as I only recently joined the band (my third gig with them is on May 14th at Sullivan Hall in NYC).

    Can't wait!
  2. hey congrats :hyper:
  3. ugly_bassplayer

    ugly_bassplayer Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2009
    Awesome, huge P-Funk fan myself.
  4. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    Congrats, man!

    Enjoy that gig!

  5. FilterFunk

    FilterFunk Everything is on the ONE! Supporting Member

    Mar 31, 2010
    Extremely happy for you and insanely jealous at the same time! I've been making my funk the P-Funk since the mid '70s. Checked out your site - very cool funk!
  6. Rockman


    Mar 2, 2006
    Oooh maybe I'll check that out, I live about 30 minutes away!
  7. pacojas

    pacojas "FYYA BUN"

    Oct 11, 2009
    you better have your "stankface" on!!! enjoy!!!!
  8. was3funk

    was3funk Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2006
    Congrats! Band sounds great, should be a great show I'll have to swing down. Funk on bass bro...
  9. standupright


    Jul 7, 2006
    Phoenix, AZ
    Brownchicken Browncow

    tasty stuff on the band site......nice!
  10. southpaw420


    Aug 25, 2007
    That is awesome.
  11. St Drogo

    St Drogo

    Oct 9, 2009
    Cool! Have fun! And remember to play one the one and don't fake the funk. :p
  12. undeadbass


    Jun 27, 2008
    New York, NY
    Bumped because the show is on Thursday!! Also, there's new recordings and videos up at www.heyladymusic.com with me finally on them!
  13. St Drogo

    St Drogo

    Oct 9, 2009
    So today's your b-day then? Congrats!
  14. SanDiegoHarry

    SanDiegoHarry Banned Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2008
    San Diego, CA
    26 and you get to open for p-funk??

    oh man.

    Try to remember this. P-funk = music history.
  15. GregC

    GregC Johnny and Joe Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 19, 2007
    Congrats, that's cool as hell. I'm checking out your band's site now.
  16. peledog


    Jul 9, 2010
    San Diego, CA
    Excellent! Best of luck. So jealous!

    Always remember to get up for the downstroke!

    PS GregC - awesome avatar! Wish I could have seen Minutemen live.
  17. TheFantod

    TheFantod #5 of the Pentaverate. Took Col. Sanders' spot.

    Aug 7, 2009
    Eastern N.C.
    Wow, isn't that kind of like opening for the Beatles back in the day?

    I don't know if I'd want that kind of pressure!:D

    Big, big, and jealous congrats!
  18. Thats great man! A friend of mine is touring with them right now as the drummer. His name is Benjamin Cowan jr. Of course he grew up with most of them, but hes a funk nasty drummer. Do the thang!
  19. omnimutant


    Dec 14, 2009
    Wow, that's awesome! You guys gonna dress all crazy to kind of fit the vibe? :D
  20. undeadbass


    Jun 27, 2008
    New York, NY
    That would be correct (cept as I type, it's now the 13th, so yesterday).

    Thanks everyone for the encouragement. We're releasing an EP this weekend (the party is on Saturday at The Bitter End on Bleecker St in Manhattan) and it will be on sale at the P-Funk show. :hyper:

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