Gonna be some funk in da house...Dr. Funkenstein funk!
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic headline a "Fantasy of Funk" Outdoor Festival, July 21.
At sundown, Clinton and the band will climax the music festival, a daylong jams, beginning at 1 p.m. with Nouveaux Honkies and followed by funk band Bonerama and the Glen David Andrews ensemble, playingNew Orleans jazz, gospel, rock, blues and funk.
Parliament Funkadelic is credited with being one of the most prominent innovators of funk. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997. They are also among Rolling Stone Magazine's list of "100 Greatest Artists of All Time" (2002), SPIN Magazine's "50 Greatest Bands of All Time" (2010), and VH1's list of "The Greatest Artists of All Time" (2010). They have more than 40 R&B hit singles and three platinum albums.
Food and beverages, including from 10 gourmet food trucks, is avaialable, and water, sodas, beer and wine for sale. Visitors are asked to bring chairs. No pets or coolers will be allowed.
Tickets to the festival are $25 in advance and are available at the Casino Cage or by calling, 1-800-218-0007. Day-of-show tickets are $30. Player's Club members canreceive a discount by ordering through the club.
There's a free kick-off party with funkiest costume contest and live music by Nouveaux Honkies at the casino's Zig Zag Lounge on July 20.Seminole Casino Immokalee is at 506 South First Street, Immokalee,The "Fantasy of Funk" festival begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, just outside of the casino. More than 10 food trucks from across the state will be on hand.
Read about the show, also, in the News-Press.