Feb 19 | Jen Durkin's Steal Your Funk | 9pm
February 19, 2022 09:00 PM until February 19, 2022
Jen Durkin’s Steal Your Funk was born in 2015 when Jen Durkin (Deep Banana Blackout/Mickey Hart-Bill Kreutzman’s “Rhythm Devils”) , Jordan Giangreco (The Breakfast), and Rob Glassman (RGB) took the concept of mixing funk, motown, disco tunes, basically anything groovin, with the music of the Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia Band.
The result has been the production of high energy shows, that always leaves audiences dancing, all night long. Steal Your Funk also always features a well-known cast of jamband musicians, and have performed multiple gigs with Doug Wimbish of Living Colour, the late Dr Charles Neville, Leo Nocentelli of the Meters, Sam Kininger of Lettuce, Tim Palmieri of Lotus/The Breakfast/Kung Fu, as well as Adrian Tramontano/Chris DeAngelis of The Breakfast/Kung Fu.
If you are not familiar with Jen “Pipes” Durkin, she was front woman for Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart and Billy Kreutzman"s band, “The Rhythm Devils,” after Jerry Garcia passed. The band also featured Mike Gordon (Phish) and Steve Kimock, on an amazing 30 day “Super Group” tour, debuting new songs written by Robert Hunter. In the Summer of 2008, “Pipes” kept on touring in the Mickey Hart Band, with master of funk George Porter, Jr, Walfredo Reyes Jr, and Kyle Hollingsworth
Jenny “Pipes” is also well known for her popular band’s of the 90s, which included “The Bomb Squad, and Deep Banana Blackout.” Jen and Deep Banana Blackout became a regular act at the Gathering of the Vibes, and nationally opening for Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley, P-Funk, Gov’t Mule, John Scofield and James Brown.
Jen began a writing partnership with Ian Mc Hugh and the Bomb Squad, which became a creative outlet for Jen. They co wrote and produced 2 CDs, and after winning the Nationwide Best Unsigned Band competition, at 2003 American Music Awards, beating out 1200 bands from all over the USA, they performed live before Metallica! Jen continued to work with legendary Parliament Funkadelic founder, and keyboardist, Bernie Worrell, and went on tour nationally with his band.
Jen Durkin’s Steal Your Funk always brings a night of high energy, interactive vibes, transitioning and immersing a classic mix of funk, R & B, dance, and motown, with good ole Grateful Dead. SYF advocates a good time with positive vibes, and every show leaves people wanting more.
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