Hip-hoppin’, rockin’ and more during 8150’s spring schedule
All shows listed below are at 8150 in Vail, in the Crossroads shopping center just west of the covered bridge, across the street from the Transportation Center. For more info check out http://www.8150.comThursday, March 18The MotetThe Motet bring celestial improvisation to the stage in a fast-moving, groovy style. World beats and hard grooves mix in a way that can stir the soul. Latin jazz, Cuban, and West African drum rhythms combine with up-tempo saxophone and a bit of dirty funk for the perfect weeknight show.Tickets: $8Time: 8 p.m.Friday March 19Legendary Bo Diddley with Little HerculesBo Diddley is touring to celebrate his 75th birthday and 8150 was selected as one of the venues to host this very special show. Recently added is very special guest Eric Lindell. This is one of the hottest new bands to come out of New Orleans in years. Bo will be joined by the happenin’ local funk band, Little Hercules.Tickets: $25Time: 8 p.m.Saturday March 20The Pharcyde plus The SpooksThere’s really nothing to do but groove to the Pharcyde, who have been explaining things about your momma for a decade and more. The boys make the floor bounce.Tickets: $18 advance $20 day of showTime: 8 p.m.Sunday March 21Starr Cullars (P-Funk) plus Carlos Washingon and Giant PeopleMake the funk the Starr Cullars funk, the funkadelick funkmaster straight from the P-Funk All-Stars. She brings her chocolate soul to 8150 along with a few members of the All-Stars. Carlos Carlos Washington and Giant People will be co-headlining this date.Time: 8 p.m.Tickets: TBATuesday March 23KRS-ONEThe original rap master, the man, the myth, the legend, is making his first appearance at 8150. KRS-ONE continues to break trail in the hip-hop world.Tickets: $15Time: 8 p.m.Saturday March 27ParticleParticle’s music has been described as “Space Porn”: a unique blend of high-octane funk and electronic soundscapes. Particle thrives on intensity and improvisational interplay. Their dedication to the “Road Warrior” mentality has kept them in a state of constant flux. The result is a trademark mix of funk, groove and electronica, along with jazz, rock, hip-hop, world beat and Latin rhythms.Time: 8 p.m.Tickets: $16Sunday March 28Rae Kwon from The Wu Tang KlanLet’s not forget who energized the hip-hop underground for years — and he’s still got it. Rae Kwon brings beats, rhymes, and life to the club for a weekend show built for people who don’t have to get up early Monday.Time: 8 p.m.Tickets: TBAThursday April 1Biz MarkieThe “Biz” stands for “business”, in case you’re wondering. And the Markie will be on the marquee April Fools Day of 2004. But don’t be fooled the Biz still brings the biz and gets the weekend started early.Time: 8 p.m.Tickets: $15.Friday April 2Yonder Mountain String BandThese guys smoke! Very real, very down to earth, very good time and getting every more popular among String Cheese and Leftover Salmon fans.Time: 8 p.m.Tickets: TBAFriday April 9The MixAll-Star Jam Band featuring Melvin Seals of The Jerry Garcia Band (keyboards) plus members of Dark Star Orchestra: John Kadlecik (vocals & guitar) & Kevin Rosen (bass), Greg Anton from Zero & Greggs Eggs (drummer) and Paul Murin from Phix (guitar). The Mix will do it all: Jerry, Dead and their own repertoire.Time: 8 p.m.Tickets: $10 advance, $12 day of showThursday April 15KARL DENSON’S TINY UNIVERSE END-OF-THE-SEASON BLOW OUT!The end of the season comes now — and there’s no better way to celebrate than with one of Vail’s most popular returning bands. There’s something about snowmelt and Tiny Universe that always collides for good times. Then it’s mud season and everything quiets down until the Teva Games revive Vail for the summer.Time: 9 p.m.Tickets: $25.
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