Bowlive: Soulive’s 10-Night Brooklyn Bowl Residency Starts Tonight
Starting tonight (Tues 3/2), Soulive will be playing a series of ten shows over the next two weeks at Brooklyn Bowl for a residency that’s been billed as “Bowlive.” Each night, they’ll be featuring a different special guest (or guests) to join them on-stage. Their list of musical guests so far includes Vernon Reid (of Living Colour), Sam Kinniger and Tash Neal (London Souls), Oteil Burbridge and Kofi Burbridge, Marco Benevento, and DJ logic, with more TBA.
I’ve got a special spot in my heart for Soulive, as I first caught them back in 1999 at the tiny Haunt in Ithaca, NY (RIP). It’s hard to believe it has been over 10 years since I first danced my butt off to songs like “Steppin,” “Turn it Out,” and “Doin’ Something.” I have fond memories of leaving that tiny sweatbox of a venue completely exhausted from dancing so hard. So it’s cool to see that these guys are still touring hard and crankin’ out more of the same soulful jazzy-funk that earned them a nice base of fans and a spot on Blue Note’s roster for a time.
Soulive’s 10-Night Brooklyn Bowl Residency with Special Guests:
Tues 3/2 Vernon Reid of Living Colour
Wed 3/3 Raul Midon
Thurs 3/4 Ryan Zoidis & Sam Kininger & Christian Scott
Fri 3/5 Sam Kininger and Tash Neal (London Souls)
Sat 3/6 TBA
Tues 3/9 Charlie Hunter
Wed 3/10 Oteil Burbridge and Kofi Burbridge
Thurs 3/11 ?uestlove & Rhazel
Fri 3/12 Marco Benevento
Sat 3/13 DJ Logic
Tickets are $10 for weeknight shows and $12.50 for weekends.
WHITperson -- aka Marc Whitman or simply "Whit" -- is a long-time LMB contributor known for his in-depth posting style and his knack for crafting interesting podcasts. Whit currently resides in Brooklyn, where he's building up his web development chops and hoping to put his technical skills towards something interesting in the music world. Follow his updates over at whitperson.com and on twitter @whitperson.
- 02/02/2013 • This Week’s Must Hear: Joe Russo’s Almost Dead
- 07/23/2012 • TOUR DATES: The Heavy Pets announce August and September Tour
- 06/29/2012 • WATCH: Anders Osborne and Billy Iuso @ Brooklyn Bowl – 6/21/12
- 06/04/2012 • WEBCAST: The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down @ Brooklyn Bowl
- 05/14/2012 • PHOTOS / RECAP: Strangefolk @ State Theatre, Portland, ME 3/31/12
- 05/24/2013 • PHOTOS / VIDEOS: Colin Stetson @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 5/9/13
- 05/23/2013 • WATCH: Prince – “Let’s Go Crazy -> FixUrLifeUp -> Let’s Go Crazy” @ Billboard Music Awards 2013
- 05/22/2013 • PHOTOS / RECAP: Devendra Banhart @ Regency Ballroom, SF 5/21/13
- 05/22/2013 • TOUR DATES: Ty Segall Announces Summer 2013 Dates
- 05/22/2013 • DAFT PUNK WATCH: RS Cover Story, Remixes Announced, Hear “Horizon” Bonus Track