08/11/2018 - 5:00pm
You do not want to miss this year's SolShine music festival! Same name, but with fresh, and funky, and soulful sounds from LETTUCE, THE FLOOZIES, and DYNOHUNTER.
For more than two decades, Lettuce has brought a new vitality to classic funk, matching their smooth and soulful grooves with a hip-hop-inspired urgency. Their latest offering, Mt. Crushmore EP, showcases the exceptional musicianship and improvisational, rhythmic genius that fans have come to expect. Once again co-produced by the Grammy-nominated producer, Joel Hamilton (Elvis Costello, Highly Suspect, Pretty Lights) the EP is comprised of seven previously unreleased tracks from their acclaimed full-length studio album Crush. The acclaimed single “The Love You Left Behind” is a funky take on the classic tune. Featuring the gritty vocals of blues siren Alecia Chakour, the track was included in NPR’s All Songs Considered and is a crowd favorite at their live shows. From the commanding horns on the title track, to the sultry grooves on “116th St.,” to the sonic intrigue of “Elephant Walk” and the outer space-like funk of “Ransome,” Mt. Crushmore is a psychedelic journey that only Lettuce could navigate.
The Floozies are producer/guitarist Matt Hill and drummer Mark Hill. These two brothers are bringing their fresh approach to electronic music and live performance to venues and festivals all over the country. The duo's combination of cutting edge electronic production and party rocking funk energizes crowds and turns venues into epic dance parties. Learn More.
DYNOHUNTER is truly a breath of fresh air to the world of electronic dance music. With a sound embraced by fans of house and techno and a live performance fueled by the organic energy of live instrumentation, their music is undeniable on the dance floor. DYNOHUNTER's ability to blend deep electronic influences with live saxophone, bass, and drums forges a new path in the vast expanse of electronic music.