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Turkuaz Shares In-Studio Live Performance Of “Make You Famous” Off ‘Life In The City’

first_imgTurkuaz ‘Life In The City Tour’ Dates:October 4 Syracuse, NY @ Westcott Theater*October 5 Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom*October 6 Saratoga Springs, NY @ Putnam Den*October 11 Chattanooga, TN @ Songbirds*October 12 Mount Vernon, KY @ The Moonshiner’s BallOctober 14 Greensboro, NC @ The Blind Tiger*October 17 Northampton, MA @ Pearl Street*October 18 Providence, RI @ Fete Music Hall*October 19 Port Chester, NY @ The Capitol Theatre^October 24 Greenville, SC @ The Firmament*October 25 Nashville, TN @ Exit/In*October 26 Covington, KY @ Madison Theater*October 28 Live Oak, FL @ Suwanee HulaweenOctober 31 Asheville, NC @ Salvage Station~November 1 Greenville, NC @ State Theatre~November 2 Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore~November 3 Washington DC @ Anthem~November 8 Pittsburgh, PA @ The Rex Theater%November 9 Columbus, OH @ The Funk’n Beer FestNovember 10 Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue#November 11 Grand Rapids, MI @ Elevation#November 14 Omaha, NE @ The Waiting RoomNovember 15 Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon#November 16 Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Café+November 17 Chicago, IL @ Park WestDecember 28 Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues **December 29 Rochester, NY @ Anthology**December 31 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium**January 15 Miami, FL @ Jam CruiseJanuary 23 Fayetteville, AR @ George’s Majestic LoungeJanuary 24 Dallas, TX @ Deep EllumJanuary 25 Austin, TX @ Antone’sJanuary 26 Houston, TX @ Last Concert CafeJanuary 29 Tucson, AZ @ 191 Toole ^^January 30 Phoenix, AZ @ Last Exit Live ^^January 31 Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up ^^February 1 Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom ^^February 2 San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore ^^February 5 Ashland, OR @ Ashland Armory $$February 6 Bend, OR @ Domino Room $$February 7 Eugene, OR @ HiFi Music Hall $$February 8 Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom $$February 9 Seattle, WA @ Neumos $$February 10 Bellingham, WA @ Wild Buffalo $$February 12 Missoula, MT @ Top Hat Lounge ++February 13 Bozeman, MT @ The Rialto ++February 15 Frisco, CO @ 10 Mile Music Hall ++February 16 Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre ++* with Butcher Brown^ with Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles~ with Lettuce% with Dynamo# with Andy Frasco & The UN+ with Rubblebucket** with Too Many Zooz^^ with Paris Monster$$ with Object Heavy++ Eminence EnsembleView All Tour Dates[H/T Earmilk] Last month, Brooklyn-based nine-piece Turkuaz released their new album, Life In The City. Following-up 2015’s Digitonium, the nine-track collection marks Turkuaz’s fifth studio album to date. Merging together the worlds of funk, alternative, rock, R&B, and psychedelia and punctuated by deft musicality and show-stopping singalongs, Turkuaz’s latest studio effort is a funkified adventure. The rainbow clad funk-outfit had the fortune of working with the Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison, who produced the track “If I Ever Fall Asleep.”Turkuaz has unveiled a video of a live in-studio performance of Life In The City’s “Make You Famous”, the album’s third track. The new video was filmed at Turkuaz’s own, Dave Brandwein’s Galaxy Smith Studios in Brooklyn, NY.Earmilk premiered the new in-studio footage. As the band shared with them,It plays on the topsy-turvy world of touring and making music for a living. There are some references to the ups and downs of the road, the “hurry up and wait” lifestyle, and some of the well-known pitfalls of the industry. It’s meant to display a lot of the chaos we can feel day to day, and I think the music does a good job of simulating that feeling for the listener. The lyrics remain playful but like with a lot of the record, they explore the negative as well as the positive. Overall though, it’s a fun track, both on the record and the in-studio live version we did.Watch the official video for “Make You Famous” below:Turkuaz – “Make You Famous”[Video: Turkuaz]Turkuaz recently announced 19 newly added early-2019 dates to their already extensive Life In The City Tour. The new shows will bring the colorful funk powerhouse through the Southwest and West Coast.Turkuaz will be joined by Paris Monster, Object Heavy, and Eminence Ensemble for these newly announced dates. Starting off the winter leg in Fayetteville, AR, January 23rd, the band will then head through the Lone Star state for a three-night run, with stops in Dallas, Austin, and Houston, January 24th through 26th. The band then makes two Arizona stops, January 29th and 30th, before heading up the West Coast, with stops in Solana Beach, CA; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Ashland, OR; Bend, OR; Portland; and Seattle. Turkuaz will wrap up the winter leg of their Life In The City Tour, with stops in Bellingham, WA; Missoula, MT; Bozeman, MT; Frisco, CO; and a tour-closing show at Denver’s Ogden Theatre on February 16th.Comprised of Dave Brandwein (guitar, vocals), Taylor Shell (bass), Craig Brodhead (guitar, keys), Michelangelo Carubba (drums), Chris Brouwers (trumpet, keys), Greg Sanderson (tenor sax), Josh Schwartz (baritone sax, vocals), Sammi Garett (vocals), and Shira Elias (vocals), Turkuaz is riding the high of a huge summer, which included a sold-out show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre opening for Greensky Bluegrass in addition to high-profile festival gigs nationwide. The nine-piece’s upcoming months will also feature a special performance at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY, on October 19th before the band closes out 2018 with a New Year’s Eve show at The Palladium in Worcester, MA.For all ticketing details head here.last_img

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