3855 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL, 60613
Water Seed - Chicago Loud 9
8pm - $10 - 21+
Once in a generation there is a movement. An energy screaming from thecorners of the underground slowly bubbling and boiling until ituncontrollably burst into the masses blindsiding and overtaking thatwhich once suppressed it. This movement challenges cultural norms byblurring lines between the old and the new and enticing the consciousmind to believe that there is ?no spoon?, all while pulsing andgyrating to the beat of it?s own drum. The sound at the epicenter ofsuch a movement hails from New Orleans. A city rich in tradition andknown for an unmistakable sound has given birth to Water Seed. A band built on the jazz and funk tradition that single handedly shaped popular music, Water Seed has become one of the prevalent future funk fusion bands daring to keep audiences on the dance floor while romancing the ears of the most advanced jazz purist. Known for their high-energy marathon performances, Water Seed has commanded some of the most impressive stages across the country. Their latest 2 projects have debut in the top 40 on the iTunes jazz charts and their relentless touring schedule continues to gain momentum keeping the band?s diverse fan base wanting more with every stop. Powered by a seamless rhythm section. Enforced by an agile horn section. Top with a demanding vocal performance and front line, Water Seed will funk any audience right out of their seats.
Conceived during what was supposed to be a one-off show at House of Blues Chicago, Chicago Loud 9 is a nine-piece (sometimes more) ensemble bringing you nothing short of high-intensity, genre-mashing, and energy-filled music and performances. Comprised of members of the vibrant Chicago music scene, Chicago Loud 9 (commonly abbreviated as cLOUD9) has proven to showcase a dynamic, horn-driven, foot-stomping performance at each live show. Chicago Loud 9 has appeared at a number of major venues across the city including: Reggie's, Emporium, Chop Shop, Hard Rock Cafe, Lincoln Hall, Metro, and Navy Pier. Listed in Illinois Entertainer as one of the ?Best Local Acts in Chicago?, and also featured as the house band on daytime talk shows Windy City Live on ABC-7, and The Jam on WCIU-26, Chicago Loud 9 is just getting started. Chicago Loud 9 maintains a busy performance schedule, recently landing a residency at Rhyme or Reason in Wicker Park. Drawing from influences such as Earth, Wind, & Fire, Outkast, Bob Marley, The Roots, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Beyoncé, Chicago Loud 9 is a unique blend of R&B, Rock, Hip Hop, Jazz, and Reggae that leaves the crowd feeling "they are left on cLOUD9!" Chicago Loud 9 has released 3 projects and is gearing up to release their 4th LP in the Summer of 2018.
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