Saturday, May 12 at 8:00 p.m.
"May The Funk Be With You” featuring George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic with special guest Shelia E are coming to Union Bank & Trust Pavilion on Saturday, May 12. The show starts at 8 p.m., and doors open at 7 p.m.
George Clinton is a singer, songwriter
, and record producer
. His Parliament-Funkadelic
collective developed an influential and eclectic form of funk music
during the ‘70s that drew on science-fiction
, outlandish fashion, psychedelic culture
, and surreal humor. He would be the main influence on ‘90s rap and G-funk
Known as “The Godfather of Funk,” Clinton is regarded, along with James Brown
and Sly Stone
, as one of the foremost innovators of funk music. Clinton was inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame
in 1997, alongside 15 other members of Parliament-Funkadelic.
Sheila E (Escovedo) is a percussionist, singer, author, and actress. She began her career in the ‘70s, and enjoyed a successful solo career. Commonly referred to as “The Queen of Percussion
,” Shelia E has toured extensively with Ringo Starr and Prince.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, March 9 at the Pavilion Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations, charge by phone at 800.745.3000 or purchase online at ticketmaster.com.