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As the middle of 2017 approaches, Brooklyn based, funk party powerhouse Turkuaz is thrilled to announce that their plans for the Fall will commence with a return to the West Coast.  The tour will canvas California, reach up throughout the Pacific Northwest, extend as far east as Colorado, and conclude at Joshua Tree Music Festival.  The majority of dates will feature support from very special guest Sinkane.

By the time the September outing hits, the group will have finished a landmark summer including debuts at Bonnaroo, Red Rocks, Camp Bisco, Northwest Strings Summit, Floyd Fest and more.  Other notable summer stops include Funk Of Ages with Lettuce and Snarky Puppy at The Fillmore in Philadelphia, PA in June, and a Phish Baker’s Dozen After-Party at Irving Plaza in New York City in July.  A full list of tour dates are below with more to be added in the future.

Off the road, the nine piece has been working on new material and spent time in May at The Bunker Studio in Brooklyn, NY with Jerry Harrison of The Talking Heads in the producer’s chair.

Turkuaz is a 9-piece “Powerfunk” outfit from Brooklyn, NY, whose modern take on the classic funk sound has established them as leaders in the funk revolution that’s currently taking place in the genre. Blending elements of Pop, R&B, and Soul with their distinct aggressive funk core, Turkuaz sounds like the musical love child of Sly & the Family Stone and Talking Heads.

The group’s constant touring since 2012 has earned them a passionate and dedicated national fan base that’s consistently growing. A dance band at their roots, Turkuaz’s live shows are high-energy, floor-shaking, visually appealing events filled with colorful clothing and choreographed dance moves that always leave attendees wanting more.

Turkuaz 2017 Tour Dates

06/08 Manchester, TN: Bonnaroo

06/10 Stephentown, NY: Disc Jam

06/24 Philadelphia, PA: The Fillmore

06/30 Waitsfield, VT: Frendly Gathering

07/01 Cincinnati, OH: Paradise On the Point

07/02 Chicago, IL: Live On Lincoln

07/13 Scranton, PA: Camp Bisco

07/15 Northwest Plains, OR: Northwest String Summit

07/25 New York, NY: Irving Plaza

07/28 Floyd, VA: Floyd Fest

07/29 Floyd, VA: Floyd Fest

08/18 Pittsboro, NC: Big What?

08/19 Cockeyesville, MD: Hot August Festival

08/24 Westerly, RI: Paddy’s Beach Club

08/25 Westerly, RI: Paddy’s Beach Club

09/01 Saranac Lake, NY: The Water Hole

09/03 Bouckville, NY: The Yard @ Ray’s BBQ

09/12 Arcata, CA: Humboldt Brews

09/13 Ashland, OR: The Historic Ashland Armory

09/14 Chico, CA: Lost On Main

09/15 Santa Cruz, CA: The Catalyst Atrium

09/16 San Francisco, CA: The Fillmore*

09/17 Templeton, CA: Whale Rock Music Festival

09/20 Missoula, MT: Top Hat Lounge*

09/21 Spokane, WA: Knitting Factory*

09/22 Seattle, WA: Neumos*

09/23 Portland, OR: Wonder Ballroom*

09/24 Bend, OR: Domino Room*

09/27 Salt Lake City, UT: The State Room*

09/28 Aspen, CO: Belly Up*

09/29 Boulder, CO: Fox Theatre*

09/30 Denver, CO: Ogden Theatre*

10/03 Phoenix, AZ: Last Exit Live*

10/04 Solana Beach, CA: Belly Up*

10/05 Los Angeles, CA: Teragram Ballroom*

10/06 Las Vegas, NV: The Yard @ Top Golf^

10/07 Joshua Tree, CA: Joshua Tree Music Festival

10/27 Placerville, CA: Hangtown Music Festival

10/28 Placerville, CA: Hangtown Music Festival