Local legends that are much responsible for the success of the rock/jam scene in Chicago for the last 19 years. Tipsy Tuesdays at Reggies has been Mr Blotto’s longest running residency playing an acoustic sound that rocks, doing songs that one would both expect, and never expect.
The Brooklyn-based funk army known as Turkuaz “is like tossing a lit match into a dumpster full of fireworks” (bestnewbands.com). Their stage show combines influences from Sly and the Family Stone to Talking Heads into an explosive auditory and visual circus, a full-frontal assault on the senses. After multiple residencies at NYC’s Brooklyn Bowl, two blowout performances at Bear Creek Music Festival, and tours spanning the east and west coasts, Turkuaz has developed a reputation from NYC to San Francisco as the band that plays louder, faster, and harder than all the rest.