The True Groove All-Stars Global Soul Throwdown Live At The Bitter End May 28th, 2019
The True Groove All-Stars are performing at the Global Soul Throwdown 2019 Live at The Bitter End, Tuesday May 28, 2019 in New York City.
The Global Soul Throwdown 2019 features new music by Hip Hop Legends Keith Shocklee, Son of Bazerk, Khalil Kain, and Tomás Doncker & The True Groove All-Stars!
Established in 1961, The Bitter End is the oldest rock and roll club in New York City. The classic red brick stage backdrop and intimate vibe make this historic venue as iconic as its many headliners. For over 50 years, our audiences have been blown away by legendary artists like Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, Jackson Browne, Neil Diamond, Gavin DeGraw, Woody Allen, Jon Stewart, Randy Newman, Billy Crystal, Tommy James, Norah Jones, Donny Hathaway, Curtis Mayfield, and thousands more.
The Bitter End is located at 147 Bleecker Street (between Thompson and LaGuardia) New York City, NY 10012.
Keith Shocklee is an American hip hop producer and DJ. He was an original member of Public Enemy and The Bomb Squad. He has contributed his talent to several albums including It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back and Fear of a Black Planet. Shocklee also co-produced the singles “Bring The Noise” and “Fight The Power” which were included on Rolling Stone’s list of the “500 Greatest Songs Of All Time.”
Son of Bazerk is an American hip hop group consisting of Son of Bazerk (real name Tony Allen); Almighty Jahwell (Jeffrey Height); Daddy Rawe (Gary Stanton); Half Pint (Cassandra Jackson). It was formed by Hank Shocklee, member of the producer team The Bomb Squad.
Writer/Actor/Director/Spoken Word Artist Khalil Kain is an Urban Icon and established actor with a career that has spanned two decades. His performance in the seminal film Juice has endeared him to fans and colleagues worldwide. He has also been seen in such hits as Renaissance Man, Love Jones, The Velocity of Gary, and many more as well as hit tv shows including Suddenly Susan, Friends, Living Single, Girlfriends, and Bronx SIU.
Tomás Doncker is an American musician, and the CEO True Groove Records. In 2011 CNN credited him with creating a new genre, Global Soul. He is best known as the lead guitarist in James Chance and the Contortions. Doncker has worked with artists including Madonna, Ivan Neville, Bonnie Raitt, Meshell Ndegeocello, Corey Glover of Living Colour, former Parliament Funkadelic keyboardist Amp Fiddler, Grammy winning producer/bassist Bill Laswell, Chocolate Genius, and 2016 Grammy award nominee Shemekia Copeland. His ongoing collaborations with Pulitzer Prize -winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa have received massive critical acclaim.
Don’t miss The True Groove All-Stars Global Soul Throwdown 2019! On Tuesday May 28th Live At The Bitter End in New York City.
The official website for True Groove Records may be found at https://www.TrueGroove.NYC
The official website for The Bitter End may be found at https://www.BitterEnd.com
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