Songs From The Road Band August 16
5 Points Music Sanctuary is excited to host Songs From The Road Band on our stage! This North Carolina based supergroup featuring Mark Schimick, Charles Humphrey, Ryan Cavenaugh, Sam Wharton, and James Schlender. Collectively, they have received top accolades in the bluegrass, Americana, and jazz genres. The band’s fourth studio album, Road To Nowhere, dropped July 23rd and they will be touring heavily in support of the release.
Humphrey is an IBMA award & Grammy recipient. He has also garnered a spot in the NC Music Hall of Fame. Schimick has soared to the top of the progressive and jamgrass scene alongside legends Larry Keel, Vassar Clements, and Tony Rice. Cavanaugh has made his long-awaited return to bluegrass after 10 years of touring the world with jazz great Bill Evans and his Soulgrass project. He has been acknowledged by Bela Fleck as an acoustic pioneer on the 5 string banjo. The Road Band delivers a high energy show full of original material from their 4 studio albums, unmatched instrumental prowess, and creative covers! The show is coming up quick – grab those tickets today!
KUNG FU October 10
We’re bringing back the FU for YOU! Proud to be firmly installed in the new-funk movement, KUNG FU is quickly popularizing their unique sonic contribution, blurring the line between intense electro-fusion, and blistering dance arrangements. Making fusion music “cool” again, the band draws on influences such as early Headhunters and Weather Report, and merges those ideas with a contemporary EDM informed sensibility. Imagine 70’s funk-fusion meets a modern dance party! Tickets ON SALE NOW!