George Clinton

Funk Master George Clinton: to Perform at ZORA! Outdoor Festival in Early June

EATONVILLE, Fla. – At 81 years old, George Clinton, whose career started as a member of a Doo-Wop band influenced by Frankie Lyman & The Teenagers, has spanned over 60 years. He and his band Parliament Funkadelic are known globally for blending a cornucopia of music genres to create an original sound that is often imitated but never duplicated. Clinton and his band members’ work has influenced, been borrowed from, and has been sampled by an astonishing list of rap and funk rock artists including Public Enemy, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dog, Red Hot Chili Peppers, LL Cool J, Beastie Boys, and a host of others.
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George Clinton sued by widow of Funkadelic’s Bernie Worrell in Detroit federal court

Was acclaimed keyboardist Bernie Worrell merely a hired gun for George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic — or was he a key creator entitled to a stake in royalties? The question may at last get resolved before a judge. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Detroit federal court, Worrell’s estate contends the late musician was never properly compensated for his performances and collaborative work on hundreds of P-Funk and Clinton tracks, including hits such as “One Nation Under a...

George Clinton, P-Funk founder, to make his NYC solo art debut in 'Light Years'

During his career, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer George Clinton blazed new trails in music and stage presentation. Now he's taking it to the canvas. Clinton, who founded Parliament Funkadelic in a Plainfield barbershop, will make his New York City solo art debut in “George Clinton: Light Years,” showing Tuesday, May 17, to Friday, June 17, at NeueHouse Madison Square in New York City.

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic to Play at Sweetland Amphitheatre July 3rd

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic are coming to Sweetland Amphitheatre on Sunday, July 3, 2022. Tickets go on presale tomorrow, Tuesday, May 10th at 10:00 a.m. Tickets go on sale to the public Wednesday, May 11th at 10:00 a.m. Please purchase tickets only through Tickets cannot be guaranteed when purchased through third party vendors.

New York’s SummerStage Announces 2022 Season Lineup: George Clinton, Herbie Hancock, Waxahatchee, More

Click here to read the full article. City Parks Foundation has announced the 2022 season of Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage, New York City’s outdoor performing arts festival, bringing nearly 90 free and benefit shows to Central Park and 12 neighborhood parks across the five boroughs. The full lineup appears below. Citywide parks and venues hosting SummerStage this season include Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem, Von King Park and The Coney Island Amphitheater in Brooklyn, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, Crotona Park in the Bronx, Corporal Thompson Park in Staten Island, as well as the newly refurbished SummerStage flagship venue...