Genre: Funk/ProgCover: Donations @ DoorShow: 10PMAges: 21Unaka ProngMeeting in Boone, NC through Appalachian State's Hayes School of Music, Unaka Prong began as a joint collaboration of songwriting in 2013 between John Hargett, Mike Welsh, Daniel Stevenson, Jonathon Sale, and Chris Pope.Over the past six years, Unaka Prong has been sculpting a sonically unique identity. Offering a fresh and memorable musical experience that many fans have described as a melding between prog rock groups like King Crimson, jazz funk groups like Soulive, and psychedelic jam rock groups like Phish. Combining odd meters, funky grooves, and earnest lyricism, their latest release, 'Salinity Now!', reflects the group honing in their songwriting with each stylistic direction. Recently the band has been busy touring the east coast performing at music festivals and clubs alike supporting notable acts including Tauk, Col. Bruce Hampton, Moon Taxi, Toubab Krewe, Jonathon Scales Fourchestra, and Dumpstaphunk.The band takes an experimental approach to many of their songs through an expressive, conversational atmosphere between instruments. Every show and album mixes a hearty blend of genres that is sure to appeal to many different ears.web: http://www.unakaprong.comvid:
Chaos Improv. A collection of musicians from the mountains of western North Carolina come to open up chasms in the air and earth and mind. The ever modulating funky rhythms and ambitious melodic interplay of TUB makes for a vivid and engaging musical experience sure to make even the stiffest of bones wiggle. Hop in the tub and travel deep into the void. The band consists of Dennis Brumback (guitar/vox), David Murray (bass/vox), Daniel Combs (keys/vox), and Marcus Clonts (drums/great attitude). "Like mutant Allman Brothers meets John Mclaughlin"- satisfied Tub listener.