Kulturbahnhof in Cloppenburg
24.06.2019 15:12 Uhr bis 26.07.2019 23:59 Uhr
KC Roberts & the Live Revolution 7-Piece Original Funk from Toronto, Canada KCLR kicked off2019 by booking the first show of its first ever overseas tour. KultursommerFestival in Oldenburg, Germany, will be the launching pad for a string of dates that will take KCLR through Germany and Austria, with more dates on the horizon. KCLR’s European fans have waited a long time, and the band can’t wait to finally meet them inperson. In the meantime, studio sessions are booked for KCLR’s next full-length record, and all the pieces are now in place: 2019 is going to be huge. The band’s eighth full-length record is slated for release in fall/winter. All this momentum has builtfrom years of recording and touring, withunprecedentedsupport from some of Canada’s most dedicated fans. On August 17th, 2015, KC Roberts & the Live Revolution (KCLR) touched down at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport to close out KCLR Go West, theband’s first evertour of the Canadian and U.S. west coast. KCLR hit 15 cities in 20 days, playing packed rooms from Edmonton to Los Angeles. KCLR’s fans stepped up to the plate in a huge way to make KCLR Go West a reality.Over a six week span, 230 KCLR fans contributed over $37,000 in crowdfunding by pre-ordering two new albums:From the North Parts 1 & 2. This was not the first time that KCLR has had a major crowdfunding success. KCLR’s 2013albumParkdale Funk 2: SIDES (PDF2) was made possible by $26,000 in contributions from the band’s fans. The album’s 27 tracks highlight all of KCLR’s influences, andleft an immediate impression on fans and media alike. CBC Radio’s Errol Nazareth said of PDF2 that “I dug every track!.” Exclaim! Magazine praised PDF2’s “infectious, rhythmically virtuosic brand of funk [and] seamless detours into hip-hop, rock, drum & bass, reggae, Afro-beat and folk."