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Bootsy Collins Announces Tour Dates, Funk University Professors

Bootsy CollinsBootsy Collins has announced the “Funk Capital of the World Tour,” including 27 dates spread between the U.S., Canada, and Europe. The trek is in support of the funk bassist’s latest solo album, Tha Funk Capital of the World, with which Collins pays tribute to the musical legends that have inspired and affected him.

The funk bass icon has also announced the second year of Funk University. The online program for bassists accepts 1000 students for at-your-own-pace education. Collins has been releasing the names of this year’s professors, including jazz great Ron Carter, Larry Graham, Verdine White, and Hansford Rowe with more to be announced. Check out the Funk U site fore more details.

Funk Capital of the World Tour Dates:

  • June 3, 2011: Los Angeles, California – Club Nokia
  • June 4, 2011: San Francisco, California – The Fillmore
  • June 6, 2011: Boulder, CO – Boulder Theater
  • June 9, 2011: Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
  • June 10, 2011: Chicago, IL – The Congress Theater
  • June 11, 2011: Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Music Festival
  • June 12, 2011: Covington, KY – Benefit- Madison Theater
  • June 15, 2011: New Orleans, LA – Tipitina’s
  • June 16, 2011: Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
  • June 17, 2011: Dallas, TX – Palladium Ballroom
  • June 19, 2011: Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Live
  • June 22, 2011: Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
  • June 23, 2011: Annapolis, MD – Ramshead Tavern
  • June 24, 2011: Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE – Indoor Stage
  • June 25, 2011: Glenside, PA – Keswick Theatre
  • June 26, 2011: New York, NY – B.B. Kings
  • June 28, 2011: Montreal, QC – Montreal Jazz Festival
  • June 29, 2011: Worcester, MA – Palladium
  • June 30, 2011: Rochester/Buffalo, NY – Party in the Park
  • July 2, 2011: Toronto, ON – Toronto Festival
  • July 5, 2011: Ottawa, ON – Ottawa Bluesfest 2011
  • July 8, 2011: Paris, France – La Plage
  • July 9, 2011: Vienne, France – Jazz A Vienne
  • July 10, 2011: Rotterdam, NL – North Sea Jazz
  • July 11, 2011: London, UK – Indigo2
  • July 15, 2011: Hultsfred, Sweden – Hultsfred Festival
  • July 16, 2011: Montreux, Switzerland – Montreux Jazz Festival

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Eric H

Why can’t I find ticket information anywhere for June 12th in covington ky!?!