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Snarky Puppy Announces 2019 U.S. Tour Dates
Concerts & Tours

Snarky Puppy Announces 2019 U.S. Tour Dates

Michael League and the Grammy-winning ensemble Snarky Puppy have announced their first tour dates of 2019 with an extensive U.S. leg in May and June. The announcement was made on Facebook, which also alluded to a new album that will be released in March. “We can’t wait to get these new tunes into your ears,” the band wrote. League and...

Snarky Puppy: Grown Folks (Live)
Bass Videos

Snarky Puppy: Grown Folks (Live)

Here’s a great clip of Snarky Puppy performing “Grown Folks” live at Festival Django Reinhardt this year. Michael League lays down a funky line to kick off the song, and throughout.

Snarky Puppy Announces 2018 Tour, GroundUp Music Festival
Concerts & Tours

Snarky Puppy Announces 2018 Tour, GroundUp Music Festival

Michael League and Snarky Puppy have announced a U.S. tour for 2018 with support from fellow GroundUP artists Forq, Alina Engibaryan, Sirintip, and Banda Magda. The Grammy-winning band will begin their trek in Atlanta, Georgia on February 14th before heading north to Maryland then west. It is currently slated to wrap up March 4th after a four-night residency at SF...

Snarky Puppy: Shofukan (Live)
Bass Videos

Snarky Puppy: Shofukan (Live)

Back in 2014, Snarky Puppy released We Like It Here. Here’s a live performance of one of the songs on that album, entitled “Shofukan,” which as always features band leader Michael League on bass. As we shared when the album was released, the album was recorded live in Kytopia Studios in Utrecht, Holland from Oct. 7-10, 2013, and the record...

Snarky Puppy with Esperanza Spalding: Grown Folks
Bass Videos

Snarky Puppy with Esperanza Spalding: Grown Folks

Although this is a fan-shot video, it’s too good to pass up. Snarky Puppy and Esperanza Spalding both performed at the GroundUP Festival earlier this year. Spalding joined Michael League and the crew for their song “Grown Folks” from . The bassists trade off on playing the bass line with Spalding taking an unbelievable vocal solo halfway through the tune.

Snarky Puppy: Skate U (Live)
Bass Videos

Snarky Puppy: Skate U (Live)

The first time we featured Snarky Puppy was back in 2011, with their video for “Skate U.” Here’s the Michael League and the band performing that tune live at Jam Cruise 14, in January 2016.

Snarky Puppy Announces European Tour with Special Guests
Concerts & Tours

Snarky Puppy Announces European Tour with Special Guests

Snarky Puppy has announced an extensive tour of Europe that will take the band across the continent from April to June. The band, led by bassist Michael League, will kick things off in Budapest, Hungary on April 20th and eventually wrap things up on June 7th in Eindhoven, Netherlands. They’ll be joined by several of their fellow GroundUp label mates...

Snarky Puppy with Jayne Brown: I’ll Do Me
Bass Videos

Snarky Puppy with Jayne Brown: I’ll Do Me

From Snarky Puppy’s live DVD/CD , here’s the band with guest vocalist Jayne Brown performing “I’ll Do Me.” This one has a ton of soul, with Michael League laying it down.

Snarky Puppy Changes It Up On Latest Album
New Albums

Snarky Puppy Changes It Up On Latest Album

Fusion band Snarky Puppy has returned to its fully instrumental roots with its 11th album, Culcha Vulcha. However, the band, led by bassist Michael League, departed from its live-from-the-studio film and audio style for the record, preferring to record at a Texas studio situated in the middle of a pecan ranch, and taking opportunities to overdub. And League liked the...

Snarky Puppy Featuring Jacob Collier and Big Ed Lee: Don’t You Know
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Snarky Puppy Featuring Jacob Collier and Big Ed Lee: Don’t You Know

Here’s one of the latest videos to come from Snarky Puppy’s new Family Dinner – Volume Two release. In this clip, the band is joined by Jacob Collier and Big Ed Lee, and anchored as always by bassist Michael League. This one is funky!