Bernie Worrell Orchestra
plus Chris Hatton & The Italian Sound Machine / DJs Charles McGaw & Darrick Grant
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 9:00 PM EDT
(8:00 PM Doors)
Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland, OH
Bernie Worrell-- long-time Funkadelic keyboardist/organist/yet another mad genius in George Clinton’s weed-filled rolodex, Rock Hall inductee -- brings his own mothership full of funk-rock to carpet-bomb Collinwood. This bomb should, according to plan, bring at least one neighborhood under a groove! This innovator, who has also played with Talking Heads, Bill Laswell, Buckethead, and many others, will play a variety of cuts from his storied discography (“Flashlight”, “Burning Down The House”) as well as tunes by artists who have influenced him (stuff like “Watermelon Man”). Opening are soul DJs Charles McGaw and Derrick Grant, setting things up on the 1s and 2s before Chris Hatton & The Italian Sound Machine handle some big riffs and deft grooves. These guys are primo session guys and music educators around town, so expect nothing short of total quality. And a total party.