Jive Colossus

Horn-driven jungle music

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ICC Street Festival w/Mayer Hawthorne

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Destination Ann Arbor Presents:
2018 ICC Street Festival - Friday 7/27 5PM-10:45PM - FREE
Main Street in Downtown, Ann Arbor
Featuring Grammy-nominated artist Mayer Hawthorne,
in celebration of the ICC Championship game with Manchester United and Liverpool FC taking place on July 28, 2018.
- Lineup-
Mayer Hawthorne 9:30PM
Michigander 8:20PM
Jive Colossus 7PM
F.U.B.A.R. 5:30PM
DJ Cataclysmic 5PM and between

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to May 13

Disaster Relief Album Release with Jive Colossus

Ann Arbor's newest funk band, Disaster Relief, celebrates the release of their full length debut album. Jive Colossus opens.

This is going to be a fun night of original funk and huge horns!
We're living through a disaster. Come escape with us.

Disaster Relief is:
Brennan Andes: Bass
Rob Avsharian: Drums
Dan Bennett: Bari Sax
Tim Haldeman: Tenor Sax
Ross Huff: Trumpet
Darrin James: Guitar and keys
Molly Jones: Tenor Sax

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to Jul 2

Chirp with Jive Colossus & Speak Easy

Local hardhitters Chirp and Jive Colossus team up with Speak Easy (Lansing) at The Blind Pig - Ann Arbor, MI the first night of July! Get your July 4th weekend started properly and come groove Ann Arbor!

Doors at 9
$7/$10 under 21
Speak Easy 9:20-10
Jive Colossus 10:15-11:15
Chirp 11:30-??

Based in Ann Arbor, MI, Chirp is a four-piece band that does its fair share of genre-hopping, but often plays in the styles of progressive rock/funk and jazz-fusion. Officially formed in Fall 2015, Chirp mixes originals and covers into their live sets and puts together grabbing, dynamic shows. Though their music features a lot of technical elements, an equal emphasis is put on grooving and keeping people moving. They ...released an EP called "Live From Brownstown" in 2016, which features live studio takes of five original tunes and has been met with a great reception. Catch Chirp live in 2017 and stay on the lookout for a full-length release!

Jive Colossus
Formed in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2012, Jive Colossus debuted at the 2013 Water Hill Music Festival. Originally an instrumental group, the 10-piece ensemble added lead vocalist Shelley Catalan in late Fall 2014. Her lively vocal stylings percolate over danceable, infectious grooves punctuated with colorful horn riffs. From Afrobeat to Funk, Jazz, Calypso, R&B, Soul, Reggae, Rock and more, the music of Jive Colossus reflects the deep musical roots and diverse experiences of its members.

Speak Easy
Hailing from the Fresh Coast, Speak Easy, the Great Lakes based Rasta-Funk band is rallying the people for a musical revolution. Mixing melodies and riddim’s of early roots reggae and modern funk rock, Speak Easy’s fresh, groovy sound is bound to bring high energy and good vibes to whatever stage they play.

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