Tweed FunkDoors open @ 6:30 & Show starts @ 8
Formed in late 2010, Tweed Funk has garnered national and international acclaim for their horn-driven, sweat-soaked, soul-blues. This Milwaukee, Wisconsin band is fronted by Joseph “Smokey” Holman, who recorded under Curtis Mayfield in the early 70’s. Tweed Funk boasts 4 Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) Wins for the band and it’s members. Tweed Funk’s three CD releases and performances at blues festivals and top blues-rooms have earned the band praise from press and media around the world.
Tweed Funk has appeared on some of the top blues stages, opened for big name acts, and earned accolades for festival and club appearances. Highlights include: opening for Buddy Guy at Purdue University; opening for Shemekia Copeland at the Prairie Dog Blues Festival; performing at the Paramount Blues Festival, Blues on the Chippewa Festival, Waukesha Blues Festival, and Summerfest; appearing as part of the regular rotation at the House of Blues in Chicago; performances at Buddy Guy’s Legends and The Slippery Noodle.