Bluesfest Touring

KC & The Sunshine Band with WAR

KC and The Sunshine Band
Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Thu 17 Apr 2014 - 06:30pm to 11:59pm
KC and The Sunshine Band
Arts Centre, Hamer Hall, Melbourne
Fri 18 Apr 2014 - 07:30pm to 11:59pm
KC and The Sunshine Band
Tivoli, Brisbane
Sat 19 Apr 2014 - 12:00am to 11:59pm

KC and THE SUNSHINE BAND - shakin' bootys and selling over 100 million albums since 1973.
With their catalogue of dance anthems including "Get Down Tonight', 'That’s The Way (I Like It)', 'Please Don’t Go', 'Keep It Comin’ Love', 'Boogie Shoes', 'Rock Your Baby', 'I’m Your Boogie Man', '(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty' to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. KC & The Sunshine Band are still as widely popular today as they were when they first danced into the music scene 40 years ago.
Harry Wayne Casey – KC for short – started working in the music business at age 17, performing menial tasks around the T.K. Records/Studio complex in his hometown of Miami. The Sunshine Band originated in 1973, developing those award-winning grooves based in a unique fusion of R&B and funk, with a hint of a Latin percussion groove.

KC won a songwriting Grammy in 1976 for best R&B song for "Where is Love' which was recorded by Betty Wright. He also received Grammy Awards for Album of the Year, as well as Producer of the Year in 1978 for his work on the SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER soundtrack. His music has also been featured in over 75 movies such as “Forrest Gump” (Get Down Tonight), “Boogie Nights” (Boogie Shoes), “Boys Don’t Cry” (Rock Your Baby) among many others. White Zombie, Baha Men, Beyoncé Knowles have covered his music and his grooves and bass lines have been sampled by R. Kelly, Snoop Dogg, Trick Daddy and Ultra Nate and many, many more.
With sales of over 100 million records, nine Grammy nominations, three Grammy Awards and an American Music Award, KC and The Sunshine Band was one of the most progressive bands of the 70’s and is credited with changing the sound of modern pop music! Forty years later, his “Sunshine Sound”, infectious, feel-good happy music still gets audiences worldwide out of their seats and dancing.
 What started out as a "dream" is now "legend"

Special guests WAR have been added to KC & The Sunshine Band’s Sydney and Melbourne dates, it will be WAR’s first ever Australian tour. Originally led by Eric Burdon, WAR’s unique mix of Funk, Jazz, R&B and Rock & Roll has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide. Their hits ‘The World Is A Ghetto’, ‘Lowrider’, ‘Why Can’t We Be Friends’, ’All Day Music’, ‘Slippin’ Into Darkness’, ‘Summer’ continue to inspire generation after generation of fans.

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