Funk-rock group Galactic returning Sunday to North Tahoe
If you go ...
When: Sunday, Feb. 12, 9 p.m.
Where: Crystal Bay Casino
Tickets: $30, plus fees
CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. — The Crystal Bay Casino is going out of this world once again on Sunday, Feb. 12, as the venue once again welcomes funk-rock band Galactic at 9 p.m.
Galactic — which was announced recently as one of the headlining artists at this summer’s High Sierra Music Festival — formed over two decades ago, exploring the possibilities of their collective musical abilities.
“Since then, the seminal New Orleans band has consistently pushed artistic boundaries on the road and in the studio, approaching their music with open ears and drawing inspiration as much from the sounds bubbling up from their city’s streets as they do from each other,” states the group’s online biography.
In what’s become recent tradition, the band has performed sell-out shows in the CBC’s Crown Room each winter, usually in February or early March, and often on Sundays.
Galactic’s most recent full-length release, “Into the Deep,” debuted in July 2015.
“On ‘Into the Deep,’ the band members look within themselves instead, drawing inspiration from people and ideas that have long been close to their hearts — and, in turn, close to the development of their unique sound,” continues the bio. “Shot through with soul, funk, blues and rock, the result is an organic riff on elements of Galactic’s past, filtered through the lens of where they’re headed.”
If you’re a fan of The Revivalists and plan to attend the group’s concert on Friday, chances are you’ll enjoy Galactic’s gig as well — the former’s vocalist is featured on multiple Galactic tracks.
Guests can jam out to Galactic for $30, plus ticket fees. Visit http://www.galacticfunk.com to learn more about the band.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — Following a massive early-season storm that delivered 10.5 inches of precipitation in just 24 hours — and three and a half feet of snow at upper elevations — Palisades Tahoe will…