Tag Archives: Funk

Mungion and Butter’s Thursday Night Jam Session

Centertainment Productions hosted another great concert on Thursday, Sept. 28, in the Encore Room of the Dreyfus University Center. The music played was a jam concert by the bands Butter and Mungion. Both bands hail from Chicago and are heavily-instrumental but do not conform to a specific genre. Butter, who opened the show, define themselves as “a lot like jam ... Read More »

PHO, Fay Ray and Why More People Should See Centertainment Concerts

Centertainment Productions regularly hosts concerts at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. These concerts usually have moderate attendance, but the talent of the artists that are hand-picked to play at UWSP is worthy of massive crowds filling up the Dreyfus University Center. On Friday, Sept. 22 Centertainment hosted the two bands PHO and Fay Ray. PHO, a 7-piece instrumental funk group, ... Read More »

Album Review: KT Tunstall says “Here I Am” with KIN

KT Tunstall’s “KIN” is the latest in her work from her past 5 internationally released albums. Tunstall is a Scottish rocker, originally from St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland but has relocated to California and traveled around the American southwest in the last 3 years. KT’s past music features similar styles and sound but “KIN” has a distinct folk feel to it. ... Read More »

Better Yeti Is Best Yet

Better Yeti cranked up the volume and blared clamorous music for a Thursday night campus groove fest. “We are going to have a party tonight, so I hope you’re ready,” John Hoel, saxophone player for Better Yeti, said. Unlike the conventional four-piece band, Better Yeti brings a party to the stage within the members themselves. Six musicians performed in the ... Read More »

Centertainment Brings Funk Music to Friday

The Mustache and Prodo filled the Encore with upbeat funk music and head bobbing on Friday, March 27. “There were so many different sound variations in funk music”, said Yuki Yoshida, audience member. The Mustache and Prodo emphasized the uniqueness of the genre by playing percussion, keyboard, and electric guitars. This event exhibited funk as a fun, bold musical style. That Friday’s event ... Read More »