March Madness Jock Jams 2019 ft. The Renegade Groove
with The New Motif
Friday, March 22, 2019
21+ $5 ADV // DOS
The Renegade Groove
The Renegade Groove is a four-piece funk-rock band from Burlington, Vermont. Members Collin Craig (PURPLE feat. Craig Mitchell, The Collin Craig Continuum), Evan Crandell (The Too Hot To Handle, Saturn People’s Sound Collective), Andy Gagnon (PURPLE feat. Craig Mitchell, The Vermont Jazz Ensemble), and Danny Whitney (smalltalker, JUPTR) combine their passion for funk, rock, blues, jazz, and soul in their compositions, creating a sound has been described as “an actual party” (The Seven Days).
May 2018 saw the release of their debut album, which features ten original tunes and was recorded and produced by Alan Evans (Soulive, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe) at Iron Wax Studio.
The New Motif
The New Motif an eclectic jam/funk band, infusing deep psychedelic grooves with improvisational techniques. The ambitiously crafted keyboard mastery, expressive saxophone and immaculate guitar shredding meld into a dynamic fusion. Their intricate funky bass and drums render addictive grooves binding band and crowd creating the “reciprocal boogie.” Live performances of their extensive original repertoire spawn multifaceted jams and memorable moments.