Snarky Puppy Plots 2018 Tour, Massive Fest in Miami

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Snarky Puppy’s 2018 itinerary includes a show at Carnegie Hall, a festival in Miami and an extensive U.S. tour.

(Photo: Stella K)

Snarky Puppy, which was voted Jazz Group of the Year in the 2017 DownBeat Readers Poll, will begin its 2018 U.S. tour with two performances at the Variety Playhouse in Atlanta on Feb. 14–15.

The tour will continue with shows in Nashville (Feb. 16), Raleigh, North Carolina (Feb. 17), Silver Springs, Maryland (Feb. 18), Boulder, Colorado (Feb. 20), Denver (Feb. 21), Lincoln, Nebraska (Feb. 22–23), Portland, Oregon (Feb. 24), Seattle (Feb. 25), San Diego (Feb. 26), Los Angeles (Feb. 27) and San Francisco (March 1–4).

Prior to the tour, the group will perform at New York’s Carnegie Hall on Jan. 25, with special guests David Crosby, Fatoumata Diawara, Laura Mvula and Chris Thile. (For tickets to the Carnegie Hall concert, click here.)

Snarky Puppy serve as the host band and perform all three days sets at the second-annual GroundUP Music Festival in Miami Beach, Florida, to be held Feb. 9–11.

At least two dozen other acts will play the festival, including Robert Glasper, Joshua Redman, Becca Stevens, Mark Guiliana’s Beat Music, Jamey Haddad’s Under One Sun, Harold Lopez Nussa Trio, Béla Fleck & The Flecktones Trio (with Victor Wooten and Roy “Futureman” Wooten), Banda Magda, The Wood Brothers and guitarist Lionel Loueke, who has been named the event’s Artist At Large.

For tickets and more info on the GroundUP Music Festival, visit the fest’s website. DB



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