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The Neptune Theatre
Jun 22 2015
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Bootsy Collins tickets allow a live experience of the jazzy funk of the sizzling seventies, eighties, nineties and the new millennium. The R&B big time great pioneer of funk, Bootsy Collins returns with his live side this summer. Regarded as one of his kind musician this bassists came and carved a niche for himself very soon. He still enjoys his upper hand as a legendary bassist who keeps coming back with surprising new sounds of funk.
Bootsy Collins was born in Detroit and found solace in nothing but music. He spent his childhood trying hands on various musical instruments. When he decided to pursue a career in music he formed the Pacesetters; with vocalist Philippe Wynne and George Clinton as a sideman this unit of the sixties was all set to funk their hearts out. Pacesetter was groundbreaking as Collins and Clinton became music allies helping each other out every now and then and delivering exquisite funk experiences. Bootsy Collins however outshined his contemporaries with his authentic and innovative stance. He remained an inspiration for many aspiring and established artists of the R&B genre. Get Up, I Feel Like Being a Sex Machine allowed the Pacesetters to transform into House Guests. Clinton's Parliament/Funkadelic Empire was home to Bootsy Collins that he moved in with in 1971. Tear the Roof Off the Sucker was a breakthrough single that pursued Bootsy Collins to make a band of his own.
Bootsy Collins mastered the art of fast transcends, accelerated progressions and varying patterns. All these elements became his signature posts and proved vital in the success of all best selling and critically acclaimed records by him. Rubber Band, Bootsy Collins’ very own band was formed in1976, featuring his brother Phelps a.k.a Catfish on the lineup. Alongside were James Brown, Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker, Joel Johnson, Gary Cooper, Rick Gardner, and Richard Griffiths; collectively they made Rubber Band a funkadellic sound of the late seventies. The most interesting part of Bootsy Collins as a part of Rubber band were his alter egos Bootzilla and Casper, the Friendly Ghost. Both these were manifested as part of his live stage performances.
Rubber Band’s debut LP Stretchin' Out in Bootsy's Rubber Band came out in a year’s time. It was soon followed by Ahh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby! which won the cake above all Bootsy Collins efforts with or prior to this band. The success of the release was stupendous; attributed to diversity and variety in every sound and words Bootsy Collins proves to be a clever band lead who used humor and wit to create outrageously funny lyrics. Collectively Ahh... along with Bootsy? Player of the Year the band’s third release became gold certified records. They also bombed the top positions at the Top 20 pop charts. Bootzilla was a monster hit that became an R&B heavyweight, riding air waves and charts of the late seventies. The Pinocchio Theory was another release that was not far behind, too went to the Top Ten charts and stayed on top for a considerable amount of time.
Bootsy Collins parted ways with Rubber Band when he decided to do funk in a different fashion. Commercially successful or not some special projects he worked on won him critical acclaim. The 1984 collaboration with Jerry Harrison became a one of its kind socio-political move that stirred a lot of sensation. In 1988, What's Bootsy Doin'? marked the comeback of Bootsy Collins in the mainstream. The Bootzilla Orchestra was honored by Collins when he supported Malcolm McLaren on his album Waltz Dancing in a funk bassist role. Deee-Lite was dance music sensation that joined hands with Bootsy Collins for funky R&B support. Together they earned a 4th and Broadway deal. Bootsy Collins recorded with the New Rubber Band on and off; Blasters of the Universe (1994) and Fresh Outta 'P' University (1998) were efforts in the late parts of the career but more mature and grounded than before. Bootsy Collins remained active as a live performer who was inspired by every mega performance to deliver a new album. The Christmas album, Christmas Is 4 Ever (2006) was one such inspiration that revealed itself as a magnificent conceptual album.
Bootsy Collins tickets are the best entertainment passes for this summer. Bound to bring home everything that is smashing and junky; a Bootsy Collins concert is a showcase that one would not want to miss. Cheapest tickets for Bootsy Collins are available; a treat for all fun fans out there. Book them today and watch your favorite band rocking it at a live concert!