String Cheese & The Gang Perform ‘Celebration’ At Lockn’ 2014: Pro-Shot Video


On September 4, 2014 The String Cheese Incident was joined by members of Kool & The Gang and more for a special “String Cheese & The Gang” set at the second annual Lockn’ Festival in Arrington, Virginia. Professionally-shot video featuring a Kool & The Gang classic from the performance has been shared on Relix’s YouTube channel.

James “JT” Taylor, who fronted Kool And The Gang during their late ’70s/early ’80s hey day led the ensemble through takes on such gems as “Fresh,” “Ladies Night” and “Get Down On It.” The set also featured contributions from the Preservation Hall Jazz Band horn section and a trio of background singers. String Cheese & The Gang concluded with a joyous rendition of Kool & The Gang’s 1980 hit “Celebration.” Watch String Cheese & The Gang perform “Celebration” at Lockn’ 14:

The 2019 installment of Lockn’ will be held August 22 – 25.

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