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Slightly Stoopid announced the Closer To The Sun 2019 lineup for their all-inclusive destination event in Mexico.
Slightly Stoopid’s 28-date “How I Spent My Summer Vacation 2019” tour also features Matisyahu, Tribal Seeds and HIRIE.
Celebrate saxophonist Karl Denson’s birthday today by watching video footage of live performances of Grateful Dead songs with members of the legendary band.
Slightly Stoopid will embark on the Just Passing Through Fall Tour 2018 Tour in November.
Check out contributor Geoff Clowes’ photos from Slightly Stoopid’s recent sold-out show in Boca Raton as part of the band’s School’s Out For Summer Tour.
Release Day Picks this week highlight new albums by Slightly Stoopid, The National, Dirty Projectors, The Suffers, Love Canon and Grateful Dead.
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Latest Slightly Stoopid Setlist
Slightly Stoopid at Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
- Runnin' With a Gun
- Everything You Need
- Fat Spliffs
- Underneath the Pressure
- Drink Professionally
- No One Stops Us Now
- 2 AM
- Anywhere I Go
- You Don't Know How It Feels
- Fire Below
- World Goes Round
- Mona June
- Hold It Down
- Closer to the Sun
- Collie Man
- Till It Gets Wet
- Lazer Beam
About Slightly Stoopid
With more than a decade of making music together, the members of Slightly Stoopid have perfected one of the rarest and most valuable skills a band can develop: the art of the stealth groove, that knack for quietly, almost innocently, sliding into a composition, and utterly lassoing anyone within earshot by mid-song. That’s where the band has come to reside, musically: deep in the pocket, that ever-elusive, funky trench where a band can entrance an audience, hypnotize it and hold on to it until the set or CD is finished. Built on a bedrock of nasty, oceanic slabs of dubby bass, meditative vocal harmonies, rock-steady guitar licks and tightly syncopated percussive rhythms, Slightly Stoopid illustrate a case study in underground success, steeped in years of hard touring, an improvisational business model, and a creative process that continues to unwind and push the envelope of a new jam-based genre the band helped to create.
Slightly Stoopid’s dual front-men Miles Doughty (Guitar, Bass, Vocals) and Kyle McDonald (Guitar, Bass, Vocals), created their own label, Stoopid Records, in the early 2000’s to avoid signing a record deal and keep their DIY work ethic and freedom away from music industry politics. The west coast sound pioneers later added musicians Ryan ‘RyMo’ Moran (Drums) and Oguer ‘OG’ Ocon (Congas, Percussion, Harp, Vocals) from the B Side Players, as well as C-Money (Trumpet, Keyboard) and Dela (Saxophone) from John Browns Body; solidifying their on stage line up. Slightly Stoopid has built a large n’ loyal fan base, and has soared to one of the most successful independent artists of this decade. The buzz surrounding the group continues to increase with each successive release; their album catalog sales have topped the 700,000 mark and the group continues to fill the most prestigious concert venues around the world, and continues to create a legion of “stoopidheads” in the process!
The schedule for the 2019 Pitchfork Music Festival free live stream includes Mavis Staples, HAIM, Kurt Vile, Parquet Courts and Whitney .
Fenway Park will host Jerry Day when the Boston Red Sox take on the Kansas City Royals on August 6.
Marco Benevento will focus on the Midwest over the course of the November leg of his fall tour.
Watch David Crosby perform with The Roots and discuss his documentary film with director Cameron Crowe on Tuesday’s episode of ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’
Neil Young, Norah Jones and Father John Misty will be among the performers at the Harvest Moon A Gathering benefit concert this September.