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Shut Up & Play 2 is going down this Saturday, June 25 at 11/12 Lounge in Winter Park. It's the conclusion of three days of local music and live art and will feature headliners the Regi Wooten Band out of Nashville. Oh, and it's an all-instrumental funk jam. The show starts at 2pm and admission is $12 at the door. Here's the lineup. And here's brand-new Megan Fox bikini shots.
REGI WOOTEN BAND (Funk)
The oldest of the famed Wooten Brothers, Regi Wooten is known as “the Teacha” – having taught his younger brothers (including 5-time GRAMMY® winners, Victor Wooten and Roy “Futureman” Wooten of Bela’ Fleck & the Flecktones), as well as hundreds of guitarists in the Nashville area. He is a jaw-dropping musician, world-class entertainer, and is revered by many as the greatest funk guitarist in the world!
DAVE LARUE TRIO (Fusion)
Widely excepted as one of today’s greatest modern electric bassists, Dave LaRue has been awarded the "Lifetime Achievement Award for the Advancement of Bass Guitar" and has been touring and recording since 1988 as a member of the 2-time GRAMMY®-nominated band, Dixie Dregs, and the Steve Morse Band
KINGS OF TALK (Fusion)
Supergroup fusing jazz and southern rock with elements of funk (feat. internationally-acclaimed guitarist, Angelo Jannotti, and bass virtuoso, Beaver Felton, founder of the ubiquitous “SuperChops4Bass” instructional series)
ABSINTHE TRIO (Acid Jazz)
Fusing jazz and electronic elements with drum & bass, bossa/samba, old school funk and acid jazz (feat. Bobby Koelble of Death, the godfathers of the death-metal genre)
SHAK NASTI (Funk)
Orlando's most in-demand backup band (Thomas Wynn & The Believers, Kaleigh Baker) and eclectic, jazz and funk groove ensemble with pop-infused melodies that co-exist with experimental interludes of pure funk delight
THE FOREFATHERS (Ambient/New Age)
Original Ambient World Rock fusing various genres such as Celtic, New Age, Afro-Beat, Folk & Rock to evoke a spirit of positive energy, mystery and adventure that stimulates the listener's imagination to new frontiers (as heard and featured on NPR's nationally-syndicated radio show "Echoes")
DECOY BEAT (Groove/Rock/Fusion)
Revolutionary multi-instrumental groove-rock fusion trio with original music encompassing jazz, funk, rock and electronica (feat. Jeremy Birdsall, multi-instrumentalist and Songwriters Showcase of America's 2010 Musician of the Year, guitar virtuoso John Kastrins, and drummer Glenn Kastrinos)
BLU-TET (Jazz/Acid Jazz/Hip-Hop/Blues)
Full-fledged jazz group performing orignals and jazz standards, while combining improvisation with Hip-Hop, Soul, Funk and Blues, carving out their our own individual niche while standing shoulder to shoulder with the titans of jazz (feat. trumpeter, Jarritt Sheel)
LINDY ROMEZ & SOL Y MAR (Smooth Jazz/Latin/New Age)
Collective group of like-minded musicians bringing to life the Latin and Smooth Jazz-infused music of trumpeter, Lindy Romez, who has had the distinct honor of performing with the 82nd Airborne Division's Jazz, Latin, Top 40 and Ceremonial bands at hundreds of concerts, military ceremonies and funerals while touring nationally with the US Army Band
JUPITER GROOVE (Aggressive Prog)
Collective mind of musicians flirting with sonic explorations of prog, fusion, world, jazz, jam and blues and bringing together their talents and diverse backgrounds to create bold and exciting intrumental based music
APOCALYPSE FUSION TRIO (70's Prog/Fusion/Art Rock)
Astounding instrumental trio fusing jazz and funk (feat. Sean Ghannam, as featured in the May 2008 Guitar Player Magazine's "Editor Boy's Big Eight")
MAITREYI (Indian Fusion)
Muti-cultural group of virtuosic musicians fusing traditional Indian music with jazz, funk and rock (feat. guitarist and sitarist, Mario Ticlea, and tabla master, Pandit Nandkishor Muley)
BUCKETS AND STRINGS (Americana/70’s Prog)
Local favorite at many Florida festivals incorporating a unique approach toward music with its use of buckets, cymbals, pots, pans and gadgets
Collaborative multi-instrumental world duo (with rotating guest percussionists) that creates completely improvised and unrehearsed music in a live environment resulting in a unique performance each and every time they play (feat. Chapman Stickists and multi-instrumentalists, Jeremy Birdsall and Juan R Leõn, with guest percussionist, Reed Hayes)
DOMINIC GAUDIOUS (Acoustic/World/Flamenco/Classical/Jazz/Rock)
World-class guitarist and digeridooist garnering rave reviews and critical praise including Rolling Stone's "Combines Spanish, Indian and Folk influences to conjure up tranquil, yet engaging New Age music.", Chicago Tribune's "Guitar Grace!", and Princeton Times' "A six-string symphony. An incredible mix of sounds from flamenco to Arabian melodies pour from Dominic's guitar."
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