Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe presents Game Of Stones
Game of Stones will unite the seven kingdoms under the banner of Richards & Jagger, with support from Escaper
61 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11249
Doors 6:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, highly regarded as one of the best live bands on the planet, gets back on the road showcasing material from their long-awaited forthcoming studio album, as well as previous acclaimed KDTU recordings like 'New Ammo' and 'The Bridge.' The current KDTU touring lineup is comprised of Richmond guitarist DJ Williams, former drummer of The Greyboy Allstars, Zak Najor and current bassist Chris Stillwell also of The Greyboy Allstars, Crush Effects’ keyboardist David Veith, Seattle trumpeter Chris Littlefield and ace slide and lap steel guitarist Seth Freeman. Karl Denson is known as a founding member of seminal funk outfit The Greyboy Allstars and sideman of Lenny Kravitz, Slightly Stoopid and his current role touring a part of The Rolling Stones touring band.
with support from Escaper
The definition of an “escaper” is, “one who breaks loose from confinement.” The space rock, spy funk band was just named one of "5 Bands You Need to Know" in the “On the Verge” feature of Relix Magazine (October 2017 edition).**
The band released their first album with Ropeadope Records in May 2017 to critical acclaim including being named one of three "Release Day Picks" by JamBase. Live for Live Music said, “Their sound is a reckoning force of funky fusion music...there’s no telling how high this band can climb."
The band will release their 2nd album in February 2018. As with the first album, it was recorded at The Bunker Studio in Brooklyn, with all five band members playing together simultaneously, while in isolated rooms. Recording this way helped capture the great live synergy between the players which you can witness during their performances. Their live sets tend to be open with many in-the-moment improvisational aspects, and this essence was not lost during the studio recordings. Bandleader and guitarist, Will Hanza, expresses, “The term ‘jam’ can be a loaded one, but the idea of having some concrete ideas, while still allowing the music to be open to take advantage of the moment is really important to us.”
Their live shows are known for keeping the late night funky dance parties going strong. The band has already shared the stage with notable acts such as Aqueous, Jimkata, Roots of Creation, Strange Machines, G-Nome Project, ShwizZ and Teddy Midnight, and its members have graced numerous stages from Bonnaroo, Mountain Jam, Camp Bisco, Electric Forest and Catskill Chill to Hammerstein Ballroom, 9:30 Club, Cervantes, World Cafe Live and Brooklyn Bowl.
"A mind blowing set filled with psychedelic guitar virtuosity, tight grooves, and impressive musicianship." - The Jamwich
“This up-and-coming juggernaut blends together effortlessly with each member adding his own unique flavor. The band’s music alone draws you in, but it’s their connection to it and to each other that truly completes the package. Their passion oozes out of each and every note they play as they seamlessly take turns controlling the stage.” - Music Fest News
Costumes are encouraged! But please note, if you bring props that look like a weapons (fake swords, fake knifes, fake guns), we will ask you to check them in coat check, for no charge.