Green Parrot Ukulele Association November Meeting to Feature Applebutter Express, “Good-Time Ukulele Funk”
The Green Parrot Ukulele Association November meeting will be kicked up a notch when Kyle Bliss and Shannon more bring their Applebutter Express, a Tampa-based jam-bluegrass outfit to The Green Parrot monthlu Uke gathering this Wednesday, November 14th at 8 PM.. Wednesday night they will appear as part of our regular monthly Green Parrot Ukulele Association Meeting and on Thursday they will put on shows of their own at 5:30 and 9 P.M. The Applebutter Express, who like to promote themselves as “good-time ukulele funk”. features a sound that has been called a “danceable blend of country, bluegrass, and jam-band grooves” that covers everything from rock classics Spirit in The Sky, The Allmann Brothers Whipping Post and The Grateful Dead’s Tennessee Jed.
“Applebutter Express Shannon and Kyle Biss make up the Applebutter Express whose down home ukulele funk is most likely the purest Floridian music you’ll hear this side of Lake Okeechobee.”
Joe Castagna-I love the Burg.com
Tampa Bay Times says,
“Over the years, the Tampa music scene has sent a handful of artists to some pretty major music festivals, such as South By Southwest or the CMJ Music Marathon. Bonnaroo, though? That might be a first. In a couple of weeks, Seminole Heights jam-bluegrass outfit The Applebutter Express will cross that threshold. The group has been selected for a slot on the opening day of Bonnaroo, one of the largest and most prestigious music festivals in the country.”