Announcing the BRING THE HOUSEMAN HOME eBay Auction
to Benefit Theryl "Houseman" DeClouet! We've got some cool
items lined up and we need your help to raise some money for Houseman
- check it out @ http://bit.ly/YGvTcS and
bid away! Notable items include Tipitina's 1st Weekend
Fess Jazztival Golden Ticket Package valued at $439.28, Tipitina's
2nd Weekend Fess Jazztival Golden Ticket Package valued at $506.86,
and signed show posters! The auction ends on March 30. More
info @ http://www.galacticfunk.com/bring-the-houseman-home/
Announce “Bring The Houseman Home” Benefit Show For
On March 23 At Tipitina's
Galactic are excited to announce a very special
benefit concert for their longtime friend and former bandmate Theryl "Houseman" DeClouet
on March 23 at Tipitina’s Uptown. This event will be a multi-band
night of great New Orleans music full of surprises and collaborations,
including DeClouet on lead vocals for Galactic's set. Joining the
lineup are Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Revivalists, John Gros and
June Yamagishi from Papa Grows Funk, and several unannounced special
DeClouet relocated to Chicago after Hurricane
Katrina took everything he owned. The goal of the evening is to
assist DeClouet in his efforts to re-settle in his hometown of
New Orleans as it will further enrich the musical community to
have him back where he belongs. This will be an amazing night of
music for a great cause! Doors open at 8:30PM and the show starts
Check out this nice recording from the FreeZe OuT Tour! Recorded in Aspen, Colorado on February 18, 2013 this 36 multitrack recording is available for download HERE from LiveDownloads.com. Want a lil taste? Stream 'Ooh Nah Nay' in the YouTube below then download it for free HERE.
week we're announcing our Mardis
Gras shows in NOLA (with very special guests Fishbone
on Feb 9th and Red Baraat on Feb 11th) and the April
Spring tour dates. We'll be making stops in some of our
favorite towns throughout the Midwest, Northeast and Southeast.
Nigel Hall Band (Soulive/Lettuce) will join us on the road along with the legendary
Toots and the Maytals for our Boston and NYC shows.
The pre sale for the April dates starts today. And
don't forget tickets are on sale now for our February tour
with special guest LATYRX feat. Lyrics Born & Lateef the
Truthspeaker. Details on the gigs
page, happy new year everyone.
NEW YEARS EVE AT TIPITINA'S!
New Year's Eve at Tipitina's in New Orleans with Corey Glover (of Living Colour)
and special guest MyNameIsJohnMichael
The VIP Experience includes:
- Full Dinner catered by Jaques-imos Cafe
- Full Open bar from 9pm - 12am
- Champagne Toast
- An exclusive meet and greet with Galactic
- Access to VIP side entrance to the venue
- Access to VIP viewing section
- Signed limited edition Galactic poster +
souvenir VIP laminate
- Tipitina's Merch
2013 Freeze Out Tour Feb 8-Mar 3
We are excited
to announce our February 2013 “Freeze Out Tour” which
will embark from Mardi Gras in New Orleans before heading out
west. Alternative hip hop group LATYRX
feat. Lyrics Born & Lateef the Truthspeaker will join
us as the opener for most of the dates. They will without a doubt
be an amazing addition to these shows and we're looking forward
to sharing the stage and collaborating again. We'll also be joined
by BOOMBOX in Lawrence,
KS and Monophonics for
the first night of our two night stand in Denver. Other cities
include Seattle, Los Angeles, Aspen, Salt Lake City, and two
nights in San Francisco at The Fillmore. The fan club pre-sale
begins today and tickets for most shows are on sale to the public
beginning Nov. 30th. See below or check galacticfunk.com/gigs for
In other tour news, we're getting ready to head back to Japan at the end of this
week for a few shows in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka. We can't wait to see our amazing
Japanese fans again so soon after the great time we had at Fuji Rock this summer.
Last but not least, there is only one week left to enter the Ha
Di Ka Remix Contest via Indaba Music for a chance to win a cash prize and
have your remix included on a Remix EP that will stream on Relix.com.
Remixes must be submitted by Dec. 3rd to qualify.
Indaba Remix Contest Launch
are excited to announce the official launch of our remix
contest for Ha Di Ka (feat. Big Chief Juan Pardo and the
Golden Commanche) in partnership with Indaba
Music, a website/platform for musicians around
the world to network and make music together through
online collaboration. The contest is open to
all Indaba Music members, and if you aren’t one
already you can join for free at www.indabamusic.com. Winners
will receive a cash prize, signed merch, and have their
remix included on an official remix EP.
The deadline to submit remixes is December 3rd,
and voting closes on December 17th. We’ll be listening to all of the
submissions ourselves and selecting the winners. Can’t
wait to hear what you all come up with.
Jam Cruise Balcony Cabin Giveaway
away with us on Jam Cruise 11! A limited number of cabins remain,
here’s your chance to win a Free Balcony Cabin
on the ultimate adventure at sea in January!
Contest Start Date: Friday, October 26th
End Date: Friday, November 16 @ 12 AM EST
Winner Chosen: Monday, November 19
Halloween Tour Oct 24-31
excited to kick the Halloween tour off this week in
Shreveport, LA at Fatty
Arbuckle's on Oct. 24th. From there we’ll
continue on to Texas for three shows with JJ
Grey & Mofro (10/25 Houston +
afterparty w/Gypsyphonic Disko, 10/26 Dallas & 10/27 Austin). Don’t
miss out on the limited edition posters we’ll
be selling at these shows (pictured here). After
Austin we’ll swing through Little Rock, AR for
a show at Juanita’s on
our way home. Last but not least we’re
at back at Tips for Halloween joined
by special guest The
Soul Rebels to start things off. Complete
details below, see you all soon.
Australia Recap + Capitol Theatre w/ Allen Toussaint 10/6
back from the Caloundra
Music Festival where we had the chance to play 3 amazing
sets over the course of the weekend. This past week in
Australia has been an eye opening experience. The people, fans,
and our natural surroundings were so beautiful. We are
so grateful that our "job" takes us to such amazing places.
Up next we’ve got our highly anticipated show at the recently re-opened Capitol
Theatre in Port Chester, NY, this Saturday Oct. 6th. We’ll be
joined by very special guest Allen Toussaint for
this show. Tickets are
still available for the time being, but going fast. Don’t miss out
on what is sure to be a special night at a great venue.
Sep 2012 tour is under way this week. We kicked things off
with two exciting back to school shows in Baton Rouge at the
Varisty Theatre and New Orleans at Tipitina's last weekend.
Thanks to Flow
Tribe and MyNameIsJohnMichael for
joining us on those dates, and a special thanks to Theryl "Houseman" deClouet, Nick from Mumford & sons, and Trumpet Black for sitting in at Tipitina's!