The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Friday, March 28, 2014

WOZQ 91.9fm & Northampton Arts Council present... THE SUN PARADE w/ WHO'DA FUNK IT?

WOZQ 91.9fm & Northampton Arts Council present... THE SUN PARADE w/ WHO'DA FUNK IT?

WOZQ is pleased to collaborate with Northampton Arts Council for a rad night of local music!

Come through to support two killer Northampton bands and your favorite radio station!!

Facebook Event Here:

When: Friday March, 28th - DOORS at 9:30pm, SHOW at 10:00!
Where: Davis Ballroom, Smith College

~No Tickets - FREE for 5 College Students (please bring ID) and $5 at the door for the general public~


The Sun Parade -

Chris Marlon Jennings and Jefferson Lewis are two roving Northern gents who blaze their guitars and sing lusty pop songs of their own brand. At times incanting psychedelia, Nirvana, and disco, they find their roots in bluegrass and the magic of The Beatles. Jacob Rosazza and Noam Schatz are the heavy rhythm backbone that makes “folk/rock” really rock. Based in Northampton MA since 2011, The Sun Parade has been steadily creating a buzz and has many loyal fans across the country. They are in the midst of creating a new “power-pack” EP for release in early 2014 and will be touring in March for their 3rd SXSW.

Who'da Funk It? -

Whether you want to define their music as arty experimental, funk, alternative rock, ska, klezmer, hip hop, blues, afrobeat, bossa nova, latin, punk, or any other existing genre, one thing can be promised: Who’da Funk It will make you dance. This young all-female group of five goes far beyond their appearance with daring twangs and bangs, belted lyrics, and foot-stomping charisma. They will get couch potatoes to crowd surf and coyotes to howl at the moon. They might even make you smile.

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