2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

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Foot Patrol

Saturday, March 19
9:00PM - 9:40PM

Half Step
75 1/2 Rainey St


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Foot Patrol is a band that puts the fun back in funk. They are a raucous combo from Austin that treats listeners to a potent dose of musical talent, a fearless sense of theatrical showmanship, and a playfully subversive brand of humor. This DIY outfit combines 1980s Minneapolis funk with hip hop, new wave, Funkadelic, James Brown, video game music and many more influences into absurdist party grooves as deep as they are fat. The Onion's AV Club branded their music "slithering, sexed-up funk," and Spin called them "an airtight funk band."

With six albums and two EP's under their belt (the most recent mixed by Grammy-winning producer Adrian Quesada), the band has seasoned their eclectic and infectious sound into a tasty concoction. Whether irresistible midtempo booty-shakers, nasty lowdown grooves or jumping party anthems, Foot Patrol's originals are woven through with operatic compositions, classic funk and hip hop samp...

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