Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Discofunkgrass Band to Hold Benefit for Taos Feeds Taos

Here is a great reason for you to travel to Taos next Friday.  

The Last to Know (LTK) discofunkgrass band will hold its fourth annual Holiday Benefit Show on Friday night, December 9, at 8:00 p.m. at the KTAOS Solar Center in Taos. This is a Food Drive to benefit Taos Feeds Taos.

The six-piece band blends the heartiest world rhythms with jam-band passion, while muddying the lines between Americana roots music, disco, funk and bluegrass.  (Read more about the band below).

KTAOS Solar Center is a nationally recognized live music venue that houses not only two of the region’s most popular radio stations but also a full service bar and restaurant called The Station Bar.

Admission is free if you bring five or more cans of food. All canned food will be donated to Taos Feeds Taos. Cover charge without canned goods is $7. The Station Bar opens at 4:00 pm.

Please bring items from the following list only...
Pumpkin - 15 oz
Pears - 15 oz
Peaches - 15 oz
Fruit Cocktail - 15 oz
Cranberries - 16 oz
Peas - 15 oz
Green Beans - 15 oz
Corn - 15 oz
Mixed Vegatables-15 oz
Yams - 29 oz
Beef Stew - 24 oz
Canned Tuna - 5 oz
Canned Chicken - 6 oz
Chicken Noodle Soup - 10 oz
Tomato Soup - 10 oz
Spaghetti Sauce
Evaporated Milk, Unsweetened

More about the Band
LTK has shared the bill with Hot Buttered Rum String Band, The Motet, Buckwheat Zydeco, Culture, The Vince Herman Trio, The Skatalites, and Leftover Salmon. They have played the Main Stage at the annual Taos Solar Music Festival - a stage graced by Los Lobos, Michael Franti and Spearhead, String Cheese Incident, Richard Thompson, New Monsoon, Michelle Shocked, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Harry Belafonte, and Leo Kottke, among others.

The band has performed at several other festivals including Silverton Jamboree, Crestone Music Festival, Alibi Spring Crawl in downtown Albuquerque, the Santa Fe Thirsty Ear Festival, and the Dreamtime Festival. Based in Taos, New Mexico, Last to Know has been together, writing and performing since 1999.

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