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Kwame & The Uptown Shakedown

Rock Band from New York, NY - Will travel up to 100 miles
MEMBER SINCE 2012
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$400 - $4000 per event
Harlem based multi-cultural Rock/Soul band Kwame and the Uptown Shakedown enliven events with organic music and original songs written by lead vocalist Kwame Binea and guitarist and co-songwriter Justin Wilcox. You will want to march to the beat of Medley's drums anchored by Art Vanterpool's base and Quigley's sexy saxophone. Performing at iconic music venues such as The Bitter End, Kenny's castaways, Sullivan Hall and Arlene's Grocery is only a part of the fun of having K.U.S. on the team for your events. Recent corporate clients to include 32 Degrees Weatherproof, Technology Fusion, Fine Print NYC and Mike Daniels Agency.

Beyond our recent EP releases we are fans of jazz, funk, folk, American soul, West African music and rhythm and blues. We design the sounds pending your event needs for private parties, weddings and not profit events. We can offer acoustic sets with guitars and range from low key grooves to keep the focus social and follow up with the full band when it's time to invite your guests to move and celebrate. We have gotten so much love from playing covers from The Black Crows, Bill Withers and Stevie Wonder - every time we are truly honored to jam to the classics of our music forefathers. Our music is about life and love but it's danceable.

"This band is a 'must see' live…Kwame and the Uptown Shakedown deliver contagious electricity and original music." -Urban Oracle

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2012
Mar
2
Kenny"s Castaways
New York, NY
10:00 PM - 12:30 AM
2012
Feb
25
Mexicali Live
Teaneck, NJ
8:00 PM - 8:45 PM
2012
Feb
16
Kenny"s Castaways
New York City, NY
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
2012
Jan
20
The Bitter End
New York City, NY
11:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Wind cries mary
jimi hendrix
Wonderwall
Oasis
Superstition
Stevie Wonder
Satisfaction
rolling stones
Crossroads
Robert Johnson/Clapton
Use me
Bill Withers
Stay With me
The Faces
talks to angels
black crows
Summertime
Sam Cooke
doc of the bay
otis redding
Cover Band
Rock Band
Soul Band
Jam Band
Acoustic Band
Original Band
Wedding Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Kwame & The Uptown Shakedown will also travel to Brooklyn, Hoboken, Jersey City, Long Island City, Union City, Weehawken, Flushing, North Bergen, West New York, Bayonne, Kearny, Secaucus, Staten Island, Cliffside Park, Fairview, Jamaica, Bronx, Edgewater, Harrison, Newark, North Arlington, Ridgefield, Fort Lee, Little Ferry, Lyndhurst, Moonachie, Palisades Park, Ridgewood, Belleville, Carlstadt.
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