Tower Of Power Tickets
Tower of Power is a soul inspired, honk specialized funk band from Oakland, California. A one of its kind band from the Bay Area, it enjoys the status of being the pioneer of honk oriented funk. Tower of Power has made tremendous contributions to music with regards to compositions, arrangements, songwriting and influences that have reached genres like pop and hard rock. Loaded with heavy doses of energy, Tower of Power has presented many great albums and live concert tours. Their sole and collaborative efforts performed live are regarded as one of the most entertaining acts of all times. As per studio efforts, they shared their load with Little Feat and Josh Groban. Tower of Power has also been accredited for assisting a wide range of artists including Elton John, Carlos Santana, Phish and Aerosmith amongst others. After a long successful career, the sound of the Tower of Power is undeniably powerful. It is still fresh in its vibes and remains an all time favorite classic.
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The band has an odyssey spanning over four decades. It all began during the midlife of Oakland’s soul legacy. The 1968 the iconic and most memorable soul acts of America, the Motowns realigned. Bay Area’s proud theme saxophonist/vocalists: Emilo Castillo and Stephen Kupka came together in the Motown s with a rather distinct taste and arrangement in their minds. They materialized their very own sound of funk inspired by hard core soul of the sixties. Headed by Castillo, the band utilized Kupka’s talent and passion for aggressive soul and presented itself as rebellious and innovative horn-driven funk act. The Motowns went under a facelift and resurfaced as the Tower of Power
in 1970. The band featured master trumpeters Greg Adams and Mic Gillette along with, Rocco Prestia, Willie Fulton and David Garibaldi.
Until the band formally renamed as Tower of Power
, it played live throughout the Bay Area making an impression of a vivid sound. Unlike other Bay Area musicians the band carried the flavorsome Oaklandish soul, sandwiched in powerful trumpets. Their concert acts won them recognition and appreciation consequently scouting them to mainstream music. The Tower of Power
came under the shell of San Francisco Records for their debut studio release East Bay Grease . Making huge waves on radio waves, the single Sparkling In The Sand won tremendous appreciation and considerable amount of airplay in the local domain.
Castillo and Kupka carried on with their vision and version of funk. Their studio records were original works of the duo whose claim to fame came with the sophomore release Bump City . This Warner Brother’s production became a groundbreaking success for it extended the band’s exposure to the rest of the United States. Through its new sounds including bongos and Rick Steven‘s vocals the band delivered memorable hits; You're Still a Young Man and Down to the Nightclub. This was just the beginning of Tower of Power
as a symbol of soul funk.
Calling for undying demand, popularity and growing fan following; The Tower of Power
(1973) was released. The remarkable hit What Is Hip? paved way for new back to back albums. Back to Oakland (1974), Urban Renewal , In The Slot (1975), Ain't Nothin' Stoppin' Us Now (1976); the series resulted in R&B all time favourite hits Don’t Change Horses and You Ought To Be Havin' Fun . The next decade marked with brilliant quality music presenting We Came to Play! , Back on the Streets , TOP and Power . From 1991’s Monster on a Leash to 1999’s Dinosaur Tracks , the band presented its most experimental side. Even their long awaited releases Oakland Zone (2003) and The Great American Soulbook (2009) didn’t disappoint, they too carried its signature timeless sound.
Equally successful live, the band became inclined towards touring from the very beginning. With time Tower of Power tickets have became a very exciting entity, offering erratic fun in the live mode. The band’s live shows became stars exuding brilliance from the start to the end. Performing for over thirty years to mostly sold out crowds; the band has become a legendary funk outfit. Tower of Power tickets present the timeless music of the band with magnitude and splendor second to none. Tower of Power’s tickets bring alive act guaranteeing the best offering to every fan. Tower of Power has become must see live concert touring band with an extensive torturing schedule. It takes its music across the globe entertaining live audiences with a full blow of honks and funk. Tower of Power tickets allow indulgence in another amazing night of powerful funk, not to be missed!