Vulfpeck Stories

Setlist / Photo / Video | Vulfpeck @ Metro 5/4/17

By: Zach StoneIMG_0059Vulfpeck kicked off a run of four shows in three days at Chicago's Metro on Thursday night.  The Michigan-bred funk band wasted no time in getting right down to what they've been doing since the days when Chicago was one of the only stops on their touring itinerary.IMG_0214That means...

Eleven Probing Questions With Road Warriors TAUK

By: Carmel O'Farrell (@carmelocorn) | Photos: Kristine Condon (@kristinebobean)TAUK first caught my attention back in 2013 at Summer Camp Music Festival.  They played an energetic set opposite Trey Anastasio Band as buckets of rain drenched Three Sisters Park.  While most of the festival crowd gravitated to TAB, it was fairly obvious to...

Photos & Setlist | TAUKing McGee + Vulfpeck @ Concord 9/4/16

Photos: Kristine Condon PhotographyLesson #3 from our How Vulfpeck Hacked the Music Industry feature was "Sell Out Every Show".Given that the band had an upcoming show in Chicago at the time of publication, and it had yet to it sell out, you'd think we'd be sweatin' it.Sure it was as big a room...

Lockn' In Review | Thoughts, Photos, Video & Audio From The Four Day Festival

By: Aaron Stein (@neddyo) | Photos: Adam Miszewski (@adjomi)Go To: Full Photo Gallery | Setlists & Media - Thursday - Friday - Saturday - SundayEvery year they play an NBA All-Star game and every year basketball fans look at the line-ups -- the amassed talent almost incomprehensible in its limitless possibilities -- and...

5 More Artists To Check Out At North Coast Music Festival

Click through the pages of this site, and you'll see plenty of coverage of Editor's Choice for top North Coast acts: Greensky Bluegrass, Vulfpeck, Umphrey's McGee, The Claypool Lennon Delirium, TAUK, and The Revivalists.But that casts a narrow net for a festival with so much more to offer across many more...

The Genius Of James Jamerson Visualized

Apparently, this has been around since early last year, but it's the first time it's been on my radar.Here's a graphic score of James Jamerson's bassline on Stevie Wonder's "I Was Made To Love Her".It's quite beautiful for a number of reasons.  It truly shows the genius of what Jamerson brought to...

How Vulfpeck Hacked The Music Industry

By: Carmel O'Farrell (@carmelocorn)If you haven't yet heard of Vulfpeck, maybe you're not paying attention.To put it mildly, the band is buzz-worthy.  Precisely, I think, because their causal renegade careless cool is offered like a code to crack.  Who are these guys and how do they get away with all this...

Vulfpeck Christens Savage Smyth With Two Crazy Shows

Reporting / Photos: Ryan Mannix & Jesse McMahanVulfpeck has come up so fast and so furious in the last year, it's nearly impossible to predict their next move.Chicago has been an early supporter of this Ann Arbor, Michigan-bred band, so when it came time for plotting a return to the city -- post-Brooklyn Bowl multi-night...

Vulfpeck Will Pay You To Attend Their Show At New Chicago Venue | Savage Smyth 6/7/16

Take a deep breath, because it may take a while to wrap your head around this one.Vulfpeck has become one of the most buzzed about funk bands out there, and a lot of the chatter can be attributed to how delightfully "off" they are, occupying a pranksterish space that adds a touch of twisted...

Can’t Fake the Funk | The Story of Vulfpeck’s Start

Cant Fake the Funk |The Story of Vulfpecks Startby Danny HazanIm gonna play da riddim, its very funky. So if youre allergic, please take whatever medications you have prescribed. Im kidding. Theres no real danger here of anything like that.Mushy KrongoldBefore Goss entered Michigans Jazz program, he honed his craft as a Jazz pianist...