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Bringing The Heat to Motown Winter Blast – Saturday, February 9 @ 4:30pm

“As usual your performances NEVER disappoint.
Sometimes I felt like I was seeing Sly and the Family Stone again. Great show!”

Terri Koggenhopp – Executive Director, Detroit Music Awards and
Director of Artist Relations, Detroit International Jazz Festival
(Facebook comment RE: Nadir’s Electric Lounge, Feb. 2, 2013)Nadir & the Band at Fox 2 Detroit - Photo by Nancy Phares

Nadir and his fiery 7-piece funk band heat up The Fathead Stage at 4:30pm on Saturday, February 9 at Motown Winter Blast, a signature wintertime festival in downtown Detroit. Bring the whole family down for free ice skating and snowshoeing, delicious foods from Detroit’s best restaurants, and fantastic sounds from members of the iconic Detroit music scene. Bundle up and get ready to have a great time!

Nadir
Motown Winter Blast
The Fathead Music Stage
Woodward & State Streets
Detroit, Michigan
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Motown Winter Blast - Nadir Performs Saturday February 9 @ 4:30

 

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Nadir’s Electric Lounge: A Multimedia Funk Experience at NextWave Media Lab on February 2

Eleven-time Detroit Music Award winner Nadir Omowale presents Nadir’s Electric Lounge: A Multimedia Funk Experience and live concert recording on Saturday, February 2 at NextWave Media Lab, 950 Stephenson Highway in Troy. Showtime is at 8:00pm featuring an incendiary live set by Nadir’s seven-piece band –and energizing party rhythms from DJ Ray 7 of Underground Resistance. Tickets for the 21 and older event are $10 in advance at Nadir-Music.com and $15 at the door.

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VIDEO: Nadir & The Band Live on Fox 2 Detroit Morning Show – October 3, 2012

Nadir and the band lay down the early morning funk with this performance of “Go It Alone” on Detroit’s Fox 2 Morning Show. The incredible band is (left to right): Jeff Rebrovich on Keyboard, Steve Caldwell on guitar, Jason Bonaquist on drums, Tasha Valdez Lord on vocals, Nadir on vocals and guitar, Ray 7 on percussion, and Christopher Spooner on bass.

Special thanks to Taqqee Khabir for manning the mixing desk; to Steve Caldwell and Nextwave Media Lab for going above and beyond the call of duty with the audio assist; to Nancy Schoenheide-Phares for being the best publicist in Michigan; to the folks at Fox 2 for having us on, and for Toast Ferndale for the great post show victory breakfast.

Be sure to check out the full set at The Book of Jonah Album Release Party on Friday, October 5, at PJ’s Lager House.

Nadir and the Band at the Fox 2 Morning Show - Photo by Nancy Phares

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VIDEO: The Book of Jonah Album Release Party at PJ’s Lager House, October 5, 2012 in Detroit via LiveDetroit.TV

In case you missed it, or if you want to experience it again, here’s the video from The Book of Jonah Album Release Party at PJ’s Lager House, Friday, October 5, 2012. The show features sets by Final Cue, multiple sets by DJ Psycho, and special guest performances by Mayaeni and Jessie Fowlkes.

And after you party with us, cop the disc here: PURCHASE THE BOOK OF JONAH NOW

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The Book of Jonah Album Release Party: Friday, October 5 at PJ’s Lager House in Detroit

The Book of Jonah Album Release Party - Friday, October 5 at PJ's Lager HouseEleven-time Detroit Music Award winner Nadir celebrates the release of his third full-length album, The Book of Jonah, with a special live performance and party on Friday, October 5 at PJ’s Lager House, 1254 Michigan Avenue in Detroit.

Showtime is 10pm and features Nadir’s seven-piece funk-rock band, with sets by Detroit rock hip-hop quartet Final Cue, plus DJ Psycho of the Detroit Techno Militia. The evening will be hosted by the lovely Emily Rogers of Detroit Music TV LIVE. Admission is $5.00.

And never fear if you’re concerned about the driving distance. Performances at PJ’s Lager House are streamed live at LiveDetroit.TV. Tune in and join the party!

Since its release in mid-August, The Book of Jonah has earned rave reviews from critics and fans alike.

SoulTracks.com, the Internet’s leading soul music resource, calls the 11-track disc “one of the top albums of 2012.” Brett Callwood of Detroit’s Metro Times says, “Nadir’s The Book of Jonah is a fantastic piece of work…”

Celebrate with us on Friday, October 5!

 

 

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