Bootsy Collins

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Grammy winner Bootsy Collins was born in Cincinnati, OH., where he still resides. At the tender age of 15, he became a staff musician at the very prestigious King Records and soon afterwards, he was touring the world with Hank Ballard and the hardest working man in show business, Mr. James Brown. Bootsy went on to collaborate with George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, (P-Funk) where the One was established along with many gold and platinum hit records.  Then came Bootsy’s own off shoot

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Bootsy Collins Releases "The Influencers" Featuring Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa and Dave Stewart 

Legendary funk musician Bootsy Collins releases a new single dripping with funk and whimsy, “The Influencers,” featuring Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, and The Eurythmics' Dave Stewart!

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Bootsy Collins Releases New Song and Video to Benefit MusiCares 

Bootsy Collins new song, "Stars" out today! All proceeds to benefit MusiCares.

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91.7 WVXU Presents Four New Specials for King Records Month 

91.7 WVXU will celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Cincinnati's legendary King Records with four new one-hour specials produced by Lee Hay and co-produced by King Records expert Brian Powers.

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Celebrate the King: 75 Years of Honoring the King 

Celebrate the 75th Year of King Records with Artists, Live Performances, Storytellers, Writers, Videos and Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Purple Reigns at Bogart’s Saturday 

Prince was a songwriter, singer, producer, one-man studio band, and consummate showman. He left this world way to soon and most of us are still reeling from the loss. Come out Saturday to celebrate the memory and music of the great Purple One.  Purple Reigns is being hosted by Bootsy Collins...

Frazier & Chapman weren’t Cincy's only All-Stars 

While the Nation had their eyes on the Queen City this Tuesday and tens of thousands watched a game of all-stars at Great American Ballpark, A local music advocate and friend of was filling your ears with the sounds of the city & you probably didn’t even realize it!...

Freekbass to Reunite with SHAG at tSGHR 

Influenced by everyone from Dr. Dre to David Bowe...even Boosty Collins. Cincinnati’s very own funk musician, Freekbass Sherman is excited to not only reunite with his former bandmates from SHAG, but also play for the second time in Cincinnati after releasing his second album, Everybody’s...

OTR Summer Celebration on Saturday 5/18! 

The Seventh Annual OTR 5K Run and Summer Celebration is Saturday, May 18, and will start and finish in Washington Park for the first time this year. The event kicks off with the OTR 5k at 10 a.m. and continues with a day-long Summer Celebration of live music, food, adult beverages, an expanded fine...