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Event Archive - 1st Time to play Canada in over 35 years!: Sly & The Family Stone, Five Alarm Funk, Kuba Oms

Sat. September 6th 2008 Royal Theatre (All Ages)
8pm - 11pm doors at 7pm
$57.50/$59.50 + s/c
Sly & The Family Stone
with opening guests... Five Alarm Funk & Kuba Oms of Velvet
Saturday, September 6, 2008
The Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton St., Victoria
Doors 7pm - Showtime 8pm
Tickets: $57.50/$59.50 + service charges
Available at: The McPherson Box Office 250-386-6121, #3 Centennial Square or online at

Sly Stone's website:
Family Stone Project's website:
Five Alarm Funk's website:
Kuba Ohm's website:

Sly & The Family Stone

Performing all of their hits including: "I Want to Take You Higher", Everyday People", Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin", "Dance To The Music", "Hot Fun In The Summertime", "Family Affair", "Sing a Simple Song" and many more... Sly and the Family Stone are credited as one of the first racially integrated bands in music history, belting t... more info

Five Alarm Funk (Afro-Funk)

If you want to party on the dance floor ‘til your shoes burst into flames, then check out this awesome 11-piece rhythm machine from Vancouver. Five Alarm Funk is alarmingly energetic and draw inspiration from Afrobeat, James Brown and Kool and the Gang, all performed with the scorching passion of talented 20-somethings playing like their lives de... more info
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Kuba Oms (Soul Pop)

KUBA OMS BIO The time is now for Kuba Oms, the Canadian singer who mines 70s-era soul, funk and rock n’ roll on his solo debut, How Much Time, to be released Sept. 29th on Digniti/Warner. As the long-time musical director of the live house jam band Velvet, he has taken a contemporary approach to his own project that could be likened to a cro... more info
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