May 16, 2014
Cosmo’s Grille Pub, 604 Main St, Covington, KY
The prog/rock quartet TAUK will be hitting the road hard this February performing over 17 shows in under 30 days. Highlights of the winter tour include performances in direct support of Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe’s 5-show East Coast run, Funky Meters in Denver, Technicolor Tone Factory in Boulder, Lettuce in Asheville and more. TAUK will spend February bringing their unique instrumental blend of funk, jazz, pop, and rock to audiences from Massachusettes to Colorado to Tennessee and everywhere in between. For tickets, visit: www.taukband.com .
TAUK just wrapped up a hugely successful 2013 with performances at New York City’s Official Phish After-Party with Fikus and a sold out Baltimore New Year’s Eve at The 8×10 with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong.
TAUK joined forces with Grammy-Winning Producer Robert Carranza (Mars Volta, Jack Johnson) to craft their first entirely instrumental full-length album,Homunculus, released in April 2013. The album is available for download on iTunes here: http://bit.ly/iTunesTauk.
TAUK’s unique experimental blend of instrumental funk, jazz, pop, and rock landed the band spots on the nation’s biggest festivals such as Bonnaroo, Gathering of the Vibes, The Hangout Music Festival, Summer Camp Music Festival, The Allman Brother’s Peach Fest, snoe.Down, Mazfest and opening gigs for moe., Robert Randolph & the Family Band, O.A.R., 311, Tea Leaf Green, Perpetual Groove and more. Check out TAUK performing their unique rendition of The Beatles classic “I Want You (She’s So Heavy)” for Indaba Music: http://bit.ly/TAUKbeatles.
TAUK is Matt Jalbert (Guitar), Charlie Dolan (Bass), Alric “A.C.” Carter (Keyboard-Organ), and Isaac Teel (Drums). Forming in middle school, a majority of TAUK’s members have been playing together for over a decade. The group experimented with their sound throughout the years both individually while studying at top music universities and conservatories, and together as a band – always working to find their ideal sound. It wasn’t until 2012 with the addition of drummer, Isaac Teel, and the realization the band could build a fan base around a completely instrumental act, that the pieces fell into place for Homunculus.
TAUK manages to create a live show experience to match their masterfully produced recordings. The unique chemistry and relaxed-focus of Tauk’s performance is undeniable, but their ability to create immensely melodic and emotional music without a vocal lead is what continues to captivate and impress music lovers across all genres. The future continues to look bright for this talented and ambitious quartet.
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Upcoming Tour Dates:
Apr 2 – Allston, MA @ Wonder Bar
Apr 3 – Worchester, MA @ Electric Haze
Apr 4 – Kerkhonkson, NY @ Rock N Roll Resort
Apr 8 – Asbury Park, NJ @ The Saint
Apr 9 – Frederick, MD @ Café 611 w/Moogatu & DeltaNINE
Apr 10 – Philadelphia, PA @ XO Lounge w/AlyCat
Apr 11 – Albany, NY @ Red Square w/ Mister F
Apr 12 – Providence, RI @ The Spot w/ Mr. Breakdown and Slice
Apr 16 – Winchester, VA @ Blue Fox Billiards
Apr 17 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Doc Taylors Seaside Market Lounge
Apr 18 – Charlotte, NC @ The Chop Shop w/ Yo Mama Big Fat Booty Band & Dopapod
Apr 19 – Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West w/ Motet & Consider The Source
Apr 26 – Schuylkill Haven, PA @ Some Kind Of Jam 9
May 3 – Boston, MA @ The Church w/ Consider The Source
May 4 – Pomfret, CT @ Tyrone Farm w/ Aqueous
May 7 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl co-headlining w/Fikus
May 10 – Sharpsburg, MD @ Blossoms Blooming Festival
May 14 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Thunderbird Café w/ Aqueous
May 16 – Covington, KY @ Cosmo’s Grille Pub w/ Aqueous
May 22 – Richmond, VA @ The Camel
May 24 – Asheville, NC @ Asheville Music Hall
May 25 – Knoxville, TN @ The Bowery
May 30 – Terra Alta, WV @ Domefest
May 31 – Blackstock, SC @ Blackstock Music Festival
June 7 – Asheville, NC @ All Go West
Jun 19 – 20 – Hedgesville, WV @ Mad Tea Party Jam w/ Dopapod
Jun 27 – Prospect Hill, SC @ The Big What
July 5 – Terra Alta, WV @ Under The Stars
Jul 12 – Berryville, VA @ Pasture Palooza Music & Arts Festival
Jul 25 – 26 – Floyd, VA @ Floyd Fest
Aug 21 – Bartow, WV @ Camp Barefoot
Sept 12 – Rock Camp, WV @ Pink Moon Festival