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Kool & the Gang

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Kool & the Gang is an American jazz, R&B, soul and funk group, originally formed in 1964 as the Jazziacs. They have gone through several musical phases during the course of their recording career, starting out with a purist jazz sound, then becoming practitioners of R&B and funk, progressing to a smooth pop-funk ensemble, and in the post-millennium creating music with a modern, electro-pop sound.


Event Date Venue City Region Country
Tyrone Davis / Johnny Taylor 11/13/1970 Akron Civic Theatre Akron Ohio USA
Kool & the Gang 03/19/1971 Electric Circus NYC New York USA
Kool & the Gang 03/20/1971 Electric Circus NYC New York USA
Kool & the Gang 09/04/1971 Reed's Arena Youngstown Ohio USA
Al Green 01/28/1972 Uihlein Hall Milwaukee Wisconsin USA
Bobby Bell Benefit 10/28/1972 Stambaugh Auditorium Youngstown Ohio USA
Gladys Knight & the Pips 02/01/1974 The Spectrum Philadelphia Pennsylvania USA
The Isley Brothers 04/14/1974 Oakland Coliseum Arena Oakland California USA
Newport Jazz Festival New York 07/03/1974 Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Uniondale New York USA
Average White Band 08/18/1976 Pittsburgh Civic Arena Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA
Kool & the Gang 09/15/1976 Top Rank - Cardiff Cardiff South Glamorgan Wales
Kool & the Gang 09/17/1976 Hammersmith Odeon London Hammersmith England
Kool & the Gang 09/18/1976 Bournemouth Village Bowl Bournemouth Dorset England
Kool & the Gang 09/19/1976 Top Rank - Southampton Southampton Hampshire England
Kool & the Gang 09/22/1976 Top Rank - Brighton Brighton East Sussex England
Kool & the Gang 09/24/1976 Liverpool Empire Theatre Liverpool Merseyside England
Kool & the Gang 09/25/1976 California Ballroom Dunstable Bedfordshire England
Kool & the Gang 09/26/1976 Top Rank - Reading Reading Berkshire England
Kool & the Gang 09/28/1976 Baileys Derby Derby Derbyshire England
Kool & the Gang 09/29/1976 Baileys Stoke-on Trent Stoke-on-Trent Staffordshire England
Kool & the Gang 10/01/1976 Free Trade Hall Manchester Greater Manchester England
Kool & the Gang 10/02/1976 Birmingham Odeon Birmingham West Midlands England
Parliament-Funkadelic 02/10/1978 Baltimore Civic Center Baltimore Maryland USA
The Jacksons 11/29/1979 The Omni Atlanta Georgia USA
Kool & the Gang 01/04/1980 Circle Star Theatre San Carlos California USA