Turkuaz is Brooklyn Power Funk. Their stage show combines influences from Sly and the Family Stone to Talking Heads into an explosive auditory and visual circus, a full-frontal assault on the senses. After multiple residencies at NYCís Brooklyn Bowl, several blowout festival performances (Bear Creek, Mountain Jam, Strangecreek, Equifunk and Wormtown to name a few) and tours spanning the east and west coasts, Turkuaz has developed a reputation from NYC to San Francisco as the band that plays louder, faster, and harder than all the rest.
Born as a side project by co-founders Dave Brandwein and Taylor Shell, Turkuaz was formed in Boston in 2008. Unbeknownst to Dave and Taylor, a demo of theirs had been submitted to Berklee College of Musicís Heavy Rotation Records by a friend. Heavy Rotation immediately added Turkuaz to their annual showcase at the Berklee Performance Center, and the spark was lit. Dave and Taylor formed the current funk monstrosity from amongst their musician friends. Turkuazís first show was to 1,000 people at the Berklee Performance Center and was met with rave reviews. After a short time, the band migrated as a whole to Brooklyn, with the intention of bringing their brand of funk to New York.
With two independent album releases, tours up, down and across the country, a solid and ever-growing NYC fanbase, and the desire to only get bigger, Turkuaz keeps on perfecting their brand and continuing their upward trajectory at concerts and festivals across the country.
Our favorite record store The Sound Garden carries tickets for every single Westcott Theater show. Be sure to stop down to Armory Square and pick yours up today!
ALL TIME LOW's "A Love Like Tour" has moved to The F Shed at The Regional Market in Syracuse. All previously purchased tickets will be honored at the new bigger venue. See you there!
Canned Heat's performance that was originally scheduled for September 16th has been cancelled. All tickets purchased will be refunded. Be on the lookout for a makeup date in the near future.