From James Brown to Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars and Top 40's, to ingenious original music, this insanely talented musical collaboration is what keeps Mike Zabrin's Funktastic the most exciting and ambitious soul-infused funk powerhouse. MZF is the life of the party, and brings a high energy memorable experience that will have you dancing all night long! Fronted by bass extraordinaire, Mike Zabrin, the band has been featured on WGN, Bass Player Magazine, and their records feature special guests like Norwood Fisher of Fishbone ("Funktastic"), Michael Ray of Kool & The Gang ("Funktastic"), and Ian Neville of Dumpstaphunk ("Something in the Water").
Powerhouse horns and captivating vocals reinvents our style for the present. A completely customized event and a first class band that has got everything you need! Consisting of Chicago's finest musicians, MZF is professional, affordable, and ready to bring the house down with your favorite party hits!
Special Event: JB's & James Brown Tribute Show!
The J.B.'s was the name of James Brown's band from 1970 through the early 1980s. Pass the Peas: The Best of the J.B.s collects all of the R&B chart hits from James Brown's backing group, including "Gimme Some More," "Damn Right I Am Somebody," and "The Grunt." "Hot Pants Road," "Doing It to Death," "Givin' up Food for Funk," and "(It's Not the Express) It's the J.B.'s Monaurail, Pts. 1 & 2" are some of the other highlights of this collection.
Mike Zabrin's Funktastic 7 piece band (3 horns) does the ULTIMATE tribute to the JB's & James Brown at 210 Live!
Info & Tickets: 210live.com/PassThePeas