BILLBOARD COMMEMORATIVE ISSUE CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF MUSIC

Check out our feature in this week’s Billboard Magazine, a Commemorative Issue Celebrating our 50 Years of Music

 

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KOOL & THE GANG APPEAR AND PERFORM AT CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER’S 10 YEAR CELEBRATION

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KOOL & THE GANG APPEAR ON THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON

On Friday, November 14th, Kool, DT and Khalis appeared on The Tonight Show, Starring Jimmy Fallon, performing with the Legendary Roots band. Check out some photos from their appearance below!

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KOOL & THE GANG HONORED WITH LEGEND AWARD AT SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2014

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Star-studded musical tribute to band included performances from Missy Elliott, Lil’ Kim, Doug E. Fresh, Elle Varner, MC Lyte, Tamar Braxton, Joe and and Ma$e. Band continues to celebrate 50 years of Kool with appearance on The Tonight Show this Friday & performances at Clinton Presidential Library 10 Year Anniversary and 2014 Billboard Touring Award Conference.

Last Friday night, iconic soul and funk group Kool & the Gang were honored with the Legend Award for making 50 years of chart-topping music at the Soul Train Awards 2014. The award, which recognizes individuals for their outstanding achievements and contribution to soul music, was accepted by the group – Robert “Kool” Bell, Ronald Bell, George Brown and Dennis Thomas – after a star-studded musical tribute to their legacy and continued relevancy. The show will air on BET and Centric on November 30 at 8pm ET/PT.

Following the band’s acceptance of the award, where they thanked their fans for the continued support throughout the years, Missy Elliott, Lil Kim and Da Brat hit the stage to honor the band with their Kool & the Gang sampled track “Not Tonight” which also included a video homage to the late Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes for her verse.

Continuing the celebration, Kool & the Gang performed a sold out Soul Train Review show at the Orleans Showroom on Sunday, treating the crowd to some of their biggest hits.

 

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KOOL & THE GANG TO BE HONORED AT 2014 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS

We’re beyond honored to be receiving the LEGEND AWARD at this year’s Soul Train Awards, presented by Centric and BET.

The LEGEND AWARD recognizes artists for their outstanding achievements and contribution to soul music, and we are so thrilled to be awarded with this wonderful accolade.

Hit the link below for all info about this year’s Award’s show!

http://www.bet.com/shows/soul-train-awards

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KOOL & THE GANG CELEBRATES 50 YEARS WITH TEESPRING

With this year marking the 50th anniversary of our formation as a band, we have many events coming up to commemorate this special occasion!

The festivities will begin next month at the Soul Train Awards where we’ll receive the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award, airing on CentricTV & BET on November 30th.

Additionally, we’ve created a limited edition line of apparel to celebrate the milestone, available at Teespring. Hit the link below for all info!

http://teespring.com/koolandthegang

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JAMMING WITH ASSALA FOR COKE STUDIO SPOTLIGHT SERIES

Fun times jamming with singer Assala for the Coke Studio Spotlight Series! Listen to how funky our music sounds when fused with Arabic! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GKUFPdsEsg

 

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OUTSIDE LANDS FESTIVAL SUPERJAM

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be taking part in a late-night Outside Lands Music Festival SUPERJAM featuring members of Kool & The Gang with Eric Krasno, Adam Dietch, Nigel Hall & The Shady Horns plus more Very Special Guests that will be announced!

Superjam is an all-star collaborative concert featuring a diverse set of superstar musicians from different bands performing together for a one-time-only concert. It’s a genre-bending show where a variety of  classic songs are rediscovered and boundaries are pushed when artists step outside of their own material and do something that they’ve never done before — all in a live setting

Go to the link below for all info!

http://do415.com/sfoutsidelandsnightshows

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KOOL & THE GANG TO BE HONORED WITH STAR ON HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve been chosen as a recipient of a STAR on the HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME for 2015. Check out the feature that ran in Variety with all details of the announcement HERE

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CHOPARD’S BACKSTAGE CINEMA EVENT AT CANNES

Check out photos of the band’s recent appearance and performance at Chopard’s Backstage Cinema Event at Cannes

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KOOL & THE GANG STILL ROCKING AFTER 50 YEARS

Check out the feature that ran in The Advocate in advance of our show in Baton Rouge, LA at the L’Auberge Casino, HERE

 

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CHECK OUT BTS OF THE BAND’S RECENT PHOTOSHOOT IN JERSEY CITY

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KOOL & THE GANG AT THE AUSTIN URBAN MUSIC FESTIVAL

Don’t miss Kool & the Gang at the Austin Urban Music Festival this Friday and Saturday (March 28 & 29) with Morris Day and the Time and SWV!

Jazz up your weekend by purchasing tickets here: http://austinurbanmusicfestival.com/

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KOOL & THE GANG MONTAGE AT GOLDENE KAMERA AWARDS

Watch the band’s tribute montage, award acceptance and performance at this year’s Goldene Kamera Awards, where they received the prestigious Music Lifetime Achievement Award.

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KOOL & THE GANG HONORED AT GOLDENE KAMERA AWARDS

The guys received the “Lifetime Achievement in Music Award” this weekend at Germany’s renowned Goldene Kamera Awards show, where they also appeared and performed. Check out pictures from the event below!

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