Grand Funk is excited to announce that the 2020 tour will mark an astounding 51-year milestone. The extensive 40-date tour is named in honor of their 1975 Billboard smash hit 'Some Kind Of Wonderful' and will kick off in Lincoln, Rhode Island, on February 8.
Featuring original members Don Brewer and Mel Schacher, along with Max Carl (formerly of 38 Special), Bruce Kulick (formerly of KISS) and Tim Cashion (formerly of Bob Seger), “The American Band” are coming to your town to help you party down! Be there as this legendary rock band delivers its signature sound of soulful vocals, hard-driving guitars and unforgettable tunes.
Don Brewer - Vocals and Drums
Mel Schacher - Bass
Max Carl - Vocals
Bruce Kulick - Guitar
Tim Cashion - Keyboards
Feb. 08 - Lincoln, RI - Twin River Casino
Feb. 15 - Yuma, AZ - Yuma Proving Ground
Feb. 21 - Las Vegas, NV - Golden Nugget Casino - Showroom
Feb. 22 - Pauma Valley, CA - Casino Pauma
Mar. 07 - Atlantic City, NJ - Tropicana Casino & Resort
Mar. 14 - French Lick, IN - French Lick Resort
Mar. 21 - Northfield, OH - MGM Northfield Park
Apr. 03 - Baton Rouge, LA - Event Center at L'Auberge Casino and Hotel
Apr. 10 - Marysville, WA - Tulalip Resort Casino
Jun. 12 - Kansas City, MO - Star Pavilion at Ameristar Casino Hotel
Jul. 11 - Chippewa Falls, WI - Northern Wisconsin State Fair - Grandstand
Jul. 16 - Hampton, IA - Franklin County Fair
Jul. 23 - Nashville, TN - Schermerhorn Symphony Center
More tour dates here: https://www.grandfunkrailroad.com/tour.html
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Grand Funk Railroad was a legendary band formed in the 1970's in Flint, Michigan. Grand Funk Railroad or Grand Funk for short, were infamous for touring the whole world and packing arenas and stadiums wherever they traveled. The contrast between Grand Funk and rock critics of the day were fierce.
They were not critically acclaimed but the irony was that their fans and the stadium crowds loved them. In 1969 the group formed in Flint, Michigan by original members, Don Brewer Mel Schacher and Mark Farner. In fact, Mel Schacher went on to form the group Question Mark and The Mysterians, after leaving Grand Funk. Likewise, Terry Knight and The Pack was formed by Don Brewer after leaving the band as well. Grand Funk Railroad was largely successful in their heyday and were signed to 3 of the largest record companies in the world, such as MCA, Capitol and Full Moon.
In addition, they were revered by other acts and pundits alike for being a self-stated hard rock and hard blues act from the United States. They released 13 full length records in their time. Despite lack of critical appreciation, response and recognition, their first 6 releases sold very well and were hugely popular amongst the Grand Funk fans. Grand Funk Railroad were a Michigan band that stood out from the rest of their class in the 70's. They were hugely successful and made a career of touring the world and releasing albums despite critical disapproval.