George Clinton is bringing the funk to Des Moines this summer
Funk legend George Clinton visits the Museum of Psychphonics, his space ship, and Tom Battista, at Joyful Noise Recordings Friday, May 6, 2016.
Des Moines needs the funk. And George Clinton is bringing it.
Set to perform July 13 at Hoyt Sherman Place, tickets to see the emperor of funk George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic cost $44.50-$49.50 or $75 and go on sale Friday at noon via the Hoyt Sherman Place box office, by phone at 800-745-3000 or at ticketmaster.com.
A limited number of VIP packages are also available, the Hoyt Sherman Place website said.
A Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, George Clinton is known for his funky work in timeless grooves such as "Flashlight," "Give Up The Funk," "Atomic Dog," "Do Fries Go With That Shake" and "Martial Law." The last release to come from Clinton, "P-Funk Live at Metropolis," dropped in 2015.
The announced show at Hoyt Sherman Place marks Clinton's second booked in Iowa this summer; He and his group, which sometimes boast as many as 20 members on stage, is set to appear May 27 at McGrath Amphitheater in Cedar Rapids.
Clinton and P-Funk made a surprise appearance last month at Prince's Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minn. for a set of funk hits as part of a four-day celebration of the icon's life. Clinton and P-Funk performed for 90 minutes inside Prince's home-turned-museum.
Other recently announced summer shows at Hoyt Sherman Place include Canadian comedy troupe the Trailer Park Boys, songwriter Chris Isaak, "Girls" star Lena Dunham and Melissa Etheridge.
More information can be found at hoytsherman.org.