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Recommended: Funk for Japan

Madison's very own "Funky Drummer" Clyde Stubblefield will lead a stellar lineup of musicians for an event called "Funk For Japan" this Sunday at High Noon Saloon. The idea to put the benefit together came from Stubblefield, who traveled the world with James Brown, making friends in countries around the world, including Japan. He has friends who live in Sendai, a city which suffered severe damage to its coastal areas when the quake and tsunami hit March 11th. That band that you hear every Friday at around 7:40 on 105.5 Triple M, the Gomers, will  be lending their considerable musical talent to the event, by hosting a special edition of Rock Star Gomeroke. Singers from Emmettville, The Tony Casteneda Latin Jazz Band, Primative Culture, Phat Phunktion, and Chick Singer have all agreed to sing a song or two..or perhaps three.  The Madison funk band The Mustache has also been added to the bill. All proceeds will go the American Red Cross, Badger Chapter. Suggested donation: $10. This is a 21+ show. Here's the schedule: 6:00pm: The Funky Gomeroke Allstars 7:30pm: Clyde Stubblefield Band 9:00pm  The Mustache More info here.

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