Brooklyn Comes Alive 2018 lineup
The lineup has been revealed for the 2018 Brooklyn Comes Alive jam marathon, which this year BrooklynVegan is a media sponsor of. The marathon goes down on September 29 at Brooklyn Bowl, Music Hall of Williamsburg and Rough Trade.
This year there will be a tribute to the late Prince featuring Prince’s final bassist MonoNeon, plus members of Snarky Puppy, The Motet, Turkuaz, and more.
There will also be a tribute to recently-deceased jam icons titled In Honor of Col. Bruce Hampton, Butch Trucks, Gregg Allman, And Those We’ve Lost…, featuring funk legend George Porter Jr. of The Meters, the Gregg Allman Band’s Peter Levin, Lettuce’s Adam Smirnoff, teen guitarist Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, and more.
There’s a Steely Dan tribute with members of Snarky Puppy, The Motet, Turkuaz, and more.
In addition to the Prince tribute, MonoNeon is playing in a quintet with Scott Metzger, Nikki Glaspie, Skerik and former Snarky Puppy member Cory Henry.
Bassist Karina Rykman of Marco Benevento’s band will perform with special guests Robert Walter and Dave Harrington (of Darkside), plus other guests.
BCA also includes members of The Disco Biscuits, Dopapod, Trey Anastasio Band, Pretty Lights’ live band, and more. Full list of artists below.
Tickets are on sale now.
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FULL LIST OF ARTISTS AT BCA 2018:
George Porter Jr. (The Meters)
Cory Henry (Snarky Puppy)
Marc Brownstein (The Disco Biscuits)
Adam Deitch (Lettuce)
Scott Metzger (Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, WOLF!)
Robert Walter (Greyboy All-Stars, Robert Walter’s 20th Congress, Mike Gordon)
Nikki Glaspie (The Nth Power)
Skerik (Garage A Trois)
Jeff Sipe (Aquarium Rescue Unit)
Adam “Shmeeans” Smirnoff (Lettuce)
Borahm Lee (Break Science)
Eric “Benny” Bloom (Lettuce)
Robert “Sput” Searight (Snarky Puppy, Ghost Note)
Ryan Zoidis (Lettuce)
Michelangelo Carubba (Turkuaz)
Nigel Hall (Lettuce)
Shira Elias (Turkuaz)
Nate Werth (Snarky Puppy)
Nick Cassarino (The Nth Power)
Erick “Jesus” Coomes (Lettuce)
Joey Porter (The Motet)
Todd Stoops (RAQ, Electric Beethoven)
Brandon “Taz” Niederauer
Lyle Divinsky (The Motet)
Karina Rykman (Marco Benevento Band)
Rob Compa (Dopapod)
James Casey (Trey Anastasio Band)
Dave Watts (The Motet)
Alvin Ford Jr. (Pretty Lights Live Band, Dumpstaphunk)
Eli Winderman (Dopapod)
Tim Palmieri (Kung Fu)
Peter Levin (Gregg Allman Band)
Nate Edgar (The Nth Power)
Khris Royal (Rebelution)
Steve Swatkins (Allen Stone)
Ryan Jalbert (The Motet)
Dave Harrington (Darkside, Dave Harrington’s Merry Pranksters)
Sammi Garett (Turkuaz)
Chuck Jones (Dopapod)
Mike “Maz” Maher (Snarky Puppy)
Hayley Jane (Hayley Jane & The Primates)
Chris Bullock (Snarky Puppy)
Casey Russell (The Magic Beans)
Adam November (Karina Rykman Experiment)
Megan Letts (Mama Magnolia)
Chris Corsico (Karina Rykman Experiment)
Aron Magner (The Disco Biscuits)
COMEDIANS AT BCA 2018:
Brett Siddell (SiriusXM, Wokes With Jokes)
Walker Berry (Wokes With Jokes)
Ariella Wallen (Wokes With Jokes)
Pamela Mahler (Wokes With Jokes)
Richie Alfson (Wokes With Jokes)
Ari Fink (SiriusXM)