The Center For The Arts Presents Katdelic & Ultimate Fantastic with Eriel Indigo featuring Indigo Monet
Saturday, March 31st, 2018 8:00 PM Main Stage Theatre
“RonKat Spearman is an artist with a dynamic stage presence, an amazing voice, solid playing skills, remarkable versatility and a foundation that will insure his future in the music industry for a long time to come” – FAD Magazine
Based out of San Francisco, Katdelic – Winner of 2016 Best of the Bay (Best Band Bay Guardian) and is currently the #1 artist in their genre on Reverbnation. Their live show features Grammy Winning Songwriter RonKat Spearman on Guitar, Keyboards and Lead Vocals, two bass players, Rob Poole (bass and vocals) and Kirk Peterson, DJ loops and vocals keyboards, lead and background vocals by Lesley Grant and the amazing Adam Lipsky on drums.
They make music that is a unique hybrid of funk, soul, EDM, rock and pop. The resulting groove is infectious, futuristic and sophisticated, giving audiences an insatiable need to dance all night.
Led by Ronkat Spearman, a Grammy-winner songwriter, producer, singer, and former George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic member (guitar, vocals). RonKat is creating new, modern music, it’s a fusion of genres that is the future.
“RonKat is a crowd pleaser and he is truly funky” – George Clinton
“They laid down thick slices of good dirty funk driven by two bass players that instantly warmed up the crowd….If you want to go out to have a good time and shake a tail feather, you can’t lose with this band….they play oceans of deep funk.” – SF SONIC – The Independent
“Best damn Funkadelic music I’ve heard in ten years. Yes, I’m putting it that straight and clear, kids. As a lifelong funkonaut – my first P-Funk show was Funk On The Green in 1979 in Oakland (age 12)” – Dennis Cook – JamBase
“I caught last 2 hrs of Ronkat at Boom Boom Room. Ronkat is now my favorite funk band. Folks from Brown Fellinis on bass and folks from P-Funk on guitars. I am sprung.” – Rickey Vincent – KPFA History of Funk
“Not only does he sing and play about five different instruments well, RonKat is literally a songwriting machine who is able to write a song in less time than it takes most people to write a letter.” – American Music Press
Ultimate Fantastic is an unparalleled combination of intelligent lyricism and spine melting R&B vocals upon a foundation of meticulously produced original bass music. Initially joining forces for a Burning Man project, this team of West Coast musicians quickly won the affection of any audience who caught their show, which features an infectious array of supreme talent, friendship, humor and creative prowess on stage. Ultimate Fantastic is comprised of Julian Fritz (Dropical) on production, Deja Solis on seductive, soulful and intriguing vocals, and Pharroh and Wink delivering intricately laced word-play and emcee vocal precision. All four members are seasoned artists who have toured extensively world wide and been involved with a versatile line-up of influential musical groups including Hamsa Lila, Vagabundos, Pega5u5, to name a few. Steeped in the West Coast, the group draws from a variety of influences including underground hip-hop, festival sub- cultures, electronic dance music and roots and soul tradition; and synthesizes their original artistry into ardent and unbridled musical expression and storytelling. Their sound is at once tasteful and classic as it is futuristic and imaginative. Their debut album “Super Human,” released by Jumpsuit Records, is sure to win your heart and delight your senses with its adventurous, refreshing, and refined musical spirit.
Eriel Indigo is a Nevada County native, Los Angeles based audiovisual artist, creative activist and art director. Indigo utilizes music, film and immersive hyperreality performance as a vehicle to promote radical inclusivity, productive rebellion, intentional evolution, and healing of the communal consciousness.
Revolt TV premiered Indigo’s debut single and accompanying hyperreal music video “INNOCENCE,” with esteem, stating, “As more artists continue to break barriers, ultimately creating a space for their artistry to live and be accepted in a new paradigm ideology, Eriel Indigo finds a creative medium amongst the landfill of pop radio.”
The artist’s debut full-length LP will drop early 2018, a follow-up to her 2016 EP ELEVATE, which was nominated in the Best International Album category of the Unsigned Music Awards in 2016. ELEVATE’s singles and partnering music videos garnered praise from a host of tastemaker communities including Revolt TV, Line of Best Fit, and Buzzfeed
Indigo Monet is a singer/songwriter, rapper, dancer, choreographer, model, actress & painter from Long Island, NY and is now based in Los Angeles, CA. Her dance & choreographing talents led her to dance in front of international recording artist, Alicia Keys and for celebrity hairstylist Terrence Davidson, as well as perform at prestige venues all around the country, opening up for big acts like, Mario, Chrisette Michele, Juelz Santana, Monica, Rico Love, Christopher Williams and more. Her musical talents allowed her to share stages with world class acts such as The SugarHill Gang, Serani, Ryan Leslie, the legendary female singing group group En Vogue, and Stalley of Maybach Music Group, to name a few. Indigo has released three projects & is now working on her 4th highly anticipated project titled “The Black And Bleu EP” which will be released in 2018. She continues to work hard, and strives to be the best in all her crafts. She wants to be a perfect example of how hard work, and dedication, as well as going against the grain and choosing your own path not only leads you to personal happiness, but genuine success.