Snarky Puppy Announce Show With Los Angeles Philharmonic Ahead Of GroundUP Music Festival This Weekend In Miami Beach, FL

Snarky Puppy Performing With LA Phil On February 23, 2019 As Part Of The LA Phil Centennial Season

Seven Dates On Upcoming 2018 U.S. Tour Already Sold Out, Including Los Angeles, Atlanta, Nashville And Three Nights In San Francisco

February 7, 2018 – Snarky Puppy, the three-time GRAMMY-winners called a ““barnstorming, groove-centric instrumental act with a rabid fan base” by the New York Times, today announce that they will be a part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s centennial season. They will join the LA Phil and Vince Mendoza on February 23, 2019 at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, CA for a U.S. exclusive performance, featuring new orchestral arrangements of Snarky Puppy classics.

The band are getting ready to head out on their latest U.S. tour later this month, and they’ve already sold out seven of the tour’s 17 shows, including in major markets Los Angeles, Atlanta, Nashville and three of the four night’s the band play San Francisco. Before the winter tour, the group will host the second annual GroundUP Music Festival February 9-11 in Miami Beach, FL.

Snarky Puppy will play a set each night of the festival, and the rest of the line-up includes: The Wood Brothers; The Flecktones Trio feat. Béla Fleck, Victor Wooten and Futureman; Robert Glasper; Lionel Loueke (artist at large), Joshua Redman, Michael League, & Larnell Lewis; Eliades Ochoa (Buena Vista Social Club great) with Sammy Figueroa; Kitailo and The Spoken Words feat. Buika; JoJo Mayer/Nerve; Knower; Mark Guiliana’s BEAT Music; Under One Sun; Weedie Braimah & the Hands of Time; Paris Monster; C4 Trio; Harold López-Nussa Trio; Emily Estefan; Shelly Berg and GroundUP artists Charlie Hunter & special guests; Banda Magda; Becca Stevens; FORQ; Roosevelt Collier; Breastfist; Sirintip; and Alina Engibaryan.

Watch a recap of the 2017 festival here.

Snarky Puppy recently made their Carnegie Hall debut, curating a sold out night of protest songs with guests Laura Mvula, Chris Thile, Fatoumata Diawara and David Crosby. Rolling Stone said the eclectic concerted demonstrated that “Snarky Puppy can seemingly adapt to any and every genre.”

Snarky Puppy 2018 U.S. Tour Dates

Feb 9-11 – GroundUP Music Festival – Miami Beach, FL

Feb 14 - Variety Playhouse - Atlanta, GA *
Feb 15 - Variety Playhouse - Atlanta, GA # - SOLD OUT
Feb 16 - Marathon Music Works - Nashville, TN * - SOLD OUT
Feb 17 - The Ritz - Raleigh, NC #
Feb 18 – Fillmore - Silver Springs, MD #

Feb 19 – Vilar Performaing Arts Center – Beaver Creek, CO

Feb 20 - Boulder Theater - Boulder, CO @
Feb 21 - Ogden -Denver, CO @
Feb 23 - Lied Center - Performing Arts - Lincoln, NE
Feb 24 - Roseland - Portland, OR %
Feb 25 - The Moore - Seattle, WA %
Feb 26 - Belly Up - San Diego, CA % - SOLD OUT
Feb 27 - Orpheum - Los Angeles, CA % - SOLD OUT
Mar 1 - SFJAZZ - San Francisco, CA % - SOLD OUT
Mar 2 - SFJAZZ - San Francisco, CA - SOLD OUT
Mar 3 - SFJAZZ - San Francisco, CA - SOLD OUT
Mar 4 - SFJAZZ - San Francisco, CA %

* w/ FORQ

# w/ Alina Engibaryan

@ w/ Sirintip

% w/ Banda Magda



For more information on Snarky Puppy or GroundUP Music please contact Rob Krauser at REK Room Media, or 917.703.8361.