George Clinton and P Funk at the Patrick Gym

George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic are coming to UVM’s Patrick Gymnasium on November 1st at 8 Pm Tickets are $22 for students and $28 for the general public. George Clinton’s musical career began in junior high when he founded a doo-wop ensemble called the Parliaments, which had a hit with “I Wanna’ Testify.” By the 1970s, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic had been formed and were revolutionizing music with their funky rhythms and outrageous stage performances utilizing a huge mothership and kooky costumes. George Clinton is often considered the godfather of modern urban music, and samples of his music have appeared on albums by Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, De La Soul, and many other hip hop artists. Clinton has said, “Funk is the DNA of hip hop and rap.” Come check out this amazing man and group at the Patrick Gymnasium, and be prepared to have an experience you will not soon forget.