One of music’s most renowned soul/funk bands, Tower of Power (TOP), has announced a 25-city tour with dates scheduled from coast to coast.

Since its formation in 1968, TOP has never failed to tour bringing their unique blend of R&B, funk and an outstanding horn section to the masses. The current line-up features group founder Emilio Castillo, Stephen “Doc” Kupka, Francis Rocco Prestia, David Garibaldi, Larry Braggs, Roger Smith, Tom E. Politzer, Adolfo Acosta, Jerry Cortez and Sal Cracchiolo.

The band’s sophomore album, Bump City, produced a string of what would become classic hits including “You’re Still a Young Man” and “What Is Hip?”. TOP has released a total of 26 albums over the last 45 years including live albums and greatest hits collections. TOP has lent their musicianship to some of pop/rock’s biggest names including Elton John, Santana, Bonnie Raitt, Little Feat, Aerosmith, Rod Stewart, Toto, David Sanborn and numerous others.

Confirmed TOP tour dates are as follows:

02/21-24/13 – Jazz Alley in Seattle, WA
03/20/13 – Knuckleheads in Kansas City, MO
03/22/13 – Northern Lights Theatre – Potawatomi Casino in Milwaukee, WI
03/23/13 – The Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, IL
04/12/13 – War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville, TN
04/20/13 – Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (2nd Stage) in Live Oak, FL
04/21/13 – 2013 Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City Beach, FL
04/25/13 – BB Kings in New York City, NY
04/26/13 – Keswick Theatre in Glenside, PA
04/27/13 – Palace Theater in Waterbury, CT
04/28/13 – BB Kings in New York City, NY
05/10/13 – Four Winds Casino-Silver Creek Event Center in New Buffalo, MI
05/11/13 – Public Hall at Cleveland Convention Center in Cleveland, OH
05/25/13 – Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, CA
06/11-12/13 – San Mateo County Fair in San Mateo, CA
06/15/13 – Club 88 @ Cache Creek in Brooks, CA
06/21-23/13 – South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV
08/03/13 – Solano County Fair (Concert Arena) in Vallejo, CA
08/18/13 – Snoqualmie Casino in Snoqualmie, WA
08/30/13 – Monterey County Fair (Garden Stage) in Monterey, CA
09/13/13 – LA County Fair in Pomona, CA
09/14/13 – Humphrey’s Concerts By the Bay in San Diego, CA
10/15/13 – Holland America ms Westerdam Cruise Ship in Puerto Vallarta, MEX
10/25-27/13 – South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV

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Comments
  1. Thomas Speak says:

    *Wow…I had no idea that they are still together…I’m originally from Omaha, Nebraska, and I remember them as being one of the most popular bands coming out of the Bay Area…*

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