Groove Theory 5.12 with The Firm Handshake

Groove Theory Calgary is servin’ up a special funk edition of their weekly jam with blues-infused funk act The Firm Handshake.

Groove Theory Calgary is an open-ended, free form, perfectly imperfect, “do what u feel” jam session that welcomes groovy bands, singers, emcees, spoken word artists and musicians to create and collaborate, on the spot and right on the legendary #KingEddyYYC stage.

Check out who’s grooving with us this week:

The Firm Handshake
The Firm Handshake are an anomaly, they stick out – though not like the customary sore thumb, with all of its negative connotative baggage. They are more like the emergence of opposable thumbs onto the clawing paws of ancestral primates – they are mutants; they represent an evolutionary step forward. Yet in something of a paradoxical turn, their novelty is inexorably rooted in the past: what makes them seem fresh is their knowledge of traditions, a hard-earned knowledge garnered over the course of their 200-plus live performances and via their immersion, nay, apprenticeship in Calgary’s communal-cum-competitive blues scene.

JMaj7 Music:
Producer, songwriter, composer, and guitarist, Jamil Ahmed does it all. In addition to curating the local sounds of Groove Theory Calgary, Jamil DJs groovy sounds every Thursday at #KingEddyYYC.

Sound production equipment for the King Eddy provided by PK Sound and Yamaha.

Event Details:

Date: June 27, 2019

Time: 9:30 pm

Price: No cover

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Hours of Operation

Monday  closed
Tuesday  4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Wednesday  11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Thursday  11:00 am – 2:00 am
Friday  11:00 am – 2:00 am
Saturday  10:30 am – 2:00 am
Sunday  10:30 am – 5:00 pm

*These hours are subject to changes depending on programming.