Polyrhythmics: 8 is enough to funkify Friday

The Polyrhythmic's @ Crystal Bay 11-14-2014-385-MA fall filled with funk in the Crystal Bay Casino continues Friday with the Polyrhythmics. The free Crown Room show starts at 10 p.m.

The instrumental eight-piece band has furiously toured and recorded since forming in 2010.

Ben Bloom and Grand Schroff put together the band of talented musicians to create what they describe as a “clever world-beat orchestra.”

The Polyrhythmics have two full-length albums and and this year released its second EP. In November, the Seattle band will release its third album, “Octagon.”

It has more than 60 original songs from which to choose when it comes to Tahoe onstage. “Bobo” will be one of them.

Here’s lineup: Ben Bloom, guitar, Grant Schroff, drums; Nathan Spicer, keys; Lalo Bello, percussion; Jason Gray, bass; Scott Morning, trumpet; Elijah Clark, trombone; and Art Brown, sax and flute.

Rapplesauce will play the Red Room after-party.

The Crystal Bay show is the first in a weeklong tour that will make stops in Northern California and Oregon. To see the band’s entire schedule, click on the link HERE

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About Tim Parsons

Tim Parsons is the editor of Tahoe Onstage who first moved to Lake Tahoe in 1992. Before starting Tahoe Onstage in 2013, he worked for 29 years at newspapers, including the Tahoe Daily Tribune, Eureka Times-Standard and Contra Costa Times. He was the recipient of the 2011 Keeping the Blues Alive award for Journalism.

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