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Greg Fundis in South America with Fareed Haque + Stranger Danger Fest, MathGames! at PHISH Alpine VIP club, Jazz & Summer Camp Re-cap

Greg Fundis at Summer Camp Music Festival 2012

(Copyright 2012 C-Style Photography)

Welcome to Greg Fundis' Official Homepage!!

Fans can catch Greg Fundis performing with a variety of ensembles throughout the Summer of 2012 at amazing venues throughout the Midwest as well as in Patagonia, Chile!  Drummer Greg Fundis will be performing with Fareed Haque's Flat Earth Ensemble at Festival Internacional de Jazz Patagonia. This year's lineup features Paquito D'Rivera, Freddy Cole , Hilary Cole and Melissa Aldana performing at the beautiful Teatro Del Lago in Frutillar, Chile July 18-22, 2012. Click on the Festival logo below for more info.

  
Fareed Haque's Flat Earth Ensemble

STRANGER DANGER MUSIC FESTIVAL June 23, 24 ABBEY PUB CHICAGO

If you you are anywhere close to the midwest June 23, 24, Stranger Danger fest is a must-see.  The line-up features 2 nights of Chicago-based touring jam juggernaut Strange Arrangement plus all the latest, hippest Chicago bands.  You can see Greg Fundis performing with local hip-hop phenom Young General closing out the Saturday Late Night in the Green Room as well as on Sunday at 4pm appearing as a special guest drummer for the whole set with Chicago funk fusion moguls Spare Parts.

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS FOR STRANGER DANGER FEST ONLINE TODAY

 

MathGames! performs at Alpine Valley VIP Club for Phish Summer Tour 2012 Sunday July 1

Click here to purchase tickets for Phish shows

MathGames! will be performing at an exclusive "VIP ticket-holders only" pre-party and after-party at the Alpine Valley VIP Club for the PHISH show Sunday July 1, 2012.   If you already have tickets to the PHISH show and would like to attend the VIP party on the sky deck, send an email to greg@gregfundis.com, there is a limited number of wristbands available on a first come first serve basis.  Hope to see you there!

If you cant make this show, catch MathGames! with special guest DJ My Boy Elroy at Taste of Randolph, Saturday June 16th at 8pm on the East Stage.

JAZZ JAZZ JAZZ!!!!

Greg Fundis to appear with Kevin Kozol Quartet at Andy's Jazz Club in Chicago June 29 and 30, 2012. This Local All-Star group will feature Kevin Kozol and Greg Fundis along with Phil Doyle, Alex Austin and Kurt Schweiz. Here's a little taste of whats in store. . . CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO KEVIN KOZOL QUARTET

Lastly, following in the footsteps of legendary drummers Buddy Rich, Louis Bellson, Gene Krupa and Dave Tough, Greg Fundis will appear with the legendary Tommy Dorsey Orchestra in a big band tribute on July 27 at Rhythm and Dunes Summer Concert Series in Ludington, MI.

 

Greg Fundis' Summer Camp Re-Cap. . .

(Photo Copyright 2012 C-Style Photography)

"Summer Camp Music Festival 2012 was the best S-Camp experience I have had to date!  Every year seems to be cleaner and more organized with increasingly amazing line-ups. Besides the plethora of musicianship abounding on every stage throughout the weekend (see my list of favorite performances below), the upgrades in production on the smaller stages as well as a markedly improved green conscious cleaning and recycling efforts were definately a plus.  This was my 8th year of Summer Camp Music Festival appearances and last year the MathGames! set was rained out so this year I took full advantage of every opportunity to play with as many of my homies in the hot sun as possible throughout the weekend just in case. . . 7 sets of music w AfroZep, 1 rare Shiny Faced Monks drum parade, gangsta djembe beats and 7-6-5 combos w Brainchild, hot samba action w Jaik Willis, a long awaited EPIC set with MathGames, drum clinic get-down w Andy Farag and Nigel Felony. Topped the weekend off with topless bartending at the VIP lounge w Michael Harrison Berg, Ryan Stasik and Jaik Willis. Must not forget the the Thursday 1-3am Chitown Superjam with members of Jaik Willis, Cornmeal, Family Groove Company, Strange Arrangement, Old Shoe, Zmick and The Coop.

 What a weekend!! I already can't wait for next year!!" -Greg Fundis

Favorite acts that I saw this year at Summer Camp: Common, EOTO, Break Science, Umphrey's, Galactic w Corey Glover on vox!, Victor Wooten w DeRico Watson & JD Blair!! dayum!,Spare Parts (always!), This Must Be The Band (DJnoDJ), Jaik Willis, Chicago Farmer, Pretty Lights, Gramatik, Jane's Addiction, Cornmeal, Kids These Days, Zmick, Van Ghost, Family Groove Company, Digital Tape Machine and Twin Cats

Here's some photos and videos of me and the bands I rocked with from this awesome festival. . .

 

 Afro-Zep (photo courtesy of Grateful Web)

 Greg Fundis and Marshall Greenhouse (Photo Copyright 2012 Gaian Eye)

MathGames! at Summer Camp Music Festival 2012 (photo by Jamie Jay)

Greg Fundis and Pony from Brainchild (Photo by Patricia Funcannon)

Greg Fundis and Nigel Felony of Floodwood (Photo by Steve Moyles)Jaik Willis and Greg Fundis (photo by Joe Borbely)

Greg Fundis and Fareed Haque (photo by Sakura Abe)

(Copyright 2012 Bo Bean Photography)

 

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