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Fundis with Old Shoe in Colorado+Midwest Tour Dates+Wakarusa+Fundis recording with Fareed+Sun Valley Residency

Greetings fans of Greg Fundis,

Greg Fundis will be on the road with Old Shoe touring Colorado and the Midwest over the next few months as well as recording a new full length album at I.V. Lab Studios.  Summer festival dates have been recently announced including Summer Camp and Wakarusa!! Check out all the tour dates here. . . OLD SHOE TOUR DATES

Fundis is currently on tour with Fareed Haque and MathGames! doing a week long resdiency at Sun Valley Ski Resort in Idaho. This current tour includes a clinic at Whitworth University in Washington State and features the orginal trio MathGames! lineup featuring bassist Alex Austin plus special guests! Fundis recently recorded tracks at the historic Delmark Records is set to appear on Fareed Haque's upcoming jazz album to be released on Chesterfield Records.





Old Shoe added to Summer Camp Music Festival 2013 Lineup+Snow Shoe+Fareed Haque 3 Pac NW Ski Tour

Greetings fans of drummer Greg Fundis!

Greg Fundis will be performing with Old Shoe at the 13th annual Summer Camp Music Festival! This will mark Fundis' 9th year of appearances at the midwest's top music and camping festival.

Jam and Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment are proud to announce that the 13th annual Summer Camp Music Festival will take place May 24th-26th, 2013 at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois. The festival includes 3 full days of fun, camping, and music with over 75 bands on 7 stages. Tickets are available online through the official festival web site (http://www.summercampfestival.com/tickets) or by phone at 1-800-514-ETIX.

For more information, check out the official festival web site at www.summercampfestival.com and find them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/summercampmusicfestival


Old Shoe announces SNOW SHOE FESTIVAL

February is too cold for the outdoor music festivals of summer to thrive, so Old Shoe, the host band of Shoe Fest, is going to bring the experience indoors on Saturday February 2nd. The spirit of the festival community will come to life during the first annual Snow Shoe, featuring Old Shoe, Zmick and Sneaky Gene, at The Majestic Theater in Kankakee, IL.

Snow Shoe will be a new experience for Kankakee, with live artists and local vendors taking part in the festivities. Pre-sale tickets for the concert will go on sale December 1 for $10. Snow Shoe is an all ages event.

Official Event Page: http://www.facebook.com/events/338192786279556

Check out this recent video of Old Shoe with Greg Fundis on drums. . .(web-only, not avail. on mobile)

Check out this exclusive SoundCloud sneak peak at a rehearsal take of the band's original tune "Michigan"

Old Shoe with special guest Chicago Farmer 11/23/2013



Greg Fundis performs with Fareed Haque Trio at Sun Valley Ski Resort in March 2013 plus new MathGames! Tour dates!

Fareed Haque Trio featuring Flat Earth Ensemble and MathGames! members Greg Fundis on drums and Alex Austin on bass will appear in a 1 week residency at Idaho's Sun Valley Ski Resort March 25-29 along with club dates in the area, college appearances and clinics at Whitworth University and Eastern Washington University.  Also, several new midwest appearances of MathGames! have been recently announced...

December 13th – EvenFlow – Geneva, IL (MathGames!)
December 14th – Quixotes True Blue – Denver, CO (MathGames!)
December 15th – Quixotes True Blue – Denver, CO (MathGames!)
December 16th – Byron’s – Pomeroy, IA (MathGames!)
December 20th – Founder’s Brewery MI (MathGames!)
December 21st – Shakespeare’s K’Zoo MI (MathGames!)
January 17th – High Saloon – Madison, WI (MathGames!)
                                                                               March 7 – EvenFlow – Geneva, IL (MathGames!)                                                                                             March 22/23 John's Alley Moscow Idaho (FH3)                                                                                                March 25-29 – Sun Valley, ID (Fareed Haque Trio)
April 18 – EvenFlow – Geneva, IL (MathGames!)
May 9 – EvenFlow – Geneva, IL (MathGames!)
June 21 – Jazz in June – Norman OK (MathGames!)

Click here for MathGames! entire set performing at Summer Camp Music Festival in 2012. . .






*******Greg Fundis joins Old Shoe!******* *******New MathGames! Tour Dates******* **56 Hope Road Returns to Springfield**

Greetings Fans of Drummer Greg Fundis!!

Here's what's happening with Fundis in Nov/December 2012...


Greg Fundis joins Old Shoe!

It's Official!!! After a series of successful shows together including a debut performance at the band's very own SHOE FEST, Greg Fundis is proud to announce that he has officially joined Chicago-based band Old Shoe! Here's the  announcement from Old Shoe's website. . .

"OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!! We are extremely happy to announce that Greg Fundis(Mathgames, 56 Hope Road) will be joining Old Shoe as its drummer. As many of you know, Greg is an amazing talent and person, and he has already brought a strong new energy to the group. We look forward to seeing you next time we're in your town, as we welcome Greg to the Shoe Fam!"

Check the sched for all upcoming tour dates with Old Shoe now featuring Greg Fundis on drums!

Here's a recent live video of Greg Fundis ripping up some Pink Floyd with Old Shoe at Shoe Fest 2012

Fareed Haque and MathGames on tour this Fall 2012!

World-renowned guitar virtuoso Fareed Haque's latest project MathGames! featuring Alex Austin on Bass, Jesse Clayton on keys, Greg Fundis on drums and visual media by Craig Pessolano continues to innovate and bring it's unique brand of funky danceable jazztronica  to live music venues throughout the US and are gaining worldwide recognition appearing at festivals in Europe, South America and Indonesia attracting fans in both the EDM (electronic dance music) and modern jazz genres. Here's a recent video of MathGames! featuring special guest Shivalik Goshal on tablas!

Upcoming MathGames! Tour Dates


Nov 8 Even Flow Geneva, IL**Nov 9  House Cafe DeKalb, IL**Nov 10 Alchemy Cafe Madison, WI
Nov 26 Benedictine University Lisle, IL**Dec 13  Even Flow Geneva, IL**Dec 14/15 Quixotes Denver, CO Dec 16 Byron's Pomeroy, IA**Dec 20 Founders Brewery Grand Rapids, MI**Dec 21 Shakespeare's Kalamazoo, MI**June 21, 2013 Jazz in June  Norman, OK
56 Hope Road returns to Springfield!!!
4 time winner of Jambase.com's road warrior award, 56 Hope Road returns to it's original stomping grounds and Greg Fundis' hometown Thanksgiving weekend to perform at the new Donnie's Homespun Pizza and Live Music Venue in Springfield, IL on November 24, 2012. This will be a special night sure to be a rager featuring new arrangements of old 56 tunes and a slew of new compositions written and arranged by founding member Dave Hamilton and Los Angeles-based producer Jamie Candeloro of Ryan Adams and the Cardinals.
56 Hope Road at the Vic Theater Chicago, IL

Greg Fundis teams up with Old Shoe!, Fareed Haque Jazz Trio Residency +Return of the Monks!

Yo, yo, yo! Fans of Greg Fundis can catch all the drumming action throughout the Midwestern states in September and October including several shows with Old Shoe, a jazz trio residency featuring Fareed Haque, Greg Fundis and Alex Austin at Even Flow in Geneva, IL and the long awaited return of experimental drumming duo The Shiny Faced Monks.


Greg Fundis is teaming up with Chicago-based band Old Shoe  for upcoming midwest tour dates including their 2nd Annual Shoe Fest taking place Sept 7-9 in Manteno, IL.  Fundis will be playing the Friday night set at the fest followed by shows in Chicago, Peoria and Fall Down Festival in McHenry, IL.  According to the Old Shoe official website "...our grooves are dirt roads through green groves...".  Keep an eye out for more to come from this collaboration. . .the chemistry of the first few shows with Shoe and Fundis on drums have been positively explosive to say the least.


Fareed Haque, Alex Austin and Greg Fundis have been making music together now for several years  and have brought they're tightly connected rhythm section vibe on tours throughout the United States, Europe, South America and Indonesia in projects ranging from the new electronic tinged jazz funk exploration known as MathGames!, laying down the Hindustani boogaloo in the Flat Earth Ensemble, and returning to their jazz roots with the Fareed Haque jazz trio. You can catch all the magic over the next few months in the Chicagoland area as Fareed, Fundis and Austin will be in residency at the newly opened music venue Even Flow in beautiful Geneva, IL every other Thursday. It's going to be swinging!

Return of the Shiny-Faced Monks. . .

Greg Fundis and long time musical cohort, drummer Marshall Greenhouse (AfroZep), are returning to the stage with their experimental drum duo project called The Shiny Faced Monks. Expect the unexpected from these two improvisers bringing a mix of technology and ancient rhythms from around the world.  The Monks will be sharing the stage with San Francisco percussive touring band Antioquia

on Wednesday Sept. 26 at the RedLine Tap in Chicago, IL.  Surprises are in store, come check it out.


Greg Fundis debuts in South America w Fareed Haque & Paquito D'Rivera + Full Court Press 3: Chi-Town All-Star Jam + 56 Hope Road Chicago Appearance 

Hello there fans of drummer Greg Fundis!

July 2012 was an amazing month as it marked Greg Fundis' debut in South America including perfomances and epic jams with Fareed Haque's Flat Earth Ensemble, Paquito D'Rivera and Melissa Aldana.  The premier International Festival of Jazz in Patagonia took place July 18-21, 2012 at the spectacular Teatro Del Lago in Frutillar, Chile.   Prior to the fest, Fareed Haque's trio feat. Greg Fundis on drums and Alex Austin on Bass made an impromptu appearance at Club Parenthesis; Santiago, Chile's newest live jazz club before making the trip down to beautiful Chilean Patagonia for the festival.  At the festival, the Flat Earth Ensemble (with Shivalik Ghoshal on tablas and Alex Brown on piano) and special guest Paquito D'Rivera, sax and Diego Urcola, trumpet & ewi, played a headlining performance on Friday night to a full house and the trio (Fareed, Alex and Greg) performed as the jam session house band each night bringing all the musicians and locals together for a super-jam after party.  Here's a pic of a few of the drummers at the fest Mark Walker (Paquito D'Rivera Orquestra), Andy Baeza (Melissa Aldana trio), Greg Fundis (Fareed Haque's Flat Earth Ensemble) and Edu Ribeiro (Trio Corrientes).

Come check out this Lollapalooza pre-party throwdown feat. Greg Fundis on drums and percussion. . . Full Court Press 3; A Chicago All-Star Jam at Abbey Pub Thursday Aug. 3.  This month's jam features members of Umphrey's McGee, Ray White (Zappa), Digital Tape Machine, Math Games, Twin Cats, Cosby Sweater, Hood Smoke, The Coop, Groovatron, Old Shoe, Freek Johnson, Eumatik. Last months show was sold-out so get your tickets early at the link above!


56 HOPE ROAD is returning to their hometown making a rare Chicago appearance Sat. Aug 11 and will feature founding members Dave Hamilton, Chad Sanders, Greg Fundis, Matt Katzfey, Anne Katzfey plus Ryan Behling (AfroZep) and Adam Lewis (Family Groove Company) performing new music and arrangements by Dave Hamilton.



Greg Fundis will be appearing throughout the month of August with Fareed Haque in three different ensembles. MathGames!, Flat Earth Ensemble and Fareed's trio are scheduled to appear at festivals and clubs throughout the midwest so check the schedule at gregfundis.com and spread the word.