Join Paddlebots, Zoofunkyou, & The Hacky Turtles on February 8th, at Rocky's Bar and Grill. Come on out for a special night of jams in Grand Rapids.
PADDLEBOTS represents the collective vision and music stylings of Kortez Buckner and Haruki Hakoyama. Born out of a series of YouTube covers, the duo's intricate and unique arranging style and high-energy performance quickly gained viral popularity. Inspired by the support of their growing fanbase, Paddlebots was created to provide a creative outlet for Kortez and Haruki's original work. In partnership with their friends Ethan, Andy, Dominic, Mike, and Zak, Paddlebots has curated a unique sound marked by head-bobbing grooves, soulful vocals, soaring solos, and righteous horns that has been coined #ProgressiveSoulPop, and they cannot wait to share their passion with audiences everywhere.
HACKY TURTLES is a band comprised of young musicians in
their early 20’s, hailing from Traverse City, Michigan. Friends
since elementary school, the group performs with sizzling hot
chemistry, captivating audiences with their fresh renditions of your
favorite songs and soulful creations of their own. The unique
brand of Funk/Rock with strong folk roots has been heard in
Traverse City, Chicago, East Lansing, and Grand Rapids.The Hacky Turtles can perform acoustically for coffee houses, patios, and small gatherings, but also love to get the fun going with some grooving funkness, seducing your dancing feet, for events, bars, and parties.