Photo Credit: Anders Junger
Popular band, Slightly Stoopid, is heading to the Riverfront Park tomorrow evening in North Charleston. The band, who has been on an almost non-stop tour for over a decade, will play hits from their latest album Meanwhile… Back at the Lab, as well as chart-topping tracks from over 20 years of their original music. Fusing punk, reggae, and ska, with blues, metal and punk, their sound is distinctly unique. Fans have shown their appreciation for the band’s eclectic 8 album history by making their latest release one of the most successful of the band’s career. Meanwhile…Back at the Lab hit #16 on Billboard, #3 Alternative Albums, #5 Rock Albums, and #12 Tastemaker Albums. On Facebook alone, they have over 1.1 million likes! Tommy Chong (Cheech and Chong) states, “What I’ve seen of the band, you guys got soul. You got so much soul. You make Jamaicans jump up and down.”
The band is made up of co-founders Kyle McDonald and Miles Doughty, with both being multi-instrumentalists, drummer “Rymo” Moran, percussionist “Ogeur” Ocon, saxophonist “Dela” Delacruz, keyboardist Paul Wolstencroft, trumpet and trombone player Andy Geib, and their “unofficial” 8th band member Karl Denson. Doughty says of their private label and recording studio, “We started Stoopid Records around 1999. At that time, we were in transition as far as what we were doing with our records, and we thought it would be good to have our own independent label — like Sublime showed us back in the day with Skunk Records. What’s nice is we’ve had a following with the fans, where people understand that Stoopid Records is Slightly Stoopid, as well as other bands we want to help break out.”
This musical experience will be the 2nd time that Slightly Stoopid has headlined an event at Riverfront Park. The festival experience will also include guest bands Iration, J. Boog, and The Movement. Doors will open at 5pm with the show beginning at 5:30. All ages are invited out to the beautiful park for a refreshing summer evening of fun on the water. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Make your purchase today and save here.
A lifetime of music addiction and appreciation has led Stephanie to her passion of live music photography and the entertainment industry. Having a particular interest in exceptional guitar work, she is best known for introducing her kids to Steve Vai’s and Yngwie Malmsteen’s talent in an effort to promote musical discovery to a new generation.