Michael Franti & Spearhead, Facedown

Knitting Factory Concert House

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In a Nutshell

Singer, poet, composer, and activist for peace delivers a sunny mix of reggae, rap, and folk on his “Once a Day” tour

The Fine Print

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The Deal

  • $39.50 for one ticket to Michael Franti & Spearhead with Facedown (up to $47.49 value)
  • When: Monday, August 3, at 8 p.m.
  • Where: Knitting Factory Concert House
  • General admission 
  • Door time: 7 p.m. 

Michael Franti & Spearhead

  • His talents: singer, poet, guitarist, rapper, yoga leader, and activist for peace and social justice, much like a one-man Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Grateful Dead, and Dalai Lama (whose 80th birthday jubilee featured Franti)
  • His motto: “All the freaky people make the beauty of the world”
  • Your first dose of Franti: he unleashed his spoken word talents with The Beatnigs in 1986 and the industrial hip-hop outfit The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy from 1990-93, before channelling his heightened social consciousness into a sunnier, more accessible style with…
  • Spearhead: his long-running jack-of-all-genres band (funk, reggae, jazz, soul, fusion, rock, punk, jam band improvisations, Gregorian chants upon request)
  • “Once a Day”: the name of the latest tour and new inspiring single, in which Franti reminds us that “we should hug somebody and love somebody at least once a day [and] take those moments and be grateful for what we have”
  • What the tour is about: in Franti’s words, “throwing your arms around someone you didn’t know and having a good time, making you alive and singing and jumping up and down”; so be sure to bring your best vibes and most comfy, springy footwear

Customer Reviews

Had a great time, and met up with friends
Tina W. · March 26, 2017
Great show. Thank you
James G. · July 14, 2016
Great for the under five crowd
Michael E. · March 4, 2016

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