A Very Special Evening With Jesse Colin Young

The Funky Biscuit Presents

A Very Special Evening With Jesse Colin Young

Saturday February 17, 2018

8:00 pm

The Funky Biscuit

Boca Raton, FL

$50.00 - $65.00

Jesse Colin Young
Jesse Colin Young
For 50 years Jesse Colin Young has been singing songs about peace, relationships and the environment. From his folk days in Boston and his first record, Soul Of a City Boy, he has articulated and recorded the tumultuous times of the 60s, 70's, 80's to the present, while reminding us that it is all about family, community and the precious natural world we live in. His musical style is now considered Americana, but in fact it's his unique fusion of jazz, blues, folk and rock with an emphasis on his extraordinary voice that makes his signature sound.

The Youngblood's version of "Get Together" has been heard by millions from the Forrest Gump soundtrack in 1994, Cats and Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore, Fear and Loathing in Los Vegas, The Simpsons "Oh Brother where Bart thou" and "Tree of Horror II", and South Park's "Smug Alert". "Get Together commercials" include The Pepsi commercial for the 1995 Super Bowl, the Luv's commercial in 2010, Kentucky Fried Chicken in 2014 and Blue Diamond Almond's commercial 2017.

"Darkness Darkness", written by Jesse, was in Jack the Bear (1993), chosen as the theme song for the James Cameron movie Ghosts of the Abyss (2003) and was in the trailer of TV series Bloodline (2015). A cover of the song by Robert Plant won the Grammy for Best Rock Vocal in 2002. Many still cover it today.

2017 and 2018 will be productive times for Jesse. Starting September 16, 2016 he will begin the re-release of his 1970's LP catalogue starting with "Song For Juli" on Audio Fidelity. Jesse is currently working on a collection of new recordings to be released in 2018 and will plan a tour in the fall. Throughout his professional life of recording and touring, Jesse has always taken the time to dedicate his life to giving back to the world. He has performed on behalf of organizations ranging from No Nukes, The Dream Foundation and Saratoga Warhorse, to Prep Fest and the Kona Pacific Waldorf School. Holding environmental accountability, Veteran support and quality education as a moral code of action, Jesse remains committed and active as an individual and performer.
Venue Information:
The Funky Biscuit
303 SE Mizner Blvd
Royal Palm Place
Boca Raton, FL, 33432
http://funkybiscuit.com/