Thursday, 7 July 2016

Kongos - Take It From Me

The South African-born American alternative rock band KONGOS released their third studio album "Egomaniac", It was released through Epic Records on June 10, 2016. The band also out on a tour where countries like South Africa, UK, Canada and US will be visit, see the date below.

KONGOS is consisting of four brothers: Johnny (accordion, keyboards, vocals), Jesse (drums, percussion, vocals), Daniel (guitar, vocals), and Dylan Kongos (bass guitar, lap slide guitar, vocals). They spent their childhoods in the city of London and in South Africa. They compose, record and perform in Phoenix, Arizona, where they have lived since 1996. They graduated from Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, Arizona and attended Arizona State University. The four men are the sons of recording artist John Kongos. They are of Greek, American and Mexican origin and have attended the Greek Saheti school in Gauteng, South Africa. The film Holy Motors and the video game "Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel" used their song "Come with Me Now" in their official trailers. WWE also used this song as the theme for their 2014 pay-per-view event Extreme Rules. It is also the theme song for the Australian version of reality television series I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! since 2015. It is also on the soundtrack to the movie The Expendables 3.

Today's tune "Take It From Me" is taken from the third studio album "Egomaniac".

Upcoming Tourdates:

Jul 07 Taste of Chicago Chicago, IL
Jul 09 The Velvet Underground Toronto, Canada
Jul 10 Festival Pier Philadelphia, PA
Jul 13 Brady Theatre w/ The Unlikely, Tulsa, OK
Jul 14 Metroplex Live Little Rock, AR
Jul 16 Float Fest 2016 San Marcos, TX
Jul 19 Dingwalls London, United Kingdom
Aug 03 Durban Botanic Gardens Durban, South Africa
Aug 05 Hillcrest Quarry Cape Town, South Africa
Aug 07 Oppikoppi Festival Northam, South Africa
Aug 13 Marymoor Park Redmond, WA
Aug 14 94/7 Birthday Bash on OMSI's Waterfront Portland, OR
Aug 16 Red Rocks Amphitheatre w/ Dirty Heads, Morrison, CO
Aug 28 Alaska State Fair Palmer, AK
Sep 23 Life Is Beautiful Las Vegas, NV
Sep 25 The Catalyst Santa Cruz, CA
Sep 27 Knitting Factory Concert House Spokane, WA
Sep 29 Union Hall Edmonton, Canada
Sep 30 MacEwan Ballroom Calgary, Canada
Oct 01 Louis' Pub Saskatoon, Canada
Oct 02 The Garricke Center Winnipeg, Canada
Oct 04 Varsity Theatre Minneapolis, MN
Oct 06 Saint Andrews Hall Detroit, MI
Oct 08 Metropolis Montreal, Canada
Oct 09 Danforth Music Hall Toronto, Canada
Oct 11 Main Street Armory Rochester, NY
Oct 12 The Royale Boston, MA
Oct 14 The Fillmore Silver Spring, MD
Oct 15 Playstation Theatre New York, NY
Oct 18 The Orange Peel Asheville, NC
Oct 20 House of Blues New Orleans, LA
Oct 21 Warehouse Live Houston, TX
Oct 23 Gas Monkey Live Dallas, TX
Oct 27 The Regency Ballroom San Francisco, CA
Oct 28 The Wiltern Los Angeles, CA
Oct 29 The Crescent Ballroom (Outdoors) Phoenix, AZ

More info @

Official Kongos Web

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