The True Groove All Stars

The True Groove All-Stars Cover Grace Jones – ‘Fully Recovered Vol.2′ Out This Friday, December 18th

By Alyson Camus | December 17, 2020

they have put the reggae beats back into the tune

All Concerts In Order Of Preference For 2019

By Iman Lababedi | January 1, 2020

Imagine “Avatar” as a plant based human mash up

Best Of 2019: All Concerts In Order Of Preference Through November 30th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | December 5, 2019

the greatest rock and roll band in the world

Best Of 2019: All Concerts In Order Of Preference Through October 31st, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | October 31, 2019

For all its strangeness and weaknesses, it is very, very real

Best Of 2019: All Concerts In Chronological Order Through September 30th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | October 1, 2019

a relentless rock transcendence of both tightness and looseness

Best Of 2019: All Concerts In Chronological Order Through August 31st, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | September 3, 2019

became living legends

Best Of 2019: All Concerts In Chronological Order Through June 30th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | July 4, 2019

takes the entire concept of confessional to levels so overpowering love and loss become one

Best Of 2019: All Concerts In Chronological Order Through May 31st, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | June 4, 2019

people and nature cross pollinate in matriarchal society

The True Groove Allstars’ “Another Kind Of Night” At Parkside Lounge, Thursday, March 21st, 2019, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | March 23, 2019

a deeply gorgeous and brooding dissertation on the need to face nihilism with hope

Live Through This: rock nyc’s Top Concert Picks Week Of March 18th, 2019

By Iman Lababedi | March 17, 2019

a vision of unsurpassed power and sorrow

PUBLIC ENEMY’s KEITH SHOCKLEE joins THE TRUE GROOVE ALL-STARS Touring/Recording Band

By admin | November 29, 2018

True Groove are proud to announce the addition of an original Hip Hop Architect

True Groove’s Fourth Annual Throwdown At The Bitter End, Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | November 15, 2018

a sinewy pulsating go getness

Sam Huber And The True Groove All-Stars’ Intimate Command Performance At The Consul General’s Residency, Thursday, November 8th, 2018, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | November 9, 2018

Sam and the All-Stars did well by Finland, who deserved to have well done for them

Sam Huber “Radio Friendly Enemy” Reviewed

By Helen Bach | April 27, 2018

a drunken Bowie sitting in an retro No Doubt

The True Groove All-Stars, Featuring Khalil Kain, At Pianos, Sunday, October 8th, 2017, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | October 9, 2017

an inky blue look into the darkness

True Groove All-Stars: The Global Soul Throw Down At Bowery Electric, Wednesday, April 5th, 2017, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | April 8, 2017

When it comes to the Allstars, we wanna go all the way

The True Groove Allstars At Bowery Electric, November 12th, 2016, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | November 12, 2016

Ladies and Gentlemen, your Allstars 2016

These Days: Thursday, June 4th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | June 4, 2015

The True Groove All Stars begin their residency at The Classon Social Club in Brooklyn, the Max’s Kansas City Annual reunion day one at Bowery Electric, shoegaze ancestors Ride at T5, Chromeo at Apollo, Refused at MHOW, Wire At Bowery Ballroom.

True Groove Continue Their Residency This Thursday, September 11th At Milk River

By Iman Lababedi | September 7, 2014

This Thursday, September 11, Milk River in association with True Groove Global SOUL presents The True Groove All-Stars Global Soul Celebration of the release of “Funky World” a Club/Dub/Dance Compilation. Join us for an evening of blues, funk, afro-beat and rock-n-roll

Active Viewin': rock nyc Concert Picks For The Week Of June 9th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | June 8, 2014

The last time I saw James Chance backed by the True Groove Allstars he stopped the show at the Cutting Room, now the No Wave maestro is back for what should be the gig of the year. Pushing the remastered and deluxe Buy (I wrote the liner notes) and with Marla Mase -who has an excellent new release herself, opening, this should be a huge huge huge gig. Don’t miss this Thursday June 12th at the Cutting Room.

Best Concerts Through May 31st, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | June 4, 2014

M.I.A. And Solange – Webster Hall – May 10th, 2014 – Two of the best musicians around, M.I.A. has reinvented the dance song and is compied so predigiously and often it is ridiculous and Solange is an alt soul master, even if a reportedly nasty piece of work. Days before this gig she beat up Jay Z in an elevator

Best Concerts Through March 31st, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | April 2, 2014

The True Groove Allstars – The Cutting Room – March 11th, 2014 – Lead by Tomas Doncker and featuring astounding turns by Charlie Funk and James Chance, it put the band and label right at the center of the map.

The True Groove All Stars At The Cutting Room, Tuesday, March 11th, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | March 12, 2014

The audience let its hair down and Doncker had them snapping their fingers and stomping their feet throughout the show. A master master of ceremonies, Tomas directed the full stage with a sure handedness that soon transcended to rock star cockiness. True Groove has arrived.

10 Songs, Monday, March 10th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | March 10, 2014

We’re A Winner – The True Groove All Stars – You think it is the harp that makes it and it is, until Tomas Doncker growls and until Jenkins goes falsetto on your ass and then it isn’t any more but suddenly it dawns on you this is Tomas’s “Tenth Avenue Freeze Out” and everyone here is a winner – A