Well this post is coming 12 days late, but just taking a minute to say how excited the band is to be celebrating the first new RHCP album in 5 years! We have already performed Dark Necessities at our last 3 shows, and are working to add several more favorites from this fantastic record! Hit us on social media with your favorites, and we will take fan input into account as we choose which songs to learn next. If you don't have The Getaway yet, pick up your copy NOW!
Here are just a few items preserved from our old website:
Check out this article written about Funky Monks in the Indiana Daily Student, following an interview held with the band prior to taking the stage at The Bluebird.
We had a blast with our live-in-the-studio performance on ABC 7 News (WLS-TV, Chicago). It was a pleasure meeting news anchors Linda Yu and Sylvia Perez, and we had a tour of the studio with one of the crew members before the show began. If you missed our feature, you can catch it here.
Funky Monks headline a concert at the Hard Rock Café in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Funky Monks close out the NCAA Final Four street festival in San Antonio, TX, following 3 Doors Down, All-American Rejects, and an up-and-coming Taylor Swift.
Funky Monks first international show, at Nirvana Rock Joint in Monterrey, Mexico.
Funky Monks partner with EastCoast Entertainment for our first travel show out of the Midwest - a large fraternity event at Hampden-Sydney College, VA.
Paul Guziec replaces Christian Danger on drums...finally completing a lineup for the band to stand the test of time!
Mike Walker replaces Eric Sorensen on guitar.
Eric Sorensen replaces Eric Wilimczyk on guitar, and Christian Danger replaces Paul Wilimczyk on drums.
Did you know Funky Monks appeared on the hit television series ER? Well not exactly, but the producers of the show had a character that was based on a RHCP tribute band guitarist, and they obtained rights from us for using our name and logo. Check out this video to walk down memory lane with us.
First Funky Monks show at Sean Kaley's in Lemont, IL.
Funky Monks welcomes Ryan Machnica as lead vocalist!
Jeff Genualdi invites Eric and Paul Wilimczyk to join him in the formation of Funky Monks, Chicago's first RHCP tribute!