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War the Original Afro Cuban Jazz Rock Blues Band

October 19, 2018 @ 3:30 pm

$46 – $58
the word WAR in gold on a black background with a photograph of the band WAR in the center of each letter

WAR -The Band

October 19, 2018 at 7:30 pm

$46, $50, $55, $58

War is an American funk band from Long Beach, California, known for several hit songs (including “Spill the Wine”, “The World Is a Ghetto”, “The Cisco Kid”, “Why Can’t We Be Friends?”, “Low Rider”, and “Summer”). Formed in 1969, War is a musical crossover band which fuses elements of rock, funk, jazz, Latin, rhythm and blues, and reggae. Their album The World Is a Ghetto was the best-selling album of 1973.  The band also transcended racial and cultural barriers with a multi-ethnic line-up. War was also subject to many line-up changes over the course of its formation, leaving member Leroy “Lonnie” Jordan as the only original member in the current line-up; four other members created a new group called the Lowrider Band.


October 19, 2018
3:30 pm
$46 – $58
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Forest Hills Fine Arts Center
600 Forest Hill Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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