K-EARTH 101 Boogie Bash at the Hollywood Palladium.
At the dawn of disco he told you to "Get Down Tonight"
and to "Shake Your Booty."
Then he told us all a little bit about himself in the form of "That's the Way (I Like It)."
Meet Harry Wayne Casey,
better known as KC
As in the lead singer for KC and the Sunshine Band.
Celebrate Halloween early on Oct. 25 w
ith the band at the K-EARTH 101 Boogie Bash
at the Hollywood Palladium.
The 18+ event features a $1,000 prize for the best Halloween costume, plus there will be Tarot card and palm readers, a fright night photo booth, a "Thriller" flash mob and DJ Christian Wheel spinning monster mashups.
And there will be plenty of dancing. That's where KC and the Sunshine Band comes in.
In the disco-drenched 1970s, the group developed a unique fusion of R&B and funk with a hint of a Latin percussion groove that changed the sound of modern pop music. That led to sales of over 100 million records, nine Grammy nominations, three Grammy Awards and an American Music Award.LA.COM spoke with Casey/KC himself about the event.LA.COM:
Are you looking forward to the Halloween Bash?KC:
Yes, of course! I love playing in L.A.LA.COM:
Do you stay in L.A.?KC:
No. I have a home in Palm Springs, but I live in Miami.LA.COM:
Can we expect any surprises at the show?KC:
There are always surprises (laughs)!LA.COM:
I read you will be playing at a blues festival.KC:
I read that too. Blues Festival? Is that the one in Sydney, Australia? Yes, we are going to play there.LA.COM
: What is happening these days with KC and the Sunshine Band?KC:
I 'm working on two new albums.
I finished one and started with the other one, doing the final mixes, and things should be ready very soon. I'm very excited about it. We're going to be in the Rose Parade
on New Year's Day. Also, I just received a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Fame.LA.COM:
How do you keep up your energy when you tour 200 days out of the year?KC
: I guess I'm just conditioned. It just ... all works out.LA.COM
: What types of music do you like to listen to?KC:
I love to listen to all kinds of music -- everything, everything.LA.COM
: What are you hobbies?KC:
Music is my hobby.LA.COM:
What advice would you give to an up-and-coming musician?KC:
Always believe in your dreams and follow your heart. MORE INFO: k-earth-101s-boo-gie-bash Buy Tickets KC and the Sunshine Band