2020 Festival

Archived: Ultraviolet Hippopotamus w/ That Freak Quincy & Big Sherb

Cost: $12
Tickets: presale & at the door
Location: 414 E. Michigan Ave.

*Alcohol offered at this event

The Loft / 414 E Michigan Ave, Lansing MI 48933 /    Alcohol offered

Funk, Jam, Rock

Artist Information

Ultraviolet Hippopotamus Bio

Ultraviolet Hippopotamus is an explosive five-piece progressive improvisational band with a rapidly growing fan base across the U.S. and, more recently, Europe. Described as “brightening the future of the jam band scene,” Ultraviolet Hippopotamus mixes tight, funky jams with new dance beats, heartfelt lyrics, compelling composition, eccentric effects and a vibrant light show for an incredible, one-of-a-kind musical experience. Known for its on-stage musical alchemy – cultivated from years of relentless touring – the band performs an eclectic selection of technically demanding compositions and improvised material along with unconventional and fun covers.


Brian Samuels- Bass, Mandolin, Vocals
Joe Phillion – Drums
Russel James – Guitar, Vocals
Dave Sanders – Keys, Vocals
Casey Butts – Percussion, Vocals

Artist Information

Big Sherb Bio

Founded on their desire to ‘shake booties like hands at a business meeting’, Central Michigan trio Big Sherb emerged from the depths of a duplex basement in the fall of 2013. Guitarist Adam Marth and drummer Ryan Heisler decided to embark on a groove-heavy journey with bassist Curtis Kuipers to see where their music would lead them. The destination is yet to be determined, but it’s clear that they plan on spreading the good Sherb to anyone who will listen.

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That Freak Quincy Bio

Formed in August of 2012, That Freak Quincy set out with the goal to bring funky fun back to the live music scene. Calling Kalamazoo home, a city rich in music tradition, That Freak Quincy works to uphold that tradition with high quality musicianship and live performance. Each night more exciting than the last; flowing and ever changing with a new set every night. Be part of the excitement as they spread the word of that freak, Quincy that is…