Snarky Puppy


What’s Happening?

After a decade of relentless touring and recording in all but complete obscurity, the Texas-bred/New York-based quasi-collective suddenly found itself held up by the press and public as one of the major figures in the jazz world. But as the category names for all three of the band’s Grammy® awards would indicate (Best R&B Performance in 2014, Best Contemporary Instrumental Album in 2016, 2017, and 2021), Snarky Puppy isn’t exactly a jazz band. It’s not a fusion band, and it’s definitely not a jam band. It’s probably best to take Nate Chinen of the New York Times’ advice, as stated in an online discussion about the group, to “take them for what they are, rather than judge them for what they’re not.”

After a decade of relentless touring and recording in all but complete obscurity, the Texas-bred/New York-based quasi-collective suddenly found itself held up by the press and public as one of the major figures in the jazz world. But as the category names for all three of the band’s Grammy® awards would indicate (Best R&B Performance in 2014, Best Contemporary Instrumental Album in 2016, 2017, and 2021), Snarky Puppy isn’t exactly a jazz band. It’s not a fusion band, and it’s definitely not a jam band. It’s probably best to take Nate Chinen of the New York Times’ advice, as stated in an online discussion about the group, to “take them for what they are, rather than judge them for what they’re not.”

About the Event Host
Opened September 2014, The Tobin Center is the best place to see and hear a live performance in San Antonio. While preserving the historic heritage of the Municipal Auditorium The Tobin Center provides the community with state-of-the-art performances in the most acoustic theater in the state.
When & Where?
Feb 16, 2022, 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
100 Auditorium Circle
San Antonio, Texas
$35.00


What To Expect

Rock

Specials

Beer

Wine

Dinner

Appetizers & Snacks

Other Music

Other Beer, Wine, Spirits

Other Food

Special Item

Other Arts and Culture

Live Music

Other Entertainment

Folk & Traditional

Jazz Music

Concert

American

Date Night

With Friends

For Adults

Tourist

Soul


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