Downbeat Magazine Premieres "I'll Be Around" by Alina Engibaryan

Downbeat Magazine recently debuted the live studio version of Alina Engibaryan's track "I'll Be Around" featuring our very own Michael League!

Read the article here!

The First Three Shows From Our 2018 US Tour Are Available!

Our two Atlanta shows and Nashville show are now available to download. Raleigh will be available shortly!

Download here!

GroundUP Music Festival Schedule Announced

With an intimate capacity, no overlapping sets, and excellent acoustics, GroundUP Music Festival boasts a progressive global fusion of jazz, funk, folk and electronic sounds. Fans have the opportunity for intimate masterclasses and workshops including a conversation between Victor Wooten and Michael League, learning genre bending with Robert Glasper, songwriting with The Wood Brothers and A capalla on the beach led by Banda Magda along with personal interactions with the festival artists who stay all weekend long. Tickets are still available for the weekend! 

GroundUp Music Festival's First Workshop Announced!

The first interactive workshop at the GroundUp Music Festival has been announced. Make sure you're following their page to see when the rest are announced, along with the day by day schedule!

We Like It Here is Back!

We know this has been the topic of conversation for a while now. We recently repressed a limited edition of vinyl (with a free digital download of the OnDemand film and MP3's) for our record We Like It Here. As of today, it is now available for pre-order in our North American and European store. We also just put the feature film with bonus features up on Vimeo, so you can rent or buy it digitally in high definition. In addition to this, we have also redelivered We Like It Here to all streaming and digital platforms, including Spotify and Apple Music. While we still feel that the streaming model is not yet compensating artists fairly, the bottom line is that we care more about reaching our listeners than selling records. This ultimately affects what kind of records we can make and how often we make them, but I think it's worth it at this moment in time. That said, we are at a point in our career (after almost a decade and a half of music making) in which we can carry on without selling albums the way we used to. We actually make money on tour. We sell merch. We sell sheet music. Though we do feel the hit of loss of album sales, we're fine with our alternative revenue streams and we can survive. Many artists- many artists you LOVE- can not. So, for those of you with the desire and means to support artists, I humbly encourage that you buy their music. Physical, direct digital download (which you can now import into streamers like Spotify)... anything helps. You wouldn't believe how many incredible musicians I have spoken with over the last few months who are desperate about their situations right now. Thinking about quitting. Living on friends' couches. These are artists you know, and who you probably think are doing well for themselves. But of course they will never show this side- their struggles, their deep internal battles, their disappointments- on social media. So please, use streaming to discover artists. Then go the extra (very easy) step and help them make more beautiful music by buying it. Thank you for reading.



Feature Film:


360˚ at The Ritz in Manchester

Use Google Chrome to watch this concert with a 360˚ view.

"I Asked" featuring Becca Stevens & Väsen (FD2)

written by Becca Stevens, produced by Michael League, arranged by Michael League & Snarky Puppy, recorded and filmed at Esplanade Studios in New Orleans, LA, February 12-14, 2015.

"Molino Molero" featuring Susana Baca and Charlie Hunter (FD2)

written by Susana Baca, produced by Michael League, arranged by Michael League & Snarky Puppy, recorded and filmed at Esplanade Studios in New Orleans, LA, February 12-14, 2015.

Album Streams

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    Grown Folks

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    Beep Box

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    The Simple Life

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    The Big Ugly

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    I Asked (featuring Becca Stevens & Väsen)

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    Molino Molero (featuring Susana Baca & Charlie Hunter)

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    Liquid Love (featuring Chris Turner)

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    Soro (Afriki) (featuring Salif Keita, Carlos Malta, & Bernardo Aguiar)

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    Sing to the Moon (featuring Laura Mvula & Michelle Willis)

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    Don't You Know (featuring Jacob Collier & Big Ed Lee)

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    I Remember (featuring Knower & Jeff Coffin)

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    Somebody Home (featuring David Crosby)

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    The Curtain

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    The Clearing

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Brooklyn, NYC.

Jazz + Funk + World + Soul + Pop

Snarky Puppy is truly a different kind of musical animal.

The once Texan, now New York-based quasi-collective Snarky Puppy has gone from the best-kept secret to one of the most respected names in instrumental music. Although still "underground" in many respects, the band earned its first Grammy Award in early 2014 (for Best R&B Performance) and has earned high praise from critical stalwarts like the BBC, Village Voice, The Guardian, New York Times, and Washington Post, as well as the world’s most respected musicians, from Pat Metheny to Prince. Their most recent album, a collaboration with the Dutch large ensemble Metropole Orkest called Sylva, topped Billboard Jazz, Billboard Contemporary Jazz, Billboard Heatseeker, and iTunes Jazz charts. The band has always used live performance as its chief form of evangelism, and over the last 8 years has maintained a more intense tour schedule than almost any band in the idiom with over 1,200 performances.

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