Tuesday, October 6, 2015

The Time Machine: KC and the Sunshine Band

Band of Time: KC and the Sunshine Band
Photo: Jeremy Westby

Nothing is more of a mark of time than KC and the Sunshine  Band, a mark of a really good time!

On Wednesday, Oct. 7 travel back to the glory days of the 70s as pop, funk sensation KC and The Sunshine Band are featured in the season’s premiere episode of the award-winning series Unsung on TV One. Join members of the band and leader Harry Wayne “KC” Casey as they recount the story of how their band quickly became, and has remained, a household name. KC and The Sunshine Band’s classic songs like “Shake, Shake, Shake (Shake Your Booty),” “Get Down Tonight,” “That’s The Way (I Like It),” “Boogie Shoes,” and more topped the charts worldwide and, still today, are some of the most-played party songs of the modern decade.

Utilizing first-hand accounts from band members, interviews with family and friends, and archival footage, each episode of TV One’s Unsung, weaves a tale of the highs and lows of a life in the limelight. These poignant stories offer insight into the trials and triumphs faced in both private and public life.
Tune in Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 8 p.m. EDT / 7 p.m. CDT for KC and The Sunshine Band! To check your local channel listings,click here.

With sales of over 100 million records, nine GRAMMY® nominations, three GRAMMY® Awards and an American Music Award, the Miami-born KC and The Sunshine Band are known today as one of the most progressive bands of the 70s and beyond, as their music is discovered daily by millions around the world through its continual placement in top box office movies, TV commercials, TV shows and video games. In August, the band broke through to the Top 30 on the Billboard Dance Chart with their techno-infused hit single “I Love You More,” which continues to gain popularity coast to coast.
Unsung is narrated by actor Gary Anthony Williams, and is executive produced by Arthur Smith, Kent Weed and Frank Sinton of A. Smith & Co. Productions for TV One.
KC and The Sunshine Band On Tour:
10.29 Ziggo Dome / Amsterdam, Netherlands
10.30 Ziggo Dome / Amsterdam, Netherlands
11.02 Elton John's An Enduring Vision / New York, NY
11.13 Paragon Casino / Marksville, La.
11.20 Prairie Band Casino / Mayetta, Kansas
11.21 First Council Casino / Newkirk, Okla.
To learn more about KC and The Sunshine Band, please visit heykcsb.com

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