The Mothership is a new group that landed in Fredericton in the spring of 2018. The band is a vessel that fuses the individual talents of its 9 members to bring forth the funkiest versions of themselves into one groovy ensemble. The band puts on a captivating live show that showcases the improvisational skills of its members and encourages the audience to sing, dance and join in on the party!
The Mothership is rooted in classic funk. Digging into the high-energy sounds of James Brown, the J.B.’s, the Meters, Parliament-Funkadelic, Sly & the Family Stone & many more. Although rooted in funk, the Mothership likes to dip into rock and hip-hop sounds to deliver a diverse set with an emphasis on having fun! Although this is a new ensemble, this group of musicians has a deep history and connection of playing together in various projects that makes for a tight unit.