Bumpus


Chicago, IL

“With All The People, Bumpus has reached down deep and pulled out a sublime stunner.” ~ TimeOut Chicago

Badass funk from Chicago, IL. Bumpus is an excellent mixture of funk, soul and R&B that has a strong following and fan base. Their schedule has been rich in college, festival, and club appearances across the United States in their 10+ year history. Currently, they are flirting with major label representation, and this may be your opportunity to catch them on the rise!

Bumpus has shared the stage with Dr. John, War, The Roots, Jurassic 5, Maceo Parker, and Fred Wesley. The band has performed at the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Festival next to Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, and Widespread Panic.

Their fourth and most recent album, All the People, won rave reviews and they're currently hard at work on their fifth album, Burn 'Til We Learn. Bumpus continues to tour throughout the country, while performing at various venues in Chicago and the Midwest.

Singers, drums, and guitars all combine to support amazing song writing in a dance-able, funky party sure to make all audiences shake it!

Festival Appearances

Taste of Chicago (IL)
Jazz Aspen Snowmass (CO)
Marketfest (CA)
Windy City Wine Festival (IL)
Jazz in the Park (WI)
Alive After Five (ID)
Camp Euforia (IA)
Summerfest Milwaukee
Harvest Celebration (NY)
Taste of Lincoln (IL)
Labor Day Festival (WI)
Taste of Randolph (IL)
Carbondale Mountain Fair (CO)
Peanut Butter & Jam (WI)
Friday Night Live (CA)

College Appearances

Connecticut College
UMN Duluth
UW Madison (WI)
Vassar College (NY)
Green Mountain College (VT)

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Upcoming Shows

  • 07/21/17 Traverse City, MI at Union Street Station
  • 07/22/17 Traverse City, MI at Union Street Station
  • 08/05/17 Chicago, IL at Navy Pier