Benton-Franklin Fair & Rodeo and McCurley Integrity Dealerships Summer Concert Series presents WAR on the Hayden Homes Stage. Win tickets to the 5 front rows to WAR concert Saturday, August 26th!
Benton-Franklin Fair & Rodeo and McCurley Integrity Dealerships Summer Concert Series presents WAR on the Hayden Homes Stage.
With its multi-ethnic line-up, and groundbreaking facility with genres, including jazz, rock, funk, soul, R&B and Latin, WAR may well be the quintessential Los Angeles street band. Since its beginning with Eric Burdon, the group-discovered by producer/writer Jerry Goldstein in a San Fernando Valley bar backing up football star Deacon Jones-has accumulated 17 gold, platinum and multi-platinum honors, seven Top 10 pop hits and eight Top 10 R&B hits, including "Low Rider, " "Spill the Wine, " "Why Can't We Be Friends, " "The Cisco Kid, " "The World is a Ghetto, " "Gypsy Man" and "Summer."
WAR's music has been sampled by rappers like the Beastie Boys, Tupac, Ice Cube, Ice-T, Method Man, Redman and the Geto Boys, R&B artists Janet Jackson and Barry White, funk icon George Clinton as well as rock bands Smash Mouth and ZZ Top.