Raoul Duke delivers a concoction of heavy funk and live electronica, infused with elements of jazz and rock for a truly unique auditory experience. Formed at Illinois State Univeristy in 2007, Ramsey Zabout, Matt Rezetko, Kevin Miller, and Brian Feldkamp continue to let Raoul Duke's sound evolve naturally by relying on improvisation and spontaneity.
Raoul Duke has shared bills with many different acts including Michael Glabicki (Rusted Root), Garaj Mahal, Future Rock, Family Groove Company, 56 Hope Road, Starters DJs, . They also performed at the Strip Mines Music Festival in Murphysboro, IL in 2008.
Notable venues Raoul Duke has performed at include: The Canopy Club, The Kinetic Playground, The Shawnee Cave Amphitheatre, Vision Night Club, The Elbo Room, The House Cafe, Reggie's Music Joint, Goose Island Brewery, and the Illinois Brewing Company, among others.
"They play music that makes you want to dance, and just have a good time. They put out a great vibe and are incredibly talented musicians," said Kurtis Allen of Friends & Co. - The Daily Eastern News
"Raoul Duke was an unexpected treat. Their instrumental improvisation fuses funk, rock, jazz, hip-hop and electronica, which made for an interesting sound." - JamBase.com review by Herschel Conception
For booking or information please contact Ramsey Zabout or Ben White at firstname.lastname@example.org