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Kool and The Gang at Toyota Oakdale Theatre
May 13, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Get ice Kool as Rhythm & Blues come Soul come Funk band Kool & The Gang are hitting up the Toyota Oakdale Theatre on Saturday, May 13th, 2023. Riding high on the wave of success for the period 1979 to 1986, Kool & The Gang have really been around since as far back as 1964, playing under a number of names at local jazz clubs, until in 1969, they finally settled on the name – Kool and The Gang. Grab some tickets and come down and chill with one of the Koolest, legendary bands ever.
In 1964, seven school friends gathered together to form a band, playing mainly Rhythm and Blues, Soul music. They played regularly in local New Jersey jazz clubs under a variety of band names until they decoded in 1969 on the name Kool and the Gang. They moved to New York and performed regularly in the theaters and clubs until they released their first successful record in 1973.