Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (December 14, 2015) — The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, in partnership with the Florida Theatre and PMA Entertainment, proudly present Here Come The Mummies, an eight-piece funk-rock band featuring 5000 year-old Egyptian mummies, with special guest Noah Guthrie live in concert on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Tickets for Here Come The Mummies with guest Noah Guthrie will go on sale this Friday, December 18 at 10am.
Here Come the Mummies is an eight-piece funk-rock band of 5000 year-old Egyptian Mummies with a onetrack mind. Their "Terrifying Funk from Beyond the Grave" is sure to get you into them (and possibly vice versa). A bit of background: It’s been a long and dusty road since 1922 when, at a dig in the desert south of Tunis, Professor Nigel Quentin Fontanelle Dumblucke IV (1895-) unearthed the ruins of an ancient discotheque to find a dozen undead Egyptian mummies inexplicably throwing down what he dubbed, “Terrifying Funk From Beyond the Grave.” From these hovering souls, who called themselves Here Come The Mummies, Dumblucke learned of the powerful curse that doomed them to wander the earth, seeking the ultimate riff, the one that may allow their spirits to rest after eons of, as they put it, “banging out solid fly grooves, y’all.” But their story was murky at best...
What is clear is that these saucy specters resurfaced around the turn of the Millennium. Since their discovery (and without so much as a hot bath) Here Come The Mummies has opened for P-Funk, Al Green, and Cheap Trick; rocked Super Bowl Village 2012; become a regular on The Bob and Tom Show; been invited to play Summer Camp 2015, Common Ground 2015, Voodoo Fest 2015, Musikfest, and Summerfest; and made themselves the darlings of sell-out crowds over wide swaths of North America. Maybe that’s why the ladies (and some dudes) can’t stop losing their minds over these mayhem-inducing mavens of mirth. Some say they were cursed after deflowering a great Pharaoh’s daughter. Others claim they are reincarnated Grammy-Winning studio musicians. Regardless, Here Come The Mummies’ mysterious personas, cunning song-craft, and unrelenting live show will bend your brain, and melt your face. Get ready, for Here Come The Mummies.
"Here Come The Mummies are a hybrid of Idris Muhammad, George Clinton, Ohio Players, and Earth, Wind & Fire.” - Blurt Magazine
“A band unlike any other.” -Examiner.com
“That’s the most fun I've had in 20 years.” - Bob Kevoian, The Bob & Tom Show
Tickets for this general admission standing room show will go on sale this Friday, December 18 at 10 a.m. and will be available for purchase at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Florida Theatre Box Offices, ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets and by phone at (800) 745-3000.
SHOW: Here Come The Mummies with guest Noah Guthrie
DATE: Thursday, May 26, 2016
TIME: Doors 7:00 p.m. / Show 8:00 p.m.
TICKET PRICE: $30.00 – Advance General Admission Standing Room Only $35.00 – Day of Show