Tower of Power

Tower of Power Announcement On Accident

01.13.17

"I was at the hospital last night and saw David but Marc was in intensive care and I wasn't able to see him. Dave's head and face were pretty swollen and bruised but he was lucid and expected to recover. Marc came through surgery well; his internal bleeding was stopped and they were waiting for him to stabilize in order to do further testing. The doctors were cautiously optimistic. We appreciate the responses and prayers from our former bandmates, friends, and fans and we all remain hopeful and in prayer."

Emilio Castillo - Bandleader for Tower of Power

"In an unfortunate accident tonight, two members of the award-winning group Tower...

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TOWER OF POWER HIT THE ROAD IN 2017

01.10.17

OAKLAND, Calif. (January 10, 2017) – Since their formation in 1968, Tower of Power have been recording and touring, playing hundreds of shows annually and have released 18 studio albums, seven live albums, six compilations and three DVDs.

Additionally, Tower of Power has recorded with hundreds of artists as diverse as Aerosmith, Elton John, Little Feat, Phish, Santana, Heart, and many others, forever infusing the radio airwaves with the band’s musical DNA.

The legendary group, known for its unique blend of Soul, Funk, Jazz and Rock, plan to celebrate their 49th anniversary in 2017 doing what they love: performing for their fans. With new...

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"Memphis Soul Man" Marcus Scott Joins Legendary Group Tower of Power

08.24.16

OAKLAND, Calif. (August 24, 2016) – Electrifying. Soulful. Compelling. These three words exemplify the sound of the new lead singer of Tower of Power, "Memphis Soul Man" Marcus Scott.

As a young boy, Scott would sit with his ears glued to the radio, mimicking every sound he heard. This fascination evolved into an insatiable desire to entertain and capture the hearts of audiences everywhere. His musical journey started in 2005 as a hit in local Memphis talent shows, and he quickly became known as the “go to” singer for all of the major gigs in Memphis. Larry Dodson of the legendary Bar-Kays gave him a call to collaborate on "House Party,”...

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Oakland Heritage Alliance Presents Tower of Power with Partners in Preservation Award During Hometown Show

01.13.16

OAKLAND, Calif. (January 13, 2016) – Last night, Oakland natives Tower of Power were presented with the Partners in Preservation Award by the Oakland Heritage Alliance, a non-profit organization that serves to protect, preserve and revitalize Oakland’s architectural, historic and cultural resources. The Partners in Preservation award is given to individuals, organizations, agencies, institutions, projects and programs whose work demonstrates a commitment to excellence in historic preservation. Tower of Power was chosen by the OHA for the honor because of their contribution to the promotion and...

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TOWER OF POWER CELEBRATES 48TH ANNIVERSARY IN 2016 DOING WHAT THEY DO BEST: PLAYING THEIR BRAND OF SOUL, FUNK, JAZZ AND ROCK TO SOLD-OUT CROWDS AROUND THE WORLD

12.18.15
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 18, 2015) – Since their formation in 1968, Tower of Power have been recording and touring, playing hundreds of shows annually and releasing 18 studio albums, seven live albums, six compilations and three DVDs. Additionally, Tower of Power has recorded with hundreds of artists as diverse as Aerosmith, Elton John, Little Feat, Phish, Santana, Heart, and many others, forever infusing the radio airwaves with the band’s musical DNA. The legendary group, known for its unique blend of Soul, Funk, Jazz and Rock, plan to celebrate their 48th anniversary in 2016 doing what they love: performing for their fans. With new generations of fans discovering...
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