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Tuesday
Dec092014

The Federal Affair

The Urban Renewal Project is hosting The Federal Affair at The Federal Bar in North Hollywood this Wednesday night at 11pm.

Free. Doors Open at 10:30pm

Stick around after for the jam!

We have vocalist Alex Nester and freestyle rapper Elmer Demond joining us, plus the full band. Come here the new album live, plus some of our classics and a few dancefloor covers.

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Here's what people have been saying:

"It is truly amazing to see musicians who can play legitimate jazz and funk music in such a big way. Plenty of groups play hip hop with a jazz tone, but not like this. The talent and precision it takes to pull off a sound of such magnitude is beyond impressive."

Gerry Doot, LA Music Blog

"... if you had to choose a band to spend a day with, this is definitely the one you'd want to be around. The fun energy with this band can be heard on the music from their new CD, which blends a rich gumbo of jazz, pop, soul and hip-hop... there are tracks here that will provide the perfect upbeats for a great party."

Asha Brodie, Jazz Moods Radio

Go grab the new album on all your favorite services and formats!

iTunes
Amazon CD
Amazon MP3
Spotify

Monday
Oct132014

The Beans Have Been Spilt...

Since the new album has been released, we figured we'd give everyone a chance to experience it's magic live. So that's what we've done! The Urban Renewal Project is back on the scene next week in Santa Monica, don't miss it!

Friday, October 24th, 11pm

Harvelle's Santa Monica

We have vocalist Alex Nester and freestyle rapper Elmer Demond joining us, plus the full band. Hear the entire new album live, plus some of our classics and a few dancefloor covers.

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Here's what people have been saying:

"It is truly amazing to see musicians who can play legitimate jazz and funk music in such a big way. Plenty of groups play hip hop with a jazz tone, but not like this. The talent and precision it takes to pull off a sound of such magnitude is beyond impressive."

Gerry Doot, LA Music Blog

"... if you had to choose a band to spend a day with, this is definitely the one you'd want to be around. The fun energy with this band can be heard on the music from their new CD, which blends a rich gumbo of jazz, pop, soul and hip-hop... there are tracks here that will provide the perfect upbeats for a great party."

Asha Brodie, Jazz Moods Radio

Go grab the new album on all your favorite services and formats!

iTunes
Amazon CD
Amazon MP3
Spotify

Tuesday
Sep232014

The Internet Just Got a Little Bit Better...

I'm very proud to announce that The Urban Renewal Project's sophomore album,

Local Legend, graces the internet with it's presence today.

"It is truly amazing to see musicians who can play legitimate jazz and funk music in such a big way. Plenty of groups play hip hop with a jazz tone, but not like this. The talent and precision it takes to pull off a sound of such magnitude is beyond impressive."

Gerry Doot, LA Music Blog

"... if you had to choose a band to spend a day with, this is definitely the one you'd want to be around. The fun energy with this band can be heard on the music from their new CD, which blends a rich gumbo of jazz, pop, soul and hip-hop... there are tracks here that will provide the perfect upbeats for a great party."

Asha Brodie, Jazz Moods Radio

Go grab it on all your favorite services and formats!

iTunes
Amazon CD
Amazon MP3
Spotify

Monday
Sep152014

URP "Local Legend" CD Release Party

The Urban Renewal Project Local Legend release party is this Wednesday!

8pm at Studio Bancs in Culver City.

Studio Bancs 2643 Fairfax Ave, Culver City, CA 90232

It's a gift to all the senses: Sounds brought to you by URP and Soul Scratch. Sites provided by April Bey & Deborah Lambert Fine Art. For your highly refined millenial palate? Food trucks aplenty. And what about touch you say? Well you can get that on the dance floor with your date!

Sunday
Jul202014

URP At Typhoon, Santa Monica Airport

We've returned from our East Coast trip, where we played for an awesome crowd at Rockwood Music Hall on the Lower East Side, and now we're back in action on the Best Coast, performing for you at Typhoon at the Santa Monica Airport on Tuesday, July 22.

Come hear some cuts off our forthcoming album and a few new covers too. Rocking the mic with us will be Alex Nester—who's also opening for Santana at the Honda Center this summer—and resident poet Elmer Demond.

All ages. $10. 8:00–10:30 PM.

Hope to see you there!