Grand Funk Railroad’s Mark Farner plays Clearwater this Friday

The funk train stops on Cleveland Street.

click to enlarge Grand Funk Railroad’s Mark Farner plays Clearwater this Friday
Photo via Facebook/MarkFarnerAmericanBand


It’s been almost half of a century, and Mark Farner is still the captain to many Grand Funk Railroad fans who fell in love with the band’s charismatic frontman thanks to hits like “We’re An American Band,” “Some Kind of Wonderful and “I’m Your Captain (Closer to Home).” He plays a free show in downtown Clearwater, and there are some VIP tickets available for anyone interested in reserved seating, meet and greets or free beer and wine.

Blast Friday w/Mark Farner’s American Band/Stormbringer. Fri. May 31, 5:30 p.m.. No cover. Cleveland Street, Clearwater. rutheckerdhall.com.

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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