Photo by Jason Charme – The Motet is leading the new funk revival and today the band announces a special New Year’s Eve celebration at Portland, Oregon’s Crystal Ballroom on December 31, 2014. Known for throwing some of the best dance parties around, The Motet’s “New Year’s Eve in Funklandia” promises a festive night of great music, good vibes, and plenty of surprises. On hand for the party will be the 8 piece afro-beat orchestra Polyrhythmics and Portland’s own turntablist DJ Weather.

Tickets, including special VIP packages, go on sale on Friday, August 8 at

Also announced today, The Motet will make some runs in the southeast and northeast this November. On the schedule so far are stops at Terminal West in Atlanta, Georgia, Asheville Music Hall in North Carolina, a return to New York’s Brooklyn Bowl and Boston’s Brighton Music Hall, with other dates still to be announced. See below for the complete list of The Motet’s currently confirmed tour dates.

The Motet has been on tour this summer in support of their brand new album, simply titled The Motet. Fresh off festival stops including Summer Camp, Northwest String Summit, Euphoria Camping & Music Festival and a sold-out Red Rocks performance, the band is set to keep the party going wherever they pop up at next!

The Motet – 2014 Remaining Tour Dates

August 10 – Santa Cruz Mountain Sol Festival – Felton CA
August 15 – YarmonyGrass Music Festival – Bond CO
August 22 – Camp Barefoot – Bartow WV
August 28 – Sculpture Park – Denver CO
August 30 – North Coast Music Festival – Chicago IL
September 5 – Mishawaka Amphitheatre – Bellvue CO
September 6 – Mishawaka Amphitheatre – Bellvue CO
October 9 – WorkPlay Theatre – Birmingham AL
October 10 – Fly Free Festival – Lafayette GA
October 24 – Art Outside – Rockdale TX
October 25 – Hangtown Halloween Ball – Placerville CA
October 26 – Hangtown Halloween Ball – Placerville CA
October 28 – Vilar Performing Arts Center – Beaver Creek CO – “Mixtape 1975”
October 30 – Boulder Theater Boulder CO – “Mixtape 1975”
October 31 – Boulder Theater Boulder CO – “Mixtape 1975”
November 1 – Ogden Theatre – Denver CO – “Mixtape 1975”
November 7 – Terminal West – Atlanta GA
November 8 – Asheville Music Hall – Asheville NC
November 21 – Brooklyn Bowl – Brooklyn NY
November 22 – Brighton Music Hall – Boston MA
December 31 – Crystal Ballroom – Portland OR “New Year’s Eve in Funklandia”