John Hickey is an up-and-comer in the funk scene. Having played and recorded with George Clinton, Bernie Worrell, and Bootsy Collins, John has been thoroughly schooled by the masters. Yet despite the undeniable influence of these classic funksters, John’s music remains fresh, personal, and always groovin’.

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11.18.07 - Relix Magazine
The John Hickey Band is featured in Relix Magazine this month as an "Artist on the Verge." You can pick up copies at your local news stand or you can check out the artice online at

11.01.07 - Bernie Worrell & Prince Paul CD
You can check John out playing on Bernie Worrell and Prince Paul's latest collaboration, Baby Elephant. The CD also features performances by David Byrne, George Clinton, Shock G, Nona Hendryx, Yellowman, DJ Roc Raida, Newkirk, and more.

10.05.07 - New CD in Production
The Band is going to take some time off to record the next studio album. Stay tuned for updates and previews of the new songs right here at!

07.03.07 - Gathering of the Vibes
This august 10th, the band will be playing at one of the nation's premier festivals, the Gathering of the Vibes. Other artist playing this year include Rat Dog, Mickey Hart Band, Pfunk, Les Claypool, Buddy Guy and many others. You can find out more information on the festival at their website,

06.15.07 - JHB Homecoming!!!!
This 4th of July the John Hickey Band is going to be playing at Cederbrook Park in Plainfield. This marks a homecoming for the band as all the members (Cissy, Gregg, Perk, and Troy) except John call Plainfield home. Plainfield has a rich funk history and these guys are writing their own chapter!

04.25.07 - Youtube Videos
Grab a camera and come check out the band...ok well here's some videos from people who did. Click Here

08.30.06 - Opening for P-Funk!
On Sat, September 9th the Band is going to be opening up for Dr. Funkenstein
George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic at the Starland Ballroom in
Sayerville NJ.

07.01.06 - John Hickey Band Nominated for Best Funk Band
The Fairfield Weekly nominated the John Hickey Band as one of the top funk bands in
CT. Although the band didn't win, there was a feature article printed in the next weeks
addition of the Fairfield Weekly. Click Here

05.02.06 - Guest appearance with The Bomb Squad May 5th
On Fri May 5th John will be sitting in with the Bomb Squad (Featuring Deep Banana
Blackout's Jen Durkin). The Show is at the Bear & Grill in Fairfield CT.

05.01.06 - Fairfield Jazz Fest May 7th
John will be a special guest performer at the Fairfield Jazz Festival on May 7th.
The event will be held outside the Chef's Table 1561 Post Road, Fairfield CT. All
proceeds to Benefit the New O
rleans Musicians Hurricane Relief Fund. You can also
support the cause by going to their website. Click Here

04.21.06 - New Website Launched
A brand new John Hickey Website has been created by Vivid Images Design.

04.20.06 - Bernie Worrell Summer Tour Dates
Summer tour dates for Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Bernie Worrell are just starting
to come in. You can find them in the Gigs Section or you can go to Bernie's Website.

04.15.05 - Funky New T-Shirts
Hot off the press!!! Funky Brotha & Funky Sista T-Shirts are for Sale in the Store.

03.20.06 - Recording With Prince Paul
John recently entered the studio with Prince Paul to record tracks for Bernie Worrell's
Upcoming solo Album

Copies of "The John Hickey Band Live" are now available on CDbaby.

11.12.05 - New Studio Album
The Band has begun recording a new studio album in Lenny Kravitz's midtown
studio. The release is slated for late 2006.

07.12.05 - Prince Paul & Down With The Ship
De La Soul's Prince Paul recently named the song "Only Time" from Down With
The Ship on his music list for the website Fifteen Minutes To Listen






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