Thundercat

Saturday 4:40–5:25 Red Stage

Thundercat

Saturday 4:40–5:25 Red Stage

Thundercat is the alter ego of virtuosic bassist and singer Stephen Bruner. The LA-native has released two critically acclaimed full length albums since 2011 and the widely praised mini-album The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam was released in 2015. The album features appearances from the likes of Herbie Hancock, Kamasi Washington, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and Mono/Poly, as well as production work by Flying Lotus. Thundercat also made outstanding contributions to landmark albums such as Kamasi Washington’s The Epic and Kendrick Lamar’s highly acclaimed To Pimp A Butterfly. His work on on the track “These Walls” from To Pimp a Butterfly won Thundercat a 2016 Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.