Kung Fu's holiday cover album this year is Curtis Mayfield's 1972 classic "Superfly," to be performed in its entirety at the band's annual two-day Toys for Tots Holiday Spectacular at Toad's Place in New Haven on Dec. 18 and 19, beginning at 8 p.m.
The New Haven band -- guitarist Tim Palmieri, tenor sax player Robert Somerville, keyboard player Beau Sasser, bassist Christopher DeAngelis and drummer Adrian Tramontano -- welcomes special guests Alan Evans (Soulive) and Dayton, Ohio jamband The Werks on Friday. Brooklyn's Break Science sits in on Saturday.—ctnow
12/18: Presenting Curtis Mayfield's SUPERFLY w/guest vocalist Alan Evans of Soulive + The Werks + Danny Meyer Trio (with members of Turkuaz, Nth Power and Escape Plan)
12/19: Presenting Curtis Mayfield's SUPERFLY w/guest vocalist Alan Evans of Soulive + Break Science + West End Blend