Cory Wong

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Earlier this year, guitarist Cory Wong set out on his pursuit of "The Koz Nod," what he described in his July Social Experiment video as, "when Dave Koz gives you the nod." Since Wong's proclamation of this new goal and his unwavering desire to be the "millennial ambassador of smooth jazz," he's been very vocal about his latest endeavor.

Cory Wong lives a modest life – Whether he’s on the road playing sold out shows with the Ann Arbor-bred funk phenomenon Vulfpeck, diving deep under the sea with the mysterious instrumental quartet The Fearless Flyers, or touring the world with his newest solo project the Cory Wong Band, it’s safe to say this Minneapolis-based multi-instrumentalist is living a dream most would say was impossible just a few short years ago.

Beanstalk Music Festival 2018 was one for the books, everyone! Where to begin… Imagine a festival with one of the best lineups the Colorado jam music scene has to offer in a beautiful location on the river, deep in the mountains. There was rafting, hiking, tubing, kayaking, paddle boarding, camping with friends, fantastic food, beautiful sunsets and sunrises, and a full moon lighting your way at night. Those are all just the extra activities available at Beanstalk every year, but this particular line up was very special.

Best known for his thrifty guitarwork in the Midwestern funk ensemble Vulfpeck, Cory Wong is excited to announce the release of his sophomore solo record, The Optimist, due out August 17th, 2018. Pre-order is going on now: www.corywongmusic.com.

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