Miracle Dread Productions proudly presents:

34 years of waiting - now they are back again

The Fabulous Counts will hit the stage in the city where it started:

Friday, Feb 26th, Detroit@ the Majestic Theatre
Funknight Detroit hosted by leaf erikson
DJs Frank Raines & Scott Craig will funk up the ballroom

Philipp Fankhauser

„Love Man Riding“, one of MDP´s favorite cd´s from 2009, won gold for sales, competing with pop-acts in charts, recieving innumerable awards – congratulations!!!

Since his time with Johnny Copeland the Swiss singer, songwriter and guitarplayer grew to one of the real sparkling jewels in Black Music.

Philipp Fankhauser and his outstanding band (Marco Jencarelli / Hendrix Akle / Angus Bangus Thomas / Tosho Yakkatokuo) will hit Austrian stages in January.

Lovers of the good taste can enjoy them at 3 shows:  

Mo. Jan. 11th – Linz, Musisches Gymnasium (14.00).

Tue. Jan. 12th Linz, (20.00). Arbeiterkammer-Kongress-Saal

Wed. Jan. 13th surprise show – somewhere between Vienna – Salzburg.

Watch out for the Swiss Tourbus! Check out more>>>


MiracleDreadProductions & FarOutRecordings proudly present:

„Brazil´s answer to the Buena Vista Social Club“

Ready for European Festivals – July/Aug 2010

New Album out before summer on Far Out Recordings!

Check out more>>>


Dear Funkateers
2010 will bring you back one of the most important funk-groups of the 70ies

watch out for the official Reunion of
The Fabulous Counts!!!

The Fabulous Counts are coming back to Detroit!!!

first time since 35 years!!!

Funk Night Detroit hosted by DJ Frank Raines.

Feb 26th @ Majestic Theatre, Detroit.

After more than 30 years Mose Davis, Leroy Emmanuel, Demo Cates and Jimmy „Junebug“ Jackson will perform live in the original line up from 1976!!!


12 new and unreleased Songs soon out on a  limited vinyl edition!

Official Counts homepage open now!!!
on myspace:

USA: February 2010
European Tour: tba




LMT Connection News Update
December 08 Go to the Tourdates >>>

Video Funkfest 2007 added. Check it out here >>>
New Record "Color me Funky" out on September 5th

BHM - Productions (zyx)

Ask your local dealer for the vinyl edition.
Check out the Summer-Tour-Gallery >>>


LMT back in Europe!
It´s getting a hot, funky summer!
This time Leroy Emmanuel presents legendary drummer and singer Jimmy „Junebug“ Jackson as a special guest in the band.
He spent the last 21 years in hammond-genius Jimmy Smith´s band and is ready to do the FUNK.
Another talent on the „Color me Funky Tour“ - the young singing and guitarplaying soulsister
Mary Lamaro.
Stay tuned.
Go to the Tourdates >>>

+++ " night of songwriters "
Nick Tremulis meets Blondie Chaplin
live broadcasted by Radio Bremen
April 28th, Bremen (Germany), Moments

check out one new song from Nick's forthcoming album "Little Big Songs

+++ Unite of Differences - Elemental Fest
20 Live Acts & DJ's: BTO Spider, Grand Slam, Harry Jen, Stern & Drama & many more
4. & 5. April, Georgetown, Berndorf (sbg)

+++ go here for more details

"the heart & soul of rock & roll"
+++ The Incontinentals
feat. Lisa Fischer & Blondie Chaplin
(from the Rolling Stones) , Nick Tremulis, Angus Thomas, Gerry Schuller, Larry Beers

+++ go to the dates

+++ David Garfield & The Cats
feat. Alex Ligertwood, James Harrah, John Pena, Forrest Robinson

+++ go to the dates

+++ Sugar Blue & his amazing Band hitting Austrian & Hungarian Stages


+++ go to the dates

+++ hendrix|cousins
on tour from 18.10. till 22.10.07

wed 31.10 supersonic deluxe @ ottakringer brauerei
1160 vienna ottakringerstraße 91| 3 floors full of sizzling action
doors 9pm - 6am | supersonic deluxe with new drum & bass floor
22.00 - 23.00 sharon jones & the dapkings | uk *** live
The Dap-Kings are:
Binky Griptite, Guitar, Emcee
David Guy, Trumpet
Bosco "Bass" Mann, Bass, Bandleader
Neal Sugarman, Tenor Saxophone
Tommy "TNT" Brenneck, Guitar
Fernando "Bugaloo" Velez, Congas, tambourine
Homer "Funky-Foot" Steiweiss, Drums
Ian Hendrickson, Baritone and Tenor Saxophone
>>> Video & more

"the family groove tour”
Special Guest: Papa Mali

European Tour 2007

1st - 26th of August

+++ TINA HARROD / JACKIE ORSZACZKY Group (Australia) first time in europe!
Sa.11.Aug., Haag, Böllerbauer

+++ hendrix I cousins
special guest: jon sass (tuba)
A Tribute to the Funk & Soul Music of New Orleans
April 6th - April 15th 2007

7.4. salzburg tba
8.4. steyr unta da lindn
10.4. vienna tunnel
13.4. budapest alcatraz
14.4. tba

+++ Nebo feat. Nadir
our friends from the funk-group NEBO will form an interesting band around Nadir. that´s getting fun!
mid july til mid august

+++ Fishbone
angelo moore, norwood fisher and the rest of bad boys will be
on festival-tour in europe from mid june till august
+++ LMTConnection
on tour: oct/nov 2007
release: "colour me funky" in europe

+++ MDP proudly presents:
the family groove tour:
"the uptown ruler"
coming over first time to europe with his own band "tribe 13".
an amazing journey from the ancient to the future - from the mardi gras indian tradition, the new orleans funk of the meters and neville bros, over second line reggae to the hip hop.
extra ordinary line up:gaynielle neville + omari neville, the caesar brothers, courtney odain and many more
On Tour from 2nd till 27th of August 2007!!!

Cyril Neville

+++ LMT funk up Europe this fall
Together with their special guests NADIR and JOEL PARISIEN
they will hit European stages from october 24th on.

+++ old school meets new school - one of the real cool german hiphop channels, "WORDCUP" on their research about the roots of hiphop:
check out interviews with
lmt´s leroy emmanuel and the chops horns
and live cuts from the show in cologne here:
flashplayer required!

+++ after a kick ass summer-festival tour
coming back to europe in fall promoting their new studio-record. (Nov.,3. Kino Ebensee

+++ Miracle Dread goes Latin!
Legendary Brazil Sensation:
The Ipanemas
First Time in Europe

new tour to be announced

+++ Colour Me Funky European Tour
special guests: Joel Parisien & Nadir
23.10. - 13.11.2k6

+++ Soul Sensation
SHARON JONES & The Dap Kings

on tour in july
10 musicians on stage

+++Miracle Dread Productions present:
AZYMUTH, one of the most famous bands from Brasil.

+++Fishbone will perform four shows !!!!
Watch out for more news!

+++ Miracle Dread´s chrismas present for the funk-people:
SoulSugar-Tour in april 06! 17.4.-2.5.2006
Some of the hottest funk & soul dj´s from their pool, like Samir, Ziggy da Mack, Bunani, Scheibosan, Levi, Arno,….) will tour together with the extraordinary live-group, “LMT Connection”, Leroy Emmanuel´s hot funk-trio.

Nobody less than the former Counts-member Demo Cates (picture) will join this tour as a special guest !!! Leroy and Demo first time together since the 70ies – it´s getting a blast.
Soulsugar Vol III will be released in march – LMT´S new album “colour me funky” should be out in april. Stay tuned!

 +++ Laura Jane comes to Europe!
Hot californian singer, songwriter will perform at 2 shows in germany (munich, cologne) >>>check out the tourpage.

+++ The Chops Horns will release a vinyl-single on Joma Records (12/2005)

+++ Nadir´s album „Distorted Soul“ got named
„best funk cd of 2005“ by (11/2005)

+++ First they cut some new songs with King Brain - then
LMT hit Europe together with The Chops Horns and Joel Parisien.
Thanks to all the DJ´s supporting the Soul Circus! (10/2005)

+++ From the Hungarian Sziget-Festival up on Austria´s
highest mountain – what a party!
Nadir, LMT and the rest of the crew with our good friend Charly. (9/2005)

+++ Zach Prather just finished a kicking 2 week tour through europe.
The audience was happy to see Zach and his amazing band
performing live after a long break. Almost every shows was visited well
– response was great and the guys really had fun on the road.

+++ LMT: The recordings at the king brain studio in mönchengladbach,
germany went great – both parts enjoyed working together –
even if they are coming from different musical fields -
they found a lot of same roots.

+++ At Pro Light & Sound (“Musikmesse”), Frankfurt LMT performed
at the EV-Party and played a kicking 60 minutes-set.
Followed by a spontaneous gig at one of our favorite-clubs in germany
– the muk in giessen. What a party!!!
Soulbrother airline was scheduled late that night….

+++ After almost 4 weeks Leroy, John and Mark just came back home to
Toronto, the same day the album “universal soul” comes out in their
homecountry promoted also by some upcoming shows.
And the party goes on and on………

+++ Italian pop-star ELLE already recorded the lmt-song “your body´s hot”
– italian language and lmt-music – can´t you believe?
Typical Brain / LMT cooperation.

+++ LMTConnection coming back to Europe in April 05!
Check out the tourpage.

+++ Zach Prather just performed and recorded 3 songs
at the Mustique Blues Festival (Caribbean) with Mick Jagger.

+++ Visit us at the Namm-Show in Anaheim, Calif. / LMT
and some musical guests (incl. Rapper A.J.A., guitar-legend
Wah-Wah-Watson, Saxophonist David McMurray, a.m.m.)
will funk up the Marriot Hotel (Orange County Ballroom) on
Jan 22nd for the Samson Party.

+++ MDP presents Chicago Artist Zach Prather
and his amazing Band. They're coming on tour in April 05.

+++ LMT Connection recording their new album in Germany at
King Brain Studios, Mönchengladbach aka brainville.

+++ LMT Connection performing at „Musikmesse Frankfurt“. 6.-9th, April 05.

+++ After a long time Chicago Aritist Zach Prather is hitting the road
and promoting his new record “tools of the trade”. See the dates on the tourpage.

+++ We are happy that we can give you some information about a great musician: NADIR