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Grand Funk Railroad’s “The American Band” Tour Arrives at Greeley’s Union Colony Civic Center


Grand Funk Railroad’s national tour arrives at Greeley’s Union Colony Civic Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13 at 701 10th Ave. The five-piece group delivers a live performance with their signature hard-driving sound, soulful vocals, and muscular instrumentation.

One of the top-selling American rock groups of the 70s, Grand Funk Railroad’s well-known hits include “Some Kind of Wonderful,” “Locomotion,” and “We’re an American Band.” Their unique sound laid the groundwork for groups like Foreigner, Journey, Van Halen, and Bon Jovi.

Meet the Band

  • Don Brewer – (vocals/drums) original founding member and the writer and singer of multi-million selling hit, “We’re an American Band.”

  • Mel Schacher (bassist) – original founding member, also known as “The God of Thunder.”

  • Max Carl (vocals) rock veteran from 38 Special, who penned and sang 38’s highest-charting hit, “Second Chance.” Co-founder of California’s legendary Jack Mack and the Heart Attack.

  • Bruce Kulick (lead guitarist) – best known for his 12 years with KISS. Additional credits with Michael Bolton, Meatloaf, and Billy Squier.

  • Tim Cashion (keyboardist) has a master’s degree in music from the University of Miami. Credits include stints with Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band and Robert Palmer.

2023 Sponsors

The Union Colony Civic Center staff is deeply grateful to the spring 2023 sponsors, whose generous support allows the UCCC to continue in its mission of providing the community with world-class entertainment. The spring 2023 semester sponsors include:

  • Yoder Family of Companies
  • McDonald Toyota
  • Double Tree Greeley at Lincoln Park
  • Pioneer Press
  • UCHealth

To become a sponsor, please contact Celeste McCorvey at or 970-350-9878.

The UCCC, 701 10th Ave., is Northern Colorado's premier performing arts venue, owned and operated by the City of Greeley. With more than 100 events held per year, the UCCC offers various Broadway musicals, concerts, comedy shows, and many local dance and school performances.

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Release Date:
Jan 6, 2023

Jill Droegemueller, financial services coordinator


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