Press release :
Delta Nove's first studio release since 2002's self-titled Delta Nove, The Future Is When, delivers world class production and engineering from Mike Glines, (Ben Harper, Blind Boys of Alabama, Liz Phair , etc.), and highlights the band's songwriting skills while effortlessly incorporating funk, rock, world/reggae, and various Brazilian styles for which the band has become known. The Future Is When is an exploration of the musical discovery, personal experiences and the unique humor of the band.

Biography :
Bring the FUNK! Delta Nove is a national touring world-funk band based out of Long Beach, CA, comprised of members with diverse musical backgrounds and influences. From coast to coast, Delta Nove has been rocking the dance floor with their tasty blend of funk, Brasilian samba, afro-beat, world, jazz, rock, ska and reggae music since 1998.

In addition to being voted as one of the "Top 10 Bands to See in 2005" by, Delta Nove was nominated "Best Live Act" at the Orange County Music Awards in 2004 & 2005, and named Best Live Act in 2006. Delta Nove has been supported by national media outlets including Entertainment Weekly, Paste, CMJ, Relix, and local media outlets around the country. The group has also enjoyed radio airplay on over 200 radio stations throughout the United States, including Brasil and Japan, as well as web-based radio and digital downloads. With an intense touring schedule, they are one of the hardest working bands in the independent music scene and are a unique addition to the already rich musical history of Long Beach, CA. The varied rhythms, deep grooves and funky horns that make Delta Nove stand out are what moves the crowd and gets the place jumping.

Delta Nove's diversity is also apparent in the artists with whom they have shared the stage and events with, including world-renowned artists such as Poncho Sanchez, Burning Spear, Olodum, Ozomatli, King Sunny Ade, Gato Barbieri, as well as The Black Crowes, Flaming Lips, Widespread Panic, Trey Anastasio (Phish), Les Claypool, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Govt Mule, Cake, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Steve Kimock Band, G. Love & Special Sauce, Merl Saunders, Sound Tribe Sector Nine, and Karl Denson's Tiny Universe. In addition, individual members of Delta Nove have performed with great artists such as Carlos Santana, members of George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic, Roy Hargrove, members of the Grateful Dead, Bruce Hornsby, Los Lobos, Fishbone, members of The String Cheese Incident, and champion Brasilian samba school Mangueira.

The groups touring schedule has afforded them the opportunity to play in such venues as House of Blues , Knitting Factory, Hard Rock Cafés, The Lion's Den, Ventura Theatre, Georgia Theatre, Orpheum Theatre, and the Galaxy Theatre, to name a few. The band has also performed at numerous universities, public schools, festivals, and community events and benefits ranging from New York to Nashville, San Francisco to New Orleans, etc. Delta Nove is here to bring funky positive and uplifting music, taking music lovers on a pleasurable trip and giving them the time of their life. See you at the D No show!