Lineup :: Bands :: Swift Technique

Philadelphia, PA

Founded in 2007, Swift Technique hails from the musically rich city of Philadelphia. Over the last four years, the six piece Funk Ensemble has relentlessly toured, performed and recorded throughout the US. The extremely positive chemistry shared by the band is translated when performing live. Swift Technique brings an electric energy and party style atmosphere on stage. Although the group draws from many world influences, their genre is uniquely Philadelphia.

Throughout their short history, Swift Technique has had the privilege to hold direct support slots for Wu-Tang Clan, Keri Hilson, Kermit Ruffins, Questlove of the Roots, Wale, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Mr. Lif & The Fela! Band. Swift Technique has also performed at the Philadelphia Experiment PEX Festival, The Northeast Kingdom Music Festival, The Muddy River Jam Festival and others. After a string of hometown performances in 2007 and 2008, Swift Technique was named one of the top 10 Hip-Hop bands in Philadelphia by The Deli Magazine. Since their early days, the group has evolved from a Live Hip-Hop group to a straight up, old school Funk Ensemble.

In recent years, Swift Technique has worked with CEG (NYC), NOLA Funk (NYC), Hood Booking (DC), Rock On Concerts (Boston), Rocks Off Concert Cruises (NYC) and WXPN (Philly). The group has also performed at the country’s top venues including, Brooklyn Bowl, Double Door (Chicago), Sullivan Hall (NYC), The Middle East (Boston), The World Cafe Live (Philly), 8X10 (Baltimore), The Rock & Roll Hotel (DC) & Nectar’s (Burlington, VT). Entering their fifth year as a band, the future is looking