Anyone who grew up with funk and soul in the 70s watched Soul Train.  And all of those funkateers and wannabees (like me) watched the line dancing.  Cheryl Song reigned as the queen of the line dance for 14 years! Nice interview can be found here: Interview with Cheryl SongContinue Reading

Had the pleasure of seeing Dank perform at Smith’s Olde Bar last night and the band took me and the rest of the crowd on an aural orbit that kept the beat pumping and the heartbeats thumping. Overall set was great interspersed with Dank tunes and then accompanied by ZaleContinue Reading

Finally made it to see my buddy, Jake Keeble and his band Hedonistas open up at Smith’s Olde Bar this past Saturday.  Getting there early was worth it to catch this short but energetic set.  Jake is the frontman singer, doubling on guitar and keys, and has a great voiceContinue Reading

For me, Corinne is the #1 act at Music Midtown next weekend.  What a beautiful singer, writer and individual.  Can’t wait! https://www.youtube.com/user/CorinneBaileyRaeVEVOContinue Reading

What’s this? A new band at an olde bar?  On a somewhat slow night in ATL, I hit Smith’s Olde Bar to see  Porch 40 who I’d never heard of. Checked out on YouTube below and was intrigued by their funky rock sound highlighted by a pairing of sax and violin.Continue Reading

One of the most talented and entertaining groups today – Sister Sparrow and the Dirty BirdsContinue Reading

Tower of Power was one of the greatest, earliest continuous musical influences in my life.  Most of the bands I love today know TOP in a big way – Lettuce, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds, Snarky Puppy all know these cats and have been influenced by them. Lenny PickettContinue Reading

These are local bands that I follow and for each I wish great success. Voodoo Visionary Funk You I.R.E. GRÜT Lightning Orchestra Wolfpack ATL Little Tybee @thnx4listening The Lagoons Dank SumilanContinue Reading

Atlanta is home to a burgeoning music scene led by Terminal West and its crew and its little brother Aisle 5.  I spend a lot of time at each as well as the other great venues listed below Terminal West Aisle 5 Smith’s Olde Bar Variety Playhouse Buckhead Theater ElliotContinue Reading

FunkCity.net, my personal blog launches today. It is also my anniversary (thanks to my Goth wifey Donna for XX years! So I thought it would be a good day to beta launch. I’ll be updating and posting a few times a week based on my music schedule for the weekContinue Reading