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

My friends know that my favorite band today (and of all time) is Snarky Puppy and I like to get to know other peoples favorites to expand my musical horizons.  The bands below are my “top tier” bands that I consider must see anytime they’re in town or I’m inContinue Reading