THE DELTA GENERATORS with HDRnB (featuring HENLEY DOUGLAS with former members of Heavy Metal Horns)
Thursday 6/26 - high octane night of funk, blues, and soul with
THE DELTA GENERATORS
HDRnB (featuring HENLEY DOUGLAS with former members of Heavy Metal Horns)
$12 advance / $15 at the door
8:30 doors / 9:15 show (HDRnB @ 9:15 / Delta Generators @ 10:45)
The Delta Generators have accomplished a lot since forming in 2008. They won the Boston Blues Society's blues challenge in 2008, which earned them a spot in the International Blues Challenge held in Memphis in 2009. The band finished as a Top 10 Finalist out of over a hundred bands in Memphis. The Delta Generators also won an Independent Music Award for Best Blues Album category for their debut, Devil in the Rhythm in 2009. They also won Best Blues Band in Worcester Magazine for 2009 and were nominated for Best R&B Act in the Boston Phoenix in 2010. Hard River to Row has been selected by the Blues Foundation as a Top 5 Finalist (out of 55 entries worldwide) in the best self-produced CD competition at the International Blues Challenge in 2011.
"Great Songs! Great Licks!" David Z, Producer (Buddy Guy, Etta James, Johnny Lang)
"The Delta Generators providethe big blast of fresh air the blues-and-roots scene in the Greater Boston metropolitan area has needed for years." -Frank-John Hadley, DownBeat columnist
"It's immediately obvious why they stand out among regional blues acts" Jay N. Miller, Patriot Ledger
HDRnB is about the groove! It is HENLEY Douglas Jr. and DOUGLAS Gimbel leading a six piece band of burning, original creative SOUL! HDRnB is an original R&B/soul/groove band founded by in late 2010, featuring Henley Douglas Jr. (sax), Douglas Gimbel (vocals), John Iltis (drums), Eric Reardon (guitar), Squantch (trombone), David Walker (bass). Henley Douglas Jr.'s early career includes stints with the Big Dig Saxophone Quartet and Skin, a Boston-based funk-rock outfit that would open for acts like the Neville Brothers and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He founded the Heavy Metal Horns, a band that reached international acclaim in the 90s, and for 10 years, fronted the Boston Horns, a funk/jazz band also featuring HMH alum Garret Savluk.
The Lizard Lounge (View)
1667 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|