Genre: Post Funk Cover: $8 Adv / $10 DOS Ages: 21+ Event Listing: http://ashevillemusichall.com/music-schedule/main-squeeze-w-tbd-3/
The Main Squeeze:
The Main Squeeze is a raging funk experience born within the thriving live music scene of Bloomington, Indiana, and currently residing in Chicago, IL. Since coming together in late 2009 The Squeeze have managed to establish a unique sound and identity in a short period of time. The Squeeze just released their debut self-titled album in June 2012. Much like each member's varied backgrounds and influences, the album itself contains an eclectic blend of inspiration which seamlessly navigates through funk, rock, electro, and jazz, while still rooting itself in something that's uniquely their own. Whereas 'First Drops' found the band searching for their voice in the studio, their newest offering picks up miles beyond where they left off. Just one listen to tracks like the epic "I'll Take Another" (clocking in at nearly ten minutes), the soulful trifecta of "Where Do We Go", or the impeccable horn arrangements on "Mama Told Me" and it's clear that the band possesses a musical maturity well beyond their years. Their unique ability to tackle and funkify such a wide variety of music makes each show a unique experience in its own right. Their live performances, which fuse soulful vocals, intricate jams, tight grooves, and ripping solos have helped them develop a dedicated and rapidly growing fan base in the Midwest and the East Coast earning them slots at music festivals such as Bonnaroo, Summer Camp, Equifunk, Big Pig, and GlowFest. If you've ever wondered whether the juice is worth the squeeze, you should look no further The Main Squeeze is sure to be hitting a city near you sometime soon, leaving their crowd funkified and freshly squozen.
Check out a video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vkw_XTgw3cA
Straight out of New Orleans and into your ear-holes, Flow Tribe brings the funk/rock with the delicacy of a sledgehammer. Flow Tribe's diversity of sound is undeniable, with dueling guitars and a smoking hot rhythm section accompanied by washboard and trumpet. The energy they put out could light a city block.
These six seasoned performers have shared the stage with Galactic, Trombone Shorty, Juvenile, and John Fogerty just to name a few. Flow Tribe tours nationally and always brings the traveling street parade with them. No wonder Relix magazine called Flow Tribe "bizarrely irresistible". The kilowatts of pure fun emanating from the stage will make anyone a believer.
Check out a video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNmPP5H3de4
Asheville Music Hall
31 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801