B Side Players with Ease Up and MBT
Jazz, Latin, Reggae, funk....music so hot...you can't help but shake it.
Performing Artists (Click on Artist for Reviews and Previews)
$13.00 - $15.00
21 & over
The B Side Players: The B*Side Players have been laying down their own inimitable latin global funk since they came together in 1994. Their incendiary live shows have defined them as local favorites with 9 San Diego Music awards. Meanwhile their albums showcase a band with restless musical intelligence, effortlessly blending genres to fashion their own forward looking, latin flavored soul music. As an eight piece band the players are known for igniting crowds with their fierce rhythms and uplifting message of unity and consciousness. Meanwhile always keeping their focus on the political climate of the world and nation. The B-Side Players are a living and breathing cultural art experience for the mind body and soul.
MBT : Dave Williams and MBT are a Long Beach, Ca. based Jazz Funk band, known for dynamic live
performances, featuring a touch of everything that's Jazzy and Funky.
Trumpeter Dave Williams, veteran of So. Cal Reggae and Funk bands, directs a diverse crew of
musicians, such as Sax/Flute player Josh Harris (Whitney Houston, Jeniffer Holiday) and Guitarists Patrick
Butler (Fatback Band). MBT's live sets are always something to remember, for virtuosity and excitement!
Ease Up began in the Fall of 2009 in Los Angeles, CA with the idea of starting a band that blended elements of ska punk, reggae and rock. Since 2009, Ease Up has independently released two EP’s, If You Only Knew (March, 2010) and On the Fly (June 2011) while playing an average of 100 shows per year. Ease Up has shared the stage with many popular ska/reggae/rock bands including: Fishbone, The Aggrolites, Tomorrows Bad Seeds, The Expendables, Mishka, The English Beat, The Dirty Heads, Pato Banton, Natural Vibrations, Echo Movement, C-Money & the Players Inc., Seedless, Stranger, and many more. Ease Up is currently writing and recording new music at 17th Street Recording in Costa Mesa, CA for their first full-length album to be released in Spring/Summer 2013.