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Saturday May 21 2016
 8:00PM doors -- music at 9:00PM ••• 21 AND OVER
$25 in advance / $35 at the door
Primavera   --the 4th Annual Project WOO Groove Session
 Psychedelic Soul
MJ's Brass Boppers
 blues country psychedelic rock

Special Announcement for those attending the Primavera Groove Session this Saturday featuring Monophonics and MJ's Brass Boppers!

Our friends at Hook Fish Co. will be serving up fresh Ahi Poke and veggie burritos starting at 8pm. Supplies will be limited.
Food tickets to get your burrito reserved in advance were available by clicking the "BUY FOOD TICKET" icon:

    BUY FOOD TICKETS ONLINEAhi Poke or Veggie Burrito - $13

Austin Bohlman (Drums)
Ian McDonald (Guitar/Background Vocals)
Ryan Scott (Trumpet/Back- ground Vocals/Percussion)
Kelly Finnigan (Keys/Lead Vocals)
---from San Francisco, CA

“One of the best live soul bands I have ever seen!” – Al Bell (Record producer, songwriter, executive, and co-owner of legendary Stax Records)

Raised amid the rich musical culture and history of the San Francisco Bay Area, Monophonics proudly carry the torch through the generations into today’s musical landscape. Holding on to tradition, but by no means purists of any kind, they play their own brand of music known as “Psychedelic Soul.”

The 2012 release of Monophonics last album In Your Brain saw the band pulling influences from such acts as early Funkadelic, Sly and The Family Stone and the The Temptation's Norman Whitfield produced records. With the new album, Sound of Sinning (out now on Transistor Sound Records), the band has grown in all areas of record making and felt a need to explore other important influences. While the group has come to cherish these inspirations, with Sound of Sinning they started venturing beyond, to the groups that were inspiring those soul acts to embrace the psychedelic sound of the 60's and 70's. Bands such as The Zombies, The Beatles, Beach Boys and Pink Floyd. Even with the experimentation of new musical territory, they display the sound that people know and love about Monophonics. Touching on Northern soul, doo-
wop, rock and roll, Psych pop, and cinematic music, Monophonics show off their diversity while remaining true to their roots. Overall it's heartfelt music and old school vibes, without losing sight of the present. This is music steeped in that timeless feeling when people could write and produce songs that you could listen to over and over again. Sound of Sinning was produced by Kelly Finnigan & Ian McDonald and recorded on an old Tascam eight-track 1/4” tape machine at Transistor Sound Studios in San Rafael, CA.

MJ's Brass Boppers
Michael "MJ" Jones, Harold "Homeboy" Wilson, Naazir Magbool, Greg Gomez, Mike Waters, Tom Salvatore, Al Lazard, Nate "Suave" Cameron, Joshua Serotiak, Malcolm Stokes
---from San Francisco, CA

-The Bay Area’s only New Orleans style brass band with musicians born and raised in NOLA, San Francisco based MJ’s Brass Boppers is a singing and swinging brass-line ready to party at a drop of a dime.

As if you were following a brass band down Claiborne Ave., with the Brass Boppers you will have an authentic second-line experience with true New Orleans flair.

Unlike other brass bands in the area MJ’s Brass Boppers is not a group of musicians who get slapped together for your event. The musicians in MJ’s Brass Boppers are a tight group who love the music, and are constantly rehearsing to refine the art they share with passion. Within seconds of hearing MJ’s Brass Boppers you can tell that this is not a group that happens to play a few New Orleans tunes, but rather a band that lives the music, with the second-line beat pulsing through their veins.