The Trongone Band + Greg Humphreys Electric Trio

The Trongone Band's "Keys to the House" Album Release Show!!

The Trongone Band + Greg Humphreys Electric Trio

Free Admission for dads on Father's Day!, Mention "Sunday Bowling Special" at shoe desk to get half off any lane after 8pm!

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

This event is 21 and over

The Trongone Band
The Trongone Band
Rapidly gaining momentum with a sound that falls perfectly between southern Rock ‘n’ Soul and Americana Jam, The Trongone Band is turning heads and making an impact on the east coast music scene. Formed as a family and by brothers Andrew and Johnny with father John Sr. on bass, The Trongone Band enlisted much sought-after keyboardist Ben "Wolfe" White and quickly began packing various venues around Richmond, VA. With the addition of Wolfe, they entrenched their footprint on the city with a Thursday night residency at Cary Street Cafe, pushing the popular music room to maximum capacity for two straight years.

Spreading their musical wings, it wasn't long before The Trongone Band procured a devout fan base and began making their name in neighboring cities, including sell-out shows in Blacksburg and Harrisonburg. Recently the band brought on award-winning bassist Todd Herrington to solidify their touring lineup. Herrington adds a crucial dimension of deep pocket groove and funk to the already seasoned unit.

As a collaborative effort, the band is set to push forward touring the East Coast and preparing for their full length debut album. This four-piece ensemble may not all be related, but with a chemistry so emphatically discernible, it's fair to call them brothers.
Greg Humphreys Electric Trio
Greg Humphreys Electric Trio
Greg Humphreys Electric Trio celebrates the release of a new single, "Coming To Get You,” from a new album scheduled for a Fall 2018 release.

Music fans are familiar with Humphreys from his years leading North Carolina faves Dillon Fence and Hobex. With songs influenced by the best in pop, funk, soul, R&B, and rock n' roll, you might find Greg Humphreys Electric Trio in the same idiosyncratic corner of the big Americana tent where you'd find Alabama Shakes, Chris Stapleton, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, or the North Mississippi Allstars.

Humphreys formed his Electric Trio in New York City with Drummer Keith Robinson and Bassist Matt Brandau. Robinson brings Texas flavor, having toured and recorded with Marcia Ball and Charlie Robison. Brandau has backed up Elvis Costello and Joan Osborne.

"Humphreys is building his reputation cautiously but deliberately… his good fortune is all but inevitable." — Lee Zimmerman, No Depression

"All of Humphreys’ musical projects have shared some common elements: His distinctive soulful rasp, channeling Sam Cooke by way of Rod Stewart; his tight, imaginative guitar work; and his gift for writing melodic, catchy, deceptively simple tunes." — Eddie Huffman, Winston-Salem Journal

"Lucky Guy, the first release with his Electric Trio, reflects the optimism of a man who’s made the right moves." — David Klein, Indy Week
Venue Information:
Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11249
http://www.brooklynbowl.com/

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