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Heart of the City: A Celebration of Soul
Price $50 - $120
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Salsa Jazz
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Heart of the City: A Celebration of Soul

Saturday, Feb 15 8:00p to 11:00p

Created by elsamor

Performers at this Event
Grupo Fantasma
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Austin-based Latin funk jam band Grupo Fantasma formed in 2000, and quickly established a reputation for their high-energy live shows. Comprised of musicians hailing from all over Latin America, Fantasma's players were brought together by Austin's bustling music scene, finding in each other a hunger and drive to create something truly unique....
Nakia
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Austin-based, Alabama-raised singer/songwriter Nakia has a heart that beats to the rhythms of Muscle Shoals soul, pumping blood infused with Stax funk to cells lined with Chicago blues grooves....
Tameca Jones
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Coined the "Tina Turner of jazz" due to her long legs, fierce hair, and aggressive vocal stylings, Tameca Jones is a rare creature--an Austin, TX musician actually born and raised in the musical city....
Location & Nearby Info
Scottish Rite Theater
207 W. 18th St.
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 472-5436
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Reviews & Comments
CRITICS REVIEWS
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May 10, 2010 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Patrick Caldwell

Even if you didn’t know coming into “El Existential” that Austin’s reigning kings of Latin funk recorded their fourth album in a house in North Austin, you could probably deduce as much from its free-flowing, extemporaneous vibe.

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April 16, 2009 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Patrick Caldwell

As any good bartender will attest, the secret to a good cocktail is the perfect mix of sweet and strong, smooth and harsh. Good soul music is no different — the most memorable soul artists blend the sweetly positive humanity of gospel with the harsh kick of furious rhythm and blues.

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(no rating) May 12, 2013 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Deborah Sengupta Stith

A longtime fan, over the last couple years I’ve been somehow been sleeping on the 13-yr-old cumbia funk outfit. My bad.

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