MAY 2017 LIVE MUSIC CALENDAR
RHEEL MENN (Mother’s Day Weekend)
Friday & Saturday May 12, 13 & 14 | 7:30 & 10
Warm in a non-threatening way, they have the ability to hit the fella’s soft spot and make the women feel comfortable. Rheel Menn can easily catch a female off guard making them easy prey for the “lets get it on” lyrics. The group RheelMenn is formulated with smooth but cutting edge harmonies that are guaranteed to make its way into today’s changing musical hemisphere.
Rheel Menn, trendsetters of not only a traditional sound, but also a sound formulated only to satisfy Real Men. This Philadelphia based group of Rheel Menn will set the standards in the music industry for several years to come! Remember the name and sounds of Rheel Menn. > Make reservations
KIM PINDER-GARNER TRIBUTE TO THE LEGENDARY PHYLLIS HYMAN
Friday & Saturday May 19 & 20 | 7:30 & 10
Kim Pinder-Garner has been performing for close to 20 years. She sings a mixture of R&B, and Jazz music and is known throughout the Philadelphia area for sounding strikingly similar to the Philadelphia International legend Phyllis Hyman. She is the niece of Philadelphia’s vocal legend Brandi Wells (Marguerite Pinder). Kim has been a featured artist for years at Warmdaddy’s with Richard Tucker and the Universal Concept band and the legendary Zanzibar Blue with the Great Jazz Bassist, Gerald Veasely. Kim has performed live on Power 99 fm on “Inner City” with Tiffany Bacon and was a feature artist several times for Power 99’s “House of Soul”, in addition to being a feature on Richard Blackwell’s “Jazz on my mind”. Kim has shared the stage with Regina Belle, Maysa Leake, Me’Lisa Morgan, Blackstreet, Alyson Williams, Levert, Johnny Kemp, Miles Jaye, Keith Sweat, Sunshine Anderson, Glen Jones and Jeff Bradshaw. She appears on two CD’s with spoken word phenomenon Dat/Baw/Dave and is currently working on her own CD project with Richard Tucker. > Make reservations
“AMAZIN” GRACE LITTLE
Friday & Saturday May 26 & 27 | 7:30 & 10
This dynamic group is comprised of 8 very talented musicians: two lead vocalists, a full rhythm section and a sax player. Jazz, pop, rock, R&B, funk, reggae, Top 40, swing, soul, Latin and pop — The GLB Band does it all. > Make reservations
JUNE 2017 LIVE MUSIC CALENDAR
Homage to the Legendary Teddy Pendergrass with George Fox
Friday & Saturday June 2 & 3 | 7:30 & 10
George Foxx is a charismatic singer with a deep, sultry baritone voice, physical similarities, and vocal nuances mirroring R&B icon Teddy Pendergrass. He has earned a strong reputation throughout greater Philadelphia and beyond by performing authentic, soulful music and paying tribute to the iconic voice, stylings, and music of Teddy Pendergrass. Foxx’s tributary show is consistently orchestrated with precision, allowing audiences to be seamlessly transported back to the days when the charismatic legend himself was on stage.
George Foxx’s Tribute to Teddy Pendergrass Show is, simply put, as realistic as it gets. Foxx and the George Foxx Experience Orchestra, include seven original members of the Teddy Bear Orchestra as well as Teddy’s daughter-in-law Felicia Pendergrass as one of the tributary show’s backup singers. When they’re performing those legendary Pendergrass hits including “Close the Door,” “My Latest and Greatest Inspiration,” “Only You,” “The Whole World’s Laughing at Me,” and “Love TKO”, George Foxx and the G. Foxx Experience Orchestra recall the inspiring and soulful energy of Pendergrass’s original performances. Foxx has also been gifted with an extraordinary ability to closely connect with his audiences, creating an extraordinary show which epitomizes the intimate concerts of the late Pendergrass. > Make reservations
Friday & Saturday June 9 & 10 | 7:30 & 10
With a voice that captivates and can draw stirring emotions while weaving through multiple genres of music, Zeek, previously known as “The Experience” for just that reason, brings a fierce artistic dynamic to music. Honing a unique style that encompasses rock and soul, Zeek has spent the last year performing across the United States and in London, UK. He is also one of the lead vocalists for the Worldtown Sound System, an eclectic house band. Zeek has a spark that lights up the stage and the hearts of his listeners wherever he goes. Seeing him perform live is definitely an experience not to be missed! > Make reservations
Friday & Saturday June 23 & 24 | 7:30 & 10
RICH TUCKER UNIVERSAL CONCEPT
Friday & Saturday June 30 & July 1 | 7:30 & 10
West Philadelphia’s own guitarist Richard Tucker has toured and recorded with many icons in the music business. He got his start at the age of eight singing in a gospel group in his neighborhood. At the age of ten his father’s friend introduced him to the guitar. He took his first music theory class in middle school at the age of thirteen and, before long he was playing local gigs around town. He started getting calls to do high profile gigs so he studied with Philly veteran guitarists Ronnie Henderson and Calvin Harris. He also took music theory and composition classes throughout high school and college.
Currently he’s touring with vocalist Maysa and teaching music at the AMLA School of Music in Philadelphia. He teaches Guitar, Bass, and music theory. It’s a Latin youth program. He is also playing to launch a volunteer music program called P.I.C.M.E Philadelphia Inner City Music Educators. It’s a music and cultural arts program on wheels. Working at different sites in and out of the tractate area providing free instruction to underprivileged youth. It’s his way of giving back.
Richard has three solo CDs completed. He calls them the “Smooth Guitar Grooves Collection”. You can download them on iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby under Richard Tucker jazz guitar. When he’s not working as a sideman backing up different artists, he leads his own band called “The Universal Koncept”. These three words form the acronym T.U.K.; which many of his musician friends simply call him -“Tuck”. His band works in the Philly, NJ, and Delaware areas. You can look for upcoming dates for T.U.K on this web site. > Make reservations