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Funked Up Friday with the Fraser Melvin Band

February 15 /9:00 pm February 16 /12:00 am

Get ready for a night of funk, soul and blues with the Fraser Melvin Band!

Led by accomplished frontman Fraser Melvin (Guitar & Vocals), this remarkable 4-piece band performs a mixture of Blues, Roots, and R&B. Formed in 2008, the Fraser Melvin Band rounded out their lineup ineup when Alex Furlott (Bass) and Fraser met Jonathan Hyde (Drums) and Andrew Moljgun (Saxes & Tambourine) in college. This tight group quickly earned its popularity with crowds across Ontario and Quebec with their energetic live performances and musicianship displayed through a diversified repertoire of tunes. From their countryfied covers of Jimi Hendrix, to their funk interpretations of Bob Dylan, to their own soulful originals, the FMB draws on a wide variety of influences throughout their set. The quartet has performed at numerous festivals including the Kitchener Blues Festival, the Toronto Jazz Festival, and the Norfolk ’N’ Blues Festival. In 2012 they competed in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. With a lead singer that sounds 30 years his senior, a honkin’ sax man, and a rhythm section that grooves, the exciting and entertaining Fraser Melvin Band will get you out of your seat, shaking a hip, and singing along.

Details

Start:
February 15 /9:00 pm
End:
February 16 /12:00 am

Venue

C’est What
67 Front East
Toronto, Ontario M5E1B5 Canada
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Phone:
+1 (416) 867-9499
Website:
www.cestwhat.com