News By Tag
News By Place
The GroovaLottos and The Soul, Funk & Blues Legacy
A powerhouse soul-funk-blues band reflects on the swelling rise of their movement as the landscape of urban music changes.
By: The GroovaLottos
However, around the beginning of the new millennium, the influence of the Black audiences on the shaping the Black aesthetic began to wain, to the extent that the "tastemaker"
Slowly, these venues began to make the switch to either using a DJ or a cover band, leaving artists and bands that focused on original music to seek audiences and gigs elsewhere. Black music audiences now have their artists, music, and trends pre-packaged for them, removing the organic effect of audience finding artists and artists finding audiences.
For The GroovaLottos who have always prided themselves on treating soul, funk and blues like traditions and not commodities;
Playing on over 200 radio stations and streaming shows throughout the USA and Canada, charting on Jam Band and RMR Charts, and receiving 4 Grammy nominations in Pop and R&B; The GroovaLottos are now being seen and recognized by Grown & Sexy Black audiences.
Join The GroovaLottos for their Pre-Grammy Kick-Off performance at the Coffeehouse Soul Sessions on January 20, 2018 at the Dedham Square Coffeehouse, 565 High St, Dedham, MA. Show starts at 8PM
Song Keepers, LTD