Jazz + Blues + R&B

Galactic

When: Sat., March 3, 8 p.m. 2012

GALACTIC is a collaborative band with a unique format. It’s a stable quintet that plays together with high musicianship. They’ve been together so long they’re telepathic. But though the band hasn’t had a lead singer for years, neither is it purely an instrumental group. GALACTIC is part of a diverse community of musicians, and in their own studio, with Mercurio and Ellman producing, they have the luxury of experimenting. So on their albums, they do something that’s unusual in rock but not so controversial an idea in, say, hiphop: they create something that’s a little like a revue, a virtual show featuring different vocalists (mostly from New Orleans) and instrumental soloists each taking their turn on stage in the GALACTIC sound universe.

Corey Glover, from Living Colour, and Corey Henry, from Rebirth Brass, will accompany Galactic. Soul Rebels will join in the performance. This is a non-smoking event. Indy Mojo presents Galatic.

Price: $20

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