Saturday, February 9, 2013

Falls Church, VA

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6666 Arlington Boulevard
Falls Church, VA 22042
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On Saturday Feb 9 the Sol Roots trio performs at JV's in Falls Church VA. “Sol's playing has been described as “musical glue," holding together many grooves and personalities. He has backed up legendary artists like Taj Mahal and Kenny Wayne Shepherd, opened for Robert Randolph, Wood Brothers, and has played with more obscure artists who have had unique perspectives and sounds. Though it all, he has learned many valuable lessons and is still able to hold on to the one thing that ties us all spiritually to one another — music.”- Jeff Reid - The Beat Magazine On Saturday Feb 9 the Sol Roots trio performs at JV's in Falls Church VA. This group features guitarist and vocalist Sol, with drummer Scott Rabino (who has worked with Tommy Castro), and bassist Andreas Holmstrom (who has worked with Adam Smirnoff of Lettuce/ Robert Randolph) JVs is a classic roadhouse venue that showcases high quality area blues and rock performers every night of the week. Sol is a fierce guitarist and soulful singer who has toured around the world with many roots, funk, and blues legends. Sol and his band create a unique blend of energetic rock, raw blues, reggae, and funk, all delivered with deep soul. Sol has performed at many premier festivals and venues across the east coast US, and he and his band have co-billed with Soulive, Eric Lindell, Walter Wolfman Washington, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, The Wood Brothers, Jackie Greene, and more. Paying homage to the greats, Sol seeks to push musical boundaries and bring Roots Music to a new generation of listeners. Sol Roots is an official Home Grown Music Network artist! “The song “Rough Catfish” plants the listener firmly back in the barrens of the Mississippi Delta, as Sol howls like a man possessed. Think of Robert Johnson’s “Crossroads” fused with Jimi Hendrix’s “Machine Gun,” and you get some indication of what this song “feels” like. Tall comparison- but this song, with its wonderful use of mood, proves worthy of this distinction" - J.E. Wade, HGMN

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