Saturday, March 1, 2014

Martin's Downtown
Roanoke, VA

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Martin's Downtown
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Phone: 540-985-6278
413 1st St SW
Roanoke, VA 24011
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Sol Roots band returns to Roanoke VA Saturday March 1! "He's toured the world with some of the biggest names in funk and blues...He's the fiery guitarist known as Sol, and his influences span the country, and the globe"- J. Kaplan On Tap Magazine. The band includes guitarist Sol Roots, bassist Jake Dempsey, drummer "King" George Penn! (and some surprise special guests) This is an official Home Grown Music Network band.

Sol and his band create a unique blend of rock, blues, reggae, and raw funk, all delivered with deep soul, performing tasty original tunes and bluesy, greasy jams. Sol Roots has also toured across the east coast U.S. at many premier festivals and venues and have been on bills with Jon Cleary, Soulive, The Wood Brothers, Robert Randolph, Jackie Greene, Eric Lindell, Walter Wolfman Washington and more.

Sol has performed on stage and in the studio with musical heavyweights Taj Mahal, Kenny Wayne Shepard, and with the international guitar hero Cool John Ferguson, who he performed with steadily for years. Sol has soaked in much from funk, blues, and soul heroes such as Roy Lee Johnson, Albert White, and Robert Lee Coleman, while touring and gigging with these artists. Sol also created a buzz with his underground blues hiphop album entitled ?Volume: Blue," that carried him overseas to perform these sets live.

With a love of Universal Music as the guiding light, Sol steps out on a path with a unique and talented band of musicians.

Martin's Downtown has been setting the stage for some of the greatest in national, regional, and local rock, jam, funk bands as more- and won Home Grown Music Network's 2012 Venue of the Year.

Recommended for fans of: JJ Grey & Mofro, Eric Lindell, The Wood The Marsh Brothers Band of Horses

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Show Time:8:00 PM

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