An evening of soul, funk and dance music with two of San Francisco's hottest live bands with Big Blu Soul Revue and special guests Baby & the Luvies live at Amnesia in San Francisco on Friday, August 23rd.
BIG BLU SOUL REVUE bring the soul of San Francisco to the live stage. With an extreme passion for the music of 60’s and 70’s soul, funk and jazz, the band’s music is inspired by soul legends like Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Bill Withers, Etta Jams to funk and jazz artists like The Meters, Sly Stone and many more. Their fresh approach brings a wide array of infectious dance grooves to their high-energy live show. The band has recently performed throughout the West coast to enthusiastic audiences at festivals such as the Stern Grove Festival, Gilroy Garlic Festival, Bay Area Blues Festival, Union Square Live, For the Funk Of It Festival… and has regularly performed at famed northern California venues such as Yoshi’s, Sweetwater Music Hall, Blue Note Napa, Boom Boom Room, and many more. Recently, the band has shared stages and co-bills with national acts including The Revolution (Prince’s band), Fred Wesley, Glen David Andrews, Jelly Bread, and many more. http://www.bigblusoulrevue.com
Baby & the Luvies is an all-original, soul-inspired band from the heart of San Francisco, California Formed in 2011, San Francisco-based Baby & The Luvies is an original high-energy soul-inspired dance band. Since winning the Haight-Ashbury Battle of the Bands in 2013, the 8-piece group has been blowing the minds of bay-area club goers with their energetic dance-friendly shows driven by strong female vocals and high-impact horn arrangements that Death and Taxes Magazine says, “smacks of an early Ike and Tina.” Baby & The Luvies has performed sold out shows throughout the Bay Area supporting national touring acts including Galactic, Grammy-winner Fantastic Negrito, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, The Peach Kings, Con Brio, Beat Mosaic, Gene Washington and the Ironsides, Hotel Eden and Matt Jaffe &The Distractions. http://www.babyandtheluvies.com