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Larry Vann

Larry Vann

R&B/Soul / Blues / Jazz Richmond, CA  US
Tonite
Tonite
Look Over Yonder
Look Over Yonder
First Time
First Time
Summertime In The Big City
Summertime In The Big City

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Larry Vann: Groovin' with Curtis Mayfield, his hero

Shows

  • 2014

    Sep 14

    Sausalito, CA, US | 6:00pm

    SUN 9/14 6PM THE FULL MEDICINE BALL BAND 'LIVE ON THE BARGE' at the SAUSALITO CRUISING CLUB featuring ft. TERRIE ODABI, CHARLIE FAIRFAX HICKOX, MADS TOLLING, NANCY WRIGHT, LARRY VANN & DAVID STURDEVANT for another DANCE PARTY with the Bay Area's brightest stars; 415.332.9922 300 Napa Street (behind Dunphy Park) Sausalito; Cover $10; Nice, moderately priced food choices available. Please send US the names of EACH person wishing to attend: --> medicineball1@gmail.com.

  • 2013

    Jul 14

    San Rafael, CA, US | 6:30pm

    Get down with everybody's favorite party band at one of the Bay Area's newest and most exciting venues nestled in beautiful San Rafael - The Fenix. With deep roots in the heart of the San Francisco California Bay Area, the Medicine Ball delights audiences grand and small with danceable Americana infused with grooves of New Orleans and sounds from around the world. SUN 07/ 4:30-8:30 THE FULL MEDICINE BALL BAND deliver danceable Swinging Americana, New Orleans infused Rock n'Soul & Beyond with two-time Grammy Award winning violinist MADS TOLLING, Oakland's own TERRIE ODABI, keyboardist and vocalist extraordinaire JANICE MAXIE REID, West Coast Blues Society Saxophonist of the Year NANCY WRIGHT, Blues Hall of Fame Drummer LARRY VANN, and "Doctor" DAVID STURDEVANT on guitar, harmonica and vocals. David Sturdevant and the Medicine Ball Band perform through out the Bay Area and around the world with frequent appearances at many of the most favored clubs, restaurants, cafes and local hangouts in Northern California.

  • 2013

    Jun 21

    Martinez, CA, US | 8:00pm

    The Medicine Ball Band returns to Martinez and one of the coolest venues around - Armandos - where musicians love to play and music lovers cele - brate! With an all star lineup guaranteed to get you moving to their sweet sweet booty grooving, founder and band leader David Sturdevant unites his "A-Team" to bring the house down with you in it! Consistently one of the most fun bands around, David promises the very finest local musicians and vocalists. The Medicine Ball is continues a long, rewarding tradition of this popular Bay Area ensemble group that got its start playing for tips to locals and tourists from around the world on the streets of San Francisco. San Francisco's MEDICINE BALL BAND featuring Oakland's own TERRIE ODABI, Two-Time Grammy Award winning violinist MADS TOLLING; West Coast Blues Society Sax Player of the year NANCY WRIGHT, ROSCO GALLO and DAVID STURDEVANT on guitar, harmonica and vocals with surprise guests expected @ ARMANDOS in Martinez. IT"S NOT THAT FAR AWAY! The Medicine Ball is a sure fire hit with all ages, attitudes and interests performing feel good music for great dancing, relaxing or just hanging out. David Sturdevant (also of Stafford & Sturdevant, Trio Davide) spins the turn style to unite musicians from near and far with the perfect blend of soulful vocalists and powerful instrumentalists personally chosen for each show and venue.

  • 2012

    Oct 27

    Oakland, CA, US | 8:00pm

    The Medicine Ball Band enlivens Oakland's prized 57th Street Gallery with an all star lineup guaranteed to get you movin' to their unique brand of sweet sweet music groovin'. Founder and band leader David Sturdevant (Pee Wee Ellis, Randy Jackson) performs all over Northern California with this popular ensemble that he arranges personally for every show. Comprised of Grammy Award winners, Blues Hall of Fame inductees and premiere vocalists from around the world, the Medicine Ball is linked to the biggest names in entertainment, including Stevie Wonder, Stanley Clarke, John Lee Hooker, Steve Turre and Mickey Hart, among many other luminaries. This band can't be beat! San Francisco's MEDICINE BALL BAND "Funky Swing & Rock n' Roll Soul Show" featuring Oakland's own vocalist TERRIE ODABI, keyboard and vocalist extraordinaire Ms. JANICE MAXIE REID, saxophone great NANCY WRIGHT, Blues Hall of Fame drummer and vocalist LARRY VANN and "Dr. Jazz" DAVID STURDEVANT on guitar, harmonica and vocals. Always surprises, expect an evening to remember @ 57TH ST. GALLERY- CORNER OF 57TH & TELEGRAPH; OAKLAND $15 COVER. SPECIAL NOTE: The Medicine Ball Band "New Year's Eve Rockin' Slam Jam" with THIS SAME LINE-UP plus Two time Grammy Award winning violinist MADS TOLLING will be joined by none other than Mr. PEE WEE ELLIS (band leader, arranger, saxophonist for JAMES BROWN, VAN MORRISON) for a unique opportunity with the long time music great who lives abroad. @ 57th Street *** $60 includes dinner + Tickets on sale now: http://www.57thstreetgallery.com/tickets/364-new-years-eve-party-dec-31.html ++Reservations are filling up!! The Medicine Ball is a sure fire hit performing feel good music for great dancing, relaxing or just hanging out. David Sturdevant (also of Stafford & Sturdevant, Trio Davide) spins the turn style of local talent to unite musicians near and far for a special blend of San Francisco Americana, Swingin' Jazz, Classic Rock n' Roll and R&B Soul. www.medicineballband.com http://www.57thstreetgallery.com/calendar/icalrepeat.detail/2012/12/31/702/-/new-years-party-featuring-the-medicine-ball-band.html

  • 2012

    Aug 18

    San Francisco, CA, US | 7:30pm

    Great American Music Hall, "Guitar Slingers and Blues Singers: A Blues Revue" Featuring Volker Strifler, Terry Hiatt, Tia Carroll, Dave Workman, Cathy Lemons, Stan Erhart, Larry Vann, Paul Olguin, Austin DeLone, & Friends ! Saturday, August 18, 8-12:00 PM 859 O’Farrell, San Francisco 94109; All Ages (6+), $13 ($37.95 w/ dinner). Validated Discount Parking at AMC Theatres Garage, O'Farrell & Van Ness. Easy access to public transit. Sponsored by The Golden Gate Blues Society, and Guitars Not Guns. Co-produced by Stan Erhart & Cathy Lemons.

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Label: Rusty Key Records

Manager: Mrs. Vann

Bio: “To sum up how I am, I’m a groove merchant, always searching for a groove. That’s my mission – to find the grooves, me grabbing it and locking it in. Every time I play, I want to be able to capture it.”

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Larry Vann has a show on 09/14/2014 at 06:00 PM @ Sausalito Cruising Club in Sausalito, CA http://www.reverbnation.com/q/52w1df #concert

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