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The Right Now

- US Chicago, IL R&B/Soul / Pop

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Sounds Like: Raphael Saadiq, Amy Winehouse, The Spinners, Fitz & The Tantrums, Stevie Wonder

Bio: Based on Stefanie Berecz's gutsy voice and Brendan O'Connell's crafty songwriting, The Right Now is Chicago soul for the 21st century. The band will release their second album, Gets Over You, on April 10, 2012.

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  • Fri

    Sep 26


    Berlin, BE, DE | 6:00pm
    Fri Sep 26 6:00pm

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    RIGHT NOW - Disco Live! Am Freitag, den 26. September ist wieder Partytime in Berlin, wenn RIGHT NOW, das erfolgreichste Covershowprojekt der neuen Bundeslnder das Kesselhaus der Kulturbrauerei rockt. Seit dem Anfang des neuen Milleniums ist RIGHT NOW regelmig Gast im Kesselhaus, sei es bei den legendren Silvesterveranstaltungen, der Walpurgisnacht oder den Konzerten an jedem letzten Freitag im Monat.Die Konzerte leben vor Allem durch die Spielfreude der 7-kpfigen Partycoverband, die zu den bekanntesten und beliebtesten der neuen Bundeslnder gehrt. Die Band spielt ein Programm aus den Party-Hits der 80er und 90er Jahre sowie aktuellen Charthits. Durch die junge, dynamische und hochmusikalische Besetzung der Band mit Drums, Bass, 2 Gitarren, Keyboards sowie einem Snger und einer Sngerin ist es mglich geworden, fast jeden Musikgeschmack zu bedienen. Alle Musiker bestechen durch Professionalitt, Musikalitt und Entertainingfhigkeiten, die jede Veranstaltung zu einem einzigartigen Erlebnis werden lsst. Die Bhnenshows der Extraklasse vermitteln den Besuchern ein Gefhl der Einzigartigkeit, Vielseitigkeit und Qualitt. In den vergangenen Jahren ist RIGHT NOW ein Markenzeichen fr ausgelassene Stimmung und gute Livemusik geworden. Dabei besteht die Band auf kleinen und groen Bhnen, von laut bis leise, als Haupt- oder Supportact. Immer wird das Ziel erreicht: das Publikum zu begeistern.

  • Fri

    Oct 24


    Chicago, IL, US | 6:00pm

    Chicago, IL, US
    Fri Oct 24 6:00pm

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    The Right Now - Get Up with the Get Downs The Right NowWebsiteMySpaceFacebookTwitterLinksThere are only so many times you can take back that cheating lover or accept excuses from a lazy scrub. It's easier said than done, but one soul band is taking a stand. The Right Now isn't going to take it anymore. The Right Now is fed up. And on their second record, The Right Now Gets Over You. The challenging title is a reality check, but delivered with a smile from singer Stefanie Berecz. "It's just a representation of the stories in the songs. Nearly every track has a cheating character, or someone who's had enough of their lover. It's a mixed bag of empowerment and regret." Gets Over You continues the "it's complicated" theme of 2010s Carry Me Home, although this outing shows Berecz in a darker, seedier role. Recorded in a cathartic, week-long session in Los Angeles with producer Sergio Rios (Orgone), Gets Over You takes the Chicago septet's soulful sound to the warm, crackling world of analog tape and vintage instruments. Berecz's voice, often compared to those of Chaka Kahn and Joss Stone, takes center stage. The band shines with raw, gritty performances and elegant arrangements that are the result of countless hours of performing, rehearsing, and traveling together. Berecz's emotionally-charged vocal performance has been the band's calling card at over 200 shows in the past two years. The Right Now's electrifying live show matching suits, choreographed horn section, and all has earned them a reputation as "dynamic, complex, hip and just downright fun" (Gapers Block). The past two years saw immense growth for The Right Now, including a sold-out release party at Chicago's Lincoln Hall; tour dates throughout the Midwest, East, and South; festival appearances at SXSW, North Coast Festival, and Summerfest; and opening stints for Fitz & The Tantrums, George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic, Bettye Lavette, Otis Clay, Orgone, Kings Go Forth, Jamie Lidell, and Tortured Soul. USA Today and mp3.com featured the band as a favorite, and live TV appearances (WGN) put the Chicago act on the national stage. Placements in a 2011 episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and promos for Gilly Hicks and other national retailers also broadened the band's appeal. "It takes a man to admit that it's over," Berecz confidently croons on "Half As Much." "But if you can't, I can do it for sure." While Stefanie Berecz may have gotten over the man in this song, audiences won't be getting over her any time soon. Stefanie Berecz will not be able to perform tonight.

  • Fri

    Nov 28


    Berlin, BE, DE | 5:00pm
    Fri Nov 28 5:00pm

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    RIGHT NOW - Disco Live! Am Freitag, den 28. November ist wieder Partytime in Berlin, wenn RIGHT NOW, das erfolgreichste Covershowprojekt der neuen Bundeslnder das Kesselhaus der Kulturbrauerei rockt. Seit dem Anfang des neuen Milleniums ist RIGHT NOW regelmig Gast im Kesselhaus, sei es bei den legendren Silvesterveranstaltungen, der Walpurgisnacht oder den Konzerten an jedem letzten Freitag im Monat. Die Konzerte leben vor Allem durch die Spielfreude der 7-kpfigen Partycoverband, die zu den bekanntesten und beliebtesten der neuen Bundeslnder gehrt. Die Band spielt ein Programm aus den Party-Hits der 80er und 90er Jahre sowie aktuellen Charthits. Durch die junge, dynamische und hochmusikalische Besetzung der Band mit Drums, Bass, 2 Gitarren, Keyboards sowie einem Snger und einer Sngerin ist es mglich geworden, fast jeden Musikgeschmack zu bedienen. Alle Musiker bestechen durch Professionalitt, Musikalitt und Entertainingfhigkeiten, die jede Veranstaltung zu einem einzigartigen Erlebnis werden lsst. Die Bhnenshows der Extraklasse vermitteln den Besuchern ein Gefhl der Einzigartigkeit, Vielseitigkeit und Qualitt. In den vergangenen Jahren ist RIGHT NOW ein Markenzeichen fr ausgelassene Stimmung und gute Livemusik geworden. Dabei besteht die Band auf kleinen und groen Bhnen, von laut bis leise, als Haupt- oder Supportact. Immer wird das Ziel erreicht: das Publikum zu begeistern.

  • Thu

    Jan 22


    Rockford, IL, US | 7:00pm

    Rockford, IL, US
    Thu Jan 22, 2015 7:00pm

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    The Right Now (Chicago) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuMZPDG1ftk&feature=player_embeddedhttp://therightnow.com/[D]amn,Gets Over Youis one hell of a way to avoid a sophomore slump. Gapers BlockThe group, fronted by powerful leading lady, Stefanie Berecz, breathes new life into the torch, soul, and R&B traditions. If Joss Stone fronted Fitz and the Tantrums, you might end up with something like what The Right Now have accomplished on this record. The Vinyl DistrictA damn great step forward for The Right Now Dusty GrooveChicago is a pretty soul-filled town, but for my money, no one is exploring the genre as excitingly as The Right Now.-The Onion AV ClubOther press:Straight from Memphis by way of Chicago, The Right Now are one of our favorite bands right now. Its time for an encore, brothers and sisters, from the crew that marches to the beat of Motown, has the soul of Stax and plays the game just like Chess and Checker. -MP3.COMThe Chicago soul band fronted by vocalist Stefanie Berecz delivers a sweet slab of funk from Carry Me Home. USA TODAYThe Right Now have set their soul to sizzle just-so on their debut album Carry Me Home. With powerful vocals from frontwoman Stefanie Berecz and more horns than Gabriels air cavalry, The Right Now are some serious soul cats. The Nashville Scene

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  • Monkey Paw Finger (Artist) Monkey Paw Finger
    Excellent Groove On "Ain't Going Back"!
  • RoPatron (Artist) RoPatron
    Much respect, keep up the good work. And remember that broken pencils are pointless!!!!! Please like me at www.facebook.com/ropatron UNO RoPatron
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  • DCMusicCRO - Songwriter / Solo Musician (Artist) DCMusicCRO - Songwr...
    Nice songs! Bravo!
  • Bubbojones (Artist) Bubbojones
    My first visit here today told me that it wasn't gonna be my last one. I like what u're doin here and I became a fan today. thats whats up.
  • Extreme Dream (Artist) Extreme Dream
    Nice soulful Vocals and Music. Playing and enjoying the first three songs.......Tony
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