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Women take over the 8x10 club. Four Female fronted bands.
Sounds Like: the SoulJazz Orchestra, The Budos Band, Lettuce, Maceo Parker
Label: Pineapple Koi
Manager: Kevin Basiliko
Bio: 8 ohms are an Annapolis based 9 piece horn heavy funk, soul, reggae band. Their sound, while reminiscent of James Brown, Bob Marley and early 70's rare groove, still provides a unique and eclectic perspective in modern music and has been honing their style since 2007, playing festivals, clubs and...See Full Bio
8 ohms band has a show on 10/05/2013 at 11:00 AM @ Taste of Bethesda in Bethesda, MD http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/232474854 #concert
“8 Ohms Band, hailing from Annapolis, opened the show." In many ways they’re an East Coast equivalent to Orgone, except with a whole lot more horn." Every instrument got her day to shine throughout the set but it’s the horns that drive this band that features three breeds of saxophone, as well as trumpet and trombone front and center on the stage. This is the second time the groups have teamed up for a showThe mastermind behind 8 Ohms Band is Kevin Basiliko, the band’s alto and baritone sax extraordinaire, who started the band half a decade ago. There are nine of them now, including their newest member Denise Henderson. She may be new to this group, but with a background in gospel and a heart for soul, she is no amateur; their model is similar to Orgone and she’s the leading lady on stageShe joked the band took her on after they realized they needed someone “who looks like that indicating the band’s poster featuring a silhouette of a curvy prima donna over a psychedelic desi”