Motown invasion

DOWNEY - Stone Soul, a band that plays the best of classic soul and Motown, will play a free concert Wednesday at Furman Park, part of the city's summer-long concert series.Stone Soul's playlist includes songs from legendary artists including Stevie Wonder, James Brown, the Temptations, Four Tops, Al Green and more. The group puts its own rendition on classic songs such as "Mustang Sally," "Soul Man," "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag," "Signed, Sealed and Delivered" and "Heard It Through the Grapevine." Stone Soul is popular among the summer concert scene, having performed in La Mirada, Buena Park, Calabasas, Riverside, Laguna Beach and other cities. They also were the house band for the K-Earth 101 Sunset Splash Party earlier this summer. The band can also be found performing at county fairs and festivals. The band is made up by Matt Grey on vocals, Mick Michelback on guitar and vocals, Glenn Bassett on bass and vocals, Steve Hansen on keys and vocals, Tom Curry on drums, Charles Burns on tenor and alto sax, Danny Moynahan on baritone sax and Rex Merriweather on trumpet. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Residents are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets.

********** Published: July 29, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 15