Boxcar 7 set to bring classic R&B sounds

DOWNEY - Boxcar 7 , a seven-piece show band from Southern California, will perform Wednesday at Furman Park as part of the city's summer concert series. Boxcar 7 plays a blend of blues, soul, old school R&B, classic rock and swing, with a bit of funk. Their set list includes music by B.B. King, Otis Redding, Ray Charles, the Blues Brothers, Wilson Pickett, Sam and Dave, and more.

"Whether you choose to dance or listen to them, you're sure to have a great night out," city officials said in a press release.

The band includes Scott Griffith on lead vocals, Gerry Tschetter on keyboards, Johnny V on trumpet and flugelhorn, and Mark Sample on saxophone.

Together, the band has decades of experience playing clubs and concert halls throughout Southern California and the Midwest.

The concert starts at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

********** Published: July 12, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 13