Salt City Spotlight

Funk 'n Waffles Dowtown Presents:

Salt City Spotlight

Barroom Philosophers, Boogie Low, TANKSLEY

Thu · July 27, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm (event ends at 11:59 pm)

$10

Join us at Funk 'N Waffles Downtown for another installment of Salt City Spotlight! 

Salt City Spotlight
Salt City Spotlight
Salt City Spotlight is a series of showcases featuring original music from and around Syracuse, New York.
Barroom Philosophers
Barroom Philosophers
Rock-Fusion, Reggae, Funk, Blues, Soul
Boogie Low
Boogie Low
Boogie low! An acid reggae band out of Syracuse New York that thrives on an infusion of reggae funk and improvisational jams. Every night is a different which creates a different sound with a organic feel. Members consist of Loudon Smith on lead vocals and guitar. Tommy Dennis holding the low end down on his bass. Dustin DeFillippo laying down the integrate rhythmrhythms of reggae funk and jam. Joshua Alaniz working his magic between vocals rhythm and leads on his keyboard. Brandon Au always working his way in and out of percussion drums and amazing feel. Ray Wiggins holding down the fort as boogie lows new backbone behind the drum kit bringing amazing feel improvisations and mastery of time.
TANKSLEY
TANKSLEY
TANKSLEY is a young singer-songwriter born in the Central NY region. He is a self-taught guitarist and pianist. At the age of 15, he began playing the family piano and received a guitar as a gift. Over the past few years he has spent countless hours honing his skills while writing and performing wherever possible. Tanksley’s vocal abilities have been described as “smokey”, “smooth” and “addicting”. He is honored to have been a student of jazz great, Ronnie Leigh and is currently being mentored by Carlos Alomar (David Bowie’s guitarist, musical arranger and collaborator for decades). While escaping the need to be bound by genre-specific parameters, Tanksley finds freedom in his music and delivers a fresh and contemporary style all his own. Rich with a variety of influences, Tanksley’s music is straight from his soul. He has performed at venues throughout New York and isanticipating the release of his EP.
Venue Information:
Funk 'n Waffles - Downtown
307 S. Clinton Street
Syracuse, NY, 13202
http://www.funknwaffles.com/wp/