Posts tagged "Jayson Brooks"

"Funk Rock Soul" Concert Preview: funky METERS, The Greyboy Allstars and JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Live at Congress Theater (Friday, April 19)

"Funk Rock Soul" Concert Preview: funky METERS, The Greyboy Allstars and JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Live at Congress Theater (Friday, April 19)
Friday night, in conjunction with CIMMfest, check out an eclectic evening of live music as New Orleans' funky METERS descend upon the Congress Theater alongside local soul-punks JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound, San Diego jazz/funk outfit The Greyboy Allstars and more...

An Interview With Jayson Brooks: A JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Lollapalooza Concert Preview (Saturday, 8/4/12 in Hutchinson Field)

An Interview With Jayson Brooks: A JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound Lollapalooza Concert Preview (Saturday, 8/4/12 in Hutchinson Field)
Having just returned from a two week tour, I spoke last week with JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound frontman Jayson Brooks about his feelings on a huge year for the band that continues with an appearance at noon this Saturday on the Sony stage in Hutchinson Field at Lollapalooza...
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