West End Blend
Friday, September 1, 2017
Bar & Restaurant: 5:00pm
West End Blend
Since their conception, ten piece Funk/Soul band West End Blend has been playing their version of Funk and Soul in venues all over the Northeast. Fronted by vocalist Erica Bryan, the band pays homage to classic throwback sounds while adding their own distinct vibe and flair. Behind her, the Blend packs a four-piece horn section, two guitars, bass, keyboards and drums onto stages every night. From humble beginnings in an epic sweaty funky basement dance party, the Blend’s goal has always been to bring that same atmosphere to every show ever since.
The Blend released their debut full length record, “Rewind”, in the Fall of 2015. The album was recorded at Telefunken Studios with Grammy Award winning engineer, Brendan Morawski. Alongside their album release, West End Blend shared the stage with Turkuaz, Break Science, Kung Fu, Twiddle, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, The Nth Power, The Motet and countless others Jam/Funk staples throughout 2015-2016 . On September 28th, 2016 the Blend released their latest EP “Say Hey!” as they embark on their Fall Tour across the Northeast. Throughout their Fall tour they will share the stage with Dopapod, The Nth Power, members of Turkuaz, Hayley Jane & The Primates and more.
Sead is an alt rock band from St. Mikes specializing in originals and their own interpretations of crowd favorites in the rock genre. Some of their influences include local band Twiddle, Led Zeppelin, Steve Miller Band, Bob Dylan and Dispatch. They have played multiple venues in the Burlington area truly living up to their slogan, “Spread The Sead”.