The Rhythm Foundation and the Hollywood CRA played host to Galactic and Monophonics this past Friday night, for a free concert at Hollywood ArtsPark at Young Circle. Led by vocalist and keyboardist Kelly Finnigan, San Francisco based psychedelic soul band Monophonics opened the evening’s festivities and performed a variety songs from their catalog, including several from their soon-to-be-released Sound Of Sinning.
Founded in 1994 in New Orleans, Galactic took the crowd through a carnival inspired set and featured vocalist Erica Falls on their current hits including; Higher and Higher, Hey Na Na, Heart of Steel and Dolla Diva. The band also performed several instrumentals including The Meters’ Groovy Lady and the band’s own Technocheck Collision, Boban and Sugar Doosie.
Video highlights from both bands sets have been provided by CHeeSeHeaDPRoDuCTioNS in conjunction with Taper Steve.
FYI: George Porter Jr. & The Runnin’ Pardners and Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Cha’s will be performing at ArtsPark next Saturday, February 14 for another free show hosted by The Hollywood CRA and The Rhythm Foundation.