DOWNTOWN SOUNDS ARTIST INFO
The Prime Time Band
The Prime Time Band was formed in Bellingham, WA in 2011. Originally comprised of mainly WWU students, this funk and soul-driven band has played numerous shows in its six years of existence and is now based in Seattle, WA. The band is more than just a music group, it’s a family. Through their high energy live shows, they’ve recreated and played the original tunes of such artists as: Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Earth Wind & Fire, Bruno Mars, just to name a few. The Prime Time Band shows off a groovin’ rhythm section, flashy horn section and soulful vocals, this band will get any crowd dancing the night away.
American Soul, Funk, R&B
Baby Cakes is a 9-piece powerhouse of highly experienced and talented musicians taking their audiences on a luxurious joyride through the golden age of American Soul, funk, and R&B. Featuring male and female lead vocals, full horn and rhythm sections, Baby Cakes brings to life the spirit, energy, and emotion of the most classic popular music in history.
Dirty Revival is a Portland, OR based Soul band formed in early 2013. Since its inception, DR has shared the stage with many national and local favorites including Gift of Gab, Lyrics Born, Nappy Roots, Satin Chaps, Cooper and the Jam, Farnell Newton, Speakerminds and Elton Cray. The band is made up of a diverse group of musicians whom all bring a unique vibe that, when combined creates a meaningful, soulful and passionate sound.
The Naughty Blokes
Soul/Rock/Rhythm & Blues
The Naughty Blokes are bringing soulful, edgy rhythms and an English Rock flair to a blend of the deeper roots of popular music. Their primary purpose is to perform rock and roll for dancing and entertainment. We want to entertain our guests and give them a reason to Dance, Feel Good, and Have A Spirited Romp! Jolly!
Polecat has traveled all over Northwest U.S., with 650 appearances and four albums in seven years. Their unique instrumentation and smart song arrangements enable them to seamlessly blend genres including Americana, Celtic, rock, reggae, and world music into their sound. The general appeal of Polecat comes from their unique take on roots music and their interactive and high energy live shows.
Hot Damn Scandal
Tipsy American Gypsy Blues
Tipsy American Gypsy Blues, End of the World Love Songs, Whiskey Bottle Yodeler Folk, Aviator Earball Shades, and much much more!!! Hot Damn Scandal Everybody!!!
Swatkins, a member of Allen Stone and Juno What?!, is a ginger-bearded smiley musician guy. His music generally sounds like a good time. This multi-instrumentalist is a master of the talkbox, an old-school analog effect using his larynx to shape the sound of a keyboard synthesizer.
Snug Harbor is a 8 piece funk-soul revival group, tucked away in the corner of the Northwest in the city of Bellingham, WA. From original compositions to classic covers, Snug Harbor is raw, high-energy soul music and each live show contains elements of improvisation over heavy funk grooves. After six years of recording, performing, and touring this band has really hit its stride.
Naughty Professor is an iconoclastic New Orleans-based jazz-funk sextet whose adventurous recordings and horn-charged, high-energy live performances have earned them an enthusiastic fan base, critical acclaim, and widespread attention from their musical peers.
Fusing hip-hop with many different musical elements such as funk, soul, rock, blues and indie pop, Deadly D provides a uniquely captivating, explosive stage show that includes live instruments, female vocalists and a live DJ.