MI2N
Music Industry News Network
MONDAY, DECEMBER 5TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Events (more headlines) 03-14-2010

Charles Walker Band Waters Roots In Williamsport

Bookmark and Share
Email: aaron@cwalkerbluesband.com
Website: http://www.walkerband.com/
Music: http://www.walkerband.com/Arrogance.mp3
The Charles Walker Band, appearing at Bullfrog Brewery April 17th, has rifled through America’s musical history and uprooted anything with soul. The Milwaukee based five piece band performs funk, R&B, and blues, while completely blurring the lines of all three genres. This female fronted band, though unique in style, sounds like Sly and the Family Stone meets Sharon Jones and keeps the audience on the floor in every city they hit.

The band is on tour for the exciting release of their fifth CD “Used and Defiant,” which has been described in Soul Bag magazine as “[An] entire album [that] grooves deeply and there is never a dull moment, proving the band’s tremendous genius…An album with diversity, spontaneity, and wholly gratifying, this album appeals to a wide spectrum of listeners.” To sample the band’s sound or order any of their catalogue, check out www.walkerband.com which hosts a streaming player of their latest work.

Charles Walker, tenor saxophone, keyboard, songwriter & band leader, received formal jazz training at UW Eau Claire, playing saxophone for over 20 years. He has played with such greats as Big Al from New Orleans and JJ Johnson at BB’s in St. Louis and his band has opened for BB King, Earth, Wind and Fire, Aaron Neville and Booker T. Muziczine describes him as “Particularly inventive, Walker is a musician bursting with talent. Well capable of building a melody line, his tenor sax thrusts through the mix powerfully” (4/6/09).

Porsche Carmon, lead vocals, was born and raised in Columbus, OH. Porsche’s vocal talent was first discovered at the age of twelve during her first musical theater audition for The Me Nobody Knows. After a decade of musical “silence,” Porsche re-discovered her passion for musical performance in 2001 and began performing on the Milwaukee scene, eventually sharing the stage with notable talents in New York, Chicago, and Milwaukee such as Jon Pairs, Vic Valenti & Walters Chicago Bands, and the Milwaukee Bucks house band Streetlife w/ Warren Wiegratz. In 2010 she joined the Charles Walker Band, where she sings both lead and backup vocals, and plays congas & percussion. The Door County’s Peninsula Pulse said of her talent, “Carmon’s soaring gospel-soul singing, recalls the days of Motown.”

The band’s first appearance at Bullfrog Brewery promises to be energizing and dance oriented. The show begins at 9:00 and is their first stop out East. They will be headed to the Cape May Jazz Festival April 18 at noon and then Warmdaddies in Philadelphia also April 18 at 7:00 pm.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

Gig Performer Software Elevates Live Performing Experience Providing Complete And Effortless Control Over A Live Music Rig

Toronto's K-Slick Realeases New Music Video

Singer/Songwriter Katie Garibaldi Original Christmas Song Out Now!

Anthony Caceres Releases Smooth Jazz Single "A Very Special Christmas"

Atlanta-based Rapper Chris Jamez New Single "Street Soldiers"

VersusMedia Launches New Website For Its Film Music Service

Lost Elysium Launches Their Newest Single From Woodstock New York



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Global Royalties For Creators Reach Record High Of €8.6 Billion
» Gig Performer Software Elevates Live Performing Experience Providing Complete And Effortless Control Over A Live Music Rig
» IFPI'S 'Investing In Music' Report Shows Record Labels Invest Us$4.5 Billion Annually In A&R And Marketing
» MusicDishTV Review: J.Ovanni Music Video "Lap Dance"
» IHeartMedia Launches First Ever - And Only - Interactive On Demand Radio Services, 'iHeartRadio Plus' & 'iHeartRadio All Access'
» VidaPrimo Appoints Stephen Brooks Executive Vice President And General Manager
» Stingray Music Launches Free Online Music Player
» Spotify’s Troy Carter First Keynote Speaker Announced For Music Biz 2017 From May 15-18 In Nashville
» Singer/Songwriter Katie Garibaldi Original Christmas Song Out Now!
» Natalie Jean Nominated For Her Song "Mon Ange"


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Viberate.com Statistical Resource For Music Professionals
» Proper Becomes European Hub For Believe, Picks Up Glitterbeat
» Inaugural MAMA Creators' Forum In Hong Kong
» Live Streaming Eagle I Stallian "Reckless Gods" China Tour
» Koto-toting Jazz-Folk Trio The Jessica Stuart In Beijing
» BMG And Alibaba Music Deepen Music Partnership
» Ambient Chill Out Night @ Dada Beijing
» Warner/Chappell Names Monica Lee President, Asia-Pacific
» Sub Terra #3 - 12th November Promises
» Deadline Upcoming: USArtists International 2016-2017
» Fashion Rocks First Time In Asia
» Elenore "Into The Shadow" Tour Continues In Beijing And Shanghai

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.