The Nth Power w/ Huntertones
Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time: 9:00 pm
Price: $15 at door
Proving that soul music can be exponentially greater than the sum of its parts, The Nth Power is on a mission to share the light. Formed during an impromptu late-night jam at Jazz Fest 2012 in New Orleans, the relentlessly funky and soulful band believes in music as a higher power – tapping into an energy that is simultaneously sexy and spiritual, with songs that will inspire audiences to dance, groove, make love or just stand there with goose bumps.
The quartet hails from diverse musical backgrounds, races and creeds. Female powerhouse Nikki Glaspie was Beyonce’s world-touring drummer for five years before she joined Ivan Neville’s New Orleans outfit, Dumpstaphunk. Bassist Nate Edgar of Groovechild and John Brown’s Body perfectly compliments Singer and Guitarist Nick Cassarino who came from the Jennifer Hartswick Band and toured with Big Daddy Kane. Finally rounding off the ensemble is the newest and youngest member, Courtney J’Mell Smith who brings his soulful vocals and keyboard abilities to the table.
“It’s my dream team,” says Glaspie. “Each one of us is a songwriter, so when we get together, everything becomes much stronger.” Beyond raw skill, however, Glapsie cites a deep spiritual connection as the glue that binds them together. “Music is what brought us together, but it’s the spiritual bond that makes us play so in touch with each other.”
At the core of their vibe is a deviously simple concept – the healing power of Love.
Huntertones is a high energy horn-driven group based in Brooklyn, NY. Their signature sound is a marriage of inspired improvisation and adventurous compositions that meld jazz, funk, soul, hip-hop, R&B, and rock to produce addicting grooves that resonate with all types of audiences. The band met at The Ohio State University and got their start playing house shows at their Hunter Avenue apartment. The band’s mission is simple: Create live music that will often make you think and always make you move.
Thursday June 22nd – The Nth Power w/ Huntertones
Doors: 8:00pm, Show: 9:00pm – Tickets: $12 ADV/$15 DOS – Ages: 18+