Blending Old and New-School Sounds, This Atlanta Band Will Impress You at City Green Live
City Green Live is a Friday night must-do for music lovers! This concert series features local and nationally-known musicians on select Friday nights from May until September. This Friday, August 30th, City Green Live will present Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics!
Deep, raw funk. Sax-style Southern soul. Uplifting Motown-channeling anthems. Atlanta's Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics are the heirs to the thrones of the old-school masters. But they're much more than just a group of revivalists trying to create a period piece. Powerhouse singer Velle and her band will settle for nothing less than bringing these classic sounds glimmering into the now with a fresh, new, modern sheen.
It’s this inviting and accessible bravado that has scored the band critical acclaim from outlets such as The New York Daily News, MTV, Paste and more. And in addition to their critical success, at a time when record sales are at an all-time industry low, the completely independent, DIY-minded Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics sold a quarter-million downloads of their single, “My Dear” on iTunes, landing them in the top 30 on Billboard’s Heatseeker charts and at a stunning #4 on the iTunes R&B charts when their debut album It’s About Time was released in 2012.
The group has shared bills with megastars and indie press darlings alike, including The Temptations, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Iggy Pop, Erykah Badu, Goodie Mob, Gary Clark Jr., Animal Collective, Feist, Bush, The Wailers, Dumpstaphunk, Bombino, Peaches, The Internet, and Kendrick Lamar.
City Green Live is funded in part through a generous grant from the Sandy Springs Arts Foundation. The mission of Sandy Springs Arts Foundation is to provide all Sandy Springs residents with access to life-enriching arts experiences and arts education opportunities.
Make plans now to attend this fun-filled show featuring Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics! Festivities and food trucks will start at 6:30 p.m. and Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics will begin playing at 7:30 p.m. This is a free event and no ticket is needed. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair. Food and drinks are available on-site or bring your own. Only alcoholic beverages sold on-site are allowed. There are no table allocations prior to the event, so those with table tickets should arrive early to select their table.
At Augusta Commons Apartments in Marietta, Georgia, we consider ourselves lucky to be located in a thriving community with so much excitement happening daily. Support local events and make plans to check this exciting one out on Friday!
Friday, August 30, 2019–6:30 PM
Event Venue Location:
The Green at City Springs
1 Galambos Way
Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328