The Bishops are a Midwestern ska band that stays true to its far-away roots.
Space Capone orbits the funk on intergalactic gangster grooves.
North Mississippi Allstars go for the gut with a fiery brand of Southern blues-rock that is uniquely their own.
Brothers Lazaroff is a band that melds genres, and they might share brainwaves, too.
Like a modern Superfly from the south, AJ and the Jiggawatts combine seedy streets with funky beats.
Much like these long-awaited summer nights, Herbie Hancock's "Head Hunters" is delightfully fleeting. With four songs totaling just over 40 minutes, the entire album is perfect for popping on the stereo during a sultry soirée.
The Chicago-based neo-soulsters JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound may surprise you with songs from their latest release, "Howl." Synths and glittery guitars help give tracks such as "Before You Die" and "Married For A Week" a pop makeover.
From Irish drinking songs to Nirvana covers, Stickley & Canan explore an eclectic repertoire delivered in the American folk tradition.
The word is out that Lee Fields can still pack a punch. The retro-soul powerhouse returned to St. Louis and delivered a wallop to new and returning fans.