The musicians of St. Louis don't just love performing; they love seeing others perform. And the year 2012 offered hundreds of opportunities to do just that.
Each month, this site features numerous photography pieces based on the work of KDHX's intrepid volunteer photographers. These photos are some of their best.
For a dynamite soul ensemble, combine tight horns, funky rhythms and show-stopping vocals. Add a modern pop twist and you’ve got the explosive sounds of the Right Now.
Some place the Right Now under the same soul revival roof of the Dap-Kings and the Dynamites, but the Chicago band slips out the back door with pop delivery and uptown blues polish.
Like other Chicago-based soul groups before them, the Right Now (formerly the band Eli Jones) takes the genre to new heights by adhering to time-tested conventions and dabbling in experimentation.