8PM - Co-founder, writer and drummer of Soulive, Alan Evans proudly presents his newest creation, the Alan Evans Trio. It is without surprise that AE3's sound proves hard-driving and groovy with deep, funky melodies and powerful, rhythmic counter-play, with Beau Sasser on keys and Dan Mayer on guitar the group is held tightly together by the drum-master himself. Their passionate progressions emanate an electrified, smoky, 70s-era CTI Records zeitgeist.
7PM - Opening act - Smooth Dialects is a sexy group of panty-droppin', booty-poppin', soul-fillin', jazz-jivin', funk freaks that even yo mama can get down to. The band combines classical training, jazz techniques, and gospel flare to create a sultry groove palette that anyone can feel all over.