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Sunday, July 1, 2012
PAST: MUSIC: The George Tisdale Band features at "Seed the Sound Sunday" at BloomBars, joined by Sitali and Ella, SUN, Jan 20th from 8:30pm - 11:00pm, All ages, by donation
features George Tisdale Band, Sitali & Ella
Sunday, January 20th
8:30pm - 11:00pm
All ages, by donation
Note: BloomBars is an alcohol free, all ages, donation-based space
"Just imagine the gut wrenching soul of James Brown meshed with the fashion sense of Andre 3000, and then fuse it with the edge of the Rolling Stones you end up with the George Tisdale Band. GTB is successfully bridging the gap between experimental, alternative, funk that is rooted in a deep faith which is the solid foundation of the soul."
George has worked alongside many of the most talented artists in the industry today including Janelle Monae, Branford Marsalis, Anthony David, Keite Young, Nnenna Freelon, Jeff “Tain” Watts, D.Woods, Nate Currin, and many more. In 2010, he got together with Donald Parker III and formed the George Tisdale Band. Their eclectic songbook is a blend of alternative rock, funk, soul, folk and ballads. Donald Parker III sums up the secret ingredient to their groundbreaking style with one question: “what other rock band has a tuba in it?” His one-man funk-infused horn section adds another dimension to their multi-layered sound.
Sitali and 13 year old Ella are often featured at Bloombars and they'll be performing short sets this eve as well. Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Sitali Siyol spent his childhood in crisscrossing the globe with stops in Egypt, Russia, New York, Seattle, and England where at age 13 he had his first recording sessions with veteran Rock & Roll producer Glynn Johns of Led Zeppelin and Rolling Stones fame. After stints in New York and Seattle Sitali settled in Washington D.C. and formed the band christened with his name in 2005. Their first album “I am a Tree” shortly followed.