Al Holliday and the East Side Rhythm Band

Al Holliday and the East Side Rhythm Band

Sun · October 22, 2017

Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:00 pm


This event is all ages

Al Holliday
Al Holliday
Please join us on this special occasion as St. Louis own most natural, ride or die Soul Rhythm & Blues band family, Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band, makes the most of the beautiful listening room that is The Stage at KDHX.

This seated, early evening show will feature two full sets of the band's original numbers and unique arrangements of classic songs by the likes of Allen Toussaint, The Beatles, and more - with enough acoustic piano and acoustic guitar vibes to make the evenin' right.

Get your tickets now for this one time only show!!!

"Best Male Vocalist" - RFT
"Best R&B Artist" - RFT
"The Vanilla Johnnie Johnson" - Alonzo Townsend, St. Louis Blues Legacy (via St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
"Pound for blues pounding pound... our city's finest" - RFT

In a few short years, Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band have built their reputation as the hard-hitting, world-class, force-of-Soul-and-R-&-B-nature beyond comparison. People everywhere have done more than just take notice as this young-blooded crew has brought their searing, raw performances to stages from their hometown St. Louis, across the country, and beyond.

The band's distinct brand of Soul music is a bit less "New York City" and much more "Mississippi River". Their sound combines the loose, funky feel of New Orleans R&B along with the visceral power and intensity of East St. Louis' own Ike & Tina Turner - and they bring it all right to ya with truly inspired original numbers by an undeniable, natural born artist, Al Holliday.

Whether it has been performing for the hysterical audience for their recent "Natural Remedies" CD release show, or sharing the stage with Galactic, Dumpstaphunk, and Orgone: Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band has been whipping audiences into a frenzy with their burning, truly one-of-a-kind performances.

The band's brand new release, "Natural Remedies", was cut live to analog tape by the nine young men and women that are The East Side Rhythm Band - made with as much blood, sweat and tears as fried chicken and potato salad. The performances on this album serve as a document of this burgeoning champion Soul and R&B organization, while the content is nothing less than a revelation of a true artist, which in our times, is not something you see every day.

If you are looking for the real thing, look no further. The genuine article, steeped in tradition, truly inspired, with a whole lot of Soul - it is no mystery why Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band is the Mississippi River's hottest young act - and sho' ain't no doubt - they' temperature is risin'.
Venue Information:
The Stage at KDHX
3524 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO, 63103