Delta Generators @ Boston Harbor Distillery _w/ Barrence Whitfield and Mark Earley
at Boston Harbor Distillery
Friday, March 8, 2024
Boston Harbor Distillery Boston, MA
Barrence Whitfield, a distinguished American soul and Rhythm & Blues vocalist, rose to prominence as the dynamic frontman of Barrence Whitfield & the Savages in the 1980s and 1990s. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, Whitfield's musical journey began in East Orange, New Jersey, where he sang in a gospel choir during his childhood. His passion for music continued at Boston University, where he studied journalism and caught the attention of musician Peter Greenberg, leading to the formation of The Savages.
The band quickly gained acclaim for their electrifying stage presence, described as "raucous and rough," embodying the spirit of soul legends like Little Richard and Wilson Pickett. With a string of albums, including their self-titled debut and "Dig Yourself," the group earned international recognition. Whitfield's career extended beyond the Savages, contributing to tribute albums and collaborating with artists like Tom Russell. With a remarkable discography, including "Savage Kings" and "Dig Thy Savage Soul," Barrence Whitfield continues to captivate audiences worldwide with his soulful voice and energetic performances.
Renowned saxophonist Mark Earley stands as a two-time Grammy Nominee and a distinguished member of the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame. With an illustrious career marked by six W.C. Handy Awards, Earley's musical journey has taken him to prestigious venues worldwide, from the grandeur of NYC's Lincoln Center to the soulful stages of The San Francisco Blues Festival. His global reach extends to iconic locations like The Moscow International Performing Arts Centre, The Zouk Mikael International Festival in Beirut, Lebanon, and The Le Méridien Etoile's Jazz Club as part of the JBL Jazz Festival in Paris. Mark Earley's musical odyssey is a testament to his unparalleled talent and ability to captivate audiences on an international scale.
Throughout his career, Earley has collaborated with a myriad of musical luminaries, including Jay McShann, Duke Robillard, Taj Mahal, and The Temptations, among many others. His extensive list of collaborators spans genres and generations, showcasing the breadth and depth of his musical prowess. Mark's ability to share the spiritual magic of music with audiences across the world is not just a career but a true blessing, demonstrating the profound impact of his extraordinary talent on the global stage.
$20 in advance/$25 DOS
This is a 21+ Show
Doors are at 7pm. Showtime is 8pm.
NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES
This event is being presented by SHK Music at the Boston Harbor Distillery - a wonderfully unique and intimate setting to take in great music with its 1850's architecture, great acoustics, comfortable seating and fantastic selection of made-on-the-premises liquors and liqueurs. And there's plenty of free parking too. More info at https://www.shkmusic.com/faq