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Band/Artist Name: Backbeat Underground

Recommended if you like: Charles Bradley, The Funk Ark, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings / Soulive / Galactic

Story behind your band/artist name: it's a terrible name - naming by committee which I guess is a very DC thing. Though Underground refers to our origins the the GWU basement studios where we started.

Band Members: Satya (sax, percussion) / Arejay (drums) / Gerald (bass) / John (guitar)

What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : NW DC - Petworth / Arlington

At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: Played at all the Funk Parades!
Performed at the Labor Day Music Festival at The Lincoln Theatre - September 2016
Released The Labor Day Sessions three track EP in October 2016

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Main Genre: Funk

Other Genres: jazz, soul, groove