Louisville bluegrass/funk supergroup Hot Brown Smackdown will debut their signature event, The Hot Brown Get Down, on Saturday, Mar 18th, 2017, from 8pm to 2AM, at the city’s favorite small concert venue, Headliners Music Hall. The 5.5 hour, 4-set concert includes nationally-touring neo-soul and funk group MojoFlo (from Columbus, OH), the rapidly popularizing local group Mama Said String Band, and a special featured artist set in which Hot Brown Smackdown accompanies Will Husband & AJ Clements from blues-rock group Electric Garden, and then long-time favorites Cheyenne Mize & Nina Rodahoffer, who will be performing and representing their music-therapy nonprofit, Strive, to whom a portion of the concert’s profits will be donated. More information and tickets can be obtained through the www.HotBrownGetDown.com website, or through Headliners Louisville’s ticketing page.
Hot Brown Smackdown is a bluegrass/funk party hybrid that induces involuntary dancing in audiences that appreciate deep, tight grooves. HBS consists of a powerful prodigy guitarist, a drummer-and-lead-vocalist that can grip a room with a single note (especially with the band’s vocal harmonies), a well-seasoned session saxophonist, a jug-band tradition banjoist, a talented and psychedelic bluegrass mandolinist, and an extremely versatile and solid stand-up/electric bassist. Neo-funk group, MojoFlo, is as known for their captivating stage performance as their infectious rhythms and catchy lyrics. Named “Best Band” (2016) by both Columbus Monthly and (614) Magazine for their dynamic live shows featuring vivacious vocalist Amber Knicole. In combining hard hitting horns, seductive melodies and a meticulously crafted stage show, MojoFlo has built a fiercely loyal fanbase. This self