MJ’S Play Old-School Soul + Funk at Arlin’s Saturday

Have you heard the MJ’S? They play old-school soul and funk, and they’ll be playing a free gig in the patio behind Arlin’s Saturday from 10pm to 2am. Every time the MJ’S play Arlin’s they draw an enthusiastic crowd of old fans and new converts, and it makes it all the sweeter that the show will be outdoors.

It’s tough to find a weak link the MJ’S. Along with being a good singer, lead vocalist Ronnie J Foster is a convincing front man. Justin Hall is a versatile guitarist who wowed us the last time out with his rendition of Funkadelic’s psychedelic opus, “Maggot Brain.” Keyboardist Joel (Razor Sharp) Johnson has worked extensively with Bootsy Collins, bass player Mark Becker finds deep funk grooves wherever the music roams…and since the MJ’S have been juggling drummers, I’ll hold off there. Continue reading “MJ’S Play Old-School Soul + Funk at Arlin’s Saturday”