The GroovaLottos @ Mashpee Community Park Concert Series

August 21st - See Cape's Grammy-nominated artists...
The GroovaLottos (L-R) Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor; The ZYG 808; Eddie Ray Johnson; Richard Johnson (Courtesy of the artists)

MASHPEE - The TD Bank Summer Concert Series at Mashpee Community Park will be turning into a bit of a party on Tuesday, August 21 at 6 pm when 4 time Grammy nominated, powerhouse soul-funk-blues band The GroovaLottos take to the stage in Mashpee Community Park, located at the corner of Rte 130 and Great Neck Rd North, across from Mashpee Town Hall. The concert is free and open to the public and attendees are encouraged to bring chairs, blankets and even a picnic supper. The GroovaLottos have been a staple at the series for the last four years.

"We've been enjoying the road a lot this summer, but it's nice to come back and play a show at home in Mashpee." Eddie Ray Johnson, drummer, The GroovaLottos

Since May, The GroovaLottos have been on The Phunk Hits 2018 summer concert tour, where they have and will be playing dates in Washington DC, New York City, Rhode Island, Connecticut and throughout Massachusetts. Their2017 debut album, "Ask Yo Mama" received 4 Grammy nominations in Pop and R&B. Band percussionist, The ZYG 808's recent solo project "The Concerto", released digitally in late July is a top twenty regional download and he has been a featured performer on the band's tour. In April he won the Mashpee Middle High School Talent Show with his piece, "Explanation".

"Master musicians laying down juicy rhythms, fat hooks and clever lyrics. If you can listen without a smile on your face and bounce in your step, check your pulse." Peter Cohen, Mashpee Resident

Upcoming stops on The Phunk Hits 2018 tour include performances at the Aug 25th Boston Jazz Fest, a labor day weekend 'Phunk Party' at legendary New York City club S.O.B.'s, and the annual Rhythm & Roots Festival in Charlestown, Rhode Island. The band has also inked a deal with Ballistic TV as a resident band.

For more information, follow the band on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @thegroovalottos or visit www.thegroovalottos.com


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