Charles Walker Band

Deliciously Stanky, Dynamically Funky, Recklessly Hopeful. Grounded in soul, the Charles Walker Band has been compared to Prince, Bruno Mars, The Brand New Heavys, James Brown and Sharon Jones. The Milwaukee based band has refined their sound into Neo-Funk, a fusion of funk and soul infused rhythms with pop melodies. The seven piece band rehearses relentlessly in Charles’ basement, amidst couches and low ceilings, the trombonist having to stoop the entire time, continually evolving their performance. These questions are continually posed: How can we make this sound tighter? How can we arrange this to make it more stimulating? How can we make this song look visually different? They combine this quest for musical excellence with deep gospel influences and positive lyrical messages. The Charles Walker Band is Deliciously Stanky, Dynamically Funky, Recklessly Hopeful.

As a testament to their live magic, the group has opened for national acts including Earth Wind & Fire, Aaron Neville, Robert Cray, BB King, Richard Marx, Eddie Shaw (Howlin Wolf’s Sax Player), Booker T, Cameo and Bernard Allison. The ensemble has been featured on Fox News, NBC “Live in the Morning,” nationally syndicated “Discover Wisconsin,” and was the featured artist on the Blues Revue (2010) and Soul Bag (2007) sampler CDs and has been nominated four years in a row for best soul/r&b act in Wisconsin by WAMI, winning the award in 2013.

TICKETING & RESERVATION INFO:

Purchasing a General Admission ticket does not guarantee a seat/table.

Additional reservations are not required if booth, table, or banquette tickets have been purchased via Ticketfly.

PLEASE NOTE: If earlier dinner reservations are made, your seats are not guaranteed for the show. For example, you cannot reserve a table at 7:00pm and keep it for a 9:30pm show. The only way to guarantee a seat for the show is to purchase booth or banquette tickets.

Reservations for the Captain’s Room (private dining room) can be reserved for parties of 12-20 guests. For more info call 470-225-6162.

Cadillac Jones

Cadillac Jones is 6 piece funk jazz ensemble that combines influences from 60s soul, 70s funk, and rock to form a style of music that is completely their own. They started here in Atlanta in 2001, and are now touring behind their fifth studio album - Cabin Fever. The band still proudly wears its influences of Herbie, James, and Quincy. But with the comfort of over a decade of history under their belts, Cadillac Jones uses horns, guitars, keys, and, synths to confidently blend in touches of psychedelia and even afrobeat that keep the surprises coming for audiences deep into the night.

TICKETING & RESERVATION INFO:

Purchasing a General Admission ticket does not guarantee a seat/table.

Table seating is considered General Admission and is reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. Table reservations can be made at venkmans.com (see “Reservations”), or by calling 470-225-6162.

Additional reservations are not required if a booth or banquette has been purchased via Ticketfly.

PLEASE NOTE: If earlier dinner reservations are made, your seats are not guaranteed for the show. For example, you cannot reserve a table at 7:30pm and keep it for a 10:00pm show. The only way to guarantee a seat for the show is to purchase booth or banquette tickets.

Reservations for the Captain’s Room (private dining room) can be reserved for parties of 12-20 guests. For more info call 470-225-6162.

$14.00 - $18.00

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