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  • Category: Announcements

    Members Of The New Mastersounds & Soulive Announce Debut Matador! Soul Sounds Tour

    Matador! Soul Sounds are hitting the the road this March for their first-ever U.S. tour! Born from the vision of The New Mastersounds’ Eddie Roberts and Soulive’s Alan Evans, the fierce cuadrilla consists of keyboardist Chris Spies and bassist Kevin Scott (Jimmy Herring) as the band’s “banderilleros”. The band formed out of a short tour with The New […]

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  • Category: Exclusives

    Matador! Soul Sounds Brought The Funk To Brooklyn Comes Alive [Pro-Shot Video]

    For the 2017 edition of Brooklyn Comes Alive, Eddie Roberts of The New Mastersounds and Alan Evans of Soulive debuted their new band called Matador! Soul Sounds. Having missed the first two years of Brooklyn Comes Alive, Roberts was a surefire candidate to appear in 2017. When contacted by the organizers of the event to build a super jam, he […]

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  • Category: Audio

    Eric Krasno Rips “Watchtower” With DMB After Soulive Opens At MSG, On This Day In ’05 [Audio/Video]

    On this day, back in 2005, Soulive performed at Madison Square Garden in support of the Dave Matthews Band. Eric Krasno, Neal Evans, and Alan Evans were no strangers to the gentlemen of DMB, as they had supported them many times in the past. However, this particular show was a proper New York throw down. […]

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  • Category: Announcements

    Soulive Announce First Run Of 2018

    Today, fan-favorite soul-funk-jazz fusion trio Soulive announced their first U.S. dates of 2018. The band will head to the Ardmore Music Hall in Ardmore, PA (just outside Philadelphia) for a two-night run on Friday, March 2nd and Saturday, March 3rd. Watch Soulive And Marcus King Tear Up “Whipping Post” During Bowlive [Pro-Shot] The band, comprised of guitarist Eric Krasno, […]

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  • Category: Media

    Galactic & Dumpstaphunk And New Mastersounds & Soulive Members Team In Denver [Video/Photos]

    On Friday and Saturday night, members of The New Mastersounds, Soulive, Thievery Corporation, The Greyboy Allstars, and more came together to pay tribute to Grant Green, a pioneering jazz and funk musician prominent during the 1960’s and 70’s. Dubbed “Green Is Beautiful” after Green’s 1970 release by the same name, Eddie Roberts (The New Mastersounds), Alan Evans (Soulive), Chris Spies, Chris […]

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  • Dragon Smoke @ Cervantes

    Dragon Smoke: Robert Mercurio (Galactic) Stanton Moore (Galactic) Ivan Neville (Dumpstaphunk) Eric Lindell Green Is Beautiful – A Tribute to Grant Green: Eddie Roberts (The New Mastersounds) Alan Evans (Soulive) Chris Spies Alex Scott Nick Gerlach

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  • Category: News

    Eavesdrop To Release Ethereal Debut Album Co-Produced By Soulive’s Alan Evans

    On November 17th, Eavesdrop will drop their debut full-length album dubbed Tides. The sextet born from western Massachusetts manages to find a sweet spot between progressive rock, Americana, and the space in between, offering a simultaneously ethereal and down-to-earth full-length album debut with Tides. However, don’t take our word for it that the group is well-worth a listen. Tides was co-produced by Soulive’s drummer […]

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  • Category: News

    George Porter Jr., Krasno, Alan Evans, Tom Hamilton, And More To Bring Funk To Philly

    Philadelphia’s The Ardmore Music Hall has put together its own funky gathering of all-stars for next Friday, September 22nd. The bill, dubbed A Funky Friday in Ardmore, will be led by bassist George Porter Jr. (The Meters) and guitarist Eric Krasno (Soulive/Lettuce), two musicians who are no strangers to one another and who’ve regularly shared […]

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  • Category: Features

    Eddie Roberts Talks Debuting His New Band, Matador! Soul Sounds, At Brooklyn Comes Alive

    British guitarist Eddie Roberts has been making an impression on the American funk-jam scene for nearly two decades with The New Mastersounds and a host of other side projects and limited-edition collaborations. However, a musical partnership with Soulive’s Alan Evans has resulted in a fully realized, unified band—Matador! Soul Sounds–which has already recorded an album and is set to make […]

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  • Category: News

    Brooklyn Comes Alive Announces Supergroup Formations, Daily Lineups

    After months of anticipation, Brooklyn Comes Alive reveals the full list of bands, supergroups, one-off tribute sets, and more. With over 100 artists slated to perform 35+ sets across two days in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn Comes Alive is primed to take over the borough with a roster of incredible talent. On September 23 and 24, […]

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