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Friday, July 1st: Groove Centric
July 1, 2022 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
The Groove Centric band was started in 2008 in Atlanta, GA. They have since grown to a trendsetting group playing all around the city at venues such as The Velvet Note,The Vista Room, Venkmans, City Winery, St.
Groove Centric’s bandleader, affectionately known in the music industry as “Mike Jones”, is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. Born and raised in Dekalb County. Mike furthered his education by attending Florida A&M University where he was a drum major in the illustrious Marching 100. Mike is a skilled musician having played with bands locally, nationally, as well as internationally.
Drummer Brien Andrews electrifies audiences across the globe with his savvy, mastered and proficient artistic styling. Brien has the ability to play a vast repertoire of music and it is this diversity that makes him a preferred musician. He has mesmerized audiences all over the world with his supreme expertise.
Bassist Joel Powell was born and raised in Albany, GA and has been active on Atlanta’s music scene for nearly ten years. He has toured internationally with the likes of India.Arie, Musiq Soulchild, Les Nubian and a host of others. Joel has recorded and performed with a host of artist…from T.I. to Jennifer Holliday, Mike Phillips to Jay-Z, Two Chains to Karen Briggs.
Detroit Native Donnie Boynton is making an impact in his community and throughout the nation. Donnie’s skills as a musician and producer gained him national notoriety and landed him as a keyboardist on UPN’s “The Vibe Show” hosted by comedian/actor Sinbad.