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6/15 A little Punk with your Funk, Ma’am?

Posted by novoscene on June 15, 2009

When your name is inspired by a term originally coined by superfreak Rick James, you’ve got some pretty big shoes to fill-some big, glittery, high heeled, sexy in-a-dirty-way kinda shoes. Luckily Punk Funk Mob has their stilletos strapped tight, and a big bag of hot licks tucked into their shiny studded belts, right next to the 5th of Jack.

Described as the Ramones meets Funkadelic with Betty Davis on vocals, the funky four piece is fronted by town soul star Femi on vocals and syths, with Quincy Ramone on guitar, Dante McClinton on Drums and Mozell Dixon on Bass. Recently signed to indie label Moore Mapp Records, the Mob’s first single HOW R U? is a great intro to the bands hybridized soul rock. Get a full course tonight over at Yoshi’s.

Punk Funk Mob
$10
8pm
Yoshi’s
1330 Fillmore St. San Francisc
http://www.yoshis.com

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