The Tighten Ups

FOR 11 YEARS, THE TIGHTEN UPS HAVE BEEN DOLING OUT HUGE HELPINGS OF FUNKY FUN – PROVIDING SAN DIEGO COUNTY WITH A 7 PIECE ROCK & SOUL REVUE THAT KEEPS EVERYBODY SHAKIN’ IT ON THE DANCE FLOOR! THE TIGHTEN UPS BRING A RAUCOUS BLEND OF ORIGINALS AND CLASSICS, AND ALWAYS PEPPERED WITH HUMOR!

2018 SAW THE RELEASE OF “TIGHTEN IT UP” – AN ALBUM OF 9 ORIGINAL SONGS ON LUX RECORDS. IT WAS NOMINATED FOR A 2018 SAN DIEGO MUSIC AWARD, FOR BEST LOCAL RECORDING! THE TIGHTEN UPS ENJOY PERFORMING REGULARLY AT FESTIVALS, DIVE BARS, PARKING LOTS, & PRIVATE EVENTS.

MEET THE PLAYERS – LET’S START WITH THE POWERHOUSE VOCALS OF LEAD SINGER LAURA JANE WILLCOCK, A NATURAL BORN ENTERTAINER. SHE IS WILD, SWEET, AND UNFORGETTABLE. HER VOCAL FIREWORKS ARE MATCHED BY THE BALLSY GUITAR HEROICS OF SAN DIEGO’S FAVORITE GUITAR PLAYER, LEGENDARY SHREDDER, JOEY HARRIS (BEAT FARMERS, JOEY HARRIS & THE MENTALS). GIVING THE BAND ITS’ SIGNATURE SOUND WITH HIS RUMBLING FUNKALICIOUS BASS STYLINGS IS VETERAN BASSIST GERRY WASSON. NEW JERSEY NATIVE RENE WOOLLEY ON DRUMS KEEPS US ALL ROCKIN' IN TIME & WITH AN IRRESISTIBLE CHARM. THE SUPER SNAZZY NEIL MCKENZIE TOPS OFF THE HORN SECTION, ON TRUMPET. TOPHER WILLIAMS IS SURPRISING AT EVERY TURN WITH HIS MASTERY OF THE TENOR SAX – CALLING UPON JAZZ, ROCK, BLUES, FUNK & R&B STYLES TO FLAVOR HIS PERFORMANCES. WHEN MERI CLAIRE STEPS ON STAGE, IT IGNITES HER CAJUN SOUL ON THE TROMBONE, AND HER PASSION FILLS YOUR HEART AT ONCE. SHE IS THE BEST DANCER OF THE HORN SECTION.

FOLLOW THE TIGHTEN UPS AND BRING YOUR MOM.
SHE’S GONNA LOVE US.

Date

Sep 20 2019

Time

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Encinitas

Location

Encinitas
162 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd., Encinitas, Ca. 92024
Category

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