Southern Soul Assembly is coming to Center Stage on March 21! The group consists of Anders Osborne, JJ Grey, Luther Dickenson, and Marc Broussard. Anders Osborne kindly agreed to answer a few questions for me recently. Here's what he had to say.
Q: How did the four of you come together for this tour?
A:We have been knowing each other for a long time... and it was just the right time to get together and do somethin'
Q: Have you ever performed before with the other artists of Southern Soul Assembly
A: Yes, I have jammed a lot with Luther and a few times here and there with Marc and JJ. Killa dudes!
Q: What are your personal musical influences?
A: I like almost everything. As a kid I listened a lot to Bob Dylan, Miles Davis Van Morrison, Cannonball Adderley, Neil Young, Little Feat, John Coltrane, Black Sabbath, Ry Cooder, Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart, Pink Floyd, Allman Brothers, Louis Armstrong, Robert Johnson, Sidney Bechet, Cat Stevens, James Taylor, Bob Marley, Jackson Browne, Lazy Lester, Muddy Waters, etc....
Q:That's very eclectic! What would you say each member will contribute?
A: Lots of soul, love, great songs and fantastic energy!
Q: What would you like your Atlanta audience to know about the upcoming show?
A: That we are especially excited to be back in Atlanta!
There you have it. This should be a amazing show with 4 great performers together. Find out ticket information and more at Cener Stage's website. The show is sold out but perhaps more tickets will become available!