Cultural Activities Center

3011 N. 3rd St, Temple, TX 76501
254.773.9926

Shinyribs

Saturday, August 19
7:30PM

Shinyribs defies genres as a sonic melting pot of Texas blues, New Orleans R&B funk, horn-driven Memphis soul, country twang, border music, big band swing, and roots-rock. The Austin-based nine-piece supergroup is led by Kevin Russell, the charismatic frontman with colorful suits and extravagant shoes who continuously swaps out an electric guitar for a ukulele and never falls short of creating a cinematic experience with on-stage antics that often include him donning a light-up cloak or leading a conga line through the crowd. The Swampadelic R&B nine-piece outfit was named Best Austin Band at the Austin Chronicle’s Austin Music Awards (2017, 2018) and awarded Album of the Year for “I Got Your Medicine” (2017). Russell’s Shinyribs have recorded seven albums: 2010’s “Well After Awhile;” “Gulf Coast Museum” (2013); “Okra Candy” (2015); 2017’s award-winning “I Got Your Medicine;” a compilation of holiday standards and new compositions “The Kringle Tingle” (2018); the soulful “Fog & Bling”(2019); and the most recent project, “Late Night TV Gold” released in August 2021.

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Sat, Aug 19th, 2023 at 7:30 pm
 
 

Members - $40
Non-members - $45