Chicago septet comes to Downstairs |

Chicago septet comes to Downstairs

Submitted by Allison Widboom Performing June 25 at Downstairs, Lubriphonic is set to grease ears, move hips and leave another audience reeling on the dance floor. This soulful Chicago septet fuses roots music with explosive rock n' roll and sensuous old-

On their own, the members of the band have either recorded or performed with such legendary artists as Otis Rush, Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor and many more. They have fused their talents and experience as side-men in order to create an original project that is soulful and unique.

Incorporating elements of funk, hard soul, and rock, Lubriphonic has toured across the country, including two slots at The High Sierra Music Festival & two shows at The Telluride Blues & Brews Festival. The group has opened for acts as diverse as George Clinton, Derek Trucks, Jon Popper Project, Karl Denson, Panjea w/ Michael Kang, The Greyboy Allstars, Poi Dog Pondering, Freddy Jones Band and Buckwheat Zydeco.

Lubriphonic’s latest release, "Soul Solution," has been featured in Jambase, Hittin’ The Note, and Relix Magazine, where the band was picked as an "On The Verge" artist. While on tour, the band is performing tracks it will be recording in the studio for for its next release, "The Gig Is On."

Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9. Admission is $7 in advance or $10 at the door for ages 21 and over. Downstairs is located at 625 Main Street. For more information, visit