Middle Tennessee Funk Band Tours The Mid-South
For Release: October 2, 2013
For more information, contact: Young Ave. Deli (901) 278-0034
Nashville funk fusion band, The Great Barrier Reefs, is making a stop to Midtown Memphis.
They are set to perform at Young Ave. Deli, located on 2119 Young Avenue in the Cooper-Young
The show will be held on Friday, October 18th, 2013 and will last from 7 p.m. to 1
a.m. Jazz Lovers of all ages are welcome to attend the concert.
The Great Barrier Reefs are a Nashville based act that has been turning heads since
2009. As a funk fusion group, they blend the island native steel pan with contemporary
funk rhythms and jazz harmony to provide entertainment to both listeners and dancers.
As an electric band, the Great Barrier Reefs appeal to a wide variety of music lovers:
from jazz fanatics to jam-heads, rockers to hip-hoppers. They deliver a sincere and
captivating performance of their music.
Led by Tony Hartman, on steel pan and keys, the Reefs are made up of five young men
brought together by their musical education. Along with Hartman, the band includes
Taylor Lonardo, on bass and audio production, Josh Dunlap, on saxophone, Matthew Heller,
drums, and Rheal Janelle on guitar.
This year, the band is touring across the country and promoting the release of a new