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Boston horn duo returns to steal Nectar’s spotlight

Burlington-based psychedelic progressive trip-hop band Binger practices Feb. 18. <strong> JEN RAMIREZ/The Vermont Cynic </strong>

Ben Elfland

February 24, 2016

Despite the chilly weather, one band is sure to heat up the night this Friday. The Hornitz will be performing Feb. 26 at 10:30 p.m. at Nectar’s, a stage they said is one of the best in the country.   The duo, made up of Stoobaka Dashiki and Friendship, boasts, “the biggest, baddest party-funk experie...

Funk band boils up Burly

<strong> Erick “E.D.” Coomes, lead singer of the funk and jazz group Lettuce, plays Higher Ground Jan. 20. The band is currently on tour to pro- mote their new album, “Crush.” </strong>

January 26, 2016

Higher Ground pulsated with the enormous sound of a seven-piece band Jan. 20. As the band Lettuce rocked their sizzling grooves, the audience brought the sold out venue to a boil with energetic dancing.Standing in the front row, a cool, comfortable microclimate, I reached out behind me to give a fri...

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