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Crosscurrents

Soul on the menu: Melissa Jones and No Lovely Thing

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Courtesy of John Givens
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Melissa Jones and No Lovely Thing-from left to right: Kevin Crawford, Melissa Jones, John Givens

 

Berkeley based guitarist and songwriter, John Givens bring the sensibilities from his background in visual arts to songwriting. Together with his band, Melissa Jones and No Lovely Thing, he explores social issues and emotional themes through driving rhythms and stirring harmonies.

This 8-piece soul band is at the Starry Plough in Berkeley tomorrow, 2/26,  and at Ohmega Salvage on Saturday, 2/27.