Music News: 10-piece Pittsburgh Soul and Blues Band to Celebrate Debut EP Release – Local News

FB Prof Pic 4Emerging soul and blues outfit Chelsey Nicole & The Northside Vamps are officially releasing their debut EP Love Through The Lineon Thursday, December 19, at Howler’s Coyote Café in Bloomfield. The band will be performing their record in its entirety along with selected covers and will be followed by a soul and funk set by DJ Gordy G. from the popular Title Town Dance Party.
The Vamps began working on the 7-track EP in the Hill District with jazz guitarist and recording engineer Mark Strickland in early September. The record was completed in late November with the help of mixing engineer Brandon Martin of Touchfaster, a media services group in Pittsburgh responsible for events like the notable Michael Jackson Thriller Tribute Show that took place in October at Mr. Small’s Theatre in Millvale.
Love Through The Line is a blend of contemporary grooves and timeless melodies with influences ranging from Otis Redding, Amy Winehouse and the Tedeschi Trucks Band. Produced by guitarist Vince Cuneo, the raw, horn-driven and diverse EP showcases some of the best Pittsburgh talent with members from groups such as Wreck Loose, Stranger Convention and Black Coffee.
“Soul music has been popping up all over the world lately,” producer Vince Cuneo said. “This EP is something the Pittsburgh music scene has needed since this soul ‘renaissance’ began.”
The Love Through The Line release party takes place on Thursday, December 19, at Howler’s in Bloomfield. Doors open at 9:00 pm and the cover is $5. This is a 21 and over show.
You can listen to the group’s single “Take You Anytime” and find out more about Chelsey Nicole & The Northside Vamps at

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