Blue-eyed soul singer KILLS old-school R&B covers. Soulful, dynamic and sultry female lead vocals with rhythm guitar, bass, drums, lead guitar. This band can play with any level of intensity needed. You'll hear songs by artists like Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Stylistics, Four Tops, Commodores, Spinners, Chi-Lites, Aretha Franklin, George Benson, Gladys Knight, B.B. King, Sharon Jones, Al Green, Stevie Wonder (to name a few).
Price Range: $500 and up
What to Expect
Meg Gehman and The Influence perform their repertoire of old-school soul and r&b with kool-kat ambience and atmosphere all the way to high energy grooves that you just HAVE to move to.
Meg Gehman is the centerpiece, bringing her 20+ years of vocal experience to the front of the stage. She knows who she is and doesn't overplay it. Comparisons can be drawn to Joan Osborne, kd lang, Susan Tedeschi, Bonnie Raitt, Etta James, Sharon Jones. Gehman's voice is clear and full of character and soul.
Gehman's band, The Influence, to quote a song from that era, is always right there in the pocket. Very tight grooves never overplayed. You will immediately know this band knows what they are doing and know how to compliment, and not compete with, each other.
Meg Gehman and The Influence is a polished and professional group.
Meg Gehman and The Influence are a 4-piece Rochester, NY-based group playing old-school soul and r&b covers from the 70s through the 90s. Tight, smooth and sexy, this band can get down or up, whatever your gig calls for. If you love artists like Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Chi Lites, Spinners, 4 Tops, Temps, Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, and on, you will definitely be MORE than satisfied with Meg Gehman and The Influence.
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