RiverMusic launches

Mary Frances (aka Mama Funk) is probably best known as the irrepressible vocalist and keys player for local funk collective Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band. Fronting her own project, Mary Frances and The Dirty Classics, she kicked off this season’s RiverMusic concert series in fine style. Stephaniesid headlined.

That concert was on Friday, May 24. The next RiverMusic event is Friday, June 14 with David Mayfield Parade (energetic roots/Americana), Underhill Rose (bluegrass/soul and Empire Strikes Brass (funk/rock).

Video by Jesse Hamm.

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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