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Melvin Seals: A Benefit Concert for Humboldt’s Homeless

A Good Time For A Great Cause

We are excited to welcome Melvin Seals and JGB to Eureka for our first ever Benefit Concert for Humboldt’s Homeless, a fundraiser for UPLIFT Eureka.

Thats right, you can make positive change in the community by joining us for a night of movin and groovin to the sweet tunes of the artist who helped pioneer and define what has now become “Jam Band Music”. 100% of proceeds from this event go directly to UPLIFT Eureka programs designed to support our houseless community members in accessing vital resources to obtain housing, employment, and to reclaim independence. You can have fun and know are you part of the solution towards addressing homelessness.

Ages: All Ages
Door 6:30pm/Show 7:30pm
Price: $40 Pre-Sale/$45 At Door
Beer & Wine Available for 21+
Food Vendors On Site


Melvin Seals & JGB are excited are happy to be playing a benefit concert for our special community!

Melvin Seals has been a powerful presence in the music industry for over 30 years with a long established reputation as a performer, recording artist and producer. Melvin is most revered for his powerful, high spirited, Hammond B-3 organ, and keyboards in the Jerry Garcia Band.

Melvin spun his B-3 magic with the Jerry Garcia Band for 18 years and in doing so helped pioneer and define what has now become “Jam Band Music”. From blues to funk to rock to jazz, Melvin Seals serves up a tasty mix with a little R&B and gospel thrown in to spice things up.
Melvin and JGB bring an intuitive, expressive style, soul, spontaneity and remarkable chops to the table. John Kadlecik on lead guitar and vocal duties, John-Paul McLean’s savory bass, Pete Lavezzolis hearty drums and, of course, a heapin’ helpin’ of the wizard’s magic on Hammond B-3 Organ and keyboards. Along with Lady Chi & Mary-eL on back-up vocals, the result is a most satisfying blend of natural organic grooves that challenges genre boundaries. Their chemistry is the focus from which they create a spontaneous and high art where the sky is the limit musically. They offer an exciting, often psychedelic musical journey that changes nightly and keeps the audience dancing and smiling (and some staring in amazement) for hours.

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