Gene Evaro Jr.

Gene Evaro Jr.

Sweet Plot

Ages 21+
Folk/Funk/Electronic/Rock Favorite GENE EVARO JR. returns to Moe's Alley with his full band.

Hailing from Joshua Tree, California, Gene Evaro Jr’s sound is a mixture of soul, folk, electronic and funk. Gene Evaro Jr has the power and dexterity of Earth, Wind & Fire, and the music has the soulful craftsmanship of Stevie Wonder. Evaro can sing, play and lead in a way that brings to mind Stephen Stills or Prince. Watching Gene Evaro Jr and his band feels like you are experiencing some grand force of nature spiritually, like making love in a hurricane or testifying to the heavens in a meteor shower

Gene Evaro Jr is currently touring in support of his third full length album “Like its 1965” released in April of 2018. Gene Evaro Jr’s formidable and dedicated following is rapidly expanding beyond So-Cal, fueled by national tours supporting Milky Chance, Elle King, Blues Traveler, Moonchild, Cory Henry, Mono Neon, Galactic, St Paul & The Broken Bones, Antibalas and prominent festival appearances at High Sierra Music Festival, Lightning In A Bottle, Wanderlust Festival, Lucidity Festival, Hang town Music Festival, Joshua Tree Music Festival, and Guitarfish Festival. Gene Evaro Jr’s works have been featured on the network television show Deadliest Catch and Ian Somerhalder’s Time Framed Series.

From the folk magic of Paul Simon, to the crazy funk fashion of Sly & The Family Stone, to the R&B nature of Bill Withers, this old-soul artist reminds us of what it once felt like to put on a record, press play, and then relish in every word from start to finish, without missing one beat.

SWEET PLOT is a band cultivated from San Francisco's storied roots of rock and soul, bringing a fresh flavor of love and positivity with funky beats sure to get the dance floor poppin'! Take a trip from Frisco to The Plot and return with jars full of Sweet Plot, the authentic sound of the modern-day Barbary Coast. Releasing their debut album "California Feeling" in March 2016, Sweet Plot followed up with "The Plot Thickens" earlier this year. Deep vocals, heavy drums, mean licks on guitar and keys, and a mind-blowing horn section all round out the funk and make for an unforgettable experience.

Venue Information:
Moe's Alley
1535 Commercial Way
Santa Cruz, CA, 95065