We can make your hands clap with headliner Fitz and the Tantrums at this year’s customer appreciation party in the Mandalay Bay Ballroom on Wednesday, April 26 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. And, if you love funk, blues, and soul you will be blown away with Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears.
Fitz and The Tantrums are: Michael Fitzpatrick (vocals), Noelle Scaggs (vocals/tambourine), James King (saxophone), Jeremy Ruzumna (keyboards), John Wicks (drums), and Joseph Karnes (bass).
About Fitz and the Tantrums:Fitz and the Tantrums released their self-titled album in June 2016 as a follow-up to 2013’s More Than Just a Dream that racked up 76 million album streams to date. Former and new fans are instantly respond to the infectiously electrifying first single, “HandClap.”
The Washington Post called Fitz and The Tantrums’ live show “captivatingly crazy” and Rolling Stone praised the band for its “irrepressible energy: hopped-up rhythms, shout-it-out choruses, and hooted background vocals” in a review of More Than Just a Dream. The New York Times noted, “Their debut effort, ‘Pickin’ Up the Pieces’ (Dangerbird), and follow-up, ‘More Than Just a Dream’ (Elektra), burst with danceable hooks.” The Los Angeles Times said, “Fitz…understands what makes a good song…And co-vocalist Noelle Scaggs’ charisma overflows.”
About Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears: Black Joe Lewis (born Tucson, Arizona, United States)is an American blues, funk and soul artist influenced by Howlin' Wolf and James Brown. He formed Black Joe Lewis and The Honeybears in Austin, Texas in 2007. In March 2009, Esquire listed Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears as one of the "Ten Bands Set to Break Out at 2009's SXSW Festival."