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Mojoflo - Downtown Mansfield

Line-up changes, natural disasters, highway collisions; when the members of Mojoflo got together they never thought the road to fame, fortune and a good time would be so fraught with obstacles. However if there’s one thing this hard knock group has learned it’s that you have to keep moving.
The last few years have seen Mojoflo growing from an amorphous, good-time party band into a cohesive musical unit that can deliver a spell-binding performance that, while remaining rooted in Funk, Rock, and Jazz, manages to transcend the traditional boundaries of said genres. The goal of the group is not just to give their audience something fun to listen to but to take them on a journey.
Blazing vocals, screaming horns, and a hard hitting rhythm section are the hallmarks of the group’s sound. Leading the charge is the group’s vivacious singer Amber Knicole. She has been likened to everyone from Chaka Khan to a young Sharon Jones and described as Beyonce’s wild step sister, but one thing is for certain: She is just as well known for her jazzy, gospel-influenced vocal prowess as she is for her captivating stage performance. From Soul Train lines to hula hoop choreography, gravity defying back bends to near-cringe-inducing leaps off the drum riser in 6-inch heels this lady has a knack for leaving audiences enthralled.
Mojoflo may have started as a college party band but in the eight years since their inception the group has made a habit of constant growth and reinvention. They have released three EP’s: Waiting (2010) was a mix of individual styles showcasing the group’s versatility. Whatcha Think About That? (2011) found the group dabbling in neo-soul and Hip-Hop. The 7” single “Home to You”/”Dance” (2012) is an ode to old-school soul replete with analogue grit and throwback sensibilities. Right On (Back Around) (2014) finds the band hitting their stride showcasing well written songs and strong performances that capture the essence of their live show.
On top of the recorded material Mojoflo maintains a rigorous touring and performance schedule playing clubs, concerts, festivals, and parties of every shape and size 120+ nights a year. The band has been making headways in the “festival” scene garnering huge praise from their sets at All Good, Rootwire, Fashion Meets Music, and The Werk Out just to name a few. In addition to a monthly residency this past winter at the legendary Cafe Wha? in New York City, they keep standing annual engagements at some of the country’s largest and most recognized celebrations including Mardi Gras in New Orleans, LA and The Kentucky Derby in Louisville, KY.
The band is currently working on all new material for what will be their first full length album due out next summer, with a single slated for release in January 2016 .