Peach Music Festival 2018: 10 Best Things We Saw

 
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via Rolling Stone

Best Southern Fusion: The Marcus King Band
While the Marcus King Band’s Southern rock, blues and soul influences are evident in their own music, the group isn’t afraid to be a live jukebox. Led by the mighty voice of its namesake and frontman, the six-piece, with horns and organ, delivered the haunting roots-rock of “Goodbye Carolina” and sharp-edged R&B with “Virginia.” But they also nodded to the festival founders when they played original Southern-psych tune “Self-Hatred” into the Allman Brothers Band’s “Dreams.” The set highlight: nailing a medley that bridged their own “Sharry Barry” with Chicago’s “25 or 6 to 4” and Funkadelic’s “I’ll Stay,” a barrage of jazz and funk fusion led by King’s ferocious guitar work.