Oklahoma City trio Motown Blood includes vocalist/guitarist Chris Barrett, bassist Paul K., and drummer/backing vocalist Matt Daniel. Citing influences including The Beatles, Otis Redding, and The Ramones the band released their first full-length album, Lady Rock and Roll’s Gentleman Callers earlier this year. With call-and-response vocals and rhythmic melodies, the band’s mixture of rock’n’roll, R&B, and soul music is an effective combination.
Motown Blood play the 2010 Rock’n’Roll Garage Sale & Show this Saturday. The all ages event is free and runs from noon to 8pm.
How do people usually describe your music?
What is the biggest challenge you’ve faced as a band so far?
Our first tour to LA to play the Whisky a Go Go. As it turns out, LA is really far away.
What are your long-term goals as a band?
Just to make music we can be proud of, and make people dance.