Alissia Benveniste / Gabrielle Walter-Clay / Brionne Wright

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Friday / March 28, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street

Hailing from Geneva, Switzerland, Alissia Benveniste (bassist and composer) has recently enjoyed great success with her original funk tune “Let It Out," with her band, the Funketeers. A YouTube phenomenon, the video has garnered nearly 300,000 views in four months. This success has spurred a momentum in the bassists’ career and manifests itself in a variety of projects that Alissia is currently undertaking. Be it headlining a number of festivals with the Funketeers, working on her EP and on a new video, Alissia and her band are happy to bring funk to a newer, younger, and digitally groomed generation.

Check out her original "Let It Out" here:


Gabrielle Walter-Clay is a singer-songwriter from San Francisco. Her music and sound is heavily influenced by R&B, funk, soul, and jazz. She grew up listening to the likes of Stevie Wonder and Aretha Franklin as well as Simon and Garfunkel and Crosby Stills & Nash and later found her voice covering artists such as Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill, and India Arie. With soulful vocals and a fusion of pop, soul, and R&B her spirit and activist beliefs and mindset shine through her original songs, focusing on and encouraging self-love, freedom, and equality. 

Watch Gabrielle's "That Groove" here:


Brionne Wright will also be performing alongside Alissia and Gabrielle.