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Elektric Voodoo performs on North Shore

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Genre-transcending supergroup Elektric Voodoo is ready to rock the house at Crystal Bay Casino on Friday, April 27.

For those who are unfamiliar with the ensemble, "Elektric Voodoo is a 'World Beat Rock & Roll' band from southern California that blends classic afrobeat, latin, rock & roll, psych, jazz, blues and many other influences into its own unique genre that tastefully straddles the line between modern and vintage," according to the group's online biography.

The San Diego-based outfit began when frontman Scott Tournet left his former band (Grace Potter & The Nocturnals) and started crafting new material.

"Musically I wanted to try something a little different than what I'd done before. I wanted to make music with an undeniable rhythmic pulse, but I really didn't want to make computer-driven dance music as these past few years that seems to be much of what I hear," Tournet noted.

Thus far in Elektric Voodoo's tenure — the band formed in 2016 — the members seem to be on the right track.

Tournet, a vocalist and guitarist, is joined by drummer Matt Bozzone, percussionist Ty Kiernan, bassist Evan Lucas, keyboardist Mark Boyce, and saxophonists Brad Nash and Travis Klein — together the seven members make up Elektric Voodoo, which is scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Friday evening.

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The show is free to attend, and guests must be at least 21 years old in order to attend.

Additional information about the performance is available at http://www.crystalbaycasino.com, and about Elektric Voodoo at http://www.elektricvoodoo.com.