As one of Mole Street Artist’s most popular acts, York Street specializes in all things soul. In just a few short years, this ten-piece 1960’s tribute band has grown from playing dive bars on South Street to performing at weddings and events with a song repertoire of almost 100 hits. Their stylings have appeared at a number of local events including The Beer Runner’s Ball and Blue Cross RiverRink’s Summer Festival, and Comcast’s Annual Holiday in NYC. Check out their Facebook page for upcoming events. Prices upon request.
York Street Hustle get five monkey stars for achieving the retro funky soul equivalent of transmuting base elements into gold with their Cruelty EP and releasing music that genuinely sounds like it could have been made back in the day as opposed to being made in the style of back in the day. When you couple the ten-piece band’s accomplished re-creation of the sound of yore with the fact that label Brewerytown Records have made it their mission to reissue rare… read more
The York Street Hustle, Cruelty. This is not only the debut EP from the 10-piece Philadelphia ensemble that bills its sound as “Foot Stomping House Rocking Hip Shaking 1960s Soul.” For Max Ochester’s reissue label, Brewerytown Records, it’s also a foray into releasing newly recorded music. The four-track set opens with the slinky, self-penned title tune, followed by a horn-fired workout called “All Beak” and a sweet version of the Magic Tones’ 1968 rarity “There’s Nothing Better Than Love,” in instrumental and vocal versions.