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The Scene Spotlight: East River Drive Band


East River Drive Band
East River Drive Band

Lineup: Lewie S., bass; Cece Cook, vocals; Katie Roberts, vocals; Doug Empie, keyboards/vocals; Randy P., drums/vocals; and Randy Sobel, guitar/vocals.

Year formed: The original group was formed in 1970 and has been revived over the years with many of Toledo's talented musicians.

Style of music: A variety of dance music — Motown, Top 40, R&B, disco, a little country and classic rock.

Sounds a little like: Everyone.

Influences: Many of the '70s/ '80s old-school bands.

Favorite local venue: We have many, but the old Club Soda was the most fun.

Upcoming gigs: H Lounge at Hollywood Casino on Saturday.

Web site: eastriverdriveband.com

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