Put on your dancin' shoes and head out for some eclectic funk, rock, blues and New Orleans-style music with Smoky Red at 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 2, at Alex's, 35 N. Main St., Ashland.

Put on your dancin' shoes and head out for some eclectic funk, rock, blues and New Orleans-style music with Smoky Red at 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 2, at Alex's, 35 N. Main St., Ashland.

The band features vocalist Marcella Ruikis, pianist Jim Quinby, guitarist Brent Norton, bassist Jay Jorgensen and drummer Mike Fitch.

Set lists include songs by Sly Stone, Jon Cleary, Etta James, Bill Withers and lots of others.

"Ruikis gifts us with smooth, mellow, smoky alto-ness vocals colored with some tangy, sassy spice," wrote Wendy Temple for the Sneak Preview.

Cover for the July 2 show at Alex's is $3. Call 541-482-8818.