In the market for a new band, Marcella Rose Ruikis, formerly of Smoky Red, picked up a regular gig with The Wild Goose Chase.

In the market for a new band, Marcella Rose Ruikis, formerly of Smoky Red, picked up a regular gig with The Wild Goose Chase.

The two projects will play danceable funk, blues and R&B at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Roscoe's BBQ, 117 S. Main St., Phoenix. They also are scheduled to play every other month at the restaurant.

The Wild Goose Chase includes local musicians Dal Carver (piano), Kevin McKern (drums), Brent Norton (guitar) and Jeff Addicott (bass).

Accompanied by Ruikis' smoky, sultry vocals, the band will feature covers by Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, Sly Stone, the Sweet Inspirations, Rufus Thomas and Fleetwood Mac.

Call 541-512-1046.