The Mark Sexton Band — guitarist Mark Sexton, bassist Alex Korostinsky and drummer Dan Weiss — delivers a funky, new brand of R&B on its latest release, "Listen Out."

The Mark Sexton Band — guitarist Mark Sexton, bassist Alex Korostinsky and drummer Dan Weiss — delivers a funky, new brand of R&B on its latest release, "Listen Out."

The album, released in 2010, was recorded "live" in a Seattle studio and, according to the band's website, "raises the bar" from its debut recording, "Multiformity" (2008).

On tour for the summer, the trio based in Reno, Nev., will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at Alex's Plaza Restaurant and Bar, 35 N. Main St., Ashland.

The show is free. For more information, call 541-482-8818 or see www.marksextonband.com.