Sat, Sep 18 at 9pm
Doors at 8:30 pm
COVID PROTOCOLS: All events will require proof of vaccination to enter the venue, masks worn unless actively consuming food or drink, and we will be closely monitoring guidelines and recommendations to make sure we are doing everything we can to protect our community.
To guarantee a good seat, please make your dinner reservation through our reservations page on our website.
Advance tickets can only be purchased online-we do not sell advance tickets at the venue. Refunds are not available within 48 hours of the event. Tickets do not guarantee seating during shows at the Royal Room. The Royal Room is All Ages until 10pm
Hammond organist Joe Doria brings together some of the best of the NW music scene to create a powerful and jaw-dropping funk and jazz sound like you’ve never heard, exhibiting a mix of stellar musicianship, seasoned songwriting and deep groove where no musical stone gets unturned. McTuff is best experienced LIVE. It’s a movin’ and groovin’ adventure that you will not soon forget.
McTuff began in 2008 as an ode to jazz organ greats Jimmy Smith and Captain Jack McDuff, and has since evolved into a versatile and exciting group that has performed across the nation. The band has two albums under its belt, their 2009 release OG McTuff Vol. 1, and the 2011 trio follow-up ‘McTuff Vol. 2: After the Show. McTuff Volume 3: The Root followed with the addition of drummer, Tarik, Abouzied.
And now the latest McTuff incarnation is underway with some fiery, new music featuring Cole Schuster and Ehssan Karimi.
McTuff has performed at Bumbershoot, the New Orleans Jazz Fest, as well as festivals and venues all over the US. The band has also held a residency at Seattle’s legendary Seamonster Lounge for over five years. Their Tuesday night show has become regular stop for local and traveling musicians including Skerik, Allen Stone, Jeff Coffin (Dave Matthews Band), G Love (and Special Sauce), Blake Lewis, Kevin Sawka, and many others.
The members of McTuff have performed and toured with an impressive list of world-renowned groups and artists including Carlos Santana, Stanton Moore, Ravi Coltrane, Bobby Previte, Michael Shrieve, Mike Stern and many others.
Thaddillac brings their unique soul rock to the stage, headed by Thaddeus Turner, whose guitar styling is often compared to Jimi Hendrix, Prince, and Peter Frampton. Combining the beauty of traditional soul with the power of rock, mixed with his talk-box stylings, Thaddeus has played with Maktub, Cherrywine, Stone Gossard from Pearl Jam, Digable Planets, Dave Matthews, India.Arie