Barrence Whitfield and The Savages

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Barrence Whitfield is a full-throttle soul screamer in the spirit of Little Richard, Wilson Pickett and Solomon Burke. He has been described as the owner of one incredible pair of lungs, with limitless energy and unmatched enthusiasm for his music and his audience. Barrence is a rarity in this business–one of a few black, rock n roll singer/entertainers who Spin Magazine says maintains a frenzied performance.

“Whitfield is a performer so consumed with satisfying his audiences that he has been called ‘crazed, frenetic and completely unhinged’. Barrence, the singer made up of equal parts Arthur Alexander, Nolan Porter and James Carr this mofo burns.

On June 13, 1955 in Jacksonville, Florida, Mrs. White gave birth to a little baby boy she called Barry. That’s right! Little baby Barry White. His family migrated to Newark, where he spent his early years singing in a local Gospel choir. By the end of college Barry had changed his name to Barrence Whitfield, a smart move considering there was a 5 time Grammy award winning singer/songwriter of the same name, who by the way changed his name from Barrence to Barry early in his career. Go figure.

Event Venue : MilkBoy

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Barrence Whitfield and The Savages
Event Category: Live Music
When: September 12, 2013
Time: 9:00pm
Where: MilkBoy
Cost: $$15
More Info: www.milkboyphilly.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/MilkBoy-Philadelphia/120702984703812
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