Artist Spotlight: The Effinays

By August 22, 2019 Epic Extras

You can see The Effinays perform on The Epic Theater stage during The Epic Music Showcase on Saturday, September 28.  Each week, we will highlight one of the artists on this year’s lineup, all composed of local music talent across different genres.  Tickets are available here.

Genre: Funk Reggae
Goes great with: Damien Marley, Los Cafres, Slightly Stoopid,
Hometown: Dallas

The Effinays is a funk/rock/reggae band from Dallas, TX. The band formed in 2007 and originally performed as an instrumental unit throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. In 2011, the band revamped the entire line up, except for one of the founding members and morphed in to the comedic, old school funk, classic rock, reggae with flashes of Latin grooves band that one could clearly sense that they enjoy what they do. The band has performed alongside Grammy Award winning artist and other notable artist such as Snoop Dogg (Lion), Grupo Fantasma and Ozomatli, War, The Black Crowes , B-Side players, Nappy Roots, Arrested Development, Cas Haley and many other artist.  Each member of The Effinays hails from different musical upbringings that they blend together effortlessly as one unit,

Band Members
Joe “Big Spook” Martinez – Lead Vocals
Jeremy “Pan Blanco” Piering – Bass Guitar
Jason ”Rev” Rudd – Lead Guitar
Aaron “AC” Capers – Drums
Justin Barksdale ”JB” – Keys

Tony Luna ”Tuna” – Percussion

“Whoa” on Sofar D/FW

“Yellow Blue” album

Find out more on The Effinays






We hope to see you at The Epic Music Showcase to support The Effinays and all of these local artists!

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