By Patrice Shields12106837_923857621029870_4927366326343210859_n

On Saturday, October 17 at 8:00pm, local favorite, “Deb & The Dynamics,” bring their crowd pleasing “Rock & Soul Review” to the Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs. This powerhouse band brings vintage Motown and Memphis soul to Southwest Florida. Lead singer, bassist and bandleader Deb Biela has a bluesy vocal style and a rock and roll presence that always leaves the audience wanting more.12080246_923858531029779_7446588172948535319_o

This seven piece band offers a fabulous mix of blues, R&B, funk and soul. What started out as a trio with the guitar player playing a stomp box for a drum set, has transformed into a seven piece band that’s been rocking Southwest Florida for 12 years. Put your dancing shoes on because Deb and the band’s covers of your all-time favorites including “Bobby McGee,” “Stay with Me,” and “Respect,” will send you straight to the dance floor dancing and singing all night long! This talented group of musicians forms a driving, powerhouse band that brings vintage Motown and Memphis soul to Southwest Florida.

“I try to pick music that makes you feel good and makes people want to dance,” says Biela. “It’s just that simple.” Biela’s elementary approach to entertaining has the masterful effect of landing the band performances that play to thrilled audiences almost every day of the week playing original music and covers that include Aretha Franklin and Janis Joplin.12079618_923858641029768_6043698590782345193_n

Deb & The Dynamics get their audiences up and dancing with six players including Michael Baer (keyboard), Don Hulgas (tenor and baritone sax), Newt Cole (tenor, alto and baritone sax), Matthew Rongstad (Tenor/alto Sax & Flute ), Willy Miller (drums), Dan Keadey (guitar, vocals) – and Debra Biela, offering up her soulful vocals and playing a bass guitar.

“You really have to love the music,” says Biela. “And I do love the music.” love of music is what keeps audiences in Southwest Florida dancing all night, and although Deb & the Dynamics have just what audiences want, the band always leaves them wanting more.

Tickets for “Deb & The Dynamics,” are $22 for members of the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs, $27 for non-member $32 for all at the door if available. To purchase tickets call the Centers for the arts at 239-495-8989 or visit http://www.artcenterbonita.org to purchase them online.

Those who join the Centers for the Arts for the first time as an individual member receive two VIP tickets to a select Live at the Center performance. The Centers for the Arts offers this benefit for first time members and it is for a limited time only.

The Centers for the Arts offers a full performance and film series including “Who Killed the Rabbi? Murder Mystery Dinner October 16, 6:30pm & Murder Mystery Brunch October 18, 11:30am “Deb & the Dynamics,” October 17, 8pm, “Tab Benoit, October 21, 8pm, “Meet the Composters Classical Music Series,” November 1, 3pm, “Films for Film Lovers” foreign and independent film series on Monday evenings. Tickets for all of the events listed can be purchased at http://www.artcenterbonita.org or by calling the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs at 239-495-8989.

IF YOU GO:
WHO: The Centers for the Arts of Bonita Springs
WHAT: Deb & the Dynamics
WHEN: Saturday, October 17, 8:00pm
WHERE: The Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34135
PRICE: $22 Members, $27 Non-Members, $32 Door for all if available

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