I first met Dustin Taylor about a decade ago when he came to play at one of our Denim & Diamonds concerts for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. If my memory serves me correctly, he played guitar for my friend Lauren Payne, who was one of our headliners that year. It was obvious, quickly, that Dustin was a talented musician with the necessary charisma and a sort of smoldering vibe to match.
Today, he is the front man of a band called Funky Luck, who are celebrating the release of a bunch of brand new music. They're releasing those new singles in an incredibly fun way. The group is releasing seven new songs over the course of seven weeks and we're about halfway through the series.
Funky Luck is also giving away their bassist's guitar and they shared that news with their fans (and their guitarist) a couple of weeks ago.

By the way, if you want the chance to win that guitar and some other cool Funky Luck merch, you can ENTER HERE.

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Here's how Dustin describes the band's new music. He says, "The style is really blues/rock, but certainly some good-ole’ country undertones."

Alex Herzog
Alex Herzog

Here's a sample of Funky Luck's latest song "Already Gone." It dropped this morning.

You'll be able to hear Funky Luck and their brand new music over the next few months. There will be multiple opportunities to hear them perform live. This Friday night, they'll be playing at the Owensboro Convention Center as part of the BBQ & Barrels Festival. They'll also be at Friday After 5 on Friday, June 9th. Then, the next evening, they'll be headlining PorchFest OBKY 2023.


The long-awaited musical lineup is taking shape, as Friday After 5 prepares for a great 27th season with amazing bands, a couple of historic announcements, along with new community and tourism partnerships.
To keep up to date, visit www.fridayafter5.com and download the free app to follow the full lineup of events times, and stages for this wonderful family fun-filled “Art of Music” season from May 19, 2023 – Sept 1, 2023.


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