The Juicy Grapes
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The Juicy Grapes

Norwalk, Connecticut, United States | Established. Jan 01, 1999 | INDIE

Norwalk, Connecticut, United States | INDIE
Established on Jan, 1999
Band R&B Funk


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""The Juicy Grapes Squeeze Delight at SoNo Arts Celebration"

August 1st, 2009. I was digging the sounds of The Juicy Grapes who took the Washington & Water Street Stage and crowd by storm. T’s vocals rocked and Steve DeFala’s sax wailed on Skinny Dippin’... Check ‘em out "
- Dorie Colangelo, - Music Quench (Aug 01, 2009)

"Entertainment This Week"

"Juicy Grapes take the stage with their sex and sax approach to funking it up. There's lead singer T, in front with her fetching golden locks and a sweet hippie sensibility... They're a magnet for anyone wanting to wiggle the night away" - - Fairfield Weekly (Mar 19, 2009)


House Of Love - 2003
For Sale - 2008
The Juicy Grapes - 2011



Connecticut-based band The Juicy Grapes play songs filled with dance-inducing rhythms and sultry harmonies led by the soulful Tara on vocals. The music seamlessly blends funk, rock and soul, with an old-school sensibility that embraces concepts like love, peace, and all those other written-off ideals. Somehow, Tara and singers and instrumentalists Joe Tripuzzi (bass), Steve DeFala (sax) and Jim McKeeman (guitar) can sing about believing in love, respecting one another, reaching for the stars and even skinny dipping without sounding corny. It has something to do with their stylesongs that encourage bouncing and coerce even reluctant audience members onto the dance floorand something to do with their emotional investment. The Juicy Grapes love to create a scene thats high on good vibes. The band has been together, in one form or another, since 1998, moving gradually away from their jammier past to more polished pop-rock. They bring a lot of fun to the stageallowing DeFala to wail on sax, Tripuzzi to drop some bass-lines, McKeeman to wail on guitar and Bruce Hammer to lay out beats on drumswithout losing their focus. Mostly, the songs are wrapped around Taras confident singing and stage presence. Theyve played a ton of clubs and bars in the Northeast, and built a loyal fan-base in their home state, and have graced the stage of major music fests like Gathering of the Vibes, Wormtown and Falcon Ridge Folk Festival. Their self titled latest release drops May 2011.

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