Meet the Band / MacGregor

Meet the Band

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April 29, 2004|By Sarah Schaffer

Hometown: College Park

Current Members: Wax, vocals and guitar; Eugenic, alto sax; Fraz, drums; Jake, trumpet; Devin, tenor sax; Herbal T, bass and vocals.

Founded in: 2000

Style: rock infused with hip-hop, soul and funk

Influenced by: Soulive, James Brown and Primus are just a few.

Notable: Last May, while playing in North Carolina, MacGregor caught the attention of national recording act 2 Skinnee J's and wound up opening for the band on a two-week tour.

Quotable: Wax on how the band fused diverse musical genres to form its style: "Everybody's into different stuff. We didn't really think about it; we just wrote it, and that's how it came out."

Check out MacGregor Saturday when the band headlines a show at Fletcher's. Toothpick and Kentavius are also billed. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $7 for those over 21 and $10 for those under 21. Fletcher's is at 701 S. Bond St. For more information, call 410-558-1889 or visit For more information on MacGregor, visit

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