Brother Joscephus is very excited to be bringing back his 11 piece Love Revolution back to the Appel Farms Arts & Music Festival this Saturday June 1st. The band, which formed in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in 2007, had a great time at last year’s festival and is excited at the prospect of bringing more believers into the fold.
“It’s a celebration of love and acceptance” says Brother Joscephus. With their large band featuring awesome horn arrangements and wonderful back-up vocalists they put on a powerful live performance with their blend of New Orleans/R&B/Soul sound. It’s a secular gospel rock experience like no other with a soul shaking sermon delivered by the Brother and his partner in crime the Reverend Dean Dog.
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Brother Jo is also excited about the band’s new studio record (their second) Revolution Of Love. He describes it as “Epic Gospel Rock”. “It’s like a concept album of the seventies only without the story line perhaps. We get to really expand on our live sound by using a five piece horn section and full gospel choir. The songs are like seven minutes long instead of our normal four or five. We just really got a chance to expand on what we do. Everything is fully arranged and put together and the result is wonderful.”