Side Hustle is a deep-groove, rock, soul and funk group formed and based in Jacksonville, FL. The four-piece band brings together various backgrounds from funk, electronic, blues and rock to capture, elevate, and move audiences. (EPK)
Side Hustle just released their debut EP: Common Ground (available on all platforms) and appeared in the 2018 Orange Blossom Jamboree, 2018 Seawalk Jax Music Fest, The Planet Festival and Suwannee’s Hulaween.
“Once again, the day began with a bang with another band we didn’t know: Side Hustle. The Jacksonville quartet played a great set of originals and covers, reminding me by turns of early Lotus and George Benson jazz and rock with great jams. They began with six fine originals including “Work with What You Got” and “Freedom 35.” The latter provided a dance jam intro into a torrid “Another Brick in the Wall,” but that paled compared to MJ’s Dirty Diana,” and the “Sledgehammer” closer had everyone dancing.””
FLORIDA MUSIC BLOG
“We spoke with Jacksonville-based funk-rock collective Anton Laplume Band (Now Side Hustle), which is comprised of Anton Laplume on guitar/vocals, Aaron Plotz on drums, along with the recent additions of Billy Begley on keys and Sean Thomas on bass/vocals. Since restructuring the dynamic group, The Anton Laplume Band has made leaps in its overall sound and we’re anticipating the release of some new tunes soon. You may recognize Billy Begley from Lucky Costello and Sean Thomas from Herd of Watts – if so you most likely have a mental audible picture of what’s to come…” – More-