Artist Spotlight: Sara Marie Barron
A weekly feature showcasing local artists
Name: Sara Marie Barron
Line up: Sara Marie Barron, vocals; Mario Sulaksana, keyboards; Will Daniels, drums; Junho Kim, bass; Dave Vessalla, trumpet; Chris Kendall, trombone.
Sound: The classically-trained vocalist and her band have a sound that's a mix of classic folk, R&B, Motown and blue-eyed soul.
Next: Barron will celebrate the release of her new album "Sad, But True," with a performance Aug. 15 at the Willis Show Bar. She and her band will perform at 8 and 10 p.m. Admission is $7 and seating reservations are recommended. The club has a dress code: no athletic wear, shorts, baseball caps, open toe sandals or flip-flops. Willis Show Bar is at 4156 Third in Detroit. Call (313) 788-7469 or visit willisshowbar.com.