Artist Spotlight: The Firewalkers
A weekly feature showcasing local artists.
Name: The Firewalkers
Line up: Laura Mendoza, vocals and acoustic guitar; Rudy Varner, stand-up bass; David James, guitar; Loney Charles, drums.
Sound: This newly formed combo performs R&B, soul, blues and rock and roll that compliments their polished, vintage look.
Next: The Firewalkers play live June 15 at the Loving Touch, 22634 Woodward in Ferndale with the Corktown Popes. Doors open at 8 p.m. and tickets are $10 via Ticketweb.com. The Firewalkers make their Whitney Garden Party debut on July 11 with a 7 p.m. set at 4421 Woodward in Detroit. Cover charge for the Whitney's weekly summertime series is $5. For more information on the band visit facebook.com/thefirewalkersdetroit.