Lonnie Jordan, keyboardist, frontman and the only original member left in funk band WAR, kept things lively Thursday night at River Rhythms concert in Monteith Riverpark.
Dancers young and old never stopped dancing during the show. Among the
m was 86-year-old Arlene Lopes of Albany. “I love it,” she said,
“I like rock ‘n’ roll.
Jordan and bandmates indeed rocked the park with hits such as “Cisco Kid” and “Spill the Wine.” As bassist Pancho Tomaselli played a brilliant solo on another number, the multi-talented Jordan left his keyboard and walked back to play drums for a few minutes.
The estimated crowd of 11,000 was the largest so far this River Rhythms season, and the fun, funky show by WAR was the best performance