Deep Banana Blackout members have been the local kings (and queen) of funk since 1995. Though they don't play out as often as they used to, they still bring it when they do. They're booked for two nights at the Fairfield Theatre's StageOne, on the eve of New Years Eve and again on actual New Years Eve. Jen Durkin will belt out her tunes so that you're absolutely required to pay attention, same as she always has, and Fuzz Sangiovani will lay down the grooves on guitar. Fuzz's current project Caravan of Theives opens the New Years Eve show. Catch 'em now or you might have to wait until Gathering of the Vibes for your next chance.
Fairfield Theatre Company: StageOne, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield, Fri., Dec. 30, 7:30 p.m., $55 & Sat., Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $75. (203) 259-1036, fairfieldtheatre.org.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times