Soul Funkshun takes the stage tonight

PLYMOUTH--Encore Hosts Soul Funkshun at today's Music in the Park concert.

Soul Funkshun is a five-piece band based out of South Bend specializing in Funk, Soul, R&B and more Funk. From their website at: "you'll love their sound if dance music is your thing."

Listen to some of their music on the website.They feature the old-school sound of such artists as; Stevie Wonder, The Isley Brothers, Kool & The Gang, The Commodores, Sly & The Family Stones, Curtis Mayfield, The Brothers Johnson, Morris Day & The Time, KC & The Sunshine Band, Parliament Funkadelic, James Brown, Rick James, Heatwave, Michael Jackson, Prince, Bill Withers, Average White Band and much more. The group is comprised of Bob Henry on drums; Geoff Snyder with vocals; Marlon "Mouse" Moore on bass; Kyle Paulk on guitar; and Karl Edmonson on keyboard.

All Music in the Park concerts are in Centennial Park at the Young Amphitheater at the corner of Baker and Randolph. Due to Baker Street construction, enter from Randolph.

Bring a lawn chair, your favorite beverage and a picnic to enjoy this special music in a delightful setting. If you don't want to cook, help support Encore's 'Dine to Make a Difference' fundraiser. Mancino's Grinders & Pizza is graciously offering pizza by the slice or purchase a whole pizza. Delta Theta Tau will also be selling food and drinks.

Gates open at 6 p.m. with the performance at 7.

Encore thanks Centier Bank, Gibson Foundation and U.S. Granules Corporation for sponsoring the Music in the Park Series.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the gate or by calling the Encore office at 574 935-4987 or online at or at the following outlets: ASK for Flowers, Life Enrichment Center, Pilot News, Plymouth Chamber of Commerce, Wagoner's Music Shop and WTCA Radio. For more information, contact Debi Gidley at Encore Performing Arts, 1305 W. Harrison Street, Plymouth at 935-4987 or the website at www.encoreperformingarts.