**The Family Stone | Sat. May 27

**The Family Stone | Sat. May 27
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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Sly & The Family Stone. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Jerry Martini and Greg Errico featuring Phunne Stone, Alex Davis, Blaise Sison, and Nate Winfield

ROLLING STONE magazine ranked this loud psychedelic clothing-clad band 43rd on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. Cynthia and Jerry toured with Prince in the 1990s. STARBUCKS’ Hear Music Label released a tribute album, “Different Strokes by Different Folks” in 2005, including The Roots, Maroon 5, will.i.am, Steven Tyler. In 2011 The Family Stone returned for the Woodstock Weekend 43rd Anniversary at Bethel Woods Amphitheater on August 15, 2011, and Jerry Martini & Cynthia Robinson were asked to sit in at Las Vegas’ iheart festival with Steven Tyler & Jeff Beck Sept. 2011. In 2012 the group was the subject of a TV ONE profile for the show, “Unsung.”

Sly and the Family Stone have recorded five Billboard Hot 100 hits which reached the top 10: “Dance to the Music,” “Everyday People,” “Hot Fun in the Summertime,” “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)”/”Everybody Is A Star,” and “Family Affair.” Some of their other hits are: “I Want to Take You Higher,” “Stand!,” “Sing A Simple Song,” “You Can Make It If You Try,” and “If You Want Me To Stay.”