Salmagundi

Ann Arbor's Motown & Soul Dance Band

Established in 1969

Where to catch us:

2022 Public Shows

Zal Gaz Grotto (Outback), 2070 W. Stadium, A2, Friday, June 24, 7-10pm

Zal Gaz Grotto (Outback), 2070 W. Stadium, A2, Friday, July 8, 7-10pm

Chelsea Sights & Sounds, Collins off Main Stage, Chelsea, Thursday, July 14, 6:30-8:30pm

Zal Gaz Grotto (Outback), 2070 W. Stadium, A2, Saturday, August 6, 7-10pm

Dexter Daze, Dexter Monument Park, Dexter, Saturday, August 13, 4-7pm

Friday Night Concerts, Monument Park, Dexter, Friday, September 2, 6:30-9pm

Zal Gaz Grotto (Outback), 2070 W. Stadium, A2, Saturday, September 17, 7-10pm

Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium, A2,Saturday, October 8, 8-11pm

Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium, A2,Saturday, November 12, 8-11pm

Joy Manor Dinner-Dance, Westland, Saturday November 18, 6-11pm




Meet the Band

Sheila Rhodes – Vocals

Doug Wolgat – Bass Guitar & Vocals

Phil Ryske – Keyboards & Vocals

John Crawford – Drums

Theo Smith – Guitar & Vocals

Jim Cooney - Lead Guitar & Vocals

Jeff Kopmanis – Bari & Tenor Sax

Doug Horn – Tenor Sax

Karl Diez – Trumpet & Vocals


Salmagundi has been performing music in the Ann Arbor area for over 50 years. The 2022 lineup features superb vocalist Sheila Rhodes, The Salmagundi Horn Section and The Machine Rhythm Section. Specializing in Classic Motown & Stax/Memphis Soul Music, a typical performance includes many familiar songs that were #1 chart-toppers from 1964-1972. Aretha Franklin, Supremes, Martha Reeves, Smokey Robinson, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, Temptations, Mary Wells, Marvin Gaye, Sam & Dave, Wilson Pickett and many more. Fun, danceable, good-time music.



Songs We Play

Here's a list of the songs we perform. From Motown to Memphis Soul, New Orleans to San Francisco, there's something here for everybody!

TURN ON YOUR LOVE LIGHT

NOWHERE TO RUN

SUPERSTITION

WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO?

TRACKS OF MY TEARS

CHAIN OF FOOLS

YOU CAN’T HURRY LOVE

RESCUE ME

COME SEE ABOUT ME

KNOCK ON WOOD

SOUL MAN

SOULFINGER

HEATWAVE

THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO

BACK IN MY ARMS AGAIN

I SECOND THAT EMOTION

SIGNED, SEALED & DELIVERED

LADY MARMALADE

ROCK STEADY

MY WORLD IS EMPTY WITHOUT YOU BABE

SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE

AT LAST

GET READY

TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS

SOUL SHAKE

MY GUY

DANCING IN THE STREET

STOP IN THE NAME OF LOVE

RESPECT

I FEEL GOOD

Ooo BABY BABY

HOW SWEET IT IS

GRAPEVINE

HIGHER & HIGHER

DANCE TO THE MUSIC

I CAN’T TURN YOU LOOSE

AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG

HOLD ON I’M COMING

MIDNIGHT HOUR

LAND OF 1000 DANCES

GRAPEVINE

SHOTGUN

SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL

634-5789

MR BIG STUFF

PUT IT WHERE YOU WANT IT

LET LIFE FLOW




Pictures & Video

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Get in touch with us at: karldiez@yahoo.com