SALMAGUNDI

Ann Arbor's Motown & Soul  Dance Band




Where to catch us:


2024 Public Shows

(Updated 6/29/2024)


Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium, A2, Saturday, July 6, 8-11pm $5

St. Joe's Church Summer Festival, 6805 Mast, Dexter MI, Saturday, July 13, 4:30-6:30pm

Dexter Friday Night Concert Series, Monument Park, Dexter MI, Friday, August 30, 6:30-9pm

Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium, A2, Friday, September 6, 8-11pm $5

Beth & Gary's Backyard Party, Hamburg Mi, September 21, 4-7:30pm (Private)

Pay-as-you-go Barn, 2645 Peters Rd., Dexter MI, Saturday September 28, 7-11pm $10

Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium, A2, Saturday, October 5, 8-11pm $5

Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium, A2, Friday, November 1, 8-11pm $5

AASC 70th Birthday Party, A2, December 5, 7-10

Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium, A2, Saturday, December 7, 8-11pm $5

AASC 70th Birthday Party, UA-190 Hall, 7920 Jackson Rd, A2, Thursday, December 12, 7-11pm

2025

Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium, A2, Saturday, January 4, 8-11pm $5

Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium, A2, Thursday, February 27, 8-11pm $5

Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium, A2, Friday, April 18, 8-11pm $5

Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium, A2, Friday, May 23, 8-11pm $5

Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium, A2, Saturday, June 14, 8-11pm $5

Chemung Country Club, Howell HS Class 1975 50-yr Reunion, Saturday, July 25, 2025 (Private)


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734-476-6795

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Meet the Band

           Sheila Rhodes – Vocals

Doug Wolgat – Bass & Vocals

Phil Ryski – Guitar & Vocals

John Crawford – Drums

Theo Smith – Keyboard & Vocals

Jim Cooney - Lead Guitar & Vocals

Jeff Kopmanis – Bari & Tenor Sax

Doug Horn – Tenor Sax 

Art Solomon - Trumpet

Karl Diez – Trumpet & Vocals


Salmagundi has been performing music in the Ann Arbor area for over 50 years.  Their 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!

GREEN ONIONS

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

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

BABY LOVE

YOU KEEP ME HANGING ON

MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA

TURN ON YOUR LOVE LIGHT

TEARS OF A CLOWN

EVERYDAY PEOPLE




Pictures & Video

See us in action!

(Youtube links)

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