Asheville-based roots/soul/ R&B band Laura Reed & Deep Pocket will be accompanied by a very special guest on stage this week — Motown veteran and Hammond B3 master Ike Stubblefield. They jam at the Pour House on Wed. May 21. [image-1]

[image-2]Stubblefield started his career in 1968, playing with such Motown greats as The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, and others. Currently based in Atlanta, he’s recently collaborated with Quincy Jones, the Derek Trucks Band, Jeff Sipe, Jimmy Herring, Col. Bruce Hampton, Francine Reed, and Susan Tedeschi.

Reed and the band have been busy touring with Peter and Lorin Rowan, Larry Keel, Vince Herman, and The Overtakers in Negril Jamaica. Their newly-released album Soul:Music was recorded at Echo Mountain Studios in Asheville.

Doors will open at 9 p.m. and the show starts at 10 p.m. Tickets are $7 at door.