A Spoonful of Love

A Spoonful of Love' is not a Tribute Act.

It is a salute to the music and influence of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band The Lovin' Spoonful, created and led by longtime Lovin' Spoonful drummer Mike Arturi. The show features music that influenced The Lovin' Spoonful, as well as music from the heart of the ‘60s that they themselves went on to influence.

All of the hits and deep cuts from the Spoonful's astounding catalog are included in the show, along with insights and narratives as told by Mike from his unique perspective as an ongoing member of The Lovin' Spoonful since 1996.

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The Lovin' Spoonful

The Lovin' Spoonful is an iconic band formed in Greenwich Village, NY in the early 1960's. Original members John Sebastian, Zal Yanovski, Steve Boone and Joe Butler rose to international stardom as Folk Rock innovators. They were however, so much more!

 

The group was inspired by several different genres including Blues, Delta Blues, Jugband, Rock and Roll, Pop, Country and Traditional Folk music. All of these styles blended together to influence the unique sound of The Lovin' Spoonful. The Lovin' Spoonful was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2006.

The Hits

The Music and Influence
of The Lovin' Spoonful

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