This Must Be The Party! Talking Heads Tribute show was held Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Oddboddy's. PHOTO / TOM GILLIAM
Photo: Tom Gilliam
Photo: Tom Gilliam

Talking Heads tribute band to perform complete re-creation of ‘Stop Making Sense’ this weekend 

Watch out! This Must Be The Party is once again uniting in Dayton to ‘burn down the house!’

The local, all-star tribute band will perform a complete re-creation of the legendary album and documentary “Stop Making Sense” by the Talking Heads.

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This act blasted onto the Dayton scene in 2017 with a performance that got rave reviews from "that was utterly amazing" to "the best thing I've seen on stage ever in Dayton!"


It’s been a nearly two-year wait for fans to see this incredible act perform again. The crew is back on Friday, April 19, for a one-night performance at newly renovated Brightside Music & Event Centerlocated at 905 E. 3rd St. in downtown Dayton.

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A 9-piece afro-funk-jazz band, Ernie Johnson from Detroit, will kick off the party as the openers at 8:30 p.m. with a 90-minute heart thumping set.

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The band's dynamic horn section will get everyone warmed up and out on the dance floor. “It's hard to resist their infectious and funky grooves,” said Libby Ballengee, our Dayton Music Insider

This Must Be The Party is the namesake of a local all-star tribute band that performs a complete recreation of the legendary album and documentary “Stop Making Sense” by the Talking Heads. CONTRIBUTED


WHAT: Talking Heads tribute show

WHERE: Brightside Music & Event Center, 905 E 3rd St, Dayton

WHEN:  Doors 8 p.m. / Music at 8:30-10 p.m. – Ernie Johnson from Detroit  | 10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. – This Must Be The Party 

COST: Advance tickets $15. Day of show $20. All ages.