What originally started as a group of close friends getting together to jam in a basement has grown and evolved into a musical force to be reckoned with. By combining various elements of the blues, funk, long instrumental jams and catchy 3-minute songs, there is something for everyone within the sound that is Act Casual.
Act Casual has shared the stage with Laith Al-Saadi, Broccoli Samurai, Ultraviolet Hippopotamus, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Billy Davis, EGi., Muruga Booker (of P-Funk, Weather Report, Jerry Garcia etc.), Desmond Jones, Covert Operations, and many more!
Music Connection Magazine:
"Act Casual is a group of highly skilled musical chefs that each stirs into the pot their own batch of scintillating ingredients. A dash of funk, a dollop of country, a pinch of jazz and a helping of blues are all essential in making this stew a success. Their tunes are original and span the gamut..."
"“Act Casual” is, perhaps, an apt name for the way the band “casually” communicates on stage in a seemingly free and sub-conscious manner. Much like Phish, Jimmy Herring or The Grateful Dead, their stock in trade relies heavily on the “jam” aspect."
- Eric A. Harabadian
"Act Casual diverts from the typical preconception of jamming, (or “fusion”), that of a noodly band getting entranced in their own sonic spell and being lost in the moment; this quintet is supremely in the groove—to where you, dear listener, never lose your own grip even if a time signature swerves."
- Jeff Milo