Everyone Needs an Alibi: Multicultural Fusion Artists Ari and the Alibis Give You One.
Infusing Funk, Jazz and Samba with Blues Soul and Rock, Ari and the Alibis have created a memorable ear-catching sound. Formed in September of 2013 Ari and the Alibis quickly became one of the top acts in their native Tampa Bay music scene, as evidenced by their 2015/16 nomination for best local band in Tampa Bay and Ari for best Jazz vocalist. They also received Grammy nods in two categories: Best Rock Song (Dirty Little Secret) and Best Rock Performance (Dirty Little Secret and Bon Appetit). Their highly anticipated sophomore release "Home" was released June 15th 2018. An all original 15 track 76 minute long album that captures the versatility as well as the virtuosity of the group. The title track "Home" has already received an award for "Best original song by a local group" in the Bradenton Times "Best of the Bay" and are nominated for best regional band in Tampa Bay's Creative Loafing readers poll of the same name.