VOODOO 2012 LA PERFORMERS
* May not reflect most recent schedule changes
At least 46 of 86 (53+%) performers have Louisiana connections. Here is a program for your Louisiana-flavored 2012 Voodoo Experience:
Anders Osborne – Between the sheer force and potent lyricism of his guitar playing, the riveting depth of his songwriting and the straight-from-the-soul conviction of his vocals, New Orleans’ Anders Osborne is among the most original and visionary musicians writing and performing today.
Beverly Skillz - The South’s most notorious dance floor assassin has developed a widespread reputation for murdering dance floors on a regular basis.
Big Al Carson - One of the last true bluesmen on Bourbon Street, Al often has his work cut out for him to convert the tourists who are non-believers.
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux - An enduring leader of the oft misunderstood Mardi Gras Indian culture.
Big History - Big History is a six piece soul/electronic/pop act roaring out of New Orleans.
C. C. Adcock – This guitarist, singer, and songwriter, raised in Lafayette doesn't play straight-ahead blues; his music is heavily laden with unconventional blues-rock melodies and zydeco rhythms.
Christoph Andersson - Teen songwriter and producer Christoph Andersson didn't exactly have the upbringing associated with that of a budding pop electro sensation, yet at age 18 he stands poised to break into that market in a very big way.
Christopher Joseph - Removed from the electronic music centers of the world, but at the same time immersed in a city so rich in musical and cultural history, Christopher Joseph has had the opportunity to expose a growing movement of forward-thinking electronic music to a thirsty audience of live music fans who are ready to embrace something new.
Carmine P. Filthy - Since moving to New Orleans two years ago, Filthy has made his dirty presence felt throughout the EDM scene.
Dash Rip Rock - While Dash Rip Rock is an infamous live powerhouse often credited with founding the musical genre known as “Country Punk,” Dash has always been a roots-based band inspired by a variety of styles, including rock, country, soul, and power pop. The Models, Sexdog, and Stephie & the Whitesox will all be reuniting with Dash for a tribute to Jimmy’s Music Club.
Debauche - Debauche formed about 2008 at Kahve Coffeeshop on Royal Street in New Orleans, where Ukrainian-born Yegor Romantsov sang every Friday from 10pm till 12am, drinking his home made honey pepper vodka and singing his Russian hooligan songs, as he called it. “Little by little, these evenings turned into... debauche... jam sessions.”
Dirty Dozen Brass Band - A unique twist on New Orleans brass band music since 1977.
Fleur de Tease - Fleur de Tease is a premiere Variety Burlesque Revue with something to please and tease every audience member.
Force Feed Radio - The New Orleans native Force Feed Radio is known for blending their love for bass heavy electronic music through the mediums of mixtapes and all night dance parties.
George Porter, Jr. - With a career spanning more than four decades, few bass players in the history of modern New Orleans music are as storied as this original member of the Meters.
Henry Butler - Dr. John once said this former Big Easy musician, “is the pride of New Orleans and a visionistical down-home cat and a hellified piano plunker to boot.”
Ingrid Lucia - Performing since age 11 from the streets of New Orleans to the clubs of Paris, this talented singer has been leading her own band since she was 20.
Irma Thomas - Releasing her first single in 1960, this Grammy award winner is still the “Soul Queen of New Orleans.”
James Singleton - This composer, bassist, band leader, multi-instrumentalist has performed with Professor Longhair, Milt Jackson, and, Ellis, Branford, Wynton, and Jason Marsalis, just to name a few.
Jim-E Stack – This San Francisco born, New Orleans living DJ/produce draws influences anywhere from UK funky to Mexico’s 3ball, and house to pop, he strives to create his own eclectic brand of club music.
Johnny Vidocovich - The quintessential modern New Orleans master drummer.
Leo Jackson & the Melody Clouds – New Orleans’ Melody Clouds Gospel Singers was founded in 1965 by the late Leo Jackson, Sr.
L’il Band of Gold - A swamp pop supergroup.
Little Freddie King - The King of the 9th ward blues transforms any venue into a back-of-town beer joint.
Lost Bayou Ramblers - Their sound combines not just the sounds of their South Louisiana heritage, but all the musical influences they grew up loving.
Luke Winslow-King - Luke is a guitarist, singer, composer, and lyricist known for his slide guitar work, and interest in pre-war blues and traditional jazz.
MainLine Brass Band - This 8-piece funk/soul ensemble was formed in September 2010 and is already becoming a force in the New Orleans music scene.
Marcia Ball - From a small town on the LA – TX border, Marcia’s great singing and songwriting are matched by superb piano playing that captures the sounds of this slice of Americana.
Money Mitch - Born and raised in the city of New Orleans, Mitch was always in love with music - didn't matter what type of genre; he started rapping in the 8th grade in a friend’s closet.
MyNameIsJohnMichael - This New Orleans-based group has earned notable praise from both critics and live audiences around the country.
The New Orleans Bingo! Show – The Show remains a curious spectacle, a thrilling phenomenon and one of the very finest entertainments on the theatrical stage today.
Noisicion Coalition - Founded on Lundi Gras of 2005 as an evolving experiment in the
random collaboration between people, sound and rhythm, The Noisician Coalition has
since blossomed from its original seven-member lineup to a rotating cast of up to fifty
members at any given march.
Paul Sanchez - “The Bard of New Orleans” is a vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist whose musical career is as varied as New Orleans itself.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band - These keepers of the traditional musical flame derives its name from Preservation Hall, the venerable music venue located in the heart of New Orleans French Quarter, founded in 1961.
Rekanize - New Orleans native Rekanize (born Donovan Fannon) cut his DJ teeth during NOLA's mid-1990s Rave boom, keeping a constant barrage of jungle/drum & bass tunes always at hand at countless parties along the Gulf South.
The Revivalists - One of the most popular emerging rock bands out of New Orleans.
Royal Teeth - With pop-inspired hooks and melodies, the six band members come from three cities across Southern Louisiana and now reside in New Orleans.
St. Cecelia’s Asylum Chorus - St. Cecilia's Asylum Chorus is a six-member choral group whose members have been drawn together from New Orleans' diverse and eclectic music scenes.
The Soul Rebels - New Orleans brass band incorporating R&B, funk, and hip-hop.
Star & Dagger - Featuring members of White Zombie, Cycle Sluts from Hell, Eagles of Death Metal, and Queens of the Stone Age, Lina Lecaro from the LA Weekly sums them up nicely, “The perfect blend of black Sabbath and valley of the Dolls.”
Supagroup - A raucous New Orleans band playing authentic hard rock & roll tributes to beautiful women and good times!
TBC Brass Band - With no manager and no gigs, the To Be Continued Brass Band made a name for itself playing, for years, at the corner of Canal and Bourbon Streets.
Treme Brass Band - Representing the traditional side of New Orleans brass band music.
Unicorn Fukr - Unicorn Fukr is an indigenous creature from New Orleans born from mythical fornication who has been thrusting his horn into the EDM scene in Louisiana since 2008.
The Vettes - Not your parents’ 80’s influenced family band.
101 Runners – The latest stage of Mardi Gras Indian funk.