Tank & the Bangas win NPR's Tiny Desk Contest

Published on: March 2nd, 2017


Tank & the Bangas
Tank & the Bangas [Photo by Leona Strassberg Steiner]

The career trajectory of New Orleans' Tank & the Bangas keeps on rising! On Mardi Gras morning, NPR announced that the group beat out over 6,000 other entries to win this year's Tiny Desk Contest, a competition whose past winners have included Gaelynn Lea, Fantastic Negrito, and Alec Moran. This year's contest received more entries than any other. 

Check out Tank & the Bangas winning entry below and be on the lookout for their official Tiny Desk Concert sometime in the coming weeks. For more on this distinctive group, check out the upcoming WWOZ feature Closeup: Tank & the Bangas.

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