January 6 is Twelfth Night, marking the official start of Carnival season in New Orleans! This is an important night for the Mardi Gras Indians and Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Golden Eagles will be hitting the stage at the Blue Nile to celebrate. We will be broadcasting and video streaming live from this concert.
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux’s musical career has spanned nearly a half-century and has seen him perform everywhere from the streets of New Orleans to the world’s finest concert halls, including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. Additionally, he has performed in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Japan. Boudreaux has recorded several critically acclaimed albums and has appeared as a guest musician on numerous recordings. In 1982, he performed with rock legend Robbie Robertson on NBC’s Saturday Night Live. More recently, Boudreaux portrayed himself in several episodes of HBO’s original series Treme. In 2016, he was named a NEA National Heritage Fellow.
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