Video: Bon Bon Vivant

906 Bon Bon Vivant with Derrick Freeman [Photo by Bill Sasser]

Bon Bon Vivant with Derrick Freeman [Photo by Bill Sasser]
Bon Bon Vivant with Derrick Freeman [Photo by Bill Sasser]
Thursday, June 16, 2022 -
8:00pm to 9:30pm

George & Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center

1225 N. Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

Upcoming Shows

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents Bon Bon Vivant at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center on Thursday, June 16 starting at 8pm CT! 

Tickets are $10. Seating is limited, so please register in advance. All proceeds from this concert series directly support the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.

If you can't be there in person, WWOZ will be live video streaming at and on our Facebook page

About Bon Bon Vivant:

Bon Bon Vivant is an indie band from New Orleans that electrifies audiences across the country with their signature blend of singer songwriter/ jazz/ americana/ dark ballads and up-tempo indie dance rock. BBVs original music pays homage to the bawdy New Orleans sound while infusing an indie flavor that leaves a lasting mark on listeners. This genre bending band's original songs are joyous, fierce, honest and heartbreaking as they chronicle life and all it entails through the sounds of the minor keys. Bon Vivant : a person who enjoys a sociable and luxurious lifestyle appreciating food, drink, and music.A live performance of Bon Bon Vivant embodies this spirit of revelry and celebration. BBV honors this philosophy and the city where they live, New Orleans. The band experiments with high energy dance music and dark, sensual melodies with lyrics like "start living now while you've got living left.” This music embodies the duality of enjoying the light because the darkness is always near! 

A true family band. Helmed by songwriter /front-woman Abigail Cosio and her husband, saxophonist Jeremy Kelley, sister-harmony by Glori Cosio. Abigail’s rich lyrics are complemented perfectly by the blood harmonies of the two Cosio sisters creating a hauntingly beautiful sound-scape to this already big sound. The band's unique instrumentation is also a thing to watch. A Sousaphone in place of bass guitar makes this band's sound stand out among the noise leaving listeners reaching to identify what kind of music they are hearing. With brass horns and a rotating cast of New Orleans musicians coming through, this sound is alive and something to experience.

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