Blues

Slick Skillet Serenaders

Sun, 08/06/23
The Slick Skillet Serenaders bring a pre WWII sensibility to their effervescent and enthusiastic shows, with vaudeville jokes and slapstick stage antics adding dimension to their repertoire of ragtime, traditional jazz, and blues. The band has a handful of albums out, inclu... Read more

Sierra Green

Sun, 08/06/23
Sierra Green & the Soul Machine features the powerful, masterful vocals of Sierra Green, a New Orleans native who channels her passionate, gravelly voice into classics by some of the most influential women in soul. R & B, and jazz: Aretha Franklin, Irma Thomas, and Sharon J... Read more

Sharon Martin

Sun, 08/06/23
Sharon Martin, as a solo act or with her band Music from New Orleans, brings her unique vocal stylings to every stage she graces. Martin’s sass and humor augment her top-drawer musicianship; she has played Billie Holiday in the stage performance of “Lady Day at Emerson’s Ba... Read more

Papa Mali

Sat, 08/05/23
Papa Mali is a New Orleans-based singer, songwriter, and guitarist with repertoire ranging from deep soul blues to psychedelic rock to gospel, but he is perhaps best known as a founding member of the Austin-based reggae group, the Killer Bees, and for his collaborations wit... Read more

Palmetto Bug Stompers

Sat, 08/05/23
The Palmetto Bug Stompers are some of the city’s most talented purveyors of traditional New Orleans jazz. Led by “Washboard Chaz” Leary on washboard and vocals and Bruce Brackman on clarinet, the combo brings impeccable musicianship – as well as Leary’s deep knowledge of co... Read more

Paggy Prine

Sat, 08/05/23
Paggy Prine & Southern Soul showcase the bluesy, sultry voice of Paggy Prine, “The Queen,” along with her energetic and crowd-pleasing band. Read more

Michael O'Hara

Sat, 08/05/23
Michael “The Sheik” O'Hara is a talented pianist, singer, four-time Grammy-nominated songwriter, and showman who has lived several lives and continues to delight and astound audiences with his kaleidoscopic creativity. O’Hara was raised in the St. Louis gospel church tradit... Read more

Marigny Street Brass Band

Sat, 08/05/23
The Marigny Street Brass Band is the brainchild of drummer and tuba master Rickey Caesar, and the double-whacked combo of a four-piece power horn front and a funky, New Orleans-rooted rhythm section create an unmistakable energy. The band covers the gamut from Crescent City... Read more

Lynn Drury

Sat, 08/05/23
Lynn Drury brings her soulful voice and heartfelt songwriting to every stage she graces. Raised on a Mississippi horse farm, Drury was a high school rodeo champion and drum major before moved to New Orleans to build a career as a musician. Her singing and songwriting found ... Read more

Little Freddie King

Fri, 08/04/23
Little Freddie King reigns as the blues monarch of New Orleans, the last of the gutbucket guitar bluesmen, an iconoclastic figure who draws a direct line from the deep country juke joints to today’s modern audiences. An inductee in the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame, King’s u... Read more

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