Blues

John Lisi

Fri, 08/04/23
John Lisi brings stanky New Orleans funky blues to any instrument he plays, be it the dobro, mandolin, electric or acoustic guitar. Whether solo, with his own band, Delta Funk, or backing up folks like harp whiz Jason Ricci in The Bad Kind, Lisi knows how to lay down a soli... Read more

John Fohl

Fri, 08/04/23
John Fohl brings impeccable guitar work and songwriting to any stage he graces, and is one of the most in-demand musicians in New Orleans and beyond. The Grammy-winning Fohl was a founding member of the Cherry-Poppin’ Daddies, worked extensively with Dr. John, and today can... Read more

John Boutté

Fri, 08/04/23
John Boutte grew up in New Orleans’ culture-rich Treme neighborhood, and it is only fitting that the impeccable vocalist is best known for penning “Treme Song,” the theme for the critically–acclaimed HBO series of the same name. Boutte’s unique voice and dynamic stage style... Read more

Jason Ricci

Thu, 07/20/23
Jason Ricci began playing harmonica as a punk-rock teen, and several decades later, he stands at the top of the blues harp genre, bringing his edgy, creative, and confident tones to his own band, the Bad Kind, and to a slew of notable partnerships, including a stand-out col... Read more

Jamey St. Pierre

Thu, 07/20/23
Jamey St. Pierre is a versatile singer, songwriter, and acoustic guitarist who is at home as a solo artist and as a crowd-pleasing instigator with his dance-inspiring blues and soul quintet, the Honeycreepers. The Bridge City native’s original favorites include “Sake & Kiss... Read more

Irma Thomas

Thu, 07/20/23
Grammy-winning singer Irma Thomas had her first hit in 1959, and over the course of a six-decade career has earned the title, “Soul Queen of New Orleans.” Born in 1941 in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, Thomas was raised in New Orleans, singing in school and in church choirs, wher... Read more

Ed Wills Blues 4 Sale

Thu, 07/20/23
Ed Wills & Blues 4 Sale feature New Orleans native Ed Wills’s honest, enduring guitar stylings on traditional and more contemporary tunes from the blues canon. The self-taught Wills, who learned slide from his aunt when he was just 8 years old, weaves the sounds of BB King,... Read more

Dayna Kurtz

Wed, 07/19/23
Dayna Kurtz brings her smoky, powerful voice to the stage as a solo artist, in duets, and with her blues-rock band, Lulu and the Broadsides. The award-winning songwriter has been honing her craft for over 30 years, touring on her own and in support of stars like Elvis Coste... Read more

Dave Ferrato

Wed, 07/19/23
Guitarist Dave Ferrato is a New Orleans native who has been on the scene since the 1960s, and has played with classic OG artists ranging from Ernie K-Doe and Benny Spellman to Johnny Adams and Pete Fountain. He cut his teeth on Bourbon Street, with legends like Chris Owens ... Read more

Danny Alexander

Wed, 07/19/23
Danny Alexander, a native of Lafayette, brings his rockin’ south-central Louisiana sensibility to the stage with his power trio, The Danny Alexander Blues Band playing behind the motto, “keep it simple and drive it like ya stole it.” Alexander can be found gigging in Bourbo... Read more

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