Start with members of three of the top bands to come out of New Orleans, The Neville Brothers, The Radiators, and The Dirty Dozen - then add a saxophonist who was James Brown's horn director for 12 years, and a keyboard player with extraordinary talent, and you have The New Orleans Suspects. With well over a century of touring experience combined, this is a real band with genuine musicianship and more seasoning than any of New Orleans' greatest dishes. They have been making an enormous impact with their live performances across the country, and have established themselves as one of the brightest new lights out of the Crescent City. Funky drumbeats, greasy wailing saxophones, razor-sharp guitar playing, rollicking piano and swampy organ swells, strutting bass lines and tight vocal harmonies make this band stand above the rest. Just as the wind shifts over the Mississippi River, so does the music the band creates - strains of Dr John and the Nevilles, The Meters and Allan Toussaint, brass bands and piano legends, hot nights and sweat-soaked streets, all combine in an original way to create what is now known as The New Orleans Suspects.
SUNDAY MARCH 25th Leah Osborne2:00P - 5:00P / FREE Alex Davis6:00P - 9:00P / FREE
Acoustic Covers / Originals
MONDAY MARCH 26th Bottoms Up Blues Gang6:00P - 8:00P / FREE Soulard Blues Band9:00P-1:00A / 21+ (Unless with parent or sitting in w/ the band) / $5
Open Blues Jam
TUESDAY MARCH 27th Gerard Erker6:00P - 8:00P / FREE Eric Lysaght9:00P - 1:00A / FREE
Acoustic Rock / Bluegrass / Folk