Artists

Daria & The Hip Drops

Although the group has its roots in upbeat indie pop and rock, Daria & The Hip Drops’ influences are wide with steel pan and Caribbean flavor, heavy funk bass lines, and the occasional electro-synth sample. Artists and bands like Santigold, The Talking...

The Swing Setters

The Swing Setters is a fun and energetic band for children.The band is comprised of all professional jazz musicians, whose goal is to entertain you and your children through fun, interactive music.

Curtis Pierre “The Samba Man”

Curtis Pierre, New Orleans native percussionist, artistic director and founder of Casa Samba. He specializes in Brasilian percussion, capoeira and is well known as one of the three best Malabarismo (pandeiro jugglers) in the U.S.

Katy Hobgood Ray

Katy Hobgood Ray is a musician, writer, and the host and producer of Confetti Park, a kid-friendly radio show and podcast featuring music and children’s stories from Louisiana.

N’Fungola Sibo African Dance and Drum Company

N’Fungola Sibo African Dance and Drum Company’s mission is to educate the general population through the promotion of positive energy, character and ethnicity, using African song, drum, dance, and folklore.

Jelly Toast

Harmony fueled duet, JELLY TOAST, is comprised of best friends- Tif ‘teddy’ Lamson & Julie Odell.. likened to the Lucy & Ethel of the musical dirty South.

Chucky “C” & Band

Chucky “C” and The Clearly Blue Band is an electrifying group of musicians performing blues and jazz music straight from New Orleans. The band’s musical talent combined with Chucky “C”’s enthusiastic, infectious personality makes every...

Margie Perez

Margie Perez is a vivacious Singer and songwriter specializing in a versatile blend of Blues, Pop, and Latin with a New Orleans Funky touch.

The Dirty Rain Revelers

Based in New Orleans, The Dirty Rain Revelers are the unified musical collaboration of Matthew and Melissa DeOrazio, featuring original compositions, together with their creative interpretations of other artists’ songs.

Ever More Nest

A band with an unmistakable Americana tilt, Ever More Nest pairs Kelcy Mae’s signature poetic lyricism with a musical style that can set you simultaneously on a rural dirt road and a gritty, big-city street. She displays just how at home she is at the intersection of...

Jon Roniger

Jon Roniger playfully sings odes to NOLA’s infamous streets, historic landmarks and succulent foods. He delivers it all in a sweet, melodic vocal style, mixed with moments of beautifully rough and fast-paced singing reminiscent of Bob Dylan channeling Donald...

Jesse Morrow Trio

Jesse Marrow is a bassist, composer, bandleader, and collaborator who has established himself as an industrious rhythmic dynamo in the New Orleans music scene, playing across a spectrum of genres.

Debbie Davis and the Mesmerizers

Debbie Davis’s resonant, brassy voice immediately grabs the listener but she sustains that attention through the sheer force of her personality. The balance of this arrangement makes for a superb set of jazz and pop standards, a universalist approach to songbook...

Jason Marsalis 21st Century Trad Band

Jason Marsalis continues to grow and develop as both a composer and performer. With a fire in his heart and a passion for the music, his will to swing has never been more resolute. The sense of style and tastefulness that Marsalis exhibits in his playing explains why...

Sasha Masakowski and Art Market

Sasha’s reputation as a daring, fearless improviser and charming, creative interpreter has lead to reviews such “Masakowski’s marvelous voice…can be sly, sexy, exotic and arresting as she works her way through an incredibly diverse array of...

Charlie Wooton’s Zydefunk

Take an exhilarating trip with ZydeFunk through Louisiana and beyond. Led by Charlie Wooton’s bass-driven funk, with hints of Latin, reggae, jazz, and blues.

Tricia Boutté & Nordic Swing

Tricia Boutté, Teedy, will move you inter-dimensionally with powerfully rich and textured vocals, Teedy has already enjoyed a rich vocal career performing in a variety of musical settings.  Her repertoire covers jazz, standards, R&B, pop, soul, gospel and...

The New Orleans Klezmer All Stars

The New Orleans Klezmer All Stars have attempted to challenge and stretch boundaries of folk music…but without sacrificing the most exciting features of social music; driving rhythms, passion, and clear melodies that are sublime but remain memorable.

Tonya Boyd-Cannon

Boyd-Cannon has a fairly rare contralto voice, almost identical to that of a countertenor, pushes the envelope with amazing musical arrangements and jazzy lyrical content. Her delivery is sharp yet inspirational; contemporary and authentic. Boyd-Cannon’s combination...

Troy Sawyer and the Elementz

Troy Sawyer and the Elementz are the present and the future, with their new sound breaking-through New Orleans’ music scene with its funky latin, jazz, soul rock fusion ambience. 

Susan Cowsill

Susan Cowsill’s gumbo sound springs from ’60s pop roots with seasonings of Louisiana groove, country, and rock. Whether she’s doing her own material or covering the likes of Sandy Denny or Lucinda Williams, she can always connect with a haunting tune...

Deacon John and the Ivories with special guests Hot Rod Lincoln

For many decades Deacon John has symbolized the ultimate in dance music. They were the first rock’n’roll musician to play with the New Orleans Symphony. The band’s instrumentation is comprised of piano/keyboards, percussion/drums, bass, guitar, alto and tenor saxes,...

Royal Teeth

Royal Teeth’s forthcoming sophomore record marks the band’s long overdue comeback to indie rock, with a progression in their sound that exudes energy and conviction. “We are using this album as a platform to face our fears, and to focus on the love we find...

The Soul Rebels

The Soul Rebels started with an idea – to expand upon the pop music they loved on the radio and the New Orleans brass tradition they grew up on. They took that tradition and blended funk and soul with elements of hip hop, jazz and rock.

Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra

Led by acclaimed New Orleans jazz musician Delfeayo Marsalis, the Uptown Jazz Orchestra (UJO) was founded in 2008 as a multi-generational ensemble of the city’s finest musicians who, through repertory performances, strive to preserve and present the essence of...

Quiana Lynell

The 2017 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition winner, Quiana Lynell infuses her classical training with her gospel upbringing and approaches jazz as a storyteller. She is able to harness her voice as a true instrument and perform various genres of music...

Jeffery Broussard and The Creole Cowboys

Jeffery Broussard is the real deal. Dedicated to preserving and promoting the Creole culture and traditional Zydeco music, he plays with passion and commitment. “I love my music and I love my culture,” says Jeffery. “I am proud and honored to be a part of it. Although...

Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band

Corey Ledet keeps one foot firmly in the tradition while exploring surrounding influences in order to create the best of both worlds. He is able to infuse old and new styles of Zydeco into his own unique sound from all of the people he studied and was influenced by....

The Daiquiri Queens

A unique mix of musicians come together to form the Cajun power group, The Daiquiri Queens. Hailing from Lafayette area to New Orleans, this female-fronted group brings influences ranging from early-era Cajun standards performed with twin fiddles and haunting vocal...

Stone Rabbits

Stone Rabbits are an unusual group of young musicians from the New Orleans area brought together by musical taste, friendship and a simple desire to create. Their influences combine the classic roots of contemporary rock greats such as: Pink Floyd, King Crimson, Led...

Shawan Rice

Soul Songstress, Shawan Rice, invites the crowd into her world with her poetic lyrics and haunting melodies. Drawing inspiration from her life experiences ranging from; love, loss, grief and acceptance, concertgoers easily connect to her sound and story. The...

Borealis Rex

Borealis Rex is a five-member rock band hailing from Louisiana. Their organic sound is girded by three hot guitars crosscut with occasional breakouts of banjo and fiddle.  Not shy with the harmonies, B-Rex is modern yet homespun in the best sense. They are wholly new...

Them Ol’ Ghosts

Them Ol’ Ghosts are a Southern Soul Rock & Roll outfit from New Orleans, Louisiana. Drawing inspiration from the endearing charm of a constant South Louisiana backdrop and the rich culture of New Orleans. Their sound is a familiar yet novel offering to...

Taylor Smith & The Roamin’ Jasmine

New Orleans-based band, Taylor Smith & The Roamin’ Jasmine are here to get your feet moving. Their songs are rejuvenated interpretations of 1920’s country blues, 1950’s New Orleans R&B, vintage Calypso from Trinidad, 1930’s swing, and...

Sweet Olive String Band

New Orleans-based Sweet Olive String Band stays true to the spirit of American rural string band music. Their brother duet, high lonesome style harmonies are backed by a healthy mix of old time fiddling, soulful slide guitar, bluesy mandolin and guitar picking...

Russell Welch Hot Quartet

The Russell Welch Hot Quartet is a world class gypsy swing outfit, having performed for festivals, concerts, clubs, and vintage dance events in more than 12 countries. The New Orleans group combines Russell Welch’s original compositions with hot jazz in the...

Magnolia Sisters

The Magnolia Sisters is a Cajun music band comprised of four diversely talented singers and musicians. The group’s musical collaboration gives a woman’s voice to Cajun music while maintaining a soulful, gutsy feeling to it. Each member brings their own rich...

Keith Burnstein’s Kettle Black

Kettle Black is a quiet dance, a tiny explosion expanding exponentially; it is funky, heartfelt, and unmistakably New Orleans. The brainchild of Mumbles alum, Keith Burnstein, along with members of Toubab Krewe and Antibalas, the band is a double percussion discussion...

Jeremy Joyce

Jeremy Joyce is a Guitar Slinger, Songwriter, and Singer based in New Orleans, LA. Much like New Orleans, Joyce’s music is a melting pot. From Rock to Blues to Funk to Jazz. The Philadelphia native brings in what sounds good to his ears and adds it to the pot....

Frankie Boots

Sprouted in the orchards and pot farms of Sonoma County and raised on the foggy streets of the San Francisco Bay Area, Frankie Boots’ songs are now deep-frying in the sultry Southern soul of New Orleans. The outcome is a unique brand of free-range Americana. Frankie...

Blonde Roses

Blonde Roses blends alternative grit and southern blues to create a harmonious union. Pulling inspiration from their strong Louisiana roots, they are also heavily influenced by the 60’s and 70’s and coin these decades as the backbone to their songwriting....

Biglemoi

New Orleans based Biglemoi named themselves after a fantastical dance which, if performed properly, creates an atmosphere of flowing energy that invites everybody to join. Biglemoi comes off as a healthy mix of all the best rock and roll ingredients. Anchored by...

Al “Lil Fats” Jackson

At their first experience of a live performance of Alvin E. Jackson, audiences are amazed that this young man has already accomplished the mastering of rhythm and blues in the New Orleans style. His technique, sincerity, and enthusiasm are all qualities which are the...

Zoe K

Zoe K is a powerful force on the Australian music scene with a remarkable voice that pays tribute to the bygone greats of soul, jazz, and blues. With a new album recorded and produced with some of New Orleans’ greatest mainstays, Zoe K’s new offering is a welcome dose...

Wynton (aka Kevin Stylez)

Kevin Stylez joined a band “Muzik Hertz” and opened for the likes of Trey Songz, Boyz II Men, Cameo, & Jeffery Osborne.Later in his solo career, Kevin Stylez opened for R&B entertainer Avant, headlined the Essence Music Empowerment stage, and has partnered...

Nebula Rosa

A creation of singer-songwriter George Elizondo and guitarist Josh Starkman, the band Nebula Rosa is a unique amalgam of musical influences from both North and Latin American cultures. Their debut album ‘Bengala’ is a modern sonic journey through many musical worlds...

Josh Benitez Band

Josh Benitez, the Metropolitan Gypsy of NOLA, is a Rock & Roller with an affinity for Funk, Blues, and Psychedelic trips to outer space. He is the guitar slinging musician baptised by the fire of New Orleans showmanship and musical prowess. Backed by long time...

Cameron Dupuy and The Cajun Troubadours

Born and raised in a suburb of New Orleans, Cameron Dupuy became infatuated with the sounds of Cajun music at an early age, which is appropriate being the son of Cajun musician, Michael Dupuy. The Cajun Troubadours have been playing in the New Orleans area for the...

Mykia Jovan

Mykia Jovan is a vocalist and songwriter from New Orleans, Louisiana. Her distinctive voice often draws comparison to the great Billie Holiday and Erykah Badu, while her original compositions and live performance have established her as a singular voice in the modern...

Galactic

Emerging in the mid-’90s, Galactic has consistently pushed artistic boundaries on the road and in the studio. “It’s not that we’re always trying to push boundaries,” says Mercurio, “but we definitely take influence from our hometown and try to do something new...