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Zydeco Dance Party: Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys

One of the most influential accordionists and vocalists in modern zydeco music, Jeffery Broussard continues to be one of the genre’s most dynamic performers. Broussard began his career with traditional zydeco music playing drums in his father’s band, Delton Broussard & The Lawtell Playboys. After developing the nouveau zydeco sound as a member of the…

Galactic / Cory Wong / Nate Smith + Kinfolk

Galactic draws on 25 years together in order to progress with each performance and subsequent record. After 10 albums, over 2,000 gigs and tens of millions of streams, the proud New Orleans, Louisiana quintet—Ben Ellman (saxophone, harmonica), Robert Mercurio (bass), Stanton Moore (drums, percussion), Jeffrey Raines (guitar) and Richard Vogal (keyboards)—are the rare collective who…

Zydeco Dance Party: Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys

One of the most influential accordionists and vocalists in modern zydeco music, Jeffery Broussard continues to be one of the genre’s most dynamic performers. Broussard began his career with traditional zydeco music playing drums in his father’s band, Delton Broussard & The Lawtell Playboys. After developing the nouveau zydeco sound as a member of the…

St. Paul & The Broken Bones

St. Paul & The Broken Bones is an ever-evolving musical powerhouse. In a profound shift for the Alabama-born eight-piece ensemble—Paul Janeway (vocals), Jesse Phillips (bass), Browan Lollar (guitar), Kevin Leon (drums), Al Gamble (keyboards), Allen Branstetter (trumpet), Chad Fisher (trombone), and Amari Ansari (saxophone)—the band’s most recent work arrives at a convergence of rock and…

Los Lobos

For all the trailblazing musical acts who’ve emerged from Los Angeles, very few embody the city’s wildly eclectic spirit more wholeheartedly than Los Lobos. Over the past five decades, the renowned East L.A. band has made an indelible mark on music history by exploring an enormous diversity of genres—rock ‘n’ roll and R&B, surf music…

Cajun Dance Party: The Lost Bayou Ramblers

The Grammy Award-winning Cajun band the Lost Bayou Ramblers continues to excite, challenge and redefine both genre expectations and cultural preconceptions. Founded in 1999 by brothers Andre and Louis Michot, the last five years have brought them a feature on Jack White’s American Epic, score contributions to the Oscar-nominated film Beasts of the Southern Wild…

Tedeschi Trucks Band / Eddie 9V

Tedeschi Trucks Band is a Grammy Award-winning 12-piece powerhouse ensemble led by the husband/wife duo of guitarist Derek Trucks and singer/guitarist Susan Tedeschi, “two of the best roots rock musicians of their generation” (NPR). With their own potent original songwriting alongside an extensive canon of influences, the dynamic all-star band owns a reputation for world-class…

Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band

Eddie Palmieri is an acclaimed pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer of salsa and Latin jazz. His playing skillfully fuses the rhythms of his Puerto Rican heritage with the complexity of his jazz influences: Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancock and McCoy Tyner, as well as his older brother, Charlie Palmieri. Throughout a 60-year career, Palmieri has innovated…

Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band

Eddie Palmieri is an acclaimed pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer of salsa and Latin jazz. His playing skillfully fuses the rhythms of his Puerto Rican heritage with the complexity of his jazz influences: Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancock and McCoy Tyner, as well as his older brother, Charlie Palmieri. Throughout a 60-year career, Palmieri has innovated…

Stanton Moore Trio / Roosevelt Collier

Stanton Moore is a Grammy Award-winning drummer, educator and performer born and raised in New Orleans. He is especially connected to his hometown city, its culture and collaborative spirit. In the early ‘90s, Moore helped found the New Orleans-based essential funk band Galactic (see page 32), who continue to amass a worldwide audience via recording…

Stanton Moore Trio / Roosevelt Collier

Stanton Moore is a Grammy Award-winning drummer, educator and performer born and raised in New Orleans. He is especially connected to his hometown city, its culture and collaborative spirit. In the early ‘90s, Moore helped found the New Orleans-based essential funk band Galactic (see page 32), who continue to amass a worldwide audience via recording…

Aaron Lee Tasjan / S.G. Goodman

Nashville-based songwriter and guitarist Aaron Lee Tasjan makes music with conviction that has its roots in rock’s murky past, armed with an arsenal of songs that spill over with humor, intelligence and irony. With a musical background ranging from jazz to punk to alt-country, he won the award for Outstanding Guitarist at the Essentially Ellington…

Pink Martini Feat. China Forbes

In 1994, Thomas Lauderdale wanted to create a new sound with a broader appeal that could energize crowds and serve as a beautifully inclusive soundtrack for events. He drew inspiration from all over the world, crossing classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop until he landed on the genre-bending music you hear today. A year later, Lauderdale…

Sona Jobarteh / Natu Camara

Sona Jobarteh’s music stands on the mighty shoulders of the West African griot tradition; she is a living archive of the Gambian people. With one ear on the family’s historic reputation, one on the all-important future legacy and her heart in both places, she is preparing a place today for the next generation. Her singing…

Sona Jobarteh / Natu Camara

Sona Jobarteh’s music stands on the mighty shoulders of the West African griot tradition; she is a living archive of the Gambian people. With one ear on the family’s historic reputation, one on the all-important future legacy and her heart in both places, she is preparing a place today for the next generation. Her singing…

Buddy Guy “Damn Right Farewell” with special guests Eric Gales and King Solomon Hicks

Experience Buddy Guy on his final tour at two special outdoor concerts on opening weekend of the 2023 Savannah Music Festival! Bring a lawn chair or blanket, grab some food from the food trucks and enjoy two days of spectacular blues anchored by electric blues pioneer and living legend, Buddy Guy. Saturday, March 25 performances…

Buddy Guy “Damn Right Farewell” with special guests Christone “Kingfish” Ingram and Jontavious Willis

Experience Buddy Guy on his final tour at two special outdoor concerts on opening weekend of the 2023 Savannah Music Festival! Bring a lawn chair or blanket, grab some food from the food trucks and enjoy two days of spectacular blues anchored by electric blues pioneer and living legend, Buddy Guy. Sunday, March 26 performances…