4/18- Saturday at The Dew DropJazz Hall, 430 Lamarque St., Mandeville, LA. 6:30-9:30pm
4/19- Sunday at The Abita Buskers Festival, at the trailhead, Abita Springs, LA.
4/24, Friday at d.b.a., Frenchmen St., New Orleans.6-9pm
Formed in in 2009, Tuba Skinny has steadily evolved from a loose collection of street musicians into a solid ensemble dedicated to bringing the traditional New Orleans sound to audiences around the world. Drawing on a wide range of musical influences—from spirituals to Depression-era blues, from ragtime to traditional jazz—their sound evokes the rich musical heritage of their New Orleans home. The band has gained a loyal following through their distinctive sound, their commitment to reviving long-lost songs, and their barnstorming live performances.
They've released six albums.
Tuba Skinny is:
Erika Lewis - Vocals
Todd Burdick - Tuba
Shaye Cohn - Cornet
Barnabus Jones - Trombone
Robin Rapuzzi - Washboard
John Doyle - Clarinet
Home sweet home... Greetings! We're back home in New Orleans. Keep an eye on the schedule there on the left for upcoming shows. Otherwise, you can usually find us busking on Royal Street's pedestrian mall on Friday and Monday afternoons. Thanks and take care...