8/18, Monday. We're playing at a house party, come if you like! 169 Spencer, corner of Willoughby, 4th floor. Brooklyn, NY. The Hawkins Brothers will also perform. 8pm
8/19, Tuesday at Terra Blues, 149 Bleeker St., New York, NY. 7-9:30pm
8/20, Wednesday at Roots and Ruckus at the Jalopy Theater, 315 Columbia St., Brooklyn, NY. 5 acts perform, 1/2hour sets. 9-11:30pm
8/22-23, Wanderlust Festival, Mont Tremblant,Quebec, Canada.
8/26, Tuesday- A fundraiser for The Water Street Learning Center- a community learning space and event center in Liberty, ME. Suggested donation of $10 per person or $25 per family. 6-9pm. 164 Kingdom Rd., Montville, Maine. Call Amber for more info: (207) 589-4093
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 four 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...