Rebirth Brass Band
At B.B. King Blues Club & Grill – Show at 7PM & 11:30PM (Doors at 6PM & 11PM)
CEG & NOLA Funk presents Rebirth Brass Band – The Quintessential New Orleans Brass Band – 2012 Grammy Award Winners Featured on the hit HBO series “TREME”
REBIRTH BRASS BAND 2012 Grammy Award winners the Rebirth Brass Band are a New Orleans institution. Formed in 1983 by the now infamous Frazier brothers, the band has evolved from playing the streets of the French Quarter, to playing festivals and stages all over the world. Rebirth is committed to upholding the tradition of brass bands while at the same time incorporating modern music into their show. Their signature brand of heavy funk has not only won over several generations of music lovers, it has become the soundtrack to an entire city. In the wake of the sometimes-stringent competition amongst brass bands, Rebirth is the undisputed leader of the pack, and they show no signs of slowing down. Rebirth is featured in the Treme Tour, the HBO series about New Orleans after Katrina Rebirth won the Grammy for their 2011 Basin Street Release the Rebirth of New Orleans in the regional roots category.
*7PM SHOW OPENERS*
MAMOJAM Mamojam is a jam grit-funk band based in the New York City area. Their sound channels current funk artists like Lettuce, to ’80s hardcore punk outfit Minutemen, to jam bands such as Phish. The members have been playing together for over five years, and perform regularly in the New York area at venues such as The Gramercy Theatre and Sullivan Hall.
INDACULTURE Every hundred years or so, magic happens. Such was the case in the early 1980s when members of Indaculture began arriving on this planet from afar. All five members of the band arrived on this planet via virgin births with one mission: to teach the world how to enjoy music. Every so often, members of the group come together and inflict their impeccable improvisational style, which blends elements of reggae, rock, and roots music, into the very souls of their listeners. With Rudy’s quick fingers, Danny’s tender voice, Bert’s ingenious bass lines, Jenna’s soul-captivating voice, and Matt’s energy-creating beats, a megacreature of biblical proportions is created.« Back to Events