Mardi Gras Party with Dibs Brass Band, Mario Abney & the Abney Effect Brass Band
Join us for our annual Fat Tuesday throw down. We'll have the beads and the Hurricanes ready to go plus food. Doors open at 6 pm.
Festival Tom will be cooking up his New Orleans specialties too - gumbo, jambalaya, po' boys and more!
DIBS BRASS BAND (9 pm): Dibs Brass Band is a conglomeration and collaboration of intersecting Chicago musical super powers playing music rooted in the funk styles of the Godfather JB, Modern and New Orleans Brass Band, The Funky Meters, Funkadelic, The Specials, deep cuts dub/ reggae, and Chicago avant garde jazz.
Abney has been featured in the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage festival, the Rochester Jazz Festival, the Saratoga Jazz Festival, and many other prominent music festivals. He delivers the experience of a lifetime and brings the spirit of Big Easy right to your soul.
Mario Abney has shared the stage with Wynton Marsalis, Donald Harrison, Cyril Neville, Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, Nicholas Payton, George Benson and many others. Mario is a nationally recognized musician and independent recording artist and can be seen live in New Orleans and various other venues around the country. https://marioabney.net/ YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/uCxVsi6AmoE
Plus from 7-10 p.m. in the SideBar, DAN INGENTHRON of The Heavy Sounds performs New Orleans style piano.