Ponderosa Stomp Six of Saturns Jazz Fest Series at Ace Hotel New Orleans – May 1, 2016

Ponderosa Stomp Six of Saturns Jazz Fest Series at Ace Hotel New Orleans – Sunday May 1st, 2016

The Ponderosa Stomp is proud to announce its partnership with the new Ace Hotel New Orleans and will kick off the relationship with a full day of Stomp programming on Sunday, May 1, as part of the Six of Saturns Jazz Fest Series at Three Keys Venue in Ace Hotel, 600 Carondelet Street, New Orleans

Lil Buck Sinegal and The Buckaroos with special guest Buckwheat Zydeco

Kick off the day with the Awakenings presented by Stumptown Coffee Roasters featuring Lil Buck Sinegal and The Buckaroos with special guest Buckwheat Zydeco at Three Keys in Ace Hotel.
11 AM on May 1, 2016
Free with RSVP
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Henry Gray

Post-Festival Happy Hour with Henry Gray in Ace Hotel Lobby.
7 – 9 PM, May 1, 2016
Free

South Louisiana Swamp Stompede

South Louisiana Swamp Stompede featuring Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band, CC Adcock and the Lafayette Marquis, and Guitar Lightnin Lee and his Thunder Band, and vinyl served by DJs Dr. Ike and Tima Burner at Three Keys in Ace Hotel.
9 PM, May 1, 2016
$10 General Admission, $25 VIP
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I am the Blues Documentary Profiles Ponderosa Stomp Artists

Ultimate Southern Blues Road Trip Births New Documentary How’d you like to take a road trip through the Mississippi Delta with Dr. Ike? When documentary filmmaker Daniel Cross wanted to meet the elder statesmen of Southern blues, he asked the good doctor to make some introductions. Together they criss-crossed the deep South for the next … Continue reading I am the Blues Documentary Profiles Ponderosa Stomp Artists

Cullen Landry and Midnight Streetcar: Joker Goes Wild With a Classic ’50s R&B Revival

“It’s a lost era. … I will say that the purpose I came here for 23 years ago is over. I wouldn’t come here now. There’s nothing here now, musically.” British expatriate and tradition-obsessed bandleader Andrew Hall spoke those words in a 1993 Times-Picayune series on the impending loss of New Orleans’ second generation of … Continue reading Cullen Landry and Midnight Streetcar: Joker Goes Wild With a Classic ’50s R&B Revival

If You Can’t Dance To Zydeco, You Can’t Dance — Period

WRITTEN BY BEN SANDMEL The year 2015 sees zydeco entering its second half-century of global recognition. Fifty years ago, presenting zydeco at a roots-music event such as The Ponderosa Stomp would have been inconceivable. Back then zydeco could only be heard in southwest Louisiana and neighboring southeast Texas. Even there, on native soil, this exuberant … Continue reading If You Can’t Dance To Zydeco, You Can’t Dance — Period

Rod Bernard: This Should Go On Forever But It’s Not — One Night Only With Swamp-Pop Royalty

WRITTEN BY BILL DAHL “I don’t think that it’s the singer as much as it’s the song,” claims south Louisiana swamp-pop legend Rod Bernard. “The right song at the right time is what makes the hit. I think if Johnnie Allan or Warren Storm or Tommy McLain would have recorded ‘This Should Go On Forever,’ … Continue reading Rod Bernard: This Should Go On Forever But It’s Not — One Night Only With Swamp-Pop Royalty

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