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Happy Carnival (Mardi Gras)! 

Happy Carnival everybody!! All my bands have their regular gigs in February, except Da Bugs taking off for Super Bowl. Can't compete with that! The Valparaiso Men's Chorus will be doing sea shanties on Lundi Gras at Saturn Bar. This has become an annual event not to be missed. Down the line Da Bugs, Blues Trio and Tin Men will be at French Quarter Fest with Tin Men also in Jazz Fest. More info on that later. Enjoy the season, see ya at the shows!!

Happy New Year!!! 

Well, last gig of the year is Tin Men at dba 12/30, then lookout 2016!!. Got regular gigs with Tin Men, Blues Trio and Da Bugs throughout January (and beyond). Have a couple of guest artists the first two weekends in January with Blues Trio, Johnny Mastro on harp and Dr. Sick on fiddle!! Washboard Rodeo are at our monthly Three Muses gig. I'm the featured guest at Smokey Greenwell's Blues Jam at Bamboulas, looking forward to that! Carnival season kicks off with Krewe De Vieux Jan  23 and we'll be at Blue Nile for all the action. Wishing everyone a peaceful rest of the Holidays and see ya in 2016!!

Holiday Season!! 

Hope everybody had a good Thanksgiving!! Heading into December, all my regular gigs are happening, except for 21st Amendment on Tuesdays. Blues Trio at The Cat and Blue Nile, Tin Men and Da Bugs at dba. If you're thinking about Christmas presents, music is a great idea. All my bands cds are great listening and t shirts are nice stocking stuffers!! Hope to see ya at the shows!!

Fall News!! 

Well, I think it's really fall here in New Orleans. Jessica and I have a well deserved vacation coming up, then back to the gigs!! Palmetto Bug Stompers, Tin Men and Blues Trio all has  their regular gigs. Blues Trio will also be at Children's Hospital Jazz Marathon early Halloween morning, then end the day at Blue Nile for Frenchmen craziness! The following week, we are at Mirliton Fest. Tin Men new cd is selling well, so pick up a copy here! Back at ya soon!!

Fall is here! (kind of) 

Still hot here mid September,but the bands keep playing on!Tin Men have a show with John "Papa: Gros at Chickie Wah Wah, then the following week, Tin Men cd release at dba. Washboard Rodeo will be at the Fais Do Do at Maison Sept. 19. A fun, all ages show, that we do from time to time. Da Bugs will be at dba on Sundays as usual. The Blues Trio's regular gigs keep rolling along. Hope to see you at the gigs!

Almost Fall!! 

Tin Men had a great trip out west, saw some old friends and bandmates in Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. We're back at dba on Wednesdays and the cd release will be Sept. 23 at dba. Palmetto Bugs Stompers are also going strong at dba on Sundays. The Blues Trio's weekly gigs are all happening and Rodeo will be at Three Muses. Now, if we can just make it through all the "Katrina at 10 years" crap, we'll be fine!!

July is Hot in NOLA! 

Well, Tin Men had great shows at Ascona Jazz Fest and we're looking forward to getting back to dba in August for our regular Wednesdays. We will have a release party on Sept. 23 for our newest recording "On The Shady Side". It's getting airplay on WWOZ and can be purchased online here or at CD Baby, iTunes, and our websites.

In August, we'll be making a quick trip to the Rockies to play in Livingston, MT, Casper, WY and Gold Hill, CO, so hope our friends out there can come to the shows.

Palmetto Bug Stompers will be at Satchmo Fest at the end of July, along with our weekly shows at dba. The Blues Trio has their 3 weekly gigs in August and the new cd, Live at the Spotted Cat, has been selling well. See you at the shows!!

More Summer! 

Tin men have a new cd, "On The Shady Side"! We will be releasing it at the Ascona Jazz Festival June 25 through 30. Details on the the release party back home will be coming soon.  All my bands have their regular gigs, except The Blues Trio will be covering for Tin Men a couple of times in July. Da Bugs will be at Satchmo Fest at the end of July and Washboard Rodeo at Three Muses. The new cd should be up on the site soon, so get ready to order. Stay cool and hope to see ya at the shows!

Summertime!! 

Well, it's hot here as summer has it New Orleans. All my bands will be doing their best, in June, to keep things hot!The Blues Trio has it's regular gigs and also a show at the Creole Tomato Fest.Da Bugs will be at dba and Rodeo will kick off the month at Three Muses. Tin Men will be at dba,  a private party for Geminis abd Ascona Jazz Fest in Switzerland. Hope to see our friends near and far at the shows!!

Post Jazz Fest! 

Well, we survived Jazz Fest! Thanks to everybody that came out and supported my bands, we had a great time. Now, back to my regular schedule. All my bands regular gigs are happening. Washboard Rodeo will playing Three Muses and also, a Western Swing night at Mags. Working on a new Tin Men cd to be released in June. Stay tuned and see ya in the clubs!
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After many years of performing, we decided to do a recording that represents us live. The only place to do it was The Spotted Cat in New Orleans. We've been playing there every weekend since February 2002. This is us live, no overdubs, studio tricks, etc. So if you can't see us live somewhere, put this CD on and start the party!

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