When Hurricane Katrina displaced a large number of New Orleans musicians, major American cities, like NYC, benefited by serving as a second home for these artists. As a result, more people have been exposed to and fallen in love with 'Nawlins music.
For information on how to find "New Orleans Music in and Around NYC" go to Nolafunk.com.
If you're new to the high-energy, syncopated beats of second-line music, you MUST check out Rebirth Brass Band on Thursday March 22nd, when they head to the Lion's Den to perform. The show will have you on your feet and singing along to songs you've never heard before. And don't forget to bring your white towel to wipe the sweat from your brow and throw it up in the air as you jig to the music. Click here to buy tickets to the show.
Check out clips of Rebirth performing 2 of their crowd-pleasers.