Eric Gales with The BB King’s Blues Club All-Star Band
As both an African-American, left-handed guitarists of extraordinary ability and an expressive vocalist, it is natural for people to compare Eric to Hendrix but Eric has developed a unique hybrid blues/rock sound that also draws upon influences as diverse as Albert King and Frank Gambale. A unique amalgam of styles, Eric Gales stands head and shoulders among other guitarists in his genre. Don’t miss your chance to see Eric Gales with The BB King’s Blues Club All-Star Band live on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29! Click here for tickets.
Grammy Award Nominee
Kenny Neal, born in New Orleans and raised in Baton Rouge, began playing music at a young age. Learning the basics from his father, singer and Blues harmonica master, Raful Neal, Kenny is known as a modern swamp-blues and multi-instrumentalist, that draws from the sizzling sounds of his native Louisiana. Don’t miss your chance to see Kenny Neal on Sunday, April 30. Click here for tickets!
3x Grammy Award Nominee
RODDIE ROMERO & the HUB CITY ALL-STARS
RODDIE ROMERO & the HUB CITY ALL-STARS are a renowned, 3x GRAMMY nominated Louisiana band who have been performing worldwide at the most prestigious festivals and venues for over 20 years. This premier Louisiana band is celebrated not only for their authenticity when performing or recording traditional Cajun and Creole music indigenous to South Louisiana, but also for their original songwriting which stays true to Louisiana inspirations. They have recently garnered 2 GRAMMY nominations for their critically acclaimed 2016 release, GULFSTREAM, which was produced by the legendary, John Porter. Their previous release, “The La Louisianne Sessions” also garnered a GRAMMY nomination. They are notorious “Louisiana-Roots-Rockers” who put on an energetic show which is bound to make everyone get up and dance!
Behind Roddie’s fiery vocals, pumping accordion and slide guitar mastery lies the Louisiana roots sound of Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-Stars. You will not only experience great, original music at a Hub City All Stars’ concert, but you’ll witness one of the tightest bands from the swamps of Louisiana put on an energetic and soulful show.
American music is Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-Stars — born out of the Delta dirt — rising high off the levee of traditionalism and into the future of Louisiana Music. Click here for tickets!
The B.B. King’s Blues Club All Star Band
As house band of B.B. King’s Blues Club, these guys know how to jam. This group is the most talented collection of musicians in the Mid-South. The band is found weekly on our stage playing Rhythm and Blues, Classic Soul, Blues Rock, and Rock and Roll. Join us for the best party and dance music in the French Quarter! Click here to check out their next set.
One of the hardest working guitarists in New Orleans, Steve Mignano blends a powerful command of blues guitar with soulful R&B vocals and a distinctively New Orleans groove. Steve connected with the blues at an early age when he discovered his father’s gold-mine collection of vintage vinyls, among them classic albums by BB King, Albert King, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, The Allman Brothers, Dr. John, Bobby Blue Bland and Paul Butterfield – some of Steve’s biggest influences to this day. Since beginning his professional career at age 21, Steve has toured nationally and internationally opening for and sharing the stage with a host of top-tier artists. Click here to check out Steve’s next set.
Willie Lockett, one of the true New Orleans blues singers. With bigger than life stage presence, he has entertained audiences for years. Willie played the trumpet with Professor Longhair’s band in the late 60’s. He has shared the stage with greats like Z.Z. Hill, Ernie K-Doe, Albert Collins, Wayne Bennett, Ricky Skaggs and Gatemouth Brown. His first CD entitled “Six O’Clock Blues” was released with “The Blues Krewe Band” in 1995. Click here to check out Willie’s next set!