NYC’s Sullivan Hall has brought three New Orleans native bands back to spread the spirit and groove of NOLA street music. Big Sam’s Funky Nation blow their trombones and saxophones over their drums, funky keys and soulful bass lines on Nov. 6, $18 adv $20 dos. Next is delta blues guitarist Anders Osborne on Nov. 7 performing his slow, deep, passionate songs, $22 adv $25 dos. Lastly, Tab Benoit will be there playing his guitar in a more exciting, faster, rockin’ blues fashion on Nov. 13 for $18 adv $20 dos.
Big Sam’s Funky Nation: New Orleans In New York
—by Ani Cutt, November 6, 2009