[Ticket Giveaway] Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue | Marathon Music Works | November 28, 2014

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It’s been a minute since we told you about seminal New Orleans party man Troy Andrews (dba Trombone Shorty) and his band of merry revelers, Orleans Avenue, making a stop at Marathon Music Works on November 28th.  But, it’s time to refresh the memory of you party loving music fans.  Not only do we get to announce that Roots Of A Rebellion has been added to the bill, but we also get to give one of you lucky readers a chance to win a pair of tickets to the show.

Keep reading to find out more about the bands, and to find out how to enter to win!  What’s that?  Not interested in games of chance? No worries, tickets are $22 in advance ($25 at the door), so go ahead and secure your passage to party right here!


Trombone Shorty is nothing short of a star in his hometown.  I mean, he was one of the special guests that helped the Foo Fighters finish out their set at Voodoo Festival in New Orleans last weekend.  If you are a fan of funk infused parties or have ever seen the man live, then you’ll understand why this horn maestro has risen to the top in a city that is dominated by stellar musicians.  I mean, the guy was a band leader at the age of 6, and, in the mere 20 years since then, he has played pretty much any festival that you can imagine, and has collaborated with everyone from U2 to Green Day to Lenny Kravitz to Jeff Beck to Kid Rock.  I know a lot of you out there that sling the brass around, and, if you aren’t telling everyone you know to go to this show, you are just jealous.


Roots Of A Rebellion shouldn’t be strangers to purveyors of this little rag, and they also aren’t strangers to the stage at Marathon having most recently opened there for Slightly Stoopid and Tribal Seeds.  When we think of the smooth stylings of Roots Of A Rebellion, we think dubby, horn drenched reggae party jams that will perfectly suit the fun vibes to help you work off some of the previous evening’s Thanksgiving feast.  Check out their video for “Giving Tree” below, just to get an idea of why you need to be there on time!



Must be 18+ to enter, per the show’s age requirements. The winner will be announced on November 18th at noon, and will receive a pair of tickets. For a bonus chance to win, share the unique link that will appear after you enter on social media.

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Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with Roots Of A Rebellion will perform November 28th at Marathon Music Works. The show is 18+, begins at 8pm (doors at 7pm), and tickets are available to purchase for $22 in advance or $25 at the door.

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