Get ready to roll out the funk, rock, soul and big brass red carpet, faithful readers, because the one-and-only Trombone Shorty, plus his magically amazing backing band, Orleans Avenue, are coming back to Music City on Friday Dec. 11 to play Marathon Music Works. Now that we have your attention, we’d also like to announce we’re giving away a pair of tickets just after the jump. Of course, if this show is so high on your priority list (and it should be) that you can’t risk missing out, get your tickets now for just $12-$25, and get to the venue early on the show date, to enjoy like minded performers New Breed Brass Band. Not sold yet? Read on for more info on the bands, and don’t forget to enter for your chance to win.
TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE
Already achieving “legend” status in his native New Orleans, Trombone Shorty (birth name Troy Andrews) got his nickname at the tender age of 6 … when he was already a band leader. In the two decades that have followed, with help from his band Orleans Avenue, Shorty has released critically acclaimed records, 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. Blending genres like funk, soul, rock, jazz, R&B, and rap with ease, we are here to tell you these guys bring the motha fuckin’ party, and if it’s anything like their Music City stop last year, this will be one of the best shows of 2015. Trust us. YOU… NEED… TO… BE… THERE.
NEW BREED BRASS BAND
Fellow New Orleans natives, New Breed Brass Band don’t just talk the talk, in terms of their hometown’s musical heritage, they walk the walk. They live and breath the culture, infusing funk, rock, jazz, and hip-hop into a custom-made, one-of-a-kind enhancement of second-line brass band tradition. With a line-up that swells to nine members at times, New Breed have been building a name for themselves, and rocking the party everywhere they go, including Bonnaroo 2015. Have a taste below, and get to Marathon early the day of the show to get as much New Orleans inspired tunage as possible.
ENTER TO WIN TICKETS
Enter to win tickets by filling out the form below. Must be 18+ to attend, per the show’s age restrictions. After you have entered, there will be the option to share this contest via social media. For each person that you refer to the contest, you will receive an additional entry. If you experience any trouble with the contest widget, or have any questions, feel free to email us at [email protected].
A winner will be announced on Wednesday Dec. 9 and will receive one pair of tickets. Good luck!
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave plus New Breed Brass Band will perform Friday, Dec. 11 at Marathon Music Works. The show is 18+, begins at 8 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.), and tickets are available for $12-$25.