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Music

Revolutionary Snake Ensemble

 
 
Sat, Feb 9, 2013
  • 9PM
 
LOCATION:
Peter Jay Sharp Building
 
BAMcafé
 
+  Happy Hour at BAMcafé from 6–8pm
 
 
 
Free
 
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“Quite possibly the most convincing treatment of New Orleans by a non-native since Hugh Masekela's ‘Goin' Back to New Orleans’.”
—PopMatters

A costumed street band in the tradition of New Orleans’ boisterous second-line parade ensembles, Revolutionary Snake Ensemble does funk the flamboyant way. Saxophonist-composer Ken Field (Birdsongs of the Mesozoic) leads the charge, summoning the spirits of Sun Ra, Parliament Funkadelic, James Brown, and a whole litany of Crescent City greats to the stage in this BAMcafé Live barn burner—just in time for Mardi Gras.

 
 
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