Rotary Downs + Caddywhompus performing at d.b.a. on October 29, 2011
10.29: Rotary Downs + Caddywhompus – d.b.a.
For their 4th Annual Frenchman Street ramble, Rotary Downs is welcoming the inimitable Caddywhompus to the fold, making Saturday night’s event a fever dream-worthy celebration of the two most mind-bendingly impressive branches of the Crescent City’s lustrous alternative rock panoroma. Add costumes, fog machines and a brilliantly over-the-top light show to the mix and you’ve got just about the best concert event any fan of all that is good and right in local music could ask for.
There’s undoubtedly too much happening on any given day of Voodoo to talk about everything. Nevertheless, we figured it couldn’t hurt to tell you what performances we’re excited about. Here’s a few thoughts on a national and a local act that we are looking forward to on Saturday. X: Le Carnival Bingo! Parlor, 7:00PM The [...]
Greatest band in the universe Rotary Downs performing at City Park on October 1, 2011 for New Orleans On Tap
07.29: He’s My Brother She’s My Sister – Breezy’s Spot
He’s My Brother She’s My Sister – led by real-life sibling songwriting team Robert and Rachel Kolar and featuring a tap-dancing percussionist – make their return to New Orleans with a stop at Breezy’s Spot, the type of cozy and funked-out performance space that should perfectly complement the bouncy nostalgia of their glamed-up folk-pop.
Greatest band in the universe Rotary Downs performing at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art for “Ogden After Hours” on June 23, 2011
06.25: Generationals + Giant Cloud + Empress Hotel + Au Ras Au Ras – Tipitina’s
Generationals breezy, retro-pop ear-worms provide a blissful backdrop for nearly any activity that comes to mind. In a live setting, however, Widmer and Joyner are far less quaint, beefing up their spacious studio sound with enormous drums and synth that give their already catchy songs enveloping sonic weight.
05.07: Rotary Downs + Happy Talk Band – Le Bon Temps Roule
If you are looking for as close to a mortal lock for a absolute ripper of a show as you will find in this world, the brilliant combination of two of the originators of the modern New Orleans indie rock scene is a great place to start.