Live at Dba 6-9 pm Fridays October 20th and 27th

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Live at Dba 6-9 pm Fridays October 20th and 27th

"One of the best dance floors in New Orleans and it sounds great in there!"

We hope you come down and check out the band. We will be featuring the Sarah and the band with special guest clarinet and saxophone player Craig Flory both nights in October at the Dba bar.

Established Spring of 2000, d.b.a. is a live music club that features local & regional acts nightly. Located at 618 Frenchmen Street in the historic Faubourg Marigny, offering a vast selection of beer, wine & spirits in a comfortable, smoke-free setting.
 

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Album Release Party for Take Your Time And Fly

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Album Release Party for Take Your Time And Fly

We are pleased as punch and all full of ginger to announce the release of our new album...

Take Your Time And Fly

featuring Sarah Peterson singin' the blues.

The Allways Lounge is one of our favorite places to play in the neighborhood so what better place to have an Album Release Party.
so Come on down and dance or grab a seat and sit back and surrender to the sweet sounds of Sarah Peterson and Smoking Time Jazz Club playing songs from the new album Take Your Time And Fly.

Sunday October 15th 9pm-midnite

at The Allways Lounge

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Royal Street Stroll Friday May 26th 5:30-8:30 pm

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Royal Street Stroll Friday May 26th 5:30-8:30 pm

We will be playing on the 500 block of Royal Street for the

Royal Street Stroll on Friday May 26th 5:30-8:30 pm.

A true New Orleans "experience!" This definitive evening event of the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience brings together New Orleans greatest gifts rare antiques, fine art, live jazz, and stunning historic architecture, with the worlds most outstanding wines. Shop the enchanting galleries of Royal Street while experiencing wine offerings at each stop and food tent along the way. 

The Stroll is led "parade-style" by the Krewe of Cork, a world-famous wine industry phenomenon, with several renowned winemakers serving as Grand Marshals. So grab your wine-themed costume and join King Patrick van Hoorebeek as we celebrate the season of wine and food in New Orleans.

*RAIN or SHINE. In exchange for your ticket, you will receive a 2017 Wine Glass & Credential that allows you to receive our featured wine offerings and amazing New Orleans food!

 

 

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Winter Palace Blues Night Friday, May 19th from 9:30 pm- 12:30 am

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Winter Palace Blues Night Friday, May 19th from 9:30 pm- 12:30 am

The Winter Palace at 1476 Marais St, New Orleans

Live Music: 9:30-Midnight by Smoking Time Jazz Club

All level intro to Blues Partner Dancing class: 8:15-9:15pm with Olandra Lickter and Reuel Reis

No partner necessary! Come learn the basics of dancing in partnership to slow jazz, meet new friends, and warm up for the night!

This is our SIXTH monthly blues night with live, rotating music in a gorgeous space just outside the quarter. We are cultivating a place for new and seasoned partnered dancers to enjoy live music and an ongoing community. Our events will be donation based to cultivate an all-inclusive culture around the art and soul of blues music and dancing. Come to enjoy the band, mingle on the outdoor patio, enjoy a specialty cocktail, play some pool, or groove out on the dance floor! Bring cash for the mixed drinks, beer, and wine or BYOB. Suggested band donation is $10+. See you on the dance floor!

We are committed to making this space feel safe and comfortable for everyone. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Olandra, Greg, or Eli!

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Wou Hou!  A New Offbeat Review

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Wou Hou! A New Offbeat Review

Wou Hou !
A new review from Offbeat!
Big thank you Tom Mcdermott and Offbeat Magazine for the review.
Real big thanks to all of the amazing musicians who help make the band a thing we love.
Very Big thanks to the people of the great city of New Orleans.
See ya at the French Quarter Fest on the French Market Stage on Saturday, April 7th 12:45-2 pm.

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The Historic Carver Theater

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The Historic Carver Theater

We are Happy to announce we are playing at

The Historic Carver Theater
Wednesday March 8th at 7pm

FREE swing dance lessons begin at 7pm, taught by the NOLA Jitterbug's Chance Bushman!

Featuring La Cocinita food truck, Urban South Craft Beer, specials, and more!

Get your tickets for the show at The Historic Carver Theater on sale now!

 

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Ain't We Fortunate new album available now!

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Ain't We Fortunate new album available now!

Ain't We Fortunate!
The new recording by the Smoking Time Jazz Club that brings the musical ideas of their 1920's heroes into the twenty first century with a
bang!
 Where there's smoke there's fire and Joe Goldberg is hot on the trail of his mentors with a romping rendition of Johnny Dodds' clarinet showpiece Shreveport Stomp and a salute to Sidney Bechet on Petit Fleur. Jack Pritchett and the echoes of Bix Biderbeck can be heard on the classic Copenhagen and he plays a searing trumpet introduction on Louis Armstrong's Gully Low Blues while Jack and Joe share a vocal track that gives you the "low down on the low down" 'ala Armstrong. Seeking inspiration from the great "Tricky Sam" Russel Ramirez is on fire. He plays breaks like he has all the time in the world. Red hot from the tailgating trombone on Jubilee Stomp to the singing trombone on Blues Of The Vagabond. John Joyce is livin' the dream with a hard driving beat on the upright bass and a visceral "man on fire" scream on Taint A Fit Night Out For Man Nor Beast. Hot jazz finds it's home when Joseph Faison plays the banjo. From the first song Downtown Doins he lights a fire under the band and warbles a gut bucket blues on King Oliver's Snag It. On the drums Simon Lott aka "Context Killer" kicks out the jams on Tiny Parham's Washboard Wiggles and can't go wrong when he bangs a gong on Jelly Roll Morton's Jungle Blues. You won't hear Sarah Peterson singing on this recording because she was out of town for a season but we are happy to report Sarah and the band are now in New Orleans gigging and rehearsing songs for the next recording project...

Ain't We Fortunate!

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