Vox And The Hound wsg Heather Gillis Band and Kuwaisiana

Vox And The Hound

Band from New Orleans, Louisiana

Heather Gillis is the complete package as a guitar player, lap steel player, songwriter, singer and arranger.

She and her band have the stage presence and confidence to appeal to a variety of musical tastes be it rock, soul, jazz, roots or gospel.

At 23 years old, Heather has not only formed a following at a local level, but has played alongside and befriended members of The Allman Brothers Band, Col Bruce Hampton, The Lee Boys, North Mississippi All-Stars, Matt Schofield, and many more.

In 2015 Heather was drafted by (legendary Allman Brothers drummer) Butch Trucks to be a member of his touring band, Butch Trucks and the Freight Train Band (2015-2017) Heather’s live shows are energetic and consist of her original music as well as rock, soul, and roots music.

The Heather Gillis Band is:
Heather Gillis- Guitar/ Vocals
Evan Sarver- Bass
Dallas Dawson- Drums
Spencer Pope- Organ

With songs in Arabic and English, KUWAISIANA is an indie rock band based in New Orleans. The 7-piece is led by Kuwaiti songwriter +Aziz, who works with the group to produce a danceable big band sound with a world music influence.

“This band from New Orleans amalgamates elements of funk, rock, and reggae, with evocative poetic lyrics blending the day-to-day lives of Arab-American youth and the evolving viewpoint of Khaleejis living in the Arabian Peninsula.

Chapter 1 is amazingly excellent. The mixture of reggae, rock, funkadelic pop, and Arabic sonic patterns produces thrilling harmonics, a kind of reckless dynamism, and hormonal exuberance.” Randall Radic, BlogCritics

“At its core, the band is first and foremost a funk, rock, reggae band with the emphasis on spirit and personal authenticity. The band folds Arabic lyrics and musical touches into the arrangements, but they’re the seasoning, not the sauce.” Alex Rawls, My Spilt Milk

“These musicians are world class and second to none at what they do to combine old and new world themes that sound as good at any cookout or outdoor festival as they do at any inside venue, or on the headphones.” James McQuiston, Neaufutur

$8.00 - $10.00


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