Hash Cabbage + Strange Roux
4920 Freret St
New Orleans, LA, 70115
Doors 9:00 PM / Show 10:00 PM
This event is 18 and over
Hailing from New Orleans, Louisiana, Strange Roux is a high energy rock n' roll band with influences both old and new rooted with the sounds of the Louisiana swamp. The members consist of Michelle Cunningham (Vocals), Jason Kareores (Guitar/Slide), John Thompson (Guitar), Eric Burgess (Bass), and Tony Frickey (Drums). They have had successful shows at popular New Orleans' venues such as Tipit
ina's, Howlin' Wolf, and Blue Nile. They were also featured as one of New Orleans "up and coming" bands at Backbeat Foundations' "Made in the Shade" event at Le Petite Theater during French Quarter Fest 2011.
Strange Roux is currently in the studio with an album release date of early 2013. After the release of their first album, Strange Roux is planning on doing regional touring with a series of night shows during Mardi Gras, French Quarter Fest, and Jazz Fest. Stay tuned for more music, shows, and details.
Strange Roux's "brand" is swamp rock, but more than anything, they're freakin' haul ass, tear it down rock-n-roll. We were out on Frenchmen to catch a CD release party at d.b.a. when our friend Leigh suggested that we stop by the Blue Nile. Not quite sure what to expect… WHOA! With a mossy, darkly lit (thanks guys, really–we shot a lot of photos @ ISO 10000 and some at ISO 25600) stage,
Grant Watts (vocals), Jason Kareores (guitar), Trent Jorden (drums), Eric Burgess (bass), and John V. Thompson (guitar) channel the weirdest of momentary images (Dr. John, Tom Waits, Johnny Depp, Jim Morrison, a creepy moment in the swamp, the tiny red bugs that live in moss, the moss guy passed out at Mardi Gras) while laying down their own unique sound. This may have been a chance encounter, but you'll be seeing our lenses again, guys. Wow!
Review of 'Swamp" Show by Golden G. Richard III