New Orleans Brass Band Invades Big Top Tomorrow

In a late and welcome addition to the Big Top Lounge's calendar, tomorrow night finds the New Orleans Hustlers Brass Band making their Main Street debut. Fans of the Rebirth, Dirty Dozen or Hot 8 brass bands will dig these guys, most of whom settled here after Katrina but have played out more in New Orleans than in their new hometown.

Now they are looking to blast Houston with funky, ass-shaking Crescent City second-line parades, stage shows, jazz funerals, weddings and parties, starting tomorrow night at the Big Top. Check out their sounds in the video- a Big Easy rendering of Quincy Jones's Sanford and Son theme - or their version of "The Second Line" and their original "The Life of a Musician" down in our Mp3 section.

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