Option 1

Option 1

  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

  • Greensky Bluegrass

  • JJ Grey & Mofro

  • The Infamous Stringdusters

  • Robert Cray Band

  • Dumpstaphunk

  • The Revelers

  • Corey Ledet Zydeco

  • Ward Hayden & the Outliers

  • Shinyribs

  • Tuba Skinny

  • Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble

  • Donna the Buffalo

  • Steve Riley &
    The Mamou Playboys

  • Son Little

  • Mighty Soul Drivers

  • Old-Fashioned Aces

  • Dustbowl Revival

  • Paul Gabriel Blues Band

  • Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez with Sin Sisters

  • The Knickerbocker All-Stars
    with Brian Templeton

Option 2

  • Specializing in jazz and funk combined with hip-hop and rock influences, the band’s musicality is instantly recognizable due to their unique melodies, intricate rhythms, and soulful lyricism.

  • What began as a folk-leaning bluegrass band has evolved into something completely unique, combining elements of rock, country, jazz and more.

  • Their sound has evolved over the years, incorporating elements of funk, soul, gospel and jazz into their folk-driven core of powerful guitar work and rousing vocals.

  • One of the premier bluegrass groups on the contemporary music scene, The Infamous Stringdusters are known for their remarkable harmonies, instrumental abilities, and anthemic lyrics.

  • Blending traditional instrumentation with hard-driving southern blues, rhythm and soulful vocals, their songs captivate audiences on every occasion.

  • They are well known for their soulful grooves delivered with a heavy rock-infused vibe and have earned themselves the nickname "Godfathers of NOLA funk". Dumpstaphunk has achieved critical acclaim for reviving the funk genre and pushing it into modern times with their unique sound that reaches out beyond regular audience circles.

  • Grammy nominees The Revelers’ sound is a spicy jambalaya of swamp pop, Cajun, zydeco, country and blues. It’s a powerful potion of roots music that celebrates the flavor of southwest Louisiana and makes you can’t help but get up and dance.

  • His powerful voice and soulful original songs distinguish him from other zydeco artists, allowing him to bring an unforgettable high-energy show that continues to impress audiences everywhere.

  • Ward Hayden & The Outliers (formerly Girls Guns & Glory) formed as an alternative to the music they found so common on popular airwaves. Hailing from Boston, the band is an outlier in the world of country music, playing their own amalgam of country music and early rock’n’roll at honky-tonks, beer joints and concert venues throughout the U.S.

  • A Shinyribs show is a country-soul, swamp-funk and tickle exaltation of spirit which touches on just about all styles of American music.

  • The seven members make use of variety of unique instruments such as the washboard and kazoo to create a sound reminiscent of the 1920s and 1930s jazz era.

  • Their music draws inspiration from a wide variety of musical styles, ranging from country to R&B.

  • A perennial favorite at Rhythm & Roots, Donna the Buffalo's eclectic and often socially conscious music has its base in traditional mountain music, infusing it with elements of Cajun/ zydeco, rock, folk, reggae, and country.

  • For more than 30 years, Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys’ stunningly clean and cohesive performance of Cajun French music has propelled them into the world music limelight and garnered them multi-Grammy nominations and myriad awards and an ever-growing fan base.

  • The Mighty Soul Drivers are New England's keepers of the Memphis Soul flame. They mine the deepest old Soul nuggets and breathe new life into them while finding the cream of Memphis-styled contemporary tunes and creating their own soulful originals.

  • It’s traditional Cajun music in a traditional setting, but more than that, it’s a powerhouse trio having fun. 

  • The Dustbowl Revival is an Americana Soul band with eight full-time members who mash the sounds of New Orleans funk, bluegrass, soul, pre-war blues, and roots music, into a genre-hopping, time-bending dance party that coaxes new fire out of familiar coal.

  • Blending elements from rock, funk, jazz and soul, the band creates an infectious energy that never fails to get crowds dancing.

  • The lineup of professional musicians of the Knickerbocker All Stars are Grammy and Blues Music Award (BMA) nominees and winners. The band has been nominated […]