Rebirth Brass Band, Della Mae at Revelry Room
Grammy- nominated Della Mae has established a reputation as a hard-touring live act, building a fan base while racking up massive critical acclaim.
The quintet draws from a bottomless well of roots influences to create original music that conveys their musical vision with a contemporary relevance that places them alongside such roots-conscious acts as The Avett Brothers, Punch Brothers, The Lumineers and Shovels & Rope.
Formed in 2009 in Boston, Della Mae is one of the first modern all- women bluegrass bands. Kimber Ludiker on fiddle, Celia Woodsmith on vocals and guitar, Zoe Guigueno on bass, Jenni Lyn Gardner on mandolin, and Courtney Hartman on guitar, vocals, and banjo were accomplished musicians prior to forming the band. Individually, they have played blue- grass, folk, rock and country, and have backed up Willie Nelson, Taj Mahal, Leon Russell, Del McCoury Band and numerous others.
Della Mae stops in Revelry Room on Saturday night, Feb. 3, where audiences can hear for themselves why they were named IBMA’s Emerging Artists of the Year in 2013.
They earned a 2014 Grammy nomination for t heir debut album on Rounder Records, and were named among Rolling Stone’s “10 bands to watch for in 2015.” They have since traveled with the U.S. State Department to more than 18 countries spreading peace and understanding through music.
On Friday, Feb. 2, Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band returns to Revelry for a night of partying New Orleans-style.
Whether seen on HBO’s “Treme” or at their legendary Tuesday night gig in The Maple Leaf, Rebirth Brass Band is a true New Orleans institution.
Formed in 1983 by the Frazier brothers, the band has evolved from playing the streets of the French Quarter to playing festivals and stages all over the world. While committed to upholding the tradition of brass bands, Rebirth created its signature sound with the inclusion of funk and hip-hop.
Showtime for either performance is 9 p.m. For more information: 423-805-3247.