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Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys Of Alabama & The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet @ The Rio Theatre at Rio Theatre


Rio Theatre
1205 Soquel Ave,
Santa Cruz, CA
(831) 423-8209


Tue, October 3, 2017
7:30 pm

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Joining together for a concert bill of some of the most iconic voices in southern music are Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama and The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet. Thomasknown as the Soul Queen of New Orleanshas long been Crescent City musical royalty. Since the 1960s she has been a seminal voice of R&B and gospel. Since the groups beginnings in the 1930s, The Blind Boys of Alabama have won six Grammys and become one of the most acclaimed roots music groups in the world. The New York Times has described a live performance as part living history The roots of the Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet date back to 1961, when the legendary venue Preservation Hall first opened its doors in the French Quarter. The Quintet honors the traditional aspects of New Orleans jazz and the history of its namesake venue....

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Brown Paper Tickets uploaded this event on August 12, 2017