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Squirrel Nut Zippers And The Dirty Dozen Brass Band at The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Posted by Gabe Napoleon on April 13, 2022

Where

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA
Map
413-528-0100

Squirrel Nut Zippers And The Dirty Dozen Brass Band at The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

When

Fri, November 4, 2022
8:00 pm

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Musicians

Squirrel Nut Zippers
band/orchestra

About

Squirrel Nut Zippers & Dirty Dozen Brass Band Reunite for The Southern Remedies Tour 2022/2023. New Orleans’ most celebrated modern brass band, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, pairs up with the Squirrel Nut Zippers and their multi-platinum blend of 1930s era jazz, swing and folk. For these two groups, breaking molds and charting a new musical course is what helped each attain the highest level of success. The performances by these two critically acclaimed bands make for a delightfully eclectic and entertaining evening, with two sets plus collaboration.

The Squirrel Nut Zippers sold over 3 million albums from 1995 to 2000 and their watershed record Hot was certified platinum. Their musical journey began in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in the mid 1990’s, as a musician’s escape from the cookie-cutter world of modern rock radio. The current all-star cast of New Orleans musicians breathed new life into the old material, and inspired band leader Jimbo Mathus to return to the studio to reignite the band’s unique, enigmatic sound. Their current release Lost Songs of Doc Souchon, was inspired by all of the mysterious characters from the history of New Orleans jazz music. In it are ten new tracks, a combination of newly penned Zippers songs, along with a few tunes from long gone times. ...

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