Dr. John & The Nite Trippers and Aaron Neville to Play the Grand, 8/23
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The Grand's summer season - "Just For The fun Of It" - will close with the soulful, free-spirited artistry of Dr. John & The Nite Trippers & Aaron Neville. With just one performance on Saturday, August 23 at 8pm, these true icons of American culture are sure to deliver an evening of high-flying entertainment!
From Dr. John's "voodoo" boogie and blues to Aaron Neville's melodious soul and doo-wop, these native sons will radiate with the community pride and musical panache of their New Orleans home. Performing separately, with their incredible backup bands, Dr. John and Aaron Neville are sure to have the "Big Easy" running through your veins!
Just as his presence evokes curiosity, Dr. John's demeanor oozes New Orleans. This formidable boogie and blues pianist with a lovable vocal growl has been awarded 6 Grammys with 6 other Grammy nominations and was inducted into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame by John Legend. In 2013, Dr. John was awarded an honorary doctorate from Tulane University alongside His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. Dr. John's ability to stay so relevant through the years has been enhanced by his many collaborations with contemporary artists, bringing about a new audience to experience his sound. Everyone from the electronic outfit Spiritualized to Paul Weller, Derek Trucks, and even multi-Grammy winner Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys have recorded with Dr. John, making him an authentic musician sought to complete original and eclectic sounds.