We here at the City Paper are obviously excited about a lot of Spoleto performances, and choosing a favorite would be like choosing a favorite child — they’re all special in their own way. But one particular show that we feel is right up our (and our readers’) alley is Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. The young New Orleans-based musician blends funk-rock, jazz, and hip-hop for a sound that’s sure to have crowds at the Cistern dancing like it’s Mardi Gras.
But the party won’t stop there. Because we’re so excited for this show, we’re teaming up with Spoleto Scene to host the official after-party called Revelry Tremé, named for the musician’s Big Easy neighborhood. Scheduled for Fri. June 10, The New Orleans-style bash is taking over the old Millennium Music spot on the corner of King and Calhoun streets. It’ll start just as soon as the concert ends, keeping the music going with a set from Stan Gray & the Stingrays featuring the Holy City Horns. There will also be drinks from Abita Beer, Firefly Vodka, and more.
Attendees must be at least 21 years old. Tickets are $20, and you must have a ticket from one of Trombone Shorty’s two performances to be able to attend. You can purchase performance/party combo tickets right over here.