Today, Preservation Hall Jazz Band announces the release of our their album, So It Is, featuring all-new original music, out April 21st! “So It Is” finds the classic PHJB sound invigorated by a number of fresh influences, not least among them our 2015 life-changing trip to Cuba.
In Cuba, all of a sudden we were face to face with our musical counterparts. There’s been a connection between Cuba and New Orleans since day one - we’re family. A gigantic light bulb went off and we realized that New Orleans music is not just a thing by itself; it’s part of something much bigger. It was almost like having a religious epiphany. Listen to "Santiago" the first single off So It Is.
4/13 – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up Tavern
4/14 – Indio, CA – Coachella
4/15 - Pittsburg, CA - California Theatre
4/17 – Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre
4/18 – Portland, OR – Aladdin Theater
4/21 – Indio, CA – Coachella
4/23 - Asbury Park, NJ - Paramount Theatre
4/25 - New York, NY - Highline Ballroom
5/7 - New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
6/9 - Manchester, TN - Bonnaroo
6/30-7/2 - Rothbury, MI - Electric Forest
8/5 - Kaslo, BC - Kaslo Jazz Festival