Located in the heart of the historic Faubourg Marigny neighborhood The Studio at Colton, a program of the Creative Alliance of New Orleans, is a brilliant new arts venue providing both studio and exhibition space to nearly 100 New Orleans artists of all disciplines and cultural organizations. As part of the 4th Annual Backbeat Jazzfest Series the Backbeat Foundation will present a series of concerts at The Studio at Colton Theater and The Studio at Colton Red Ballroom for music lovers craving late night entertainment after a day filled with musical celebration in the magnificent converted arts studio complex. The impressive roster of talents includes such musical heavyweights as Medeski, Martin and Wood, Grupo Fantasma, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Soulive, Charmaine Neville, the Benevento/Russo Duo and many more.
By bringing the 4th Annual Backbeat Jazzfest Series to The Studio at Colton the Backbeat Foundation aims to support and promote the general art community of New Orleans while also providing audiences and musicians access to a new music and art venue.
Don't miss the incredible line-up of the 4th Annual Backbeat Jazzfest Series at The Studio at Colton!
And don't forget, this year, the Backbeat Jazzfest Series will be offering music lovers and the musicians they love smoke-free environments at all shows.
Additional details and information about the events can be found at www.backbeatfoundation.org or by visiting the Foundation's Myspace and Facebook pages. Additional information and updates about the series can be found at the Jazz Fest Series 2009 group page.
For information about The Studio at Colton please visit www.studioatcolton.org.
The Studio at Colton Theater
4/ 23 Roots of Music All-Star Benefit feat. Roots of Music Crusaders, Free Agents Brass Band, Como Mamas, Ivan Neville, Big Sam, Anders Osborne, Terence Higgins & More
4/24 The Iguanas, Seth Walker and 007
4/25 Grupo Fantasma, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Brownout! & Soul Rebels Brass Band
4/30 Bonerama and Midnite Disturbers --Stanton Moore, Kevin O'Day, Ben Ellman,Troy Andrews, Big Sam and Mark Mullins
5/1 Soulive with the Shady Horns & Special Guest Nigel Hall and the Benevento/Russo Duo
5/2 Medeski, Martin & Wood with DJ Logic
5/2 - Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with DJ Logic - Late Show (technically Sunday morning at 2am)
The Studio at Colton Red Ballroom
4/24 Young Fellas Brass Band, Charmaine Neville and Yosvany Terry with Ye-De-Gbé
4/25 Singer Songwriter Sessions: Kristin Diable, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Alex McMurray, and Chuck Perkins; Voices of the Big Easy & More
5/1 Morikeba Kouate, Shannon Powell & His Funky Friends & Big Chief Monk Boudreaux Record Release Party
5/2 Paul Sanchez & His Rolling Road Show and The Jon Batiste Band