The Revelers

The Revelers

Thu · April 11, 2019

Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

The Parlor Room

$20

This event is all ages

The Revelers
The Revelers
“Groove bound and dance compelling …”
— Offbeat Magazine

“There has to be at least one band in the country that reveres the past and is unafraid about dragging it into the future. Mark down the Revelers as that band, musicians who aren’t afraid of mixing up accordion, fiddles, saxophones and guitars. Sometimes the greasiest gumbo can also be the best, as anyone within earshot of this mess will attest. Bon ton all night long.”
— The Morton Report – Bentley’s Bandstand

The Revelers, founding members of the Red Stick Ramblers and The Pine Leaf Boys —  “unquestionably the two groups at the vanguard of the Louisiana cultural renaissance” — have joined together to form a Louisiana supergroup which combines swamp-sop, Cajun, country, blues and zydeco into a powerful tonic of roots music that could only come from southwest Louisiana.

As individuals, they are each in high demand having performed and recorded with T-Bone Burnett, Natalie Merchant, Linda Ronstadt, Preston Frank, Walter Mouton, Mamadou Diabate, the Duhks, Cedric Watson, and Tim O’Brien, to name a few. As a group they play with a sense of empathy and depth that can only be fostered after years of making music together. They have all appeared on the 2011 season finale of Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations, and they also were handpicked by David Simon (producer/creator, The Wire) to be featured musicians for the third and fourth seasons of HBO’s Tremé.
Venue Information:
The Parlor Room
32 Masonic Street
Northampton, MA, 01060