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NATIONWIDE SUMMER TOUR CELEBRATING THE TRICENTENNIAL OF THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS HEADLINED BY TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE

FEATURING GALACTIC, PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND & NEW BREED BRASS BAND;

PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDING CYRIL NEVILLE, IVAN NEVILLE, KERMIT RUFFINS & WALTER “WOLFMAN” WASHINGTON

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PNC Pavilion | SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, 2018

On Sale Feb. 20 at 10 a.m.

 

Cincinnati, OH (2/13/18) – The City of New Orleans, one of America’s most unique and diverse cities, celebrates its 300th Anniversary in 2018.  To celebrate his hometown’s tricentennial, its rich cultural heritage, and the bright future of its music, Trombone Shorty has hand-picked an all-star line-up of Crescent City musicians to tour the nation as “Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown.”  The revue will bring the spirit and the sound of New Orleans to 27 cities, including a stop in Cincinnati, OH, at PNC Pavilion Saturday, Aug. 25. Headlined by Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, the touring street party also features Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and New Breed Brass Band, plus special guest appearances by Big Easy legends Cyril Neville, Ivan Neville, Kermit Ruffins, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, and more.

Tickets for the Cincinnati show will go on sale to the public beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 at www.Ticketmaster.com and www.PNCPavilion.com. Charge by phone at 1.800.745.3000. *Ticket prices include parking and are subject to applicable Ticketmaster fees.  Dates, times and artists subject to change without notice. All events rain or shine.

ABOUT TROMBONE SHORTY

Part Jimi Hendrix, part James Brown and all New Orleans, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews is the bandleader and frontman of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, a hard-edged funk band that employs brass-band beats, rock dynamics and improvisation in a jazz tradition. NPR hailed him as “New Orleans’ brightest new star in a generation,” and New York Magazine wrote that “Trombone Shorty takes in a century-plus worth of sounds—ragtime and jazz and gospel and soul and R&B and hip-hop—and attacks everything he plays with festive fervor.”

Andrews is passing down his musical knowledge and keeping the New Orleans brass band tradition alive through his own Trombone Shorty Foundation and Music Academy, and since 2014 has worked as a “Turnaround Artist’” with the Turnaround Arts Initiative, a program that helps low-performing schools improve through intensive arts programs.

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