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Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Artist Bio

Celebrating over 40 years since their founding in 1977, New Orleans-based Dirty Dozen Brass Band has taken the traditional foundation of brass band music and incorporated it into a blend of genres including Bebop Jazz, Funk and R&B/Soul. This unique sound, described by the band as a ‘musical gumbo,’ has allowed the Dirty Dozen to tour across 5 continents and more than 30 countries, record 12 studio albums and collaborate with a range of artists from Modest Mouse to Widespread Panic to Norah Jones. Forty-plus years later, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band is a world famous music machine whose name is synonymous with genre-bending romps and high-octane performances.

Roger Lewis – Baritone Saxophone/Vocals
Kevin Harris – Tenor Saxophone/Vocals
Gregory Davis – Trumpet/Vocals
Kirk Joseph – Sousaphone
TJ Norris – Trombone/Vocals
Julian Addison – Drums
Takeshi Shimmura – Guitar

The History of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band
In 1977, The Dirty Dozen Social and Pleasure Club in New Orleans began showcasing a traditional Crescent City brass band. It was a joining of two proud, but antiquated, traditions at the time: social and pleasure clubs dated back over a century to a time when black southerners could rarely afford life insurance, and the clubs would provide proper funeral arrangements. Brass bands, early predecessors of jazz as we know it, would often follow the funeral procession playing somber dirges, then once the family of the deceased was out of earshot, burst into jubilant dance tunes as casual onlookers danced in the streets. By the late ’70s, few of either existed. The Dirty Dozen Social and Pleasure Club decided to assemble this group as a house band, and over the course of these early gigs, the seven-member ensemble adopted the venue’s name: The Dirty Dozen Brass Band.

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Tour Dates

Jan 26 2020
Club Arcada Speakeasy & Restaurant
Saint Charles, IL
Feb 01 2020
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Kansas City, MO
Feb 14 2020
The Grey Eagle
Asheville, NC
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Feb 20 2020
The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center
Plymouth, MA
Feb 22 2020
Washington, DC
Mar 06 2020
Symphony Space
New York, NY
Mar 07 2020
Tilles Center - Krasnoff Theater
Brookville, NY
Jun 09 2020
Coral Sky Amphitheatre
West Palm Beach, FL
Jun 10 2020
MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Tampa, FL
Jun 12 2020
Daily's Place Amphitheater
Jacksonville, FL
Jun 14 2020
Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Alpharetta, GA
Jun 17 2020
Bridgestone Arena
Nashville, TN
Jun 19 2020
PNC Music Pavilion
Charlotte, NC
Jun 20 2020
Coastal Credit Union Music Park At Walnut Creek
Raleigh, NC
Jun 23 2020
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach, VA
Jun 24 2020
Jiffy Lube Live
Bristow, VA
Jun 26 2020
PPL Center
Allentown, PA
Jun 27 2020
BB&T Pavilion
Camden, NJ
Jun 29 2020
PNC Bank Arts Center
Holmdel, NJ
Jun 30 2020
Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Wantagh, NY
Jul 02 2020
Mohegan Sun Arena
Uncasville, CT
Jul 03 2020
Xfinity Center
Mansfield, MA
Jul 05 2020
St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
Syracuse, NY
Jul 18 2020
Budweiser Gardens
London, Canada
Jul 19 2020
Budweiser Stage
Toronto, Canada
Jul 21 2020
Six Flags Darien Lake
Darien Center, NY
Jul 22 2020
Blossom Music Center
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Jul 24 2020
Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion
Gilford, NH
Jul 26 2020
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Saratoga Springs, NY
Jul 29 2020
Toledo Zoo Amphitheater
Toledo, OH
Jul 30 2020
Ruoff Music Center
Noblesville, IN
Aug 01 2020
Van Andel Arena
Grand Rapids, MI
Aug 02 2020
DTE Energy Music Theatre
Clarkston, MI
Aug 04 2020
Riverbend Music Center
Cincinnati, OH
Aug 06 2020
S&T Bank Music Park
Burgettstown, PA
Aug 08 2020
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Tinley Park, IL
Aug 12 2020
Tyson Events Center
Sioux City, IA
Aug 14 2020
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Maryland Heights, MO
Aug 15 2020
Starlight Theatre
Kansas City, MO
Aug 30 2020
Pepsi Center
Denver, CO
Sep 02 2020
USANA Amphitheatre
West Valley City, UT
Sep 03 2020
Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater
Nampa, ID
Sep 05 2020
White River Amphitheatre
Auburn, WA
Sep 06 2020
Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
Ridgefield, WA
Sep 08 2020
Spokane Arena
Spokane, WA
Sep 10 2020
Toyota Amphitheatre
Wheatland, CA
Sep 12 2020
Shoreline Amphitheatre
Mountain View, CA
Sep 13 2020
Save Mart Center
Fresno, CA
Sep 17 2020
North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
Chula Vista, CA
Sep 18 2020
The Forum
Los Angeles, CA
Oct 03 2020
AK Chin Pavilion
Phoenix, AZ
Oct 07 2020
Isleta Amphitheater
Albuquerque, NM
Oct 09 2020
Irving Music Factory
Irving, TX
Oct 10 2020
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
The Woodlands, TX
Oct 12 2020
Simmons Bank Arena
North Little Rock, AR
Oct 14 2020
CenturyLink Center
Bossier City, LA
Oct 15 2020
Smoothie King Center
New Orleans, LA
Oct 17 2020
Memphis, TN



Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Take Me To The River NOLA Tour

We are proud to present an extensive nationwide tour followed by the release of our next film installment “Take Me To The River NOLA." Like the film itself - this…

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