Special Guest: Rabbits Foot
Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 8pm
Moffly Media Evening of Art, Wine & Jazz SeriesBuy Tickets Buy VIP Tickets
Join us at 7:15pm in the lobby for a free Italian wine tasting with Gallo Ristorante and an art exhibit by Andres Chaparro!
VIP Tickets: sponsored by Spread Music Now –6:30pm: includes a pre-show cocktail party, hors d’oeuvres and Meet & Greet with the band. All proceeds from the VIP tickets go to The Preservation Hall Foundation which supports music education, and creates greater awareness and appreciation for Traditional New Orleans Jazz and the communities that support it. The Foundation’s mission is “to protect, preserve, and perpetuate the musical traditions and heritage of New Orleans.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band (PHJB), known for their preservation of traditional New Orleans Jazz as well as bringing it to the new generation by performing with bands such as The Foo Fighters, My Morning Jacket and Trombone Shorty, will return to the Playhouse with their signature high-spirited sound. Steeped in history, PHJB was formed in 1961 by Allan and Sandra Jaffe and took their name from Preservation Hall, the venerable music venue located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter.
In 2012, PHJB celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a recording and sold-out Carnegie Hall concert that included My Morning Jacket, Tom Waits, Merle Haggard, Mos Def and more luminaries. PHJB is set to continue ushering in world-class jazz to a new generation.
Rabbits Foot will start off the night! Based out of Fairfield, Connecticut, they blend guitar-driven blues with classic soul and funk to create a sound that nods to the musical heroes of the past, while simultaneously having an original and modern touch.
Tickets: $53.50 ($1 of each ticket sold goes to Preservation Hall Foundation) VIP Tickets: additional $50 (100 % of the proceeds goes to the Preservation Hall Foundation)
Visit Bareburger (38 Danbury Rd ~ Ridgefield) for dinner the night of the show and enjoy a complimentary glass of house wine or draft beer with your entrée when you show your ticket!