When you think of New Orleans, the city’s foremost flambeaux-lit traditions of Mardi Gras, Bourbon Street, voodoo, Po’ boys, beads, gumbo, and second line undoubtedly come to mind. You can also count Big Sam’s Funky Nation amongst those NOLA treasures.
Known for a boisterous blend of funk, jazz, rock, and hip-hop, nothing short of seismic live “experiences,” and a whole lot of Southern charm, Big Sam’s Funky Nation might very well be The Big Easy’s best kept secret.
No other place could birth such an undeniable, unpredictable, and downright unique collective.
“By playing on these streets, you learn how to work your craft and entertain an audience,” exclaims Sam. “You can go to Julliard and Berklee all you want, but they won’t teach you how to rock a stage. It comes naturally in New Orleans.
- about 5 hours agoPlease vote for “Mardi Gras in New Orleans” as many times as you like! Thanks y’all! https://t.co/FgmpzDxUEf
- about 4 hours agoSoooo... we’re going to do our first show of the new year on Saturday night in New Orleans at @BroadsideNola Mask u… https://t.co/3XpGTxEHr5
- about 2 days agoOk... I’ve calmed down. Y’all know it’s WHO DAT ALL DAY! ⚜️
- about 2 days agoWelp... I guess I’m not playing the halftime show next week...