Saturday, November 12th – 8:00PM
Mario Abney is a trumpeter, composer, bandleader based in New Orleans and was regular on the HBO series Tremé. He developed his chops, in hometown Chicago, at Fred Anderson’s legendary Velvet Lounge. The young and talented Abney has a style and energy that delights audiences everywhere. He has been compared to the genius of Miles Davis and the leadership and insight of Art Blakey. Mario fuses the music of New Orleans, Chicago Jazz, Blues, R & B, and his original compositions.
The evening also features variété between sets, followed by alate night dance party with DJ Ryan Ross!
Featuring Variété Performances by: Ms B. LaRose
Hailing from the windy city, Ms. B LaRose is an award-winning international burlesque sensation. Known to combine styled dance with emotive fluid energy, this fierce Filpina-Latina brings in a raw sultry, mischievous side smile that has been captivating audiences worldwide including stops in Berlin, Amsterdam, London, Seattle, New York, and Tampa where she was dubbed “The Biggest Tease” at the 2018 International Latin & Hispanic Burlesque Festival.