Mario Abney

Saturday, April 6th


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 Blakely. Mario fuses the music of New Orleans, Chicago Jazz, Blues, R&B, and his original compositions.

The evening also features burlesque in between sets, followed by a late night DJ set by Ryan Ross.

Please note there is a $5 per person entertainment fee for tables seated within the main stage area (including the cabaret, backstage, and side stage).