Saturday, July 9th – 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 Blakely. 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 a late night dance party with DJ Ryan Ross.
Featuring Variété Performances by: Dahlia Fatale
Dahlia Fatale is an award-winning traveling burlesque performer, contortionist, and instructor based out of Chicago. Dahlia's performances combine the smoothness of a lifetime of classical dance training with the tease of slow burn burlesque, and the bizarre and superhuman styling of contortion.