UPCOMING: Burnt Sugar takes on the Steely Dan songbook — May 24

Burnt Sugar, Vernon Reid take on Steely Dan.


OK, so y’all remember how Burnt Sugar went to town on the Godfather of Soul, James Brown? Well, they’ve been at it again, this time focusing on Steely Dan.  Living Colour’s Vernon Reid handles musical direction duties for this one.

Le Poisson Rouge show will have a killer lineup:

Featured Guest Siren: Vinia Mojica
Creative Direction/MD Vernon Reid
Creative MisDirection Greg Tate
Executive Producer Jared Michael Nickerson

VOCALS: Lisala, Mikel Banks, Karma Mayet Johnson, Shelley Nicole, Vinia Mojica
HORNS V.: Jeffrey Smith – tenor sax, Lewis ‘Flip’ Barnes – trumpet, ‘Moist’ Paula Henderson – bari sax, Dave ‘Smoota’ Smith – trombone
GUITARS: Andre Lassalle, Ben Tyree, Vernon Reid
KEYS: Leon Gruenbaum
BASSL Jared Michael Nickerson
DRUMS: LaFrae Sci

The repertoire to be performed:

Pretzel Logic – Monkey In Your Soul – Any World That I’m Welcome To – Haitian Divorce – The Fez – Deacon Blues – Any Major Dude – Black Cow Show Biz Kidz – Third World Man – Kid Charlemagne – Do It Again

Doors at 6:30/Show at 7:30PM, with special performance by Melvin Van Peebles wid Laxative

Cost: $15 advance/$18 at the door

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