10th Anniversary of the Ponderosa Stomp – Sept 16 & 17

Allen Toussaint - Headlining this year's

On September 16th and 17th, the Ponderosa Stomp takes over a new venue, setting up shop for the weekend at The Howlin’ Wolf while moving the music conference, film festival and record hop into a central locale, the Renaissance Arts Hotel. The Tenth Annual Ponderosa Stomp Concert will take place on September 16 & 17 and the shows will run from 7:30 pm – 2:30 am both nights. For ticket info, go here. Also, event organizers announced a special discounted ticket to the show for New Orleans residents, available at Euclid Records and Louisiana Music Factory. While supplies last, single day tickets are set at $45 and a two day ticket for $85.

This milestone year will be hailed with tributes to the essential New Orleans producer Cosimo Matassa, Stax Records and Excello Records. Continue on for the full artist lineup and more info on this year’s Ponderosa Stomp.

Ponderosa Stomp 2011

Allen Toussaint
Dave Bartholomew
William Bell
Eddie Floyd
Sir Mack Rice
The Bo-Keys featuring Skip Pitts & Howard Grimes
Jimmy “Duck” Holmes
Lazy Lester
Big Jay McNeely
Lady Bo
Arch Hall Jr
Carol Fran
Lavelle White
Otis Rush
Bobby Rush (solo)
Little Leo
G.G. Shinn
Michael Hurtt and his Haunted Hearts
Classie Ballou
Warren Storm
James Johnson & Rudy Richard of Slim Harpo`s King Bees
Lil Buck & the Top Cats featuring Stanley”Buckwheat” Dural
Roy “Boogie Boy” Perkins
Clayton Sampy
Bobby Allen
Johnny Legend
CP Love
Joe Clay
Little Freddie King
Guitar Lightnin’ Lee
Robert Parker
Billy Boy Arnold
Earl Stanley
Deke Dickerson & the Eccofonics
Jivin’ Gene
Gerri Hall
Creole Zydeco Farmers featuring Jockey Etienne

The Ponderosa Stomp Music Conference and Clandestine Celluloid Film Series will take place September 15-17 at the Renaissance Arts Hotel at 700 Tchoupitoulas Street. The conference will feature historians and musicologists Jeff Hannusch, Lauren Onkey, Scott Bomar, Alison Fensterstock and Jason Hanley tackling Louisiana garage, an oral history with Big Jay McNeely, panels on Stax Records, Ernie K-Doe and Bobby Marchan and a Q&A with Dave Bartholomew following the first-ever public screening of a 1962 concert film of the Fats Domino Orchestra, live in France.

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