PHOTOS / VIDEO: North Mississippi All-Stars @ Tipitina’s – 10/7/11

@ Tipitina's - 10/7/11 - Photo © Jimmy Grotting

Shake What Your Mama Gave Your

The boys from the Mississippi hill country returned once again to one of their favorite venues (even mentioning at one point that NMAS should have a monthly gig at Tip’s – one can dream), continuing to operate as a model of consistency and delivering a lengthy display of instrumental mastery for the packed-out house. It was a thoroughly rowdy night on the corner of Tchoup that felt downright quintessential in the familiar haunt. The formula is simple: Empassioned, rockin’ blues jams and a genuine sense of realness that’s hard to match. I’ve been watching these guys deliver for nearly a decade and can honestly say that I’ve never left feeling underwhelmed, the things they are capable of on the slide guitar, bass, drums and washboard always make the jaw drop and last night was no exception. Continue on from a balcony-shot video and a gallery of shots from the show.

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Wesley grew up in coastal Georgia and is a former resident of The Music City and The Big Easy where he helped get LMB NOLA off-the-ground after launching in January 2011. Over the past few years, he has also contributed steadily to JamBase and Relix Magazine. Recently, Hodges moved on to L.A. where Abita Beer is hard to find, costs about $6 if located and impromptu parading in the streets will most likely get you arrested on the spot.

 
  • ImJusSayin

    YES! This show was great fun. But how you could neglect to {even briefly} mention that Alvin Youngblood Hart powerfully kicked off the evenings entertainment displays a slight degree of ingenuousness…the people were truly treated to something very special with that double booking. I feel sorry for you if you dont get the connection AYH has brought to the “realness” of NMA’s music in the last decade that you claim to have been their fan.

    • http://digmusiccity.blogspot.com wesley

      I dig Alvin Youngblood Hart, unfortunately I wasn’t able to make it there in time for his set. Feel free to share any thoughts or standouts from his set in the comments section, we’d love to read about it. Thanks for checking out the site.

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