STREAM: Morning 40 Federation @ One Eyed Jacks – 3/6/11

- Live @ One Eyed Jacks - 3/6/2011

Dumpster Juice. Continue on.

Morning 40 Federation live at One Eyed Jacks, 2011-03-06 by livemusicnola

From LiveMusicNola:

The Morning Forties are the modern day cultural ambassadors of New Orleans. Much like the city itself, their music is raw, real, dirty, and fun. Their songs are a celebration of drinking and debauchery. They also offer valuable life lessons such as a cost benefit analysis weighing the price of malt liquor vs water, proving that a 40 oz is the smartest purchase in this economy. The subversive wisdom found in lyrics such as “I walk through the 9th ward, could’ve got robbed but I spent all my money on booze” perfectly captures the ethos of a New Orleans lifestyle. The metaphysical observation “Everything was and everything will be dumpster juice” explains universal truth in terms of the liquid that leaks out of dumpsters after . But above all, the Morning 40 Federation is about having a good time.

These local favorites have been on hiatus since 2009 with no plans to release another album. The band members are currently involved in other projects (Happy Talk Band, R Scully’s Rough 7) and make rare live appearances only a few times a year. Anyone familiar with this band knows that to fully appreciate the Morning 40 Federation, they must be experienced live. The raucous energy of the Fortie’s sound can only be communicated in a true live setting, and we are proud to present the band in its full glory: live in concert recorded over Mardi Gras weekend 2011 at One Eyed Jacks.

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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.

 
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