Let’s go to the Mardi Gras with the funky soul sounds of the second line and the Bayou! Bring a mask, take a mask! Wear a costume! Throw some beads! Iko Iko, Dr. John, The Meters, Louis Armstrong, Bead Throwing, Fats Domino, Brass Bands, Dixieland, Bourbon Street, When the Saints Go Marching In…Celebrate in the festive Second Line tradition with a WILD mid-winter masquerade party featuring Spencer & Oscar Evans Horn Band laying down New Orleans classic funk, jazz, soul and blues!
SPENCER EVANS was born in Picton, grew up around the Quinte area, and graduated from B.C.I. Spencer plays piano, clarinet, accordion, sings, dances, prances and has been a professional musician for the past 15 years. He has played Bermuda to Bosnia, New Orleans to the North Pole, and has recorded and toured with The Cowboy Junkies, Sarah Harmer and Pat Temple, and has performed with Jeff Healey, Dan Aykroyd, Willie P. Bennett, Jack Mahieu, Alex Pangman, Maria Muldaur, and Toronto’s Swing Gang, among countless others. Spencer has appeared on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, CBC Radio’s The Vinyl Café with Stuart McLean, MUCHmusic and CMT. A resident of Kingston for several years, Spencer keeps busy playing with numerous local bands such as Bloom, Pico de Gallo, Ghetto Xpress, The River Cats and various jazzy combos.
The Funky New Orleans Horns will be matched with Spencer’s talented son OSCAR EVANS on Trumpet!
You are definitely not going to want to miss this event at The Cove on Saturday February 29th.
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