Ponderosa Stomp 7th Annual
House of Blues, New Orleans April 29th and 30th, 2008
*This is from the 2008 festival, Current Ponderosa Stomp info can be found here.
Back in New Orleans on Three Stages for Two Big Nights, In Between the Jazz Fest Weekends
Oral histories and moderated panel discussions at the historic Cabildo in New Orleans French Quarter. Sponsored by the Louisiana State Museum and the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame.
Music Writers and Experts: Peter Guralnick, Holly George Warren, Andria Lisle, Jim O'Neal, Michael Hurtt, John Broven, George Paulus.
Musicians: Barbara Lynn, Tammy Lynn, Harold Batiste, Lazy Lester, Roy Head, Dale Hawkins, Zigaboo Modeliste, Bob French, John Boudreaux, Hayden Thompson, and Sonny Burgess.
Music Industry: Joe Bihari- owner of RPM, Modern and Flair record labels and Bob Sullivan - original engineer of the Louisiana Hayride from 1949-1959.Tickets for the Seventh Annual Ponderosa Stomp are on sale now. Tickets are $45 per night, general admission. Re-entry and photography are allowed. Tickets are available through TicketMaster (Buy tickets online for Night One, and Night Two) and at the House of Blues ticket office in New Orleans. House of Blues Directions.
Rooms are available for the nights of April 28th, 29th, 30th and May 1st, 2008 at the Holiday Inn Express, 221 Carondelet Street, New Orleans just five blocks from the House of Blues. The special rate is $79.00 single/double occupancy.
Please call 1-888-211-3447 to make your reservations. Please request the Ponderosa Stomp rate when booking the reservations to receive the special rate. Guests will not be able to get the special rate without mentioning the Ponderosa Stomp.
No more rooms are available at the French Market Inn at the special ratePonderosa Stomp Foundation is supported by a grant from the Louisiana State Arts Council through the Louisiana Division For The Arts and the National Endowment For The Arts.
Other sponsors include: The House of Blues®, Rock n Roll Hall of Fame, New Orleans Fine Hotels, Louisiana State Museum, Renew Our Music, American Luxury Limousines, Louisiana Music Factory, New Orleans Music Exchange, Wax Poetic, Offbeat