Ponderosa Stomp #6
May 2007 House of Blues, New Orleans, Louisiana
*This is from a past festival, Current Ponderosa Stomp info can be found here.
Sixth Annual Ponderosa Stomp Celebrating the Unsung Heroes of the Blues, Garage, Soul, Funk, Rockabilly, Swamp Pop and New Orleans R&B
May 2nd, 2007, at the House of Blues and the Parish, New Orleans
From 5 P.M. till 2 A.M., Admission $40
Back in New Orleans on Three Stages on One Big Night
Psychedelic legend Roky Erickson and The Explosives, master arranger Wardell Quezergue and the New Orleans Rhythm & Blues Revue featuring New Orleans soul legend Tony Owens, Jean "Mr Big Stuff" Knight, and the architect of New Orleans RnB Dave Bartholomew; R&B soprano Little Jimmy Scott, Deke Dickerson and the Eccofonics, Psych Funk Brother Dennis Coffey, soul songwriter supreme Dan Penn, rockabilly wild man Dale Hawkins, Texas Tornado co-founder Augie Meyers, Herbert Hardesty, Gulf Coast guitar empress Barbara Lynn, Excello harp master Lazy Lester, Lafayette Soul Show Houseband Little Buck and the Top Cats w/ Stanley "Buckwheat Zydeco" Dural on Hammond B-3, keyboardist extraordinaire Willie Tee, President of soul Rockie Charles, hillbilly bopper Jay Chevalier, tough Texas shouter Roy Head, rockabilly wailer Joe Clay, Mardi Gras king Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, Blues Piano Master Henry Gray, Detroit Bluesman Eddie "The Hawg" Kirkland, Duo of Hill Country Guitarist Kenny Brown and Chitlin Circuit Showman Bobby Rush, Muscle Shoals Veteran Ralph "Soul" Jackson, "Guitar Lignting" Lee, Rockabilly Drummer Matt "I'm Movin On" Lucas, the King of New Orleans' Gut Bucket Blues Little Freddie King, Blue Eyed Soul Sensation Skip "Hoochie Coochie Man" Easterling, Ernie "DapWalk" Vincent, and David "Funky Soul" Batiste
Tickets for the Sixth Annual Ponderosa Stomp are $40 and are general admission. Re-entry is allowed. Tickets are available through TicketMaster and at the House of Blues ticket office in New Orleans. (Tickets purchased at the HOB ticket office have a $3 service charge.) House of Blues Directions.
Sponsors for the event include The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, House of Blues, Louisiana Music Factory, New Orleans Fine Hotels, Pascale Manales, New Orleans Music Exchange, Bacco, Miller Beer, and American Luxury Limousines.
What the press has said about the Stomp.