WXPN Welcomes: The Grammy Award
WXPN Welcomes: The Grammy Award Winning Rebirth Brass Band
Whether seen on HBO’s Treme or at their legendary Tuesday night gig at The Maple Leaf, Rebirth Brass Band is a true New Orleans institution. Formed in 1983 by the Frazier brothers, the band has evolved from playing the streets of the French Quarter to playing festivals and stages all over the world. While committed to upholding the tradition of brass bands, they also extended into the realms of funk and hiphop to create their signature soul moving sound. Their signature brand of heavy funk has not only won over several generations of music lovers, it has become the soundtrack to an entire city.
Rebirth Brass Band’s album “Rebirth of New Orleans” earned them the title of the first brass band ever to win a Grammy* *”Rebirth of New Orleans” reached #9 on the Billboard Jazz Chart and #1 on the CMJ Jazz Charts. Rebirth Brass Band has shared the stage with Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Grateful Dead, The Meters, The PFunk AllStars, Maceo Parker, Dr. John, The Ohio Players, and Ani DiFranco.
(Friday) 8:00 pm
Ardmore Music Hall
23 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003