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WELCOME TO PARADISE

I love Green Day. I think to myself sometimes, “What would Green Day do?” (#wwgdd) or “How would Billlie Joe handle this?” #wwbjd

After listening to one of our other fave’s (The Slackers) cover “Attitude” by The Misfits, we were inspired to give Welcome to Paradise some of our vibes. Stream our version here…video to follow!

Playing for Change

Daria & Graham will be playing as a duo at this year’s Playing for Change in New Orleans at Nola Brewery from noon-6pm. Check out more information on the show at project here:

Playing For Change Day New Orleans

 

Masterclass

This Summer,  we went into the camp Upturn Arts to present a Masterclass on steel pan, album artwork and learning to ROCK! Supporting Upturn Arts means supporting arts in the Nola community!

Daria & The Hip Drops has worked with us for the last few years as both a teaching artist and a guest artist through the Positive Vibrations Foundation Master Artist Series. Help them #TurnUpForUpturn in the final 36 hours of Double UP! #20Kin10Days. We are so close to reaching our goal which will be matched by Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust and the Freeman Challenges. #ArtsForAllhttp://upturnarts.org/double-up/

Posted by Upturn Arts on Thursday, July 19, 2018

Pan Podium Magazine

Have you seen the most recent issue of Pan Podium Magazine?! Check out the piece on us on page 30!

http://www.panonthenet.com/uk/pan-podium/mag/pan%20podium%20may%202018-2.pdf

Always a blast at Tipitina’s

Thanks to everyone that came out to hang with us and Bonerama for their album release!!

Preservation Hall

Daria brings steel pan to the 16 piece supergroup N.O.B.A.B.E. at Preservation Hall! A historic moment in music at a historic place. Photos by Camille Lenain.

WEDNESDAY AT THE SQUARE

We’re back at YLC’s Wednesday at the Square at Lafayette Square today in New Orleans with our pals in Flow Tribe!

We kick things off at 5pm!

Tipitina’s

We had a great time this week  at Tip’s Free Friday’s with the Iko All stars (and at Shagfest too!). Two Grateful nights. Keep an Eye out in the photos section for some shots from the shows.

Cash me outside

This weeks agenda:

8.1 Daria will be working with the kids at UpTurn Arts for a pan workshop. Thanks Positive Vibrations Foundation for making it happen!

 

8.3 Hip Drop action at ShagFest at DBA for Shaggy’s Bday!! 6pm!

 

8.4 Free Fridays at Tipitina’s! 10pm, followed by the Iko All Stars

Beh Leh Lesh

Check out this snippet of Daria with the Laborie Steel Orchestra playing Beh Leh Lesh at Panorama in St. Lucia last week.