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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!


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.

St Lucia Panorama

Follow Daria as she plays with The Laborie Pan Project for St. Lucia’s 2017 Panorama Carnival. She will be taking over the Positive Vibrations Instagram account for the week! Keep up with the journey at @PositiveVibrationsFoundation and @hipdropDontStop


Tonight, early show at HiHo Lounge at 8pm with yours truly and Burris! Check out our party cards for where to catch us next during the week!








YLC WATS & Le Bon Temps!

We had a great time at the YLC’s Wednesday at the Square this week. Need a second dose? Catch us again this Saturday at Le Bon Temps Roule on Magazine Street for Free.99!

Thanks to Rick Moore for snapping this shot this week from Lafayette Square!

Ace Hotel

Tonight at the Three Keys at Ace Hotel in New Orleans! Free All Ages show, Daria & The Hip Drops play 10pm til Midnight, and Marina Orchestra to play after until the wee hours. Come see their first show of 2017!

OffBeat Magazine Award

Daria has been nominated for Offbeat Magazine’s “Best of the Beat Award” for steel pan! Cast your vote here:

Read the full article (with another voting link in the article) here:

The 2016 Best of the Beat Music Awards Nominees


One of Jimmy Buffett’s Faves!

Did you know we’re one of Jimmy Buffett’s new favorite bands? Check out minute 48 of his interview at the American Library in Paris!