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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!

Free Fridays

We are pumped to be back at the legendary Tipitina’s tomorrow night for their Foundation Free Friday series, with John ‘Papa Gros, who will be debuting his newest album! Don’t miss this one, we have some super secret collaborations planned!


We had a great time singing at Tipitina’s in New Orleans this past weekend. You can catch us next right back over there on Friday August 26th for their Free Fridays series with John Papa Gros!

Lilith in Loa

Catch Daria playing a solo set of steel pans and vocals tonight at the Loa bar in New Orleans at the International House Hotel, as part of their songwriter series Lilith in Loa, hosted by Kathryn Rose Wood.

Daria’s Jazzfest Shows

Catch Daria at these shows during Jazz Fest 2016! Last night and Wednesday night’s shows were on fire with Mike Dillon’s Punk Rock Percussion Consortium, along side Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, The Motet, Dean Ween Group, Stanton Moore Trio, and Illuminaughty at The Howlin’ Wolf. Up Next is Pearl Wine Co tonight.jfest2016

Sun Goddess Out!

We worked with Backyard Shed Films, Choreographer Jeremy Guyton, and The Nola Cherry Bombs for our newest video Sun Goddess. Watch it here:

Sun Goddess Music Video Release

This Wednesday, the newest music video from Daria & The Hip Drops for “Sun Goddess” will go live online. If you find yourself in New Orleans tomorrow evening (that’s Tuesday the 26th of April), The Rusty Nail will have a special performance from the band members and a premiere party for the new video. This video features members of the Nola Cherry Bombs and choreography from Jeremy Guyton.premiereflyer

Time in Trinidad

Are you following us on Instagram, FB and Twitter? Nows the time to do it, Daria is heading out to Trinidad for the Carnival Season to play steelpan in Panorama! #hipdropdontstop