The Stooges Music Group came in existence in 1996, with several high schoolers from the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA), and the prestigious St. Augustine High School. The band cut their musical teeth playing weddings, funerals, and parties, putting into use their learning experiences.
The Stooges got their first break in 1998 when they were invited to play for the Rebirth Brass Band's 15th Anniversary Parade. They were an instant hit, becoming one of the premier bands in New Orleans.
While dealing with the tradition...