Billy & The Kids Announce New Orleans Jazz Fest Show
Grateful Dead/Dead & Company drummer Bill Kreutzmann‘s Billy & The Kids project announced a concert in New Orleans during this year’s Jazz Fest. The show will be held at the Saenger Theatre on April 30, purchase tickets here.
Kreutzmann previously hinted at Billy & The Kids shows in April. The group, which also includes keyboardist Aron Magner, bassist Reed Mathis and guitarist Tom Hamilton, will perform on April 3 at the Skull & Roses festival in California. Billy will also bring the project to this year’s The Peach Music Festival in Pennsylvania in July.
Kreutzmann shared a message regarding the New Orleans show, writing in part, “Billy & The Kids will be my house band as we welcome various special friends to come jam with us throughout the two-set affair. Special guests are expected to join the band in New Orleans.”
Billy & The Kids debuted at Warren Haynes’ Christmas Jam in December 2014. The band played additional concerts culminating with a slot at the 2016 Wanee Festival.