Doors at 7:30 pm; Dance Lesson with Cheryl McBride at 8:00 pm
Show at 8:30 pm
Tickets are $15
I*ko Ya Ya dishes out steaming New Orleans-drenched “swamp and roll” for your dancing pleasure!
The band is made up of longtime members of some of our favorite local groups, and it’ll be a night of big time “bon temps roulez”!
The party started in 2013 when the original lineup got together to play the Louisiana-influenced music that moves them. Tonight it’s a full plate of their favorite New Orleans-based dance music – blues and boogie, Cajun/zydeco, R&B, Second Line, and even a little country – all delivered with a Mardi Gras vibe.
Among the dance favorites are “We Make a Good Gumbo,” “It’s All Over Now,” “Hey Pocky Way,” and “Waltz Across Texas.”
I*ko Ya Ya is singer-percussionist Cheryl McBride (born and raised in New Orleans, a member of SwingThing, and one of our regular dance teachers), guitarist Jim Scott (Mark St. Mary, CZ & the Bon Vivants, Jeffery Broussard), bassist-singer Lance Houck, drummer Sam Siggins (California Cajun Orchestra, Courtableu, Creole Belles), saxophonist Otoe Mori, and trumpeter Marty Arvan.