My mate Nick Sands has dropped me an update on the Stomp:
We have a lot to talk about so let's get right to it:
Updated Ponderosa Stomp Lineup
Recently added: Dave Bartholomew's Farewell Performance, Mac Rebennack doing pre Dr. John set with Wardell, James "Sugarboy" Crawford and Davell Crawford, Betty Harris, Back to Papa Joe's - w/ Skip Easterling, Earl Stanley, Johnny Pennino, and Eddie Powers, the Tail Dragger, and More. See all 50 Stomp performers.
Nightly Lineups Posted
Ponderosa Stomp Music Conference
Sponsored by the Louisiana State Museum and the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame. Oral histories and moderated panel discussions at the historic Cabildo in New Orleans French Quarter - April 29th, and 30th 2008, 12pm - 5pm.
Music Writers and Experts: Peter Guralnick, Holly George Warren, Andria Lisle, Jim O'Neal, Michael Hurtt, John Broven, and George Paulus.
Musicians: Dave Bartholomew, Barbara Lynn, Tammy Lynn, Harold Batiste, Lazy Lester, Roy Head, Dale Hawkins, Zigaboo Modeliste, Earl Palmer, Bob French, John Boudreaux, Hayden Thompson, Sonny Burgess and more.
Music Industry: Joe Bihari- owner of RPM, Modern and Flair record labels and Bob Sullivan - original engineer of the Louisiana Hayride from 1949-1959.
Complete Conference Schedule
Tickets $45 per night. Available at Ticketmaster outlets, and through the House of Blues box office in New Orleans.
Direct Links to Buy Tickets:Buy Night One Stomp TicketsBuy Night Two Stomp Tickets
Updated Hotel Information:
Rooms are available for the nights of April 28th, 29th, 30th and May 1st, 2008 at the Holiday Inn Express, 221 Carondelet Street, New Orleans just five blocks from the House of Blues.
The special rate is $79.00 single/double occupancy. Please call 1-888-211-3447 to make your reservations. Please request the Ponderosa Stomp rate when booking the reservations to receive the special rate. Guests will not be able to get the special rate without mentioning the Ponderosa Stomp. (No more rooms are available at the French Market Inn at the special rate)
Updated SXSW ScheduleThe Ponderosa Stomp and Rabbit Factory Records Invade SXSW Friday, March 14th, 2007, Austin, TX, Continental Club. Get the latest SXSW schedule - times have changed.