Rebirth Brass Band with Cincy Brass Concert
September 12 @ 8:00 pm
Memorial Hall$20 – $36
Memorial Hall Official Website
Dance in the isles at the Rebirth Brass Band Cincinnati concert! Your New Orleans experience starts at just $20.
Whether seen on HBO’s Treme or at their legendary Tuesday night gig at The Maple Leaf, Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band is a true New Orleans institution of brass and has added Hip-Hop into it. Now they are coming to funk it up in the Queen City with a little help from the Cincy Brass.
Tickets for the Rebirth Brass Band Cincinnati concert are $20 – $36 and can be purchased online. The show starts at 8 p.m. There are over three paid-parking lots within walking distance including the Washington Park Garage right across the street.
About Rebirth Brass Band
Formed in 1983 by the Frazier brother, the band has evolved from playing the streets of the French Quarter to playing festivals and stages all over the world. While committed to upholding the tradition of brass bands, they have also extended themselves into the realms of funk and hip-hop to create their signature sound.
“Rebirth can be precise whenever it wants to,” says The New York Times, “but it’s more like a party than a machine. It’s a working model of the New Orleans musical ethos: as long as everybody knows what they’re doing, anyone can cut loose.” In the wake of the sometimes-stringent competition among New Orleans brass band, Rebirth is the undisputed leader of the pack, and they show no signs of slowing down.
Following the Grammy-winning Rebirth of New Orleans, Rebirth Brass Band is at it again with Move Your Body, an infectious, groove-laden collection of hip-shakers sure to saturate the dance floor.
Rollicking originals like “Who’s Rockin, Who’s Rollin’”? and “Take ‘Em to the Moon” reaffirm the band’s position as head of the brass throne while the rasta-esque “On My Way” and leave-nothing-to-the-imagination lyrics of “HBNS” showcase the unit’s talent for penning unabashed party starters.
Boasting a mastery of Rebirth’s signature “heavy funk” sound, Move Your Body pushes and swings, leaving behind an 11 track thumbprint, approved by the Frazier brothers themselves, of a sultry Tuesday night spent dancing on their home court at the Maple Leaf Bar in New Orleans.
About Cincy Brass
The Cincy Brass are 3-time CEA winners for “Funk/R&B/Soul” (2011,2012,2013), 2011 nomination for “Best Live Act”, “Brass Band Cover Songs That Are Better Than The Original” by Mashable.com, #3 best Cover Band in Best of Cincinnati 2013, CincyUnderground.com’s Novermber 2011 “Artist of the Month”, CityBeat’s #3 album (“Ain’t Nuttin Louder) of 2011 and .
The Cincy Brass has shared the stage with Ray’s Music Exchange, Foxy Shazam, and Umphrey’s McGee. We’ve opened for many national acts including the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Journey, Foreigner, 311, Sublime, Booker T Jones, Blessid Union of Souls, and Big Freedia among others.
The Cincy Brass has performed at numerous functions and venues in the Greater Cincinnati area including Riverbend Music Center, the Taste of Cincinnati, MPMF (MidPoint Music Festival), Music Hall, Memorial Hall, Oktoberfest Zinzinnati (American’s largest Octoberfest), Newport on the Levee, The Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ballpark, Fountain Square, the Duke Energy Convention Center, Belterra Park, Miami University, University of Cincinnati, Coney Island, the Southgate House, MOTR pub, and Arnold’s (Cincinnati’s oldest tavern).
“Sometimes, simplicity is complicated. This formula is one of the best I’ve ever sampled. Ten dudes + ten cohesively-played instruments + Cincy-sass + choice covers + rabid fun = an entire set devoted to getting your dance groove ON” – Monty shoutOUT Sixth Ed. 2011