Filament House Concert Series
Hosted by Tom Jackson of the New Orleans Music Hour
Golden Horse Ranch Band
Friday, April 17 @ 7:30pm
We kick off our EARTH FEST on April 17th at 7:30pm with the Filament Barn Dance featuring the Golden Horse Ranch Band. The Golden Horse Ranch Band plays polkas, waltzes, contra, swing and square dances in the tradition of old time barn dances.
Ryan Westwood Farewell Concert
Sunday, May 3rd @ 8pm
Ryan Westwood, a Filament favorite, returns to Filament to play a farewell concert before he embarks on a new adventure.
3rd Annual Bob Dylan Birthday Bash
Sunday, May 17 @ 6pm
Filament’s 3rd annual Dylan Bash is a songwriters’ tribute and benefit concert featuring a line-up of some of Filament’s favorite local musicians.
Jimmy Robinson & The International Songwriters Collective
Monday, June 22 @ 7:30pm
New Orleans guitar virtuoso Jimmy Robinson, known for his masterful interpretations of everything from classical to jazz to Led Zeppelin, returns to Filament with special guests Lily Kiara and FLOATSTONE. The three musicians combine their quite different but complementary styles for a U.S. tour from June 6-27th.
Tuesday, July 21 @ 7:30pm
Foremost a player of the eight-stringed Irish bouzouki, singer and multi-instrumentalist Beth Patterson has released seven solo albums and has played on over 120 recordings, including soundtrack appearances. Her sharp wit and blend of folk, progressive, Celtic, and other ethnic music have made her an audience favorite the world over.
Wednesday, August 5 @ 7:30
Tom McDermott returns to Filament! Tom is one of New Orleans’ premiere piano players and composers, and he brings with him a wealth of stories about the history of New Orleans Jazz. Concert includes a Buster Keaton screening with live underscoring.
Sunday, August 9th @ 7pm
On August 9th, Filament will kick off its fundraising campaign for a brand new sound system with a concert featuring a variety of local musicians. The concert will be completely acoustic and 100% unplugged.
Monday, September 28th @ 7:30
Paul Sanchez returns to Filament with his transformative blend of music and storytelling – at once powerful, sad, humorous, entertaining, and hopeful.
Fox & Hound
Friday, October 2nd @ 10pm
Omen Sade and Mary Spearen return to Filament to play a concert of country and bluegrass original and traditional songs. The evening will be ripe with stories and fellowship. Bow Wow!
4 Shillings Short
Sunday, October 4th @ 7pm
Rooted in Celtic and American Folk and inspired by Indian Raga and Ethnic idioms, 4 Shillings Short create a diverse and inventive Traditional music adventure!
Sunday, October 18th @ 7pm
Self-described “tree-hugging troubadour” Amy Andrews makes her Filament debut. Come out and hear this Atlanta-based, nationally-recognized, and internationally-touring singer-songwriter!
Sunday, October 25th @ 7pm
Kim Carson has been named “Best Country Artist” by readers of OffBeat magazine eight times. Carson is the undisputed “Queen of Louisiana Honky Tonk Music.”
Tuesday, November 3rd @ 7:30pm
Sonia Tetlow is a New Orleans singer/songwriter with the grit to rock and the sweetness to roll!
Bucky Halker & Friends
Wednesday, November 18th @ 7:30pm
Chicago folk singer, songwriter, rocker, and labor historian Bucky Halker celebrates the release of his new CD: Anywhere But Utah: Songs Of Joe Hill. With specials guests Big Shoulders Brass Band and bassist John Abbey.
The Filament House Concert Series is sponsored by the Mystick Krewe of Laff and hosted by Tom Jackson of the New Orleans Radio Hour and Somebody Else’s Troubles on WLUW-FM 88.7.