Featured Band Profiles

Fleshtones Bring Garage Band Revival to Green Parrot 

  Originators of the Garage Band Revival and former CBGB’s heyday-stalwarts The Fleshtones   With the garage band   revival still raging in the 21st century, the band has reduced its Super Rock sound down to pure muscle and bone. Fuzzy guitars, vintage organ and cocksure swagger abound  as the band re-stakes its claim on early ‘60s garage. […]

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Antilles Music Ensemble Presents  A Caribbean Dance Tour at The Green Parrot

Antilles Music Ensemble Presents  A Caribbean Dance Tour at The Green Parrot   Jose Elias and The Antilles Music Ensemble takes Green Parrot patrons on an unique and inspired musical tour of early 20th century Caribbean dance music. Representing the days of early 20th century Caribbean dance music, and exploring both the diversity and commonality of Caribbean dance music, the Antilles Music Ensemble brings to life a score of traditional songs […]

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Stokeswood Brings infectious Energy, Fierce Electronic Edge, Talking Heads Covers

Stokeswood Brings infectious Energy, Fierce Electronic Edge, Talking Heads Covers, to Parrot Atlanta-based electro-acoustic band, Stokeswood, brings their infectious energy, unpredictable live performances, and a fierce electronic edge to The Green Parrot with shows at 5:30 and 10 PM on Friday and Saturday, November 14th and 15th, including a special Friday 10 PM performance  of their 90-minute cover of  the Talking Head’s legendary […]

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Entrain

Entrain, the drum-driven World-Pop sensation from Martha’s Vineyard merges funk, rock, reggae, swamp, and world beat rhythms with a sweaty good time, Entrain has been praised for their ability to shift effortlessly between musical styles – from rock, blues, calypso, zydeco, jazz and world beat – sometimes within the same song. Their concept is all about the […]

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Gravy Flavored Kisses Brings New Orleans Blues, Rock, Reggae and Gospel to Parrot

Gravy Flavored Kisses Brings New Orleans Blues, Rock, Reggae and Gospel to Parrot New Orleans-based blues-rockers Gravy Flavored Kisses will appear at The Green Parrot Gravy Flavored Kisses was founded in March 2010 by J. Chester Castellaw and Damon Motto.  “It’s a closely guarded secret.  But what I can tell you is that it’s Popeye’s related”, explained Motto when asked of the origins of […]

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B-Side Players Bring  20 Years of Latin Global Funk, Love, Culture & Unity

B-Side Players Bring  Years of Latin Global Funk, Love, Culture & Unity The  San Diego/Tijuana-based B-side players  bring their 8-piece power house of bilingual reggae, funk and cumbia to The Green Parrot Bar with shows at 5:30 and 10 PM on Friday and Saturday, September 19th and 20th With fierce political lyrics and an overwhelming positive […]

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The Black Lillies

Founded by multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Cruz Contreras in 2008, The Knoxville-based roots-rock/Americana band, Black Lillies has risen to the forefront of the Americana scene with their own unique brand of country, roots, rock and blues via Appalachia. Known for their captivating blend of rock & roll and country, they have become one of Americana music’s biggest success stories: an […]

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West Coast Blues Harmonica w/ Mark Hummel

Mark Hummel Returns to Green Parrot Great West Coast Blues is on tap this week as The Green Parrot Bar brings back popular harmonica bluesman Mark Hummel on Tuesday night, February 8th at 9 o’clock. With the Blues Survivors, Hummel toured virtually non-stop throughout the United States, Canada and Europe often playing alongside such blues greats as Charlie Musselwhite, Brownie […]

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Barry Cuda Brings NOLA Roots, Blues, to Parrot

Barry Cuda Brings NOLA Roots, Blues, to Parrot Expect thing to go along swimmingly when  the blues-roots acoustic trio Barry Cuda and The Sharks take the Green Parrot stage with shows at 5:30, 9:00 & 11:00 on Thursday August 2nd. Look for pianist Barry Cuda, accompanied by trumpeter/flugelhornist Kenny Fradley (a former Kid Creole and Celia Cruz sideman), and drummer Mick Kilgos, to play tunes from  a set-list drawn from […]

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The Fritz: Asheville- based funk-rockers

Asheville, North Carolina- based funk-rockers The Fritz bring their hard-driving, energetic soul-driven dance party to The Green Parrot Bar   Featuring Jamar Woods [Keyboards / Vocals], Jamie Hendrickson [Guitar / Vocals], Jake O’ Connor [Bass / Vocals], Michael Tillis [Drums], and Mikey “Spice” Evans on [Percussion / Vocals The Fritz is a soul-driven dance rock band with an aggressive approach to funk, soul, and rock yhat creates a sound […]

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Bea Bea Banda Brings Gypsy Jazz to Parrot,  Hosts “Dare to Be Dateless” Valentines Day Soundcheck

Bea Bea Banda Brings Gypsy Jazz to Parrot,  Hosts “Dare to Be Dateless” Valentines Day Soundcheck Bea Bea Banda brings their brand of Django-inspired gypsy swing and 1930’s hot-club jazz to The Green Parrot Bar on Valentine’s Day, Thursday February 14th, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The Green Parrot, once allegedlly mentioned in Cosmopolitan Magazine as “the home of Key West’s most terminally-eligible bachelors”, will keep […]

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Blues Diva Toni Lynn Washington

Blues Diva Toni Lynn Washington promises to thrill the throngs with her special flavor of the Blues at The Green Parrot Bar Toni Lynn Washington is hands-down one of the finest singers of the blues.  Her 1995 Tone-Cool debut, Blues at Midnight, garnered widespread rave reviews and earned her nominations at the 1996 and 1997 […]

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DeadPhish Orchestra Brings a Seamless Web of Phish and Dead to  Parrot 

DeadPhish Orchestra Brings a Seamless Web of Phish and Dead to The Parrot Stage Colorado-quartet The Deadphish Orchestra  are Close friends who have played music together for many years, hey had played Grateful Dead songs together, and they had played Phish songs together. But they got to wondering what would happen if they tried to merge the music of these two bands, the Granddaddies and Daddies of the jamband scene. While these […]

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The Yat Pack Brings Retro-Swing, Rat Pack-Panache, Las Vegas-Flair to Parrot 

The Yat Pack Brings Retro-Swing, Rat Pack-Panache, Las Vegas-Flair, to Parrot Friday Soundcheck Sporting tuxedos and a full-blown horn section, The Yat Pack, is a New Orleans-based, 60’s-Las Vegas Swing-Era Big Band Performing classic big band numbers by Frank Sinatra, Louie Prima, Dean Martin, and Bobby Darin as well as contemporary artists like Michael Bublé, Billy Joel, Joe Cocker and […]

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Bill Wharton, The Sauce Boss “Will Work For Gumbo” at The Green Parrot

Bill Wharton, The Sauce Boss “Will Work For Gumbo” at The Green Parrot  With an act that can be billed as “Justin Wilson meets Robert Johnson”, Bill Wharton, a.k.a The Sauce Boss, joined by local bluesman Bill Blue and Mick Kilgos,  will stir up the crowd as well as  the roux at The Green Parrot, beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday October 7th. […]

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Texas Harpman Randy McAllister Wailing at Green Parrot

Texas Harpman Wailing at Green Parrot         Named the Best Texas Blues harmonica Player of 1999 by Real Blues Magazine, JSP recording artist Randy McAllister returns to fire up the stage this week at The Green Parrot Bar,  one night only, Monday, March 7th beginning at 9 PM. McAllister blows authentic and incredible harmonica, and slings a […]

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Bobby Lee Rodgers brings primal mojo of post-bop jazz, Mussel Shoals soul, and huge-scale epic-rock

A stellar songwriter, vocalist and guitarist, Bobby Lee Rodgers was for years the mainstay of The Codetalkers, a jazz, rock and roll band whose music has been described as a mix of jazz, rock, blues, bluegrass and funk with improvised jams being the main theme in their live performances. Some of their unique sound comes from their use of a […]

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New Orleans Billy Iuso brings his brand of New Orleans Jam Funk

Billy Iuso New Orleans Billy Iuso brings his brand of New Orleans Jam Funk to The Green Parrot stage with shows at 5:30 and 10 PM on Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20 , and 5:30 on Sunday, July 21st. Billy Iuso and the Restless Natives formed in New Orleans in 2002 . They perform an eclectic mix of original songs and covers […]

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Tim Reynolds TR3 at The Green Parrot Bar

Tim Reynolds TR3

With a musical career spanning more than thirty-five years, guitarist and sonic innovator Tim Reynolds, the Grammy-nominated lead guitarist for the Dave Matthews Band, is known for his masterful command of melody and timing and for his uncanny ability to improvise on any instrument he touches. Having explored most musical styles, from rock, jazz and blues to classical and […]

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Greyhounds Stop at Green Parrot

Greyhounds Stop at Green Parrot      One of the jam/groove scenes most relentless touring act makes a pit stop at The Green Parrot Bar The Austin, Texas-based trio has been turning heads by combining raw grooves and fresh melodies with elements of classic funk, old school blues, southern rock and straightup soul. With 223 tour dates […]

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Dave “Biscuit” Miller Plays Green Parrot

Biscuit Miller Dave “Biscuit” Miller Plays Green Parrot Midwest Beat Magazine’s “Entertainer Of The Year, Dave “Biscuit” Miller, will appear at  Green Parrot Bar  on Thursday, June 12th beginning with a 5:30 P.M. “sound check” and returning for a late show at 10 P.M. . Miller was chosen for that honor for a combination of reasons –– his dedication in spreading the love of […]

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2007 Green Parrot Old Time Fiddlers’ Contest

The Conch Republic Fiddlers’ Contest at The Green Parrot Master of ceremonies Terry Cassidy joins  Gary Zimmerman as co-hosts for  the Seventeenth Annual Green Parrot Conch Republic “Tune or Die” Old Time Fiddlers;’ Contest. Join us as we welcome to the Green Parrot stage the best fiddlers the Conch Republic has to offer. Boasting  Conch Republic Fiddling Champs from years’  past, this year’s competition promises an […]

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Ukulele Night at The Green Parrot

Green Parrot Ukulele Association Holds Uke-Powered Jam Session

Green Parrot Ukulele Association Holds Monthly Uke-Powered Jam Session  The Green Parrot Ukulele Association will hold their monthly meeting  with co-hosts  Bobby Howard and Jim McCabe. Dig out that old ukulele from your attic or closet and strum your way into a four-string frenzy at Green Parrot Ukulele night, Key West’s only ukulele-powered jam session. Come to just listen or join in.  […]

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J & The Causeways

Founded at the Maple Leaf on a hot summer night, J & The Causeways is a group spearheaded by singer-songwriter Jordan Anderson. Together with his pulsating rhythm section, intricate horn and guitar melodies and robust vocals, lead singer/keys player Anderson is ripe with music that Flow Tribe has called “powerhouse soul dipped in old school […]

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Chris Spies & The Dents Bring Rock/Jam/Funk/Covers, Originals to Parrot Debut 

Chris Spies & The Dents Bring Rock/Jam/Funk/Covers, Originals to Parrot Debut New Orleans keyboard wizard Chris Spies  (The Honey Island Swamp Band, Matador! Soul Sounds), brings The Dents, his seasoned troupe of  blue-chip players to The Green Parrot with shows at  5:30, 9:00 and 11:00 p.m. on  Friday and Saturday, October 11th and 12th, and at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, […]

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Sol Driven Train

Sol Driven Train Brings Rock/Funk/World Beat to The Green Parrot The Charleston-based, 5-piece Reggae/Funk Horn Party Sol Driven Train is poised to blow the doors off the Green Parrot when they bring their hard-driving, seamless mix of Southern rock, swampy funk and languid world beat onto  the Parrot stage

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Shady Street Show Band

Shady Street Show Band

With a mantra of  “Grin Wider” and “Groove Harder” Shady street is a sonic carnival with  a keyboard-driven New Orleans groove,  a group that gives a respectful nod to the past and  follows the traditional pathway of bands such as  Supertramp, Tower Of Power, Joe Cocker, Randy Newman, The Band, and many more, while  Ryan Gregg and Zac Silva continually forge ahead into the wonderful […]

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Heavy Petty, Gainseville-based Tom Petty Tribute Band 

Heavy Petty, Gainseville-based Tom Petty Tribute Band Headlines Green Parrot Green Party Be here as  Gainseville-based Tom Petty tribute band Heavy Petty makes their much-anticipated debut at  The Green Parrot Heavy Petty grew up in the culture, music, and community of Tom Petty’s hometown, Gainesville, FL, cultivated in the same rock and roll scene where Tom Petty grew up. Known for their […]

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Eugene Snowden’s and The Legendary JCs

The Legendary JC’s Lonesome Soul Revue brings their soul-stirring, hands-to-heaven, old-fashioned R&B/rock ‘n roll sound to The Green Parrot  Take Sam Cooke with hints of James Brown and Sammy Davis, put some rockin’ Southern guitars, a kickin’ rhythm section and a mind-blowin’ horn section behind them, mix it up, and you get The Legendary JC’s. The Orlando-based, wild-eyed, soul-rock revue’s shows have […]

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TiNG Brings DanceHall Swing  to Green Parrot

TiNG Brings DanceHall Swing  to Green Parrot TiNG, an eight-member international band based in Prague, weaves a colorful tapestry of sound from a variety of styles, drawing from their different backgrounds and musical influences such as swing, ska, reggae, dancehall, frum and bass and hip-hop. Frontman and multi-instrumentalist MC Turner (USA) writes socially concious lyrics […]

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Dave Jordan & The NIA

Dave Jordan & the Neighborhood Improvement Association, brings their troupe of seasoned New Orleans players to  The Green Parrot  For 15 years and counting, Jordan has trafficked in high-octane, high-impact funk-rock as the bassist, singer and primary songwriter one of  New Orleans’ most popular bands, Juice. Dave Jordan & the Neighborhood Improvement Association cover the spectrum of American roots music, from Bo Diddley to […]

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“Eins! Zwei! Drei! G’suffa!!!”   The Bräts Bring “NOLA Progressive Oom-Pah” The Green Parrot,

“Eins! Zwei! Drei! G’suffa!!!”   The Bräts Bring “NOLA Progressive Oom-Pah” The Green Parrot, Dig out your Ledrhosen and brush up on your Chicken Dance as The Green Parrot Bar brings The New Orleans’-based Progressive Oom-Pah Band The Bräts roll out the Oktoberfest Barrel as well as  the polkas 2nd when The Green Parrot Bar  presents tl […]

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Rockin’ Jake Band Thunders in to The Green Parrot

“It Ain’t Nothin’ But A Party” declares Vernon at the start of Rockin’ Jake’s “5 O’clock Breakfast” last New Year’s Day. Rockin’ Jake Band Thunders in to The Green Parrot “It Ain’t Nothin’ But A Party!” The Green Parrot Bar brings back New Orleans’ Rockin’ Jake and The Rockin’ Jake Blues Band, laying down some […]

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In Business

The New Orleans’ 7-piece, horn-heavy funk band, In Business, makes their much-anticipated return to The Parrot stageFounded in 2012 in funky New Orleans, Louisiana, the Business is an organization of like-minded individuals dedicated to the creation and distribution of one product, and one product only: funk music.Although our mission is a simple one, we are steadfast in our purpose, bringing only the highest quality […]

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Darcy Malone And The Tangle

Darcy Malone & The Tangle

New Orleans-based  genre-defying Darcy Malone and The Tangle make their much anticipated return to The Green Parrot   Band founders lead singer Darcy Malone, daughter of the Radiators’ Dave Malone, and her husband, singer/guitarist Christopher Boye, created The Tangle as a project unburdened by traditional genre limitations.   While at the Tangle’s core is Malone’s  soul-and-pop along with Boye’s love of indie/underground rock and roll, more than […]

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Road-Tested 4x Grammy Winner Trae Pierce is Here to Funk It Up at Green Parrot

Road-Tested 4x Grammy Winner Trae Pierce is Here to Funk It Up at Green Parrot Four-time Grammy award winner Trae Pierce  leads his T-Stone Band into The Green Parrot  A road-tested veteran of the stage, Trae has been touring with bands such as Ohio Players, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Dr Hook, James Brown and more for over three decades. In addition to his time […]

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Funk You at The Green Parrot

Funk You

The Augusta, Georgia-based and “Funk-Oriented” 10-piece band,  had Parrot patrons crowding the floor with their dance-driven grooves and powerful clean vocals and  have been steadily climbing their way to the top of the national music scene through their relentless touring and consistently crowd-captivating live performances. They were recently named Augusta’s Best R & B Band and listed by Relix Magazine as […]

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All-World Blues Harmonica  Icon, Jason Ricci Returns to Parrot Stage

All-World Blues Harmonica  Icon, Jason Ricci Returns to Parrot Stage  All-World Blues Harmonica icon,  Jason Ricci, with his band  The Bad Kind,  are prepared to blow away The Green Parrot Without a doubt, Jason, a Pat Ramsey protégé, is the most innovative, creative and energetic harp player on the blues/rock circuit in decades. He lights up the  stage with the most fiery and original […]

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Sam Price & The True Believers

Sam Price and The True Believers Celebrate Life, Empower Peace, Through Funk, Love,  and Simple Human Kindness Best known to Parrot patrons  as a founding member and bassist of The Honey Island Swamp Band, Sam Price leads The True Believers,  his groove-driven funk/rock troupe of seasoned New Orleans’ players onto The Parrot’s stage Formed in 2015, Sam Price & the True Believers seeks to celebrate life and empower peace through music, […]

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Albert Castiglia

Miami’s Albert Castiglia was nominated for “song of the year” at the 30th Blues Music Awards in Memphis and was hailed in Blues Revue magazine as one of “Ten To Watch”, the editors of the prestigious  blues publication thought enough of  Castiglia’s talents to include his name on a list of  “…ten artists who just might shape the way blues is […]

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NOLA Rising Star Shammar Allen Brings Hip-Hop, Rock, and Soul  to Parrot

NOLA Rising Star Shammar Allen  Fresh from his tour as vocalist and trumpeter for NOLA’s funk/jazz/jam juggernaut Galactic,  New Orleans-based trumpet player Shammar Allen,  with his band the Underdawgs Brings Hip-Hop, Rock, Soul   to Parrot  Allen, hailing from the Lower 9th Ward, is  a multi instrumentalist with influences in jazz, hip hop, rock, funk, and blues who transcends musical boundaries and is the […]

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Billy Bacon, “Dressed To Swill” at The Green Parrot

Billy Bacon & the Forbidden Pigs Play Mother’s Day at The Green Parrot Billy Bacon and the Forbidden Pigs, personifying what The Green Parrot Bar is all about, , returned for a special  Mother’s Day show Some performers are animated. Some are manic. But only a precious few play like they are truly possessed. Some […]

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Big Something brings Alt. Rock with a BiG Groove to Green Parrot

Big Something Big Something brings Alt. Rock with a BiG Groove to Green Parrot The  6-piece North Carolina-based rock, pop, and funk powerhouse Big Something is only band to win The Home Grown Music Network’s “New Album of the Year” award three times with three separate releases,  Big Something is an alternative rock group with a BIG groove. A tight six-piece […]

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The Green Parrot  Hosts  Chicken and Waffle Jazz Brunch and Fats Navarro Tribute

The Green Parrot  Hosts Annual Chicken and Waffle Jazz Brunch and Fats Navarro Tribute to benefit The Bahama Village Music Program, The Green Parrot Bar will  host their Annual  Chicken and Waffle Jazz Brunch and Fats Navarro Tribute.  Festivities kick off with The Green Parrot Jazz Allstars with Mike Emerson, Hal Howland, Tim Mc Alpine, and […]

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Zach Deputy

Zach Deputy Brings One-Man Dance Party and Two-Day Recording Session to Green Parrot Stage Zach Deputy, the larger-than-life, impossibly-upbeat solo South Carolinian with the infectious smile and looping technology brings his one-man dance party, the  “Zach Attack” to the Green Parrot faithful  The music of Zach Deputy’s Puerto Rican, Cruzan and Irish heritage was cooked up in the South Carolina heat. The Calypso rhythms and folk songs of St. […]

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Bill Blue

Bill Blue learned his chops playing for many years with Arthur (Big Boy) Crudup (author of Elvis’ hit “That’s Alright Mama”). He’s shared the stage with ZZ Top, The Allman Brothers, Albert King, Johnny Winter and Hank Williams Jr. He was signed to the prestigious Adelphi Record label, one of the best blues labels in the US. […]

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Pink Talking Fish,  The Ultimate Fusion Tribute Band, at The Green Parrot

Pink Talking Fish,  The Ultimate Fusion Tribute Band, at The Green Parrot Pink Talking Fish brings their  Hybrid Tribute Fusion Act to The Green Parrot Pink Talking Fish takes the music from three of the world’s most beloved bands, Pink Floyd, The Talking Heads and Phish  and creates a special treat for Parrot music-fans. Although the music from each act is different, Pink Talking Fish […]

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Marcus King Band Brings “Soul-Influenced Psychedelic Southern Rock”

Marcus King Band Brings “Soul-Influenced Psychedelic Southern Rock” to Green Parrot Kicking off this year’s Goombay Fest with what promises to be one of the biggest Green Parrot shows of the year, or any year for that matter,  The Marcus King Band brings his self-styled “soul-influenced psychedelic southern rock” to The Green Parrot stage A six-headed musical […]

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Ben Prestage

One-Man Band Ben Prestage Brings Delta Blues on Slide Guitar and Diddley-Bow to ParrotMaking his long awaited return to The Parrot stage, one-man band Ben Prestage will perform  American roots music and Southern Country Blues on slide guitar and diddley-bow Prestage was voted one of the top 3 best performers at the International Blues Competition in Memphis and he is the only two-time recipient of the prestigious “Lyons/Pitchford Award for […]

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Bonerama: “The Ultimate in Brass Balls” Brings “Pure Horn Muscle” to Parrot Stage

Bonerama: “The Ultimate in Brass Balls” Brings “Pure Horn Muscle” to Parrot Stage With the sheer force of three trombones playing simultaneously as their calling card, Bonerama brings their thunderous funk attack to the Parrot stage for a two-night blitzkrieg of pure horn muscle on Friday January 19th at 9:00 & 11:00 p.m. and and Saturday, January 20th with shows beginning at 5:30, 9:00 […]

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The Heavy Pets, The Perfect Jam Band, Return to Green Parrot

The Heavy Pets, The Perfect Jam Band, Return to Green Parrot Jam-Rockers The Heavy Pets return to The Green Parrot The relentlessly-touring Heavy Pets are an American rock and roll band whose contagious vibe blends rhythm and blues, jazz-funk and reggae fusion with homegrown rock and roll. They are known for powerhouse performances spiked with hot electric licks and multi-climactic instrumental solos, […]

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Magnolia Brings Authentic Cajun  Dance Party to Green Parrot for Fat Tuesday

Magnolia Brings Authentic Cajun  Dance Party to Green Parrot for Fat Tuesday Bring your dancing shoes when The Parrot celebrates Fat Tuesday with an authentic,  good ‘ol Cajun “fais do do”, or “dance party” Featured performers are Magnolia Cajun Band, a traditional cajun dance band whose music has been thrilling Cajun music enthusiasts from Nova Scotia to Louisiana for almost twenty years. Learning their music form Louisiana’s finest, Magnolia Cajun Band has earned a solid reputation at home […]

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From Belgrade to Memphis to The Green Parrot, Blues-Rocker Ana Popovic

From Belgrade to Memphis to The Green Parrot, European Blues-Rocker Ana Popovic to appear at the Green Parrot European Blues-Rocker Ana Popovic will appear at the Green Parrot Jazz News said “Jimi Hendrix is a woman – her name is Ana Popovic.” The charming Popovic gives audiences searing blues and smooth jazzy licks that may prove this claim. Belgrade, Yugoslavia may not be the first place you […]

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The Cedric Burnside Project  Brings North Mississippi Juke Joint Blues to Green Parrot.

The Cedric Burnside Project  Brings North Mississippi Juke Joint Blues to Green Parrot.  One of the leading proponents of Mississippi Hill Country Blues, The Cedric Burnside Project  brings their North Mississippi  Juke Joint Blues to The Green Parrot  with shows at  5:30 and 9 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, March 8th and 9th. A collaboration between Cedric Burnside and Trenton Ayers, both hailing from the hill country of North Mississippi, the two […]

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John Kadlicek

Guitar-Slinging Sideman to The Dead John Kadlecik at The Parrot 

Guitar-Slinging Sideman to The Dead John Kadlecik at The Parrot We are beyond excited to have John Kadlecik, Guitar-Slinging Sideman to Grateful Dead members Pbil Lesh and Bob Weir, and founding member and the lead guitarist for the Grateful Dead tribute band, Dark Star Orchestra, bring his self-described Post-Rock Earth Music to the Parrot Faithful. This […]

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The Weary Boys or “The Stanley Brothers Meet The Clash”

The Weary Boys at The Green Parrot or “The Stanley Brothers Meet The Clash” The Weary Boys, the alt. country quintet from Austin, Texas make their much anticipated return to The Green Parrot Five men in black taking Ralph Stanley, Bill Monroe, Lefty Frizell et al., and spewing it back out with the fire and […]

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roxy roca at The Green Parrot

Roxy Roca Brings Dynamite Texas Soul to The Green Parrot

Roxy Roca Brings Dynamite Texas Soul to The Green Parrot Austin-based, six-piece, southern-soul band Roxy Roca returns to The Green Parrot Driven by a horn section and the powerful vocals of frontman Taye Cannon. Roxy Roca has been described as “Dynamite Texas Soul” and is influenced by musicians such as James Brown, Al Green, Chubby Checker, Little Richard and […]

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Particle

Pioneers of Livetronica, Particle Brings  High-Energy Dance Music, Rock and Electrofunk to Parrot 

Pioneers of Livetronica, Particle Brings  High-Energy Dance Music, Rock and Electrofunk to Parrot Known as one of the true pioneers of the emerging livetronica scene, Particle brings their signature mix of high-energy dance music, rock and electrofunk to The Green Parrot on Friday and Saturday, October 6th and 7th, with shows at 9:00 and 11:00 p.m.Paving the way for many of today’s […]

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New Orleans funk master George Porter Jr., The Runnin’ Pardners explode onto Parrot stage 

As a small, no-cover venue at the end of the road, the Green Parrot seems to be punching above its weight yet again as New Orleans funk master George Porter Jr. with The Runnin’ Pardners explode onto The Green Parrot stage George Porter Jr. is best known as the bassist, singer and a founding member of the […]

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Chris Spies Brings NOLA Funk-and Soul to Green Parrot

Chris Spies Brings NOLA Funk-and Soull with a a Local Twist to Green Parrot Wayne’s Addiction, a NOLA/Key West Funk and Soul hybrid featuring New Orleans King of Interstellar Trailer Park Jazz Keyboardist Chris Spies,  and Johnny Sketch saxophone Diva Sage Rouge, teamed with local stalwarts bassist Wayne Hammond, guitarist Andy Westcott, and drummer Randy Morrow will […]

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Kung Fu Merges 70’s Funk Fusion with Modern Dance Party

Kung Fu Merges 70’s Funk Fusion with Modern Dance Party  Flying the flag of the new funk movement Kung Fu brings their brand of  70’s funk fusion to the green parrot . Firmly installed in the new-funk movement, KUNG FU is quickly popularizing their unique sonic contribution, blurring the line between intense electro-fusion, and blistering […]

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Playing For Change Presents: BOOMSOUND!

Playing For Change Presents: BOOMSOUND! Join us for a groovy, funk-filled GreenParrot Friday Soundcheck presented by band members from the internationally touring group, ‘Playing For Change’. Join us for an afternoon of music that brings us all closer together on this planet we call ‘home’. Featuring New Orleans local musicians Keiko Komaki and Mateo Mathieu […]

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2006 Fiddlers’ Contest

Terry Cassidy announces the co-champs of this year’s contest: Brian from the Weary Boys on the left and Chuck Anton on the right Bob Murphy, patriarch of Murphy’s Law Family String Band saws through a tune in the contest Chuck plays his selection as Brian looks on A stagefull of fiddlers A full house lovin’ […]

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Cold Hard Cash at The Green Parrot

Cold Hard Cash Brings Johnny Cash Tribute to The Green Parrot

Cold Hard Cash Brings Johnny Cash Tribute to The Green Parrot  The Cold Hard Cash Show, an  original and innovative tribute to the music of Johnny Cash and The Tennessee Three will appear at The Green Parrot with shows at 5:30 and 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 3rd. Fronted by guitarist and singer Merle Travis Peterson, The Cold Hard Cash Show brings to life classic Cash songs from the Sun & Columbia Records Catalogs to the modern […]

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Corey Harris Makes Long-Awaited Return to Green Parrot

Corey Harris Makes Long-Awaited Return to Green Parrot   Corey Harris, considered of the most genuinely progressive contemporary bluesmen,  makes his long-awaited return to The Parrot stage.  Expect a powerful mix of country blues, reggae and hip hop beats from master musician Corey Harris and his band when the perform, with shows at 5:30 and 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May15th and 16th and at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday May 17th. […]

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robert albury

Key West’s Own King of Soul, Robert Albury

Robert Albury at Green Parrot, “Good God, Y’all!”  Key West’s own King of Soul, Robert Albury appears at The Green Parrot Bar Robert makes you feel thankful for his own energetic style of soul music, guaranteed to keep you dancing and singing along all night long. Get on the good foot this Friday at The Green Parrot Bar,

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Nth Power Brings Funk and Soul Dance Party

Nth Power makes their Key West and Green Parrot debut Proving that soul music can be exponentially greater than the sum of its parts, The Nth Power is on a mission to share the light. Formed during an impromptu late-night jam at Jazz Fest 2012 in New Orleans, the relentlessly funky and soulful band believes in music […]

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Jose Elias presents Cortadito at The Green Parrot Bar

Cortadito Brings Music of The Buena Vista Social Club to Green Parrot 

Cortadito Brings Music of The Buena Vista Social Club to Green Parrot The Green Parrot presents  Miami’s premier Cuban Son group Cortadito   This is the latest project by Spam Allstars guitarists Jose Elias, joined by guitarist Julio Cesar Rodriguez, their music could best be described as sounding like the Buena Vista Social Club but in a smaller more intimate […]

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The French Horn Collective Brings Gypsy Jazz, Hot Swing  to The Green Parrot

The French Horn Collective Brings Gypsy Jazz, Hot Swing  to The Green Parrot The French Horn Collective  brings their mix of Gypsy Jazz and Hot Swing to The Green Parrot Led by Parisian multi-instrumentalist, composer, singer and songwriter  Vincent Raffard,  and featuring the iconic blues/jazz vocalist Wendell Morrison, The Miami-based French Horn Collective is an energetic and progressive band that […]

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Mia Borders Brings New Orleans Funk and Soul to Green Parrot

Rising star Mia Borders has been captivating audiences nationwide with a sexy, energetic blend of funk and soul that recently won her the 2016 Best of The Beat Award for New Orleans’  Best Female Vocalist, high praise indeed, coming from one of the most talent-rich and highly competitive music scenes in America. Building on a solid Key West fan base, she […]

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Guitar Phenom Damon Fowler Brings Stinging Slide Guitar to Parrot Stage

Playing a hybrid of roots rock, blues, and sacred steel, young guitar phenom Damon Fowler brings his stinging slide guitar The Green Parrot stage Influenced by a broad range of artists, Fowler delivers a heavy helping of swamp rock and slide guitar blues with incredible guitar work and vocal ability. In last year’s “Best of Tampa” poll, Creative […]

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The Green Parrot to Host Vinyl Record Fair

The Green Parrot to Host Vinyl Record Fair The Green Parrot Bar will host their first-ever Vinyl Record Fair Vinyl collectors and crate-diggers are invited to come and buy, sell or trade their vinyl. As an added attraction, from Miami,  DJ Le Spam of the Spam Allstars will be spinning records all afternoon  from his own […]

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Chicago House Rockers Lil’ Ed and The Blues Imperials Duck-Walk into The Green Parrot”

  Chicago House Rockers Lil’ Ed and The Blues Imperials Duck-Walk into The Green Parrot” With  smoking slide guitar runs, raw-boned Chicago shuffles and  the deepest blues,  the five-foot-one-inch Lil’ Ed and his blistering road-tested band, The Blues Imperials return to The  Green Parrot with shows at 5:30 and 9:00  p.m. on Thursday, May 26th. Between their wonderfully raucous music and Ed’s flying leaps, his duck-walking […]

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Dangermuffin  Brings Genre-Bending Roots-Rock Americana to Parrot Stage

Dangermuffin  Brings Genre-Bending Roots-Rock Americana to Parrot Stage Casting  a fresh perspective on American roots music, the Folly Beach, South Carolina-based  trio Dangermuffin will appear at The Green Parrot with shows at 5:30 and 9 p.m on Thursday. March 24th. Anchored by the thought-provoking lyrical wit of songwriter Dan Lotti and framed by Nashville-veteran percussionist Steven Sandifer and fluid lead guitarist Mike Sivilli. Dangermuffin brings a […]

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Zoso, “The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience” Hits The Green Parrot

Zoso, “The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience” Hits The Green Parrot Zoso, described as the “Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience” by Rolling Stone Magazine, explodes onto the Green Parrot stage Zoso was formed in 1995 to create the most mesmerizing and accurate portrayal of “the biggest band of the 1970’s” – Led Zeppelin. Each member was selected to portray both […]

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Country Punksters Dash Rip Rock Invade Green Parrot

Country Punksters Dash Rip Rock Invade Green Parrot The South’s most notorious band of country drunkster-punksters, the legendary Dash Rip Rock will explode onto The Parrot stage and undoubtedly will blow the lid completely off the joint once again.  FeaturingGreat Southern Rock and Roll with a twist of the obscene this George Jones on acid, Hank Williams on crack […]

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Band Profile

Jeff Clark  Brings Ric Robertson’s Damn Gina  to Green Parrot Jeff Clark  joins Ric Robertson’s New Orleans-based funk, rock, gospel and soul band Damn Gina at The Green Parrot Bar Formed in early 2017, Damn Gina has quickly become a natural force in the New Orleans music scene, their infectious grooves and lush three part harmonies moving music lovers […]

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Key West Songwriters Event with Guitar Legend Steve Cropper

Key West Songwriters Event with Guitar Legend Steve Cropper The Green Parrot’s  Key West Songwriter Festival shows  have become one of the  Festivals not-to-be-missed  events Stax Records Legendary guitarist Steve Cropper As well as being a Stax Records house-band alumni and a member of The original Blues Brothers,   Rolling Stone magazine ranked Cropper 39th on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time and went […]

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Musically-Adventurous, Grammy-Nominated, The  Duhks  Bring Neo-Folk Fusion to Parrot 

Musically-Adventurous, Grammy-Nominated, The  Duhks  Bring Neo-Folk Fusion to Parrot The Green Parrot will proudly present the Grammy-nominated Canadian folk-fusion band The Duhks The Boston Globe says of the Duhks, “Canada’s premier neo-tradsters romp from world-beat to blues, urban-pop to old-timey, with wild-eyed invention, haunting traditionalism, and spine-rattling groove. GRAMMY nominees and JUNO award winners, seeing The Duhks live is nothing short […]

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Corey Harris 5 x 5: A Final Note on This Week’s Music

Over the last few days I’ve posted many photos posted but not many words. For that I apologize. I also apologize for the sporadic performance of the webcam the last few days. Had it been working it would have shown, even on that tiny screen, the energy being generated Tuesday through Friday. Roots revivalist Corey […]

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That 1 Guy at The Green Parrot

One-Man-Band That 1 Guy Delivers Future-Funk, Bass-and-Drum Grooves  

One-Man-Band That 1 Guy Delivers Future-Funk, Bass-and-Drum Grooves  to Green Parrot One-Man-Band That 1 Guy will appear at The Green Parrot Described alternately in the press as “a one-man band plucked from the pages of Dr. Seuss,  delivering earthshaking future funk from ”the magic pipe” to accompany his madcap lyrics…his slamming, futuristic funk and funky bass-n-drum grooves are so bombastic they rattle china cabinets […]

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Have you Herd? Donna the Buffalo at The Green Parrot!

Have you Herd? Donna the Buffalo at The Green Parrot! Donna the Buffalo brings it’s feel-good, groove-oriented, danceable, socially-conscious music to the Green Parrot with shows at 10 PM on Friday, January 2nd, and at 5:30 and 10 p.m. on  Saturday, January 3rd and 5:30 and 9 on Sunday, January 4th. It all began over 20 years ago with roots in old time fiddle music […]

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tommy malone

Tommy Malone, the ‘heart and center’ of the legendary New Orleans “The Subdudes”

We host the incredibly talented and soulful Tommy Malone, the ‘heart and center’ front man of the legendary New Orleans Americana act The Subdudes. In the video on the next page Tommy Malone covers The Subdudes classic “Carved in Stone”. From the first chord these guys struck,. it was apparant to all present we were […]

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Savannah guitar-great Eric Culberson:traditional blues with a modern sonic palette

Eric Culberson makes his long-awaited return to The Green Parrot to deliver a full weekend of high energy performances that are a healthy dose of traditional blues with a modern sonic palette. With a style never overwrought or flashy, always unmistakably authentic and energetic, Culberson continues to bring his signature, mature Texas-meets-Chicago sound, and now […]

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Road-Tested Blues-Rockers The Kinsey Report 

Road-Tested Blues-Rockers The Kinsey Report  Make Their The Green Parrot Debut Chicago-based Blues-Rockers The Kinsey Report brings their brand of scalding contemporary blues to the Parrot stage A fixture on the Chicago blues scene for decades, Brothers Donald (guitar and vocals), Ralph (drums) and Kenneth Kinsey (bass) have been making music together for most of their lives, and their incendiary attack is a searing product […]

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Eoto Brings Non-Stop Dance Party, Sonic Assault to The Green Parrot

Eoto Brings Non-Stop Dance Party, Sonic Assault to The Green Parrot The left coast breakbeat/glitch-hop/house duo, EOTO (pronounced E-oh-toe). brings their non-stop dance party into the Green Parrot Consisting of one third of the two former members of The String Cheese Incident, the  wildely successful touring  progressive jam sextet, EOTO steps out from behind the instruments that made them […]

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 Holmes Brothers Bring Gospel Fervor and Roadhouse Rock

 Holmes Brothers Bring Gospel Fervor and Roadhouse Rock To Green Parrot . The Holmes Brothers, descibed by the Chicago Tribune as “the undisputed masters of blues-based American roots music”  will appear at The Green Parrot Bar The spine-tingling harmonies, boundless energy and telepathic musicianship of The Holmes Brothers  mix Saturday night’s roadhouse rock with the gospel fervor and harmonies of Sunday’s church service. […]

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Funky Meters’ Brian Stoltz Returns to Parrot Stage

New Orleans’ King of Funk Guitar Brian Stoltz returns to Key West, Florida, and The Green Parrot for his first appearance in over a year, along with his South Florida rhythm section of Carl “Kilmo” Pacillo on bass and Jeff Renza on drums.  Brian is best known as the guitarist for the Funky Meters, but […]

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Gent Treadly Celebrates 20 Years of Jamming at  Green Parrot                                                

Gent Treadly Celebrates 20 Years of Jamming at  Green Parrot Gent Treadly, New York jam/rockers return to the Parrot stage on Wednesday, January 21st beginning at 9:00 PM.GT has gone down countless roads, burst several hundred blood vessels, stormed the gates of heaven and sustained inestimable loss during its 14 years as a band (yikes!). Having toured with […]

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George Victory brings world beats from Africa and the Caribbean

George Victory and Ken Fradley at The Green Parrot’s Friday Soundcheck George Victory will appear at The Green Parrot’s Soundcheck at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, July 29, with one of his best friends and well-known local musician, Ken Fradley. Victory and Fradley promise to bring some of the best world beats from Africa and the Caribbean. The duo plays everything […]

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Steve Cropper

Of the been many, many memorable nights of great music at The Green Parrot. Rocker Mick Taylor of the Rolling Stones was memorable for his chops, Calypso legend The Mighty Sparrow was memorable for his charismatic, playful energy, and the one-two punch of Tony Joe White and Robert Earl Keen a few years back was […]

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Flatpickers Grant Gordy and Ross Martin Bring Hot Licks to Parrot Stage  

Flatpickers Grant Gordy and Ross Martin Bring Hot Licks to Parrot Stage Flatpickers Grant Gordy (of The David Grisman Quintet) and Ross Martin promise an evening of Hot Licks at The Green Parrot bar  Being asked to assume the guitarists’ role in the fabled David Grisman Quintet, a spot previously held by such guitar notables as Tony Rice, Mark O’Connor, Frank Vignola and Mike Marshall, has firmly established Gordy as one of the preeminent […]

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Love Lane Gang Brings “Swing, Jug Band, Anything Goes!” to Green Parrot 

Love Lane Gang Brings “Swing, Jug Band, Anything Goes!” to Green Parrot The Love Lane Gang brings their eclectic mix of Swing, jump swing, jug band – anything goes to The Green Parrot stage on Saturday, February 15th,  beginning at 5:30 PM The Love Lane Gang plays music that spans generations, as well as embodies them. The emphasis is on swing: classics from the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, done in a refreshing […]

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Crossing Musical Borders, Samantha Fish Makes Green Parrot Debut 

Crossing Musical Borders, Samantha Fish Makes Green Parrot Debut Genre-Bending Samantha Fish makes her Green Parrot Debut on Friday, February 14th with shows at 5:30 and 10 PM. Fish is classified as a blues artist, but she crosses many musical borders. Her set list  typically may include  a cover of “Tennessee Waltz”, a  jaunty version of Steve Miller’s “Jet Airliner,” John […]

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Athens, Georgia-based Tishamingo brings Deep Roots-Rock

Deep Roots-Rock at  The Green Parrot Athens, Georgia-based  quartet Tishamingo brings their original brand of  bluesy  rock and roll to the Green Parrot stage. These four southern musicians are on a mission to navigate the colorful country-rock landscape with their soulful singing, honest lyrics and a steamy two-guitar showdown that bar manager Jim Fossum promises will  keep […]

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“Oh Diosa Mia”:Cabraret Diosa Storms Parrot for Conch Republic Celebration

Cabraret Diosa Storms Parrot for Conch Republic Celebration   That’s Right! Wildly exciting eleven piece Mambo-rock ensemble Cabaret Diosa returns to The Green Parrot Bar and  promises to “blow the lid right offa this joint!” Cabaret Diosa performed for the first time in Boulder, Colorado on January 16, 1996 at the West End Tavern. The packed little room in the basement was a sign […]

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Fruition brings Folk-Rock, Americana, Soul, and Blues

We are very excited to host Fruition as they bring their Folk-Rock, Americana, Soul, and Blues to The Green Parrot with shows at 9 p.m. on Monday, March 14th and 5:30 and 9:00 p.m.Tuesday, March 115th. Last year saw them appear at Bonnaroo, Northwest String Summit and Telluride Bluegrass where Rolling Stone cited their artful choice of covers and “raucous […]

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Webb Wilder and The Beatnecks: “Nashville’s best country-on-peyote band”

“Tom Petty for the Trailer Set: Webb Wilder and The Beatnecks Invade Green Parrot” Billing himself  as “The Last of the Full Grown Men”, roots-rock’s resident weirdo  Webb Wilder leads The Beatnecks, “Nashville’s best country-on-peyote band” onto  the Green Parrot stage for 3 thunderous shows on Friday and Saturday, March 14th and 15th, beginning at 10 PM, with a 5:30 P.M. “soundcheck” on Sunday […]

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Eric Lindell

Loved by Parrot patrons, local and visitors alike,  for his engaging and personable stage presence, roots-rocker Lindell, with his cliché-free, hook-filled songs and dive-bar credibility, has consistently been one of  The Parrot’s must-see performers. Consistently  listed as one of the top acts to see at New Orleans Jazz Fest, his combination of sweet, blue-eyed soul, smoldering vocals, and foot-stomping R&B […]

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Telluride Bluegrass Festival Winners GREENSKY BLUEGRASS play Parrot

2006 Telluride Bluegrass Festival Winners GREENSKY BLUEGRASS to play Parrot Infusing tradition with an enthusiasm for improvisation, Greensky Bluegrass will appear at The Green Parrot Formed in the fall of 2000 by Michael Arlen Bont (banjo), Dave Bruzza (guitar), and Paul Hoffman (mandolin), Greensky has undergone a musical evolution as unique as the music it […]

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Smokin’ Joe Kubek & B’nois King: Texas guitar-slinging blues

Smokin’ Joe Kubek This guy is postively inflammatory! Realizing that nothing but the best would do to kick-start this long-delayed, nearly flat-lined Fantasy   Fest we chose the most incendiary act we could  find to get the word out that as far as we were concerned the party was on! They don’t call this guy “Smokin’” for nothing!   Smokin’ […]

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Key Lime Pirates Promise Green Parrot Dance Party

Key Lime Pirates Promise Green Parrot Dance Party Jeff Clark’s   latest incarnation, “The Key Lime Pirates blends everything from early Beatles to Toots and The Maytals, and fuses funk, rock, ska and reggae, and creates a Green Parrot Dance Party

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The Doerfels

The Doerfels are one of the most exciting and unique new bands to come along in a very long time. Their progressive acoustic music is a blend of rock, bluegrass, gospel, country and jazz. And yet, when you listen to the band play, you don’t try to analyze it… you simply melt into it. Their […]

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Tinsley Ellis :”Raw, and righteous, funky and strong”  –Village Voice

Tinsley Ellis at Green Parrot “Raw, and righteous, funky and strong.  –Village Voice It’s another step up to the plate as the Green Parrot Bar welcomes one of the Blues’ finest, Tinsley Ellis, to the stage Ellis’ national stature has grown with record after record gaining critical acclaim. Living Blues magazine called Tinsley’s record Cool On It […]

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“Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band” at Parrot

Fresh from pulling off a hat-trick of prestigious music awards, namely The Home Grown Music Awards #1 New Band of the Year Award, The Home Grown Music Awards Studio Album of the Year, and, last but not least, fittingly named by The Onion as having one of The Worst Band Names of 2007, Yo Mama’s […]

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The Revivalists bring their ‘brilliantivity’ to The Parrot

The Revivalists bring their ‘brilliantivity’ to The Parrot  The Revivalists brings its unbeatable combo of danceable rock, soulful songwriting and brilliantivity—brilliance in creativity—to The Green Parrot Formed in 2007, The Revivalists have become one of the best young bands in New Orleans’ competitive musical landscape and an instrumental player in the city’s burgeoning indie rock scene. It consists of David […]

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Tony O’ Brings New York City Blues

Tony O’ Brings New York City Guitar Legend Bobby Ratcliff  to Green Parrot Hard-driving New York bluesman Tony O returns to The Green Parrot stage and proudly features Big Apple guitar legend Bobby Ratcliff for two very special nights of classic blues on Thursday and Friday February 16th and 17th at 10 o’clock, with a special 5 […]

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The Hip Abduction Returns to Parrot with Afrrican Traditions, Rock and Reggae 

The Hip Abduction Returns to Parrot with Afrrican Traditions, Rock and Reggae Mixing African traditions, rock and reggae, seven-piece, Tampa-based Hip Abduction will make their much-anticipated return to The Green Parrot stage Named “Best Rock/World Fusion band of 2011” by Creative Loafing,  and currently supporting sold-out shows with Trombone Shorty, Galactic, Toubab Krewe, and Grace Potter and the Nocturnals,  Hip Abduction […]

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Eddie Kirkland, Gypsy of the Blues at The Green Parrot

Eddie Kirkland, Gypsy of the Blues at The Green Parrot  Ah, the life of Eddie Kirkland. Although his name may not sound as familiar as B.B. King or Robert Johnson, Eddie Kirkland’s life with the blues matches, at the very least, any other blues artist. Don’t miss your chance to see this living blues legend when he hits the Parrot […]

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John Sinclair:radical revolutionary poet

   It’s All Good I first heard this phrase at a John Sinclair show my first year here. In case you don’t know, or even if you do, John Sinclair was a radical revolutionary poet and activist in the 60s. Among other activities, he was a vocal proponent for legalizing marijuana, was active in the […]

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The Duhks

Let’s look back a few years and see what one of the greatest nights of music we ever had looked like. 35 mm no less.

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Watermelon Slim: a one-of-a-kind pickin’ and singin’ Okie Dynamo

Watermelon Slim:  “a one-of-a-kind pickin’ and singin’ Okie Dynamo” with an ever-expanding career of ramshackle grandeur. The  critically-acclaimed, award-winning blues artist Bill “Watermelon Slim” Homans  brings his hard-driving,  road-tested  blend of slide guitar, harmonica, and gravel-and-chains vocals to the Green Parrot. Bill “Watermelon Slim” Homans has built a remarkable reputation with his raw, impassioned intensity. HARP Magazine wrote […]

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World/Inferno Friendship Society Brings Cabaret Punk to The Parrot

World/Inferno Friendship Society Brings Cabaret Punk to The Parrot  NYC’s disturbingly cult-like, circus-related, Halloween-tent-revival orchestra, The World/InfernoFriendship Society, will perform at The Green Parrot on Thursday, January 22nd  at 9 p.m. The longstanding Brooklyn-based collective plays cabaret punk with a style that merges punk, soul, klezmer and jazz, while its collective membership features horns, piano and guitar. The ensemble has over […]

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Naughty Professor Brings Frenchman Street Late-Night Vibe to Green Parrot

Naughty Professor Brings Frenchman Street Late-Night Vibe to Green Parrot Naughty Professor, the up-and-coming Nola-based jazz/funk sextet, will appear at The Green Parrot on Thursday, Feb 25th with shows at 5:30 and 9 p.m. This collective of Big Easy performers captures the swinging spirit of New Orleans’  distinct jazz/ funk sound and is quickly making their mark on the Nola music […]

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Waterseed Brings New Orleans Funk and Soul to Green Parrot Party

Waterseed Brings New Orleans Funk and Soul to Green Parrot Party Combining the joyous sounds of traditional New Orleans jazz with the adventurous funk of Parliament, Waterseed, a big, bold ensemble from New Orleans brings their unpredictable experimental edge to the Parrot stage  What do you call a musical gumbo that recalls the ancestral strut andjoie de vivre of the […]

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Led by trumpeter and vocalista, Eric Bloom, Sonic Bloom is a NOLA supergroup not to be missed.

Sonic Bloom is a NOLA supergroup not to be missed. Pictured here last night, Left to right Nigel Hall full-time member of the Warren Haynes Band and toured Europe as a part of John Scofield’s band,on Keyboards, Andrew Block, perhaps New Orleans’ most in-demand funk and soul guitarist. Dave Shaw of The Revivalists sitting in […]

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Skank Promises Green Parrot Dance Party

Skank Promises Green Parrot Dance Party Jeff Clark and Cayman Smith-Martin’s latest incarnation, “Skank”, blends everything from early Beatles to Toots and The Maytals, and fuses funk, rock, ska and reggae, and creates a Green Parrot Dance Party

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Patrick and The Swayzees’ Doo Wap, Rock ‘n Soul Explodes onto Green Parrot Stage

Patrick and The Swayzees’ Doo Wap, Rock ‘n Soul Explodes onto Green Parrot Stage The Surf/Soul/Rock-a-Billy Ensemble,  Patrick and The Swazyes make a much-anticipated return to The Green Parrot stage From surf rock to doo wop, rockabilly to beach music, Patrick & The Swayzees have created a current, yet still wholly nostalgic blend of early rock ‘n’ roll sounds that bring crowds to […]

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Jimbo Mathus’ Tri-State: Coalition A Modern Case of Classic Blues

Jimbo Mathus’ Tri-State: Coalition A Modern Case of Classic Blues     Blues guitarist/vocalist James “Jimbo” Mathus brings his latest incarnation, “Jimbo Mathus’ Tri-State Coalition” to The Green Parrot for a full weekend of gut-bucket North Mississippi Juke Joint Blues with shows at 5:30 and 10 PM on Friday, August 24th, 10 PM on Saturday, August 25th, and 5:30 PM on Sunday, August […]

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The Hackensaw Boys: “Where’n The Hell Did These Boys Come From?”

“The Hackensaw Boys, a rough and ready, nationally-touring bluegrass band  bring their high octane brand of roots music to The Green Parrot with shows beginning at 10 P.M.on Monday, January 30th, and 5:30 and 10 PM on Tuesday, January 31st. Flat-out, hard-core barnburners, the energetic acoustic string combo specializing in Appalachian-informed roots music combines fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, mouth harp, […]

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Slide Guitar Diva  Joanna Connor Returns to Green Parrot

Incendiary Chicago blues artist and Slide Guitar Diva  Joanna Connor Returns to Green Parrot         Incendiary Chicago blues artist and Green Parrot favorite Joanna  Connor explodes onto The Parrot stage    Upon her arrival in Chicago, it took Joanna but a few months to take the city’s highly competitive blues circuit by storm. Chicago magazine hailed her as “the most exciting […]

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Charles Kaczynski Brings Gypsy Jazz Violin

Charles Kaczynski Brings Gypsy Jazz Violin to The Parrot World-renowned violinist/composer Charles Kaczynski will present an evening of Gypsy Jazz in the style of gypsy jazz greats Stephane Grapelli and Django Reinhardt. Gypsy jazz, also known as gypsy swing or hot club jazz, is a style of jazz music said to have been started guitarist Jean “Django” Reinhardt in the 1930s, largely in France. […]

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Sideman-Turned-Superstar Shawn Kellerman to Play Parrot

Sideman-Turned-Superstar Shawn Kellerman to Play ParrotGuitar wizard Shawn Kellerman will appear at the Green Parrot Those Parrot regulars who keep track of the sidemen who perform with the stellar acts that cross The Parrot stage will no doubt remember Shawn Kellerman as the smokin’ lead guitarist who blew the room away on his gigs here with Canadian harp player Paul Reddick and  his aptly-named […]

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Ronnie Baker Brooks Returns to Fire up The Parrot with New Music

Ronnie Baker Brooks Returns to Fire up The Parrot with New Music Wednesday January 18 Ronnie Baker Brooks lands at The Green Parrot, where world-class hospitality and emphatically open-minded fans have created a haven for bands that routinely play larger rooms.  Since his first appearance there in 2003, Ronnie has returned at least once a year to […]

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Howard & The White Boys: Ferocious Chicago Blues

Howard & The White Boys: Ferocious Chicago Blues It’s a totally Chicago band heading for the Green Parrot. Howard & The White Boys, take the Parrot’s stage for two special performances on Thursday and Friday  April 5 & 6, beginning at 10 o’clock, including a 5:30 P.M. “souncheck” on Friday aftermoon. Legendary Buddy Guy digs […]

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Music Makin’ Mama Ann Rabson, A Touch of Real Class at The Green Parrot

Music Makin’ Mama Ann Rabson A Touch of Real Class at The Green Parrot The Green Parrot is very excited to have Alligator recording artist and Music Makin’ Mama Ann Rabson return to the Green Parrot stage .  “It had been extremely rare for us to book a nighttime solo act, but Ann’s performance last year left no doubt […]

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 The Howlin’ Brothers bring their HOWL Tour to The Green Parrot Bar

Readymade Recording artists – roots based and genre bending – The Howlin’ Brothers bring their HOWL Tour to The Green Parrot Bar SOME KIND WORDS: “This is the house that Sam Phillips built, and it has changed little over the years.  The studio is the same sweaty room with no air conditioning.  I bet that sweat conjures up some powerful […]

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Yarn, Grammy-nominated  Americana/Alt Country Band Returns to  The Green Parrot, 

Yarn, Grammy-nominated  Americana/Alt Country Band Returns to  The Green Parrot, Yarn, the Grammy-nominated Brookyln-based Americana/Alt Country band will make their much-anticipated return to  The Green Parrot, with shows at 5:30, 9:00 and 11:00 PM on Tuesday and Wednesday, January  15th and 16th. With a sound that owes as much to Gram Parsons and Earl Scruggs as to Jerry Garcia and Exile On […]

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Kung Fu Merges 70’s Funk Fusion with Modern Dance Party

Kung Fu Merges 70’s Funk Fusion with Modern Dance Party As a small, no-cover venue at the end of the road, the Green Parrot seems to be punching above its weight yet again as funk-fusion heavyweights Kung Fu  make a President’s Weekend appearance  Firmly installed in the new-funk movement Kung Fu brings their own brand of  70’s funk fusion and is quickly popularizing their unique sonic contribution, blurring the line […]

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Maggie Koerner Makes Parrot Debut Brings NOLA Witchy Roots and Soul to The Green Parrot

Maggie Koerner Makes Parrot Debut Brings NOLA Witchy Roots and Soul to The Green Parrot Singer-Songwriter Maggie Koerner, quickly establishing herself as New Orleans newest spell-caster, will appear at The Green Parrot Bar with shows at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 2nd and 9:30 p.m. on Monday, April 3rd. The Shreveport born singer-songwriter spent the majority of 2013 and 2014 as the […]

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James Andrews, New Orleans’ “Satchmo Of The Ghetto”

James Andrews, New Orleans’ “Satchmo Of The Ghetto” Brings “Second Line”  to  The  Green Parrot James Andrews, lead singer and trumpeter of The New Birth Brass Band and The Treme Brass Band, one of the most talented and charismatic figures on today’s New Orleans’ jazz scene will appear at The Green Parrot The New Birth Brass Band is at the […]

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NYC Power Trio London Souls Return to Parrot

NYC Power Trio London Souls Return to Parrot The NYC-based power trio the London Souls will appear at The Green Parrot The London Souls represent a rock tradition: rock’s most elemental line-up, the power-rock trio, built on roaring chords and flashy solos on guitar, insistent drumming and straight-ahead vocals. Consisting of Tash Neal on guitar and lead vocals, Kiyoshi Matsuyama on bass […]

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Papa Mali’s Southern-Fried Soul and Blunted Delta Blues

The Papa Mali Trio Brings Swamp Blues and New Orleans Second-Line Funk toThe Green Parrot Malcolm ” Papa Mali” Welbourne’s Southern-Fried Soul and Blunted Delta Blues were heard at The Green Parrot for two big nights A Papa Mali show is a joyful explosion of soulful, funky grooves and bluesy, screaming slide guitar,a tasty gumbo […]

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The Monophonics Bring Bay-Area Psychedelic Soul to Parrot Stage

The Monophonics Bring Bay-Area Psychedelic Soul to Parrot StageThe six-piece, San Francisco-based, psychedelic soul/funk band The Monophonics make their Green Parrot debut  Paying homage to innovators of psychedelic soul such as Sly Stone, Norman Whitfield and Funkedelic’s George Clinton they sit on the fuzzy psych side of soul and funk.  Touching on everything from cinematic soul, heavy funk, 60’s rock and spaghetti […]

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Davis Rogan, “The Real Davis” of Treme, Comes to Green Parrot

Davis Rogan, “The Real Davis” of Treme, Comes to Green Parrot Davis Rogan, “The Real Davis” of The HBO series Treme, will appear at the Green Parrot this weekend Anyone who is a fan of the HBO series TREME will recognize Rogan as “The Real Davis” of the critically acclaimed series that effectively captures the post-Katrina New […]

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The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

Green Parrot  Presents The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band  brings their riveting and unconventional elixir of muscular and high voltage country blues to The Parrot Stage Roaring out of the southern Indiana foothills with their insatiable fusion of Delta blues, hillbilly fervor, rock infused edge and poignant story telling, The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band have distinguished themselves for […]

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Defibulators Brings Citibilly, alt.country without the alt.

Defibulators Brings Citibilly, alt.country without the alt., to The Parrot The Brooklyn-based barn-burners The Defibulators, an “alt.country band without the alt.” will bring their brand of woozy straight-up fiddle-driven Americana to The Green Parrot Bar at  5:30 and 9 PM on Thursday, March 20th. Likened to “watching Hee Haw on mescaline”, the Defibulators have been reinventing country music by fusing bluegrass, rockabilly, dixieland, and punk into their own eclectic sound for a new generation. This […]

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New Orleans Super-Group Papa Grows Funk Brings Booty-Shaking Mardi Gras Funk to The Green Parrot

New Orleans Super-Group Papa Grows Funk Brings Booty-Shaking Mardi Gras Funk to The Green Parrot New Orleans’ powerhouse super-band, Papa Grows Funk. will explode onto the Parrot stage Thursday, March 19th, beginning at 10 o’clock. 
Papa Grows Funk’s tight grooves re-define the funk-jam band. Tethered by the slinky Hammond B3 and gravel pit vocals of bandleader John “Papa” Gros,” the band is a “who’s-who” of New Orleans’ best musicians. Morphing guitarist […]

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Suenalo!

Any Parrot patron present for past Miami-based Suenalo‘s 8-piece Afro-Latin-funk-jam Parrot shows will remember pelvis-grinding nights and a barrage of music that’s simultaneously Afro-Cuban, Dominican hip-hop, R&B, Latin-Funk, Cuban Rumba, and Colombian Cumbia. The ensemble employs rhythms from Brazil to Jamaica, including samba, rumba, son, hip-hop, and reggae, mainly focusing on fusing Afro-beat and Latin rhythms with funk and […]

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Bennie Pete, sousaphonist and founding member of the Hot 8 Brass Band.

We are deeply saddened by the news the passing of Bennie Pete, sousaphonist and founding member of the Hot 8 Brass Band. New Orleans’ Hot 8 Brass Band has epitomized New Orleans funk-style brass band street music for over two decades with members born and raised in New Orleans, many playing together since high school […]

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Jimbo and Olga Mathus bring a Modern Case of Classic Blues toThe Parrot

A remarkable evening of music. Jimbo and Olga walk onstage with two acoustic guitars,some incredibly inspired vocals, and an occasional harmonica or kazoo and knock everyone out. From the first song, a bit of Country Blues by way of Furry Lewis’ Kassie Jones to some Delta Blues with Robert Johnson’s Phonograph Blues, to Olga’s Torch […]

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Reggae Cowboys Bring Rock Steady Rodeo

  Reggae Cowboys Bring Rock Steady Rodeo to The Green Parrot Get ready for some rock-steady rodeo from the Reggae Cowboys at The Green Parrot Bar on Saturday, November 10th, beginning at 10 o’clock and a special Sunday “soundchck” on November 11th beginning at 5:30 P.M. The wild West Indies meets Bonanza and dreadlocks meet Stetsons as The Reggae Cowboys return to The Parrot with […]

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Paul Cebar’s Tomorrow Sound: Classic Soul Meets Afro-Latin Funk

Paul Cebar’s Tomorrow Sound: Classic Soul Meets Afro-Latin Funk at The Green Parrot Well known for shaking up the Green Parrot Bar’s stage, Paul Cebar’s Tomorrow Sound. (formerly Paul Cebar and the Milwaukeeans)  return to the Parrot with shows at 5:30 and 10 p.m. on  Monday, February 19th, with shows at 9:00 & 11:00 p.m. and Tuesday, February 20th, with shows at  5:30, 9:00 and 11:00 p.m. Cebar’s long-awaited return to The Green Parrot is sure […]

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Joey Dale and The Gigolos: Doo Wop Is Forever

Doo Wop Is Forever at The Green Parrot Sunday Soundcheck Dress up in your favorite bouffant, duck tail, bowling shirt or leather jacket, poodle skirt or any of your other favorite ’50’s fashions and head down to The Green Parrot  because Joey Dale and The Gigolos, South Florida’s premier Doo Wop group, will be singing all the hits […]

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Beatles Tribute

Touching briefly on sartorial notes before musical ones, pictured here at the Beatles Tribute today at The Green Parrot we have Jeff Clark with an homage to John Lennon’s white Abbey Road suit and Tony Baltimore opting for an earlier look typified by the Greek Fisherman’s Cap Lennon wore on the Beatles’ original American tour […]

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Spider John Koerner, Serendipity, Shel Silverstein, John Hartford, and Oranges

Folk/country blues legend, Bob Dylan Mentor,  Spider John Koerner at The Parrot While I was speaking with local fiddler Gary Zimmerman outside the bar on Wednesday night the gentleman in the ball cap approached us to report, somewhat incredulously, that Spider John  Koerner was about to start playing inside. “Spider John Koerner…inside…right now”, he repeated. […]

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The Grateful Dead’s Vince Wellnick

“The Grateful Dead’s Vince Wellnick with Gent Treadly  at  The Green Parrot” Former Grateful Dead keyboardist Vince Wellnick returns to The Green Parrot with The Gent Treadly  Band Welnick is best known as the keyboardist for The Grateful Dead from 1990 until Jerry Garcia’s death in 1995. After Dead keyboardist Brent Mydland died of a drug overdose in 1990 Welnick auditioned for the spot and […]

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Bennie Pete, sousaphonist and founding member of the Hot 8 Brass Band Passes

We are deeply saddened by the news the passing of Bennie Pete, sousaphonist and founding member of the Hot 8 Brass Band. New Orleans’ Hot 8 Brass Band has epitomized New Orleans funk-style brass band street music for over two decades with members born and raised in New Orleans, many playing together since high school […]

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Intrepid musical warriors Carter Brothers Bring NewGrass to Green Parrot

Carter Brothers Bring NewGrass to Green Parrot Sons of North Carolina, and pioneers of emerging folk-rock, bluegrass/newgrass, The Carter Brothers Tim and Danny will make a return appearance to The Green Parrot Bar True American originals, Tim and Dan are blood related to A.P., Sarah and Maybelle Carter of the Carter Family musical dynasty but they don’t make a big deal out of it. Like their momma, […]

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Denver-based rockers The Congress 

The Congress Plays Rock and Roll at The Green Parrot Denver-based rockers The Congress returns to The Green Parrot The Congress is equal parts rock & roll, old-school soul music, and outlaw country. With an obsession with rhythmic feel, songwriting, and instrumental mastery, they have been on headlining tours from California to Virginia, on support tours opening multiple nights for the likes of Tedeschi Trucks Band, […]

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Rodina, Joe Tatton Brings Classic “Blue Note” Soul, Jazz and Funk

Rodina Brings Classic “Blue Note” Soul, Jazz and Funk to Green Parrot Rodina, a collaboration between Irish jazz vocalist  Aoife Hearty and keyboardist Joe Tatton from The New Mastersounds  bring their jazz-influenced ambient pop to The Green Parrot with shows at 5:30 and 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16th Rodina, visiting Key West for a run of  shows  features Aoife Hearty’s elegant vocal jazz  and  Joe […]

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Senegal’s Morikeba Kouyate/Spam Allstars Jose Elias Bring West African Roots to Parrot Stage

Senegal’s Morikeba Kouyate/Spam Allstars Jose Elias Bring West African Roots to Parrot Stage As a special addition to the Green Parrot’s  Cultural Calendar, on Wednesday, April 1st, beginning at 9 PM,  Ancient roots sounds will be supplied by Senegal’s Morikeba Kouyate  whose 30-year career celebrates a 700-year musical lineage in West Africa. He performs in the Mandingo language and translates to English. He […]

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Local rock quintet Haywire

Haywire Makes Much-Awaited Return  to Parrot Stage Local rock quintet Haywire makes their long-awaited return to The Green Parrot on Sunday, August 14th at 5:30 p.m. In late 2012 a lightning bolt hit Key West and from the smoke and ash emergedfive musicians, all Key West locals who formed an awesome cover band playing rock hits from the […]

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Candye Kane: Renaissance Woman, Plus-Size Voluptuary

As a way of remembering , who passed away in 2016, here’s a note I got from her when she got written up in The New Yorker, along with the caricature. “Its my birthday month and what better birthday gift than to grace the pages of the world famous New Yorker magazine? Although they still […]

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Danny Morris Surfs into The Green Parrot and Takes the Blues to The Beach

Danny Morris Surfs into The Green Parrot and Takes the Blues to The Beach Surf-Rocker and Bluesman,  Danny Morris leads his trio into The Green The Parrot with shows at 5:00  and 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, August 17th and 18th. Guitarist Danny Morris has traveled the club circuit with a blues and surf-rock style that’s found loyal fans while mystifying others. It’s easy to understand that mixing Albert King grit […]

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Zenith Sunn with Eric Lindell & Anson Funderburgh 

Rising star Eric Lindell, a Green Parrot favorite, along with one of American musics’ established legends, the renowned Texas  blues guitarist Anson Funderburgh  lead their newest cosmic collaboration  Zenith Sun, Lindell has lured the renowned blues guitarist Anson Funderburgh back on the road and the pair is ably backed by Willie McMains on drums and Joe […]

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Some Bonerama Footnotes

The bell of craig’s trombone speaks volumes for the band’s hopes for New Orleans Craig, already somewhat in costume Introducing,….”Tony Clifton” Tony Clifton belts out “For Once in my Life” Tony serenades our partners “Keep Your Hands Offa Me”

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Buffalo Strange:  wordly-infulenced and eclectic

Buffalo Strange at Green Parrot    Back by popular demand, wordly-infulenced and eclectic, Buffalo Strange returns to  The Green Parrot Stage for two big nights, Friday and Saturday, August 8th and 9th and beginning at 10 P.M. with a Friday afternoon “soundcheck” beginning at 5:30. Come and see why this Florida- based  group  has developed a Key West following that has reached cult-like proportions.

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Country Blues/Folk Legend, Bob Dylan Mentor Spider John Koerner plays Green Parrot

Spider John Koerner Returns to Parrot  Bob Dylan Mentor, Country Blues/Folk Legend    Legendary country blues/folk musician “Spider John Koerner” will perform at the Green Parrot Bar on Thursday, March 27th, at 5:30 p.m. Koerner hit the folk-blues scene in the early ’60’s playing the Minnesota coffee house circuit with Bob Dylan, and with his […]

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Noah Adams & The Dirty Bourbon River Show

Noah Adams leads his New Orleans Big Brass Circus Rock Troupe onto the Parrot stage at 9 pm tonight for two more spirited, near-athletic sets, serving up everything from deft, syncopated originals to inspired covers stretching from the canon of New Orleans to Led Zeppelin.

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Drunken Hearts

The Drunken Hearts Bring High-Country-Rock, Americana to Green Parrot  Originally formed  in 2010, The Drunken Hearts have grown leaps and bounds in the past eight years, managing to make a name for themselves in a state that is rapidly gaining a reputation as a magnet for roots music. Led by lead singer and acoustic guitar player, Andrew McConathy, The Drunken Hearts are now a five-piece, well-synced […]

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Jimi Hendrix Brother-in-Law, Guitar Shorty Leaps Into Green Parrot

Jimi Hendrix Brother-in-Law, Guitar Shorty Leaps Into Green Parrot Guitarist/vocalist and blues legend Guitar Shorty will appear at The Green Parrot Shorty’s latest CD, “We the People.” was recently awarded the prestigious 2007 Blues Foundation (W. C. Handy) Blues Music Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album. Living Blues called Shorty “a blues rock original [who […]

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Hot Beer

Hot Beer Brings Newgrass Acoustic Jam to Parrot Stage Philadelphia-based, with our own Philly-expat, local-favorite Jesse Wagner and other members from Happy Dog sitting in, Hot Beer brings their brand of Bluegrass/Newgrass/Grateful Jam to The Green Parrot.#hotbeer #greenparrotbar #greenparrotsoundcheck ##newgrass#keywest #localsbar #divebar #livemusic#keywestmusicians #philadelphiamusic #philadelphiafolkfestival

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Davis Rogan Ends 14-year Hiatus, Brings Killer NOLA Quartet to Parrot This Weekend.

Davis Rogan last night Anyone who is a fan of Treme will recognize Rogan as “The Real Davis” of the critically acclaimed series that effectively captures the post-Katrina New Orleans music scene. Longtime Parrot patrons may recognize him from his Green Parrot gigs a dozen or so years back when he exploded onto the Parrot […]

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Technodread  Brings Roots Reggae to The Green Parrot

  Technodread  Brings Roots Reggae to The Green Parrot  Tony Gits’ Roots Reggae Band Technodread, backed by local reggae favorites  Duane “Bongo D” Scott playing percussion and keyboards, Adel Iziman playing bass guitar, and Matthew Watson on drums will appear at The Green Parrot on Friday night August 10th beginning at10 o’clock  with a special […]

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A Piper Road Spring Band

The Piper Road Spring Band brings their diverse brandof acoustic bluegrass to the Parrot stage   In their thirty five years performing together they have beennominated by the National Bluegrass Music Industry for the BestOld-Time String band Award and have won  the Wisconsin Area MusicIndustry Award for the Best Bluegrass Artist four times.   Over the years the band has developed a unique acoustic/bluegrassstyle. Their […]

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The Honey Island Swamp band at The Green Parrot

Honey Island Swamp Band

Honey Island Swamp Band  Puts NOLA Spin on Green Parrot Weekend New Orleans-based  Island Swamp Band, recent recipients of two of the Crescent City’s prestigious Best of The Beat Awards for Best Emerging Artist and Best Blues Album will return to the Green Parrot with shows at 5:30 and 10 PM on Friday and Saturday, February 27th and 28th, and 5:30 PM […]

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Braille Blues Daddy Bryan Lee Returns to Green Parrot

   As some may recall, legendary  Bourbon Street Bluesman Bryan Lee had to cancel his last Parrot gig to appear on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Bryan has a great affection for Parrot patrons and  he promised that when he did return to our stage he would deliver a show we would not forget! Well that show is […]

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This Week at The Parrot

Here’s what’s coming up this week at the bar. Davis Rogan, “The Real Davis” of Treme appears Fri-Sat-Sun. Davis Rogan, “The Real Davis” of HBO series Treme, will appear at the Green Parrot this weekend with shows at 5:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Friday, March 2; 10 p.m. on Saturday, March 3; and 5:30 […]

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As a kind of prelude to this weekend Fiddling Contest, “On The Fly” will perform

As a kind of prelude to this weekend Fiddling Contest, “On The Fly” will perform at The Green Parrot Led my Master Fiddler Chuck Anton, On the Fly is a four-piece string band that plays music for traditional American folk dances. Playing at  contra and square dances throughout the great state of Florida, On the Fly derives its […]

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Red Elvises play The Green Parrot Bar

Red Elvises Bring “Rokenrol Revolution” to Green Parrot

Red Elvises Bring “Rokenrol Revolution” to Green Parrot Famed Siberian Surf-Rockers Igor and The Red Elvises  2015 World Tour brings the party back to The Green Parrot with shows at  5:30 and 9:00 p.m. on  Thursday, February  26th. Playing a unique blend of Russian folk music, 50’s rockabilly/surf, reggae, and whatever else makes them happy, Igor & Red Elvises’ perpetual world tour has provided a […]

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“Oh Diosa Mia” or “Tell me it aint so ….”

We just got word that after nearly a dozen years of preaching their gospel of “The New Mambo Revival”, Cabaret Diosa, the wildly popular Colorado-based retro Latin dance band and Green Parrot favorites, are planning what will be their final appearance to be held Halloween night at the Boulder Theatre in Boulder, Colorado. Pictured here […]

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Nicky Yarling Returns to Green Parrot

In her past appearances at The Green Parrot Bar, ultra-dynamic Nicky Yarling simply took over the stage. According to the Miami Sun-Sentinel, “every musical hat fits Nicole Yarling.”   For more than a decade, she has been a part of South Florida ‘s musical world as a singer and violinist, working in jazz, rock, r&b, experimental music, and a […]

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The Commonheart

“This band is therapy for me to bring myself back to being a better person, and I hope people come along with me,” says powerhouse singer Clinton Clegg of The Commonheart. The testimonial begins on August 16th when the 9-piece band issues its most potent and purposeful dose of grittily redemptive rock n’ soul, its […]

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Zach Nugent Brings  Unifying Power of Grateful Dead to  Parrot

Zach Nugent Band Brings Disco Dead, Fire on The Mountain, Unifying Power of Grateful Dead to Green Parrot Making his Key West and Green Parrot debut, Former Melvin Seals and JGB guitarist Zach Nugent Music will bring his eponymous band to The Green Parrot  on Wednesday and Thursday, February 19th and 20th, with shows at 5:30, 9:00 and 11:00 p.m. It usually only takes one show to understand why Zach Nugent is […]

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Flow Tribe plays The Green Parrot Bar

Flow Tribe

FlowTribe brings Homegrown NOLA Funk/Rock to Parrot  The  New Orleans’-raised sextet,  Flow Tribe,  will bring their dramatic, brassed-up show to The Green Parrot Bar  for two pelvis-grinding nights  of psychedelic blues and funk rock. Founded in 2004, all band members are New Orleans natives and are self-described as a “bizarrely irresistible unique blues/funk/rock band that electrifies the audience with the delicacy of a sledgehammer […]

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NOLA “Supergroup” The New Orleans Suspects

NOLA “Supergroup” The New Orleans Suspects Poised for  Green Parrot Debut   Comprised of musicians with experience and versatility that rival any other band that the New Orleans has ever produced, The New Orleans Suspects are poised to make their Green Parrot debut It’s been said that the musicians of New Orleans are all members of one gigantic band that breaks […]

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Spiritual Rez Brings Reggae Funk Horn Party to Parrot 

Spiritual Rez Brings Reggae Funk Horn Party to Parrot The Reggae/Funk Horn party Spiritual Rez explodes onto the Parrot stage with shows at 5:30, 9:00 and 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 8th and 9th. Spiritual Rez, the Boston-based 6-piece reggae/funk horn party, starts with a dose of old-school Marley-Toots-Tosh reggae and infuses it with everything from Sun Ra Arkestra freak jazz to […]

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Grass is Dead at The Green Parrot Bar in Key West

The Grass is Dead

The Grass Is Dead, a bluegrass combo paying homage to the music and cultural legacy of The Grateful Dead, makes their Green Parrot debut on Wednesday and Thursday,  January 15th and 16th, with shows at 5:30, 9:00, and 11:00. An homage to roots music in general and the songs of the Dead and Jerry Garcia specifically,  Grass […]

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International Blues Challenge First Place winners Trampled Under Foot

Blues Music Awards 2012 Band of The Year Nominee to Play at The Green Parrot The sibling-blues trio and International Blues Challenge First Place winners Trampled Under Foot will appear at The Green Parrot with shows at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, and 5:30 and 10 p.m. on Thursday, March 15. Trampled Under Foot arrived in Memphis for the […]

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Xperimento

Xperimento the 7-piece Colombian-roots/cumbia funk/reggae band was voted Miami’s Best Fusion Band 2011 by Miami New Times, Xperimento   is something only Miami could cook up. It plays a blend of cumbia, reggae, salsa, funk, timba, rumba, tango and dub, creating a sound that reflects the diverse mixture of cultures and genres that Miami has to offer. The band has strong […]

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Eric “Benny” Bloom of Lettuce Brings Sonic Bloom NOLA Funk/R & B to Parrot Stage

Eric “Benny” Bloom of Lettuce Brings Sonic Bloom NOLA Funk/R & B to Parrot Stage Eric “Benny” Bloom of “Lettuce” brings his newest incarnation “Sonic Bloom” to The Green Parrot Sonic Bloom is a New Orleans based R&B/Funk band led by trumpeter and vocalista, Eric Bloom. Since May 2014, Sonic Bloom quickly gained popularity among local New Orleans music fans and musicians alike. One might attribute […]

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Blue Vipers of Brooklyn Bring  1920’s Hot Jazz, Swing to Green Parrot 

Blue Vipers of Brooklyn Bring  1920’s Hot Jazz, Swing to Green Parrot  The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn bring their timeless, percolating soup of  1920’s hot-jazz, swing, New Orleans jazz, vintage blues, and country to the Green Parrot  stage on Wednesday and Thursday, August 24th and 25th, with shows at 5:30 and 9:00 p.m. The band, composed of acoustic guitar/vocals, upright bass, homemade washboard percussion, trumpet and saxophone performs a repertoire of […]

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 International Blues Challenge Winner J.P. Soars  Plays Green Parrot

 International Blues Challenge Winner J.P. Soars  Plays  Green Parrot International Blues Challenge First Place winner J.P. Soars  will appear at The Green Parrot Bar with shows at 9 PM on Thursday, July 17th  and  at 5:30 and 10 P.M. on Friday, July 18th. J.P. SOARS  took the Blues world by storm by winning the most coveted 2009 International Blues Challenge […]

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Eric Garcia’s Juke, Return to The Parrot Stage

Juke, The Blues Brothers of Miami, Return to The Parrot Stage With Eric Garcia’s growling vocals and vicious harmonica, Juke brings their groove-based blues/trance to The Green Parrot stage with shows on Friday and Saturday, June 27th and 28th at 5:30 and 10 p.m. Juke’s style has captivated audiences in South Florida and Southern California for years, […]

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Locos por Juana

One of Miami’s favorite Latin-Rock-Cumbia band is Grammy-nominated Locos por Juana. Nominated in the Grammy category of Best Latin Rock or Alternative album for their album La Verdad, Locos por Juana has finally gotten its due from the awards gods. Locos for Juana, which roughly translates to ”Crazy About Jane”, delight in genre-crossing. With members hailing from Colombia, Venezuela, and Puerto Rico, the band mixes Ska, […]

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Burlesque returns with Durty Birdie Burlesque 

Key West Burlesque returns to the Green Parrot with Durty Birdie Burlesque Key West Burlesque packed the house and overflowed the sidewalks with their debut performance in June, and this show promises to put even more sizzle in your sultry Key West Summer.  The Fabulous dancing Dames and Dudes will team up with The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn […]

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Giant Talent of New Orleans, Glen David Andrews

Giant Talent of New Orleans, Glen David Andrews, Makes Green Parrot Debut Glen David Andrews, described as  “One of the giant talents of New Orleans.” by Quint Davis, Producer, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will make his first appear at The Green Parrot Andrews topped all artists in the recently announced New Orleans Best of the Beat Awards, with six nominations including Artist of the Year, Album of the […]

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Spam Allstars

Blending Latin, funk, hip hop and dub, the Spam Allstars and well known in Miami for their innovative sound, the Spam Allstars have given South Florida a premium blend of nostalgic, obscure, retro sounds, described as retro-Cuban and deconstructed rumba. A self-described descarga or Cuban jam session, DJ Le Spam and the Spam Allstars are a unique ensemble that has created their own niche on the national music […]

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Larry Baeder and Friends Offer Green Parrot Tribute to Muddy Waters

Larry Baeder and Friends Offer Green Parrot Tribute to Muddy Waters The Green Parrot will celebrate the would-be  101st  birthday of seminal bluesman and “The Father of Electric Blues” Muddy Waters. The Tribute, hosted by Larry Baeder, and  accompanied by guitarist Bill Blue, will include a gathering of  key west musicians offering renditions of Waters’ songs. Rolling Stone […]

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AJ Ghent at The Green Parrot Bar

A.J. Ghents Brings Sacred Steel Guitar, Infectious Enthusiasm,  to Parrot Stage

A.J. Ghents Brings Sacred Steel Guitar, Infectious Enthusiasm,  to Parrot Stage Spanning the genres of southern rock, blues, soul, and funk music and  fusing them together into what he calls “Southern Soul.”, slide guitarist A.J. Ghent comes from a family history of what is known as “Sacred Steel” which was virtually created by his Great Uncle Wille […]

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Bong Hits for Geezers with NOLA Legend Alfred “Uganda” Roberts

Bong Hits for Geezers Do Sunday Parrot Soundcheck Joining  Barry Cuda, Kenny Fradley and Richard Crooks performing “Roots Americana and minimalist traditional jazz”  will be legendary New Orleans conga player Alfred “Uganda” Roberts. Born and raised in the historic Treme neighborhood of  New Orleans,  “Uganda” Roberts was introduced to New Orleans pianist Henry Roland Byrd, better known to the public as Professor […]

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Alvin Youngblood Hart at The green parrot bar in key west

Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory  at The Green Parrot

Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory  at The Green Parrot  Grammy-nominated bluesman, roots/rocker Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory is a live explosion of roots rock that is a test of time in the world of music. He creates a blurred line of Blues, Roots, Country and Rock music that has been enjoyed in our culture for decades. The band bends the […]

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Charles Kaczynski Brings Gypsy Jazz Violin to The Parrot

Gypsy Jazz at The Parrot Last Night Last night World-renowned violinist/composer Charles Kaczynski presented an evening of Gypsy Jazz in the style of gypsy jazz greats Stephane Grapelli and Django Reinhardt. Gypsy jazz, also known as gypsy swing or hot club jazz, is a style of jazz music said to have been started guitarist Jean […]

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Little Mike & The Tornadoes Bring Powerhouse Blues/Rock to Parrot Stage

Little Mike & The Tornadoes Bring Powerhouse Blues/Rock to Parrot Stage Little Mike and The Tornadoes brings his  powerhouse  blues and rock n’ roll band from New York City to the Parrot stage.   Led by singer, songwriter, producer and harp master Mike Markowitz. The band is well-known for its flawless, high energy blues sound, modeled after the great Chicago bands of the […]

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Andrew Duhon at The Green Parrot

Andrew Duhon Brings NOLA Folk/Blues to The Parrot Stage

Andrew Duhon Brings NOLA Folk/Blues to The Parrot Stage The New Orleans-based Andrew Duhon is a Blues & Folk influenced singer/songwriter, and a New Orlean’s native.  Andrew’s star is rising, with his latest album, “The Moorings” earning a Grammy nomination, and in 2012  Duhon garnered the “Best Singer/Songwriter”  Award from NOLA’s premier music publication Offbeat Magazine. Featuring bassist […]

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