Johnny Sketch and The Dirty Notes bring their brand of NOLA Funk and horn-heavy rock with a gypsy/klezmer flair to the Parrot stage. One of the hottest emerging bands on the fertile New Orleans music scene, Johnny Sketch and The Dirty Notes were described by Rolling Stones David Fricke as, “one of New Orleans’ best kept secrets”. .
The six-piece, classically-trained Crescent City Funk/Rock band is schooled in making the house ROCK–from a calm, funky groove to a full-blown frenzy at the drop of a hat. Since its inception in 2001, JSDN has gained a loyal following in a competitive New Orleans music scene. They most recently won Offbeat Magazine’s “Best of the Beat” award for best emerging band in the Funk/R&B category.