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

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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 last night, Alvin Ford of Dumpstafunk and Bonerama on drums, Eric “Benny” Bloom of funk powerhouse Lettuce on trumpet and Eric Vogel of Big Sam’s Funky Nation on bass. Prepare to be blown away by the interplay between these A-List NOLA players.#greenparrotbar #nolafunk #keywestmusic #therevivalists #sonicbloom #nigelhall #andrewblock #alvinford #ericvogel #dumpstaphunk #ericbloom

Eric “Benny” Bloom, front man of the Boston-based, high energy funk band Lettuce brings his newest creation, Sonic Bloom and their NOLA Funk/R & B to Parrot Stage

Sonic Bloom is a New Orleans based R&B/Funk band led by trumpeter and vocalista, Eric Bloom.Quickly on the rise on the highly-competitive New Orleans music scene due to the all-star cast of musicians Bloom has assembled but more importantly, it is the hi-octane energetic show which they put on every time they get together which makes this band a “must see”.

Sonic Bloom is comprised of Eric “Humph” Vogel on bass(Fred Wesley & Big Sam’s Funky Nation), Andrew “Florida’s Finest” Block on guitar(Gramatik), Alvin “Le Boi” Ford Jr. on drums(Dumpstphunk & Dirty Dozen), Nigel “Brother Numpsay” Hall on keyboards/vocals(John Scofield, Lettuce & Warren Haynes), & Eric “Benny” Bloom on trumpet/vocals(Pretty Lights, Shady Horns & Lettuce