Yesterday, Trombone Shorty and his Orleans Avenue band members Tim McFatter and Dan Oestreicher performed the National Anthem for the Atlanta Falcons-New York Giants playoff game. Here’s the video:
Shorty is nominated for numerous Best of the Beat awards this year including Artist of the Year and Album of the Year. Voting closes Friday, so time to vote is running out. Tickets to the Best of the Beat at Generations Hall are on sale now for $25 until January 16, when the price goes up to $30. This year’s show features lifetime achievement honoree George Porter, Jr. and an expanded Runnin’ Pardners, the Soul Rebels, Glen David Andrews, GIVERS, Lost Bayou Ramblers, Big Freedia and Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses.