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Special Musikfest preview night brings Trombone Shorty to the stage

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - To commemorate New Orleans 300th anniversary, Trombone Shorty handpicked a lineup of Crescent City musicians to tour the nation, kicking things off at Musikfest Aug. 2. 

The musicians will tour as "Trombone Shorty's Voodoo Threauxdown" and bring the spirit and sound of New Orleans to 27 cities from coast to coast. 

Their performance at Musikfest's Sands Steel Stage wil be Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $49 in advance and $54 the day of the show. They go on sale Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. to ArtsQuest members and Feb. 16 at 10 a.m. to the public. 

Troy Andrews is the name behind Trombone Shorty and is the bandleader of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, a hard-edged funk band that employs brass-band beats, rock, and improvisation in a jazz tradition, according to a news release. 


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