Rising Star Eric Lindell Brings His Dive-Bar Credibility Back to the Parrot stage
Fresh from a show-stopping performance on Conan O'Brian just two weeks ago and always a favorite here, Eric Lindell brings his Blue-eyed Soul, Blues, Boogie and Romping New Orleans R & B back to The Parrot on Thursday and Friday, April 3rd and 4th.
Smoldering New Orleans R & B singer/songwriter Eric Lindell , who has
taken the talent-heavy New Orleans club scene by storm, and whose
the release of "Change in The Weather", an album whose completely
original, roosty, funky music and hook-filled, cliche-free songs seems
ready to launch Lindell into the musical mainstream brings his
dive-bar credibility back to the Parrot stage for a funky, rootsy
two nights on Thursday and Friday, April 3rd and 4th beginning at 10 PM and including a 5:30 "soundcheck" on Friday afternoon.
For seven years, Eric Lindell, a New Orleans transplant by way of
California, steeped his blues-rock in Crescent City soul, charting his
rapid progression via a half-dozen independent releases and countless
nights in small clubs.
Somebody finally noticed: Alligator Records, the storied Chicago blues
label, cherry-picked the 14 best cuts from Lindell's indie output,
remastered them and re-released them as "Change in the Weather," his
national debut. Essentially a Lindell greatest hits, "Change In the
Weather" shines a flattering light on his irresistible soul/rhythm and
Described by Jazz news as "extraordinary, original artist who is just
getting ready to explode.",the California-bred, New Orleans-schooled
singer, songwriter, vocalist Eric Lindell is a roots rocker with
dozens of original songs that combine soul-shaking rhythm & blues,
reggae grooves and Louisiana swamp pop.
The New Orleans Times Picayune says, "with "Change in the Weather,"
Eric Lindell has arrived."
Offbeat magazine nominated him for best emerging artist and
best R & B blues act, and listed him as one of the top acts to see at
last years Jazz festival. The New Orleans Times Picayune said
"Lindell.…recalls Van Morrison in his more sublime moments of
blue-eyed soul, blues and boogie…".
Don't miss this rising star at The Green Parrot, your
Southermost Center for Blues Culture at the corner of Southard and
Whitehead Streets. For more information call The Green Parrot at