The Hot Sardines Holiday Stomp
The Catskill Mountain Foundation Presents
Saturday, Dec. 16, 8pm
Tickets: $30; $25 seniors; $7 students
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Orpheum Performing Arts Center
6050 Main St.
Tannersville, NY 12485
“Not many bands have seized the postmillennial early-jazz spotlight with as much gusto as The Hot Sardines.”
– Nate Chinen WBGO
“These are times that need live music. And I don’t know of anything that brings people together like the joy of hearing traditional jazz live,” says Elizabeth Bougerol, co-leader of The Hot Sardines, with pianist and bandleader, Evan Palazzo. These mischief-makers of hot jazz have been described as “potent and assured” (The New York Times) and “simply phenomenal” (The Times, London). “Everything in our DNA is about connecting with the audience. That’s where we feel most at home,” says Elizabeth, of playing live with the eight-piece band (including one wildly percussive tap dancer). The Sardines have gone from speakeasies and underground parties in Brooklyn, to festival crowds of 25,000 and a TV debut on Later… with Jools Holland. “That’s where jazz lives,” adds Evan. “In the playing, in sharing that experience, in coming together to create a moment that won’t happen again.