The April 29-30 event, now in its seventh year, will take place at House of Blues in New Orleans.
Other acts on the roster include Mary Weiss, The Collins Kids, The Hi Rhythm Section, William Bell, The Bo Keys, Bobby Parker, The Mighty Hannibal, Nathaniel Mayer, Eddie Bo, Zigaboo Modeliste, Lazy Lester, Barbara Lynn, Tammy Lynn, Al Johnson, Lil Buck Sinegal and The Top Cats featuring Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural and many more.
Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com and the venue box office.
New to the Ponderosa Stomp this year will be the first Ponderosa Stomp Music Conference, a full slate of daytime panel discussions and oral histories setfor April 29 and 30 at the historic Cabildo on New Orleans’ Jackson Square.
Featured speakers include Ponderosa Stomp-certified performers Sonny Burgess, Barbara Lynn, Lazy Lester, Dale Hawkins and Roy Head, acclaimed authors Peter Guralnick, Holly George-Warren and Robert Gordon and music biz legends Joe Bihari (Rpm and Modern Records) and Bob Sullivan among others.
The conference is presented by the Ponderosa Stomp Foundation and will be co-sponsored by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Louisiana State Museum.
The non-profit Ponderosa Stomp Foundation’s primary mission is to celebrate the unsung heroes of American music. The foundation’s programs illuminate the indelible cultural footprint left by some of the pioneers of rock and roll, soul, country, blues, jazz, reggae, swamp pop and more.
Many performers have seen their careers revitalized by Ponderosa Stomp and its ever-expanding list of programs.