WHO: The 2012 Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band
WHERE: The Mint
WHEN: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 @ 9 p.m.
: $25 (PURCHASE)

There are a only a handful of musical acts the fine folks down in the Big Easy would refer to as a living institution. , The , , The , and immediately come to mind as Big Easy artists and bands still today deserving of a lofty moniker. Over the past 25 years, Rebirth has established themselves amongst these ranks, and, in the process, have laid down a number of right-on party tunes that have helped form the modern-day soundtrack for America’s beloved and fertile-as-ever Crescent City. arrives to town on a hot streak – 2012 has been a banner year for Rebirth who have been riding a funky wave of momentum ever since picking up their first GRAMMY earlier this year for Best Regional Album for their latest Rebirth of . Having picked up their hardware at the Staples Center, has surely developed a special spot in their hearts for L.A. and are set to make a big return on Thursday night. Just make sure you arrive early to get a good spot. A legendary band in a legendary venue, should be one helluva party.

Rebirth playing Pres Hall @ 2012:

Need more convincing? Look at what Flea had to say via a couple weeks back after seeing Rebirth play during a stop in .

just saw , unbelievable. hard as hell, free as a ray of light, there is not a band on that is better. stunning. [SOURCE]

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