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Bio: D.on Darox is a modern nomad, who busked his way from Tennessee to Southern California, writing and performing across the South while finding the key players of the Melody Joy Bakers. Playing original music combining roots Americana with Gypsy swing and a New Orleans vibe, The Melody Joy Bakers ...See Full Bio
D.on Darox & The Melody Joy B... has a show on 03/13/2015 at 11:00 PM @ Sassafras Saloon... in Los Angeles, CA http://www.reverbnation.com/q/5nuxk4 #concert
“D.on Darox & The Melody Joy Bakers make Austin their home during SXSW A trio of traveling gypsy musicians has made Austin their temporary home this week.With cigarettes dangling loosely from their lips, D.on Darox & The Melody Joy Bakers flooded the corner of Sixth Street and Congress Avenue with a type of music they call “dirty gypsy blues.” The eccentric trio perform with a single drum, a white string bass and D.on Darox on accordion and vocals. Their sound is a mix of swing and Americana roots music with a New Orleans vibe, although they prefer to just call it “dirty gypsy blues.” The “dirty” in ”dirty gypsy blues” refers to Darox’s raspy vocals, and the “gypsy” alludes to the band’s nomadic lifestyle. “We just crash in different cities and play on the streets everywhere,” Darox said.The Melody Joy Bakers may be street performance veterans, but this is the trio’s first time at South By Southwest. Although they were temporarily hesitant because of the p”