Sweet and Low, Songs of New Orleans: The Lucky Losers, featuring Cathy Lemons & Phil Berkowitz with special guest Volker Strifler. This show pays tribute to Dr. John, Ruth Brown, Irma Thomas, Allen Toussaint, and more. Lemons and Berkowitz, head up a crack 6 piece band and blend their own originals with rare but classic covers of blues to create a modern sound using an old musical idea—the male/female duet! Their new CD, "A Winning Hand," hosts some top notch players from the West Coast: Kid Andersen (nominated for BMA “Best Guitarist” 2014), Chris Burns (of Maria Muldaur), Steve Freund (of Sunnyland Slim & Big Walter Horton), and Ben Rice (winner IBC “Best Guitarist 2015). Their special guest, Volker Strifler is a stunningly unique and creative guitarist who’s original style of Blues/Roots, are innovative explorations into rock, jazz, and Latin rhythms—and now he is making a stop in New Orleans!
A Double bill with Volker and the fabulous Chrissy Lynne band
Volker will be sitting in with Levi Loyd and the Blues Defenders at the Twin Oaks tavern.
Volker joining "The Ramblers" for a night of music in the beautiful Empress Theater.
Sounds Like: Eric Clapton, Gov't Mule, Duane Allman, Robben Ford Music, Little Feat
Manager: Liz DiGiorgio
Bio: Don't let the name throw you! This German-born guitarist-singer plays with a perfect blend of fire and restraint and with the clarity of Duane Allman. Volker Strifler’s creative style of Blues/Roots are innovative explorations into Rock, Jazz, and Latin rhythms, with several stops in New Orleans ...See Full Bio
“Strifler plays with the clarity and drive of Duane Allman.”