Tuba Skinny

Mount Gretna, PA, United States

Mt. Gretna Playhouse

7:30 PM

From spirituals to Depression-era blues, from ragtime to traditional jazz, their barnstorming performances evoke the rich heritage of their New Orleans roots.

7:30 pm.  This concert is in partnership with Central PA Friends of Jazz and Susquehanna Folk Music Society  
If PA State social distancing requirements are lessened, there will be a full-length 7:30 pm performance only. If social distancing is still required, there will be two shorter performances at 3pm and 7:30 pm. 

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Formed in 2009, Tuba Skinny has steadily evolved from a loose collection of street musicians into a solid ensemble dedicated to bringing the traditional New Orleans sound to audiences around the world. Drawing on a wide range of musical influences—from spirituals to Depression-era blues, from ragtime to traditional jazz—their sound evokes the rich musical heritage of their New Orleans home. The band has gained a loyal following through their distinctive sound, their commitment to reviving long-lost songs, and their barnstorming live performances.

Tuba Skinny awards and appearances include:

2018 – Breda Jazz Festival, Netherlands.
2017 – Big Easy Awards, Best Traditional Jazz Band, New Orleans
2014 – Best Of The Beat Award, Best Traditional Jazz Album, Owl Call Blues
2013, 2016-2018 – New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, New Orleans
2012-2018 – French Quarter Festival, New Orleans
2012-2016 – Umbria Jazz Festival, Italy
2015 – California Worldfest, Grass Valley, California
2014 – Melbourne Festival, Australia
2014 – Fest Jazz, Brittany, France
2014 – Festival International, Lafayette, Louisiana
2013 – Speigeltent, Melbourne, Australia
2013 – Womadelaide, Australia
2013 – Port Fairy Folk Festival, Australia
2012 – Mona Foma Festival, Tasmania
2010, 2011 – Vitoria Jazz Festival, Vitoria, Spain
2011 – Woodford Folk Festival, Australia
2011 – Sydney Festival, Australia
2009 – Jazz Aspen Snowmass Festival, Aspen, CO
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For more information about the artists, visit tubaskinny.com


Venue Details

200 Pennsylvania Avenue
Mount Gretna, PA 17064
United States
(717) 361-1508