Swing sensations Big Bad Voodoo Daddy bring their latest tour to the The Palladium at St. Petersburg College Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m.
ST. PETERSBURG - Swing sensations Big Bad Voodoo Daddy bring their latest tour to the The Palladium at St. Petersburg College Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m.
The year 2013 marks the 20th Anniversary of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's remarkable arrival onto the music scene. In the early years, having secured their legendary residency at the Derby nightclub in Los Angeles, they reminded the world - in the middle of the grunge era, no less - that it was still cool to swing, big band style.
Today the high-energy nine-piece ensemble continues the party and takes things to the next level with the release of Rattle Them Bones. The follow-up to the much lauded 2009 release, How Big Can You Get?: The Music of Cab Calloway, Rattle Them Bones still urges their millions of fans worldwide to shake and move to their inimitable grooves while also expanding their horizons with new musical inspiration and influence.
The intensity of the Calloway project helped the band further hone its ability to honor the great musicians and music of the past while pushing the genre forward through interpretation and vision.
Leader Scotty Morris has called that experience, “The greatest musical education possible and one that again solidified the brotherhood of the band.” While by design the musical focus of that session was Calloway?s heyday of the ‘30s and ‘40s, Rattle Them Bones is a more expansive, ultimately liberating work that began with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's singer and chief songwriter drawing from some unexpected cultural wells.
Reserved tickets priced at $45 and $35 and available at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office located at 1111 McMullen Booth Road in Clearwater, by calling 727-791-7400 and online at www.RuthEckerdHall.com.