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april, 2018

thu05apr6:00 pm8:00 pmJamaican Me Breakfast Club at Ogden After HoursOgden Museum of Southern Art6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Event Details

Join us in the Patrick F. Taylor Library for an evening with Jamaican Me Breakfast Club. Brewed in New Orleans from an inspired mash-up of influences, Jamaican Me Breakfast Club plays New Wave radio hits from the 1980s re-imagined as roots reggae. Call it pop rock steady or just plain fun. It’s feel-good music with a nod and a wink. Since emerging on the scene in October 2016 with a triumphant debut at the legendary Tipitina’s (opening for another New Wave-meets-reggae band, Talking Dreads), JMBC has steadily built a following with performances at the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo Festival, Vaughn’s Lounge, Gasa Gasa, the Allways Lounge, and other venues. Some of the Crescent City’s top singers and players – including members of Tank and the Bangas, Trumpet Mafia, the Revealers and the Ellis Marsalis Quartet – combine talents to give JMBC a dancehall pulse with irie vibes. Their laid back island rhythms, soulful harmonies and playful arrangements all turn classic songs into joyous sing-alongs, so kick off your flip-flops, crack open a Red Stripe and groove to the pleasantly familiar, but charmingly different sounds of Jamaican Me Breakfast Club.

“A group that could only happen in New Orleans.” – Jay Mazza,

Photo by Rick Moore


(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST


Ogden Museum of Southern Art

925 Camp St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

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