Voices of the Wetlands All-Stars to headline at the Philadelphia Folk Festival
Voices of the Wetlands All-Stars is a supergroup of Louisiana musicians who started working with volunteers from the Voices of the Wetlands nonprofit to bring attention to the environmental issues that the state’s wetlands face. Members of the group include Grammy award winner Cyril Neville of the Neville Brothers and The Meters, 2012 Blues Music Award winners Tab Benoit and Johnny Sansone, New Orleans drummer Johnny Vidacovich, Louisiana fiddle player Waylon Thibodeaux, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux of New Orleans Mardi Gras Indians, and bassist Corey Duplechin. The group will be closing the Martin Guitar stage at the 51st Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival on Friday, August 17th with a Louisiana-style blues performance. For tickets and information on the Philly Folk Festival visit their website here. Watch a video of Voices of the Wetlands All-Stars perform the song “Louisiana Sunshine” in the player below.