Organizers of the Rochester Lilac Festival and Party in the Park return with another Live at MLK! concert date set for Saturday, Sept. 4. Two major headliners will share this amazing night of music; Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Gov’t Mule.“To get both of these groups on stage is going to be a night full of music magic,” said Jeff Springut CEO/Producer of Rochester Events. “There is no better way to celebrate the return of live music than with rock legends and a jazz phenom!”
Tickets must be purchased online in advance on RochesterEvents.com. Pricing is $99.50 for VIP, $59.50 for GA advance, and $66 day of show (if available, fees apply).
Trombone Shorty (born Troy Andrews) is an American musician, producer, actor and philanthropist from New Orleans, Louisiana. He is best known as a trombone and trumpet player but also plays drums, organ, and tuba. He has worked with some of the biggest names in rock, pop, jazz, funk, and hip hop. Andrews began playing trombone at age four, and since 2009 has toured with his own band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue.
Gov’t Mule is an American Southern rock jam band, formed in 1994 as a side project of The Allman Brothers Band by guitarist Warren Haynes and bassist Allen Woody. The band released their debut album, Gov’t Mule, in 1995, and have since released an additional nine studio albums, plus numerous EPs and live releases. Gov’t Mule has become a staple act at music festivals across North America, with both its members and frequent guests boasting members from other notable bands, adding various funk and blues rock elements to the band’s sound.