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MusicianVEGAS COLA BAND

September 10, 2018by Melissa Redd0

The singer-songwriter has captivated crowds in the Crescent City for well over 20 years. Throughout her career she’s lent her vocal and songwriting skills
to several local New Orleans musicians, including Dave Bartholomew, Russell Batiste, James Andrews, Donald Harrison, Kermit Ruffins, Troy Andrews,
Big Sam’s Funky Nation and many more. of countless collaborations with New Orleans’ greatest musicians, Vegas Cola now fronts her own band that showcases her alluring songwriting capabilities. Exceptionally sexy and appropriately unconventional, the band effortlessly blends genres, from R&B and jazz to opera and funk.

As a treme local, she formalized her vocal education skills at the University of New Orleans during the day and cut her teeth on the then-neglected streets of her hometown, gigging relentlessly on Bourbon and Frenchmen Streets by night.

Following the aftermath of Katrina’s destruction, Cola was temporarily displaced, but eventually returned to New Orleans with a renewed perseverance for pursuing her passion.

Their can’t-miss performance is a unique experience for anyone looking to see a phenomenal homegrown New Orleans band with a live presence infectious enough to shake asses and empty wallets all night long.

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