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Event Archive - Stephen Brown and the Bastion Band

Sat. March 30th 2013 - Sat. March 30th 2013 @  Ocean Island Lounge (All Ages)
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm doors at 5.00 pm
no cover
Victoria musicians Stephen Brown - piano, guitar, vocals, Denny Box - drums, Alf Sleigh - trombone, Eugene Dowling - tuba, perform traditional New Orleans jazz, spirituals, and blues, roots country and rock. Since 1982.

"Their ensemble (Bastion Band) is marvelous and achieved with very few obvious signals, as one would expect from a group that has been together for almost three decades." Deryk Barker, Music In Victoria, January 14, 2012.


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Stephen Brown and the Bastion Band (New Orleans Jazz, roots country, blues, & rock)

The band, a group of like minded, unamplified musicians, formed in 1982, perform traditional New Orleans jazz, roots country, blues, and R & B. Lyrical, bluesy, and unhurried, the Bastion Band treats fans to an evening of music rarely heard outside of the Crescent City. Featuring compositions of Jelly Roll Morton, WC Handy, Bessie Smith, and Louis ... more info