Thursday, June 13, 2024

In photos: Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue at GLA

Trombone Shorty performed at Greenfield Lake with Orleans Avenue on May 26. (MoonFrog Media/Tom Dorgan)

WILMINGTON — R&B, funk, blues, reggae and rock permeated Greenfield Lake Amphitheater when horn player Trombone Shorty took the stage Memorial Day weekend.

Joined by his Orleans Avenue band, they delivered on high-octane energy, performing songs from a 12-album catalog (read PCD’s interview with the artist from 2022 here).

Also known as Troy Andrews, Trombone Shorty is a child prodigy and son of Treme in New Orleans, who has performed with musical royalty worldwide through his decades-long career. He visits Wilmington annually to bring rich sounds, styles and heritage of the Big Easy to the Port City.

Below are photos from the show, captured by Tom Dorgan of MoonFrog Media.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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