Paula and the Pontiacs is a New Orleans band which will take you on a joy ride with some “gut-bucket” Blues, classic R&B, and soulful originals. The band is fronted by Paula Rangell (its originator since its inception in 1978). Paula is a small, pretty, power packed woman who wails on the alto saxophone, harmonica and lead vocals. Living Blues Magazine says “Rangell is a fine instrumentalist and, more importantly, an effective vocalist who has her timing and delivery down”. The band consists of a great lineup of Louisiana musicians. Paula Rangell grew up studying classical music on the clarinet at the age of seven. At 14, she picked up the harmonica with a growing love of the Blues. This love of the Blues and Jazz prompted the evolution of Paula as a saxophone player. Her instrumental influences range from the funky grooves of Lee Allen and King Curtis to the brilliant jazz of Charlie Parker and John Coltrane. Little......(READ MORE)

Date
Location
Time
Day
April 26th, 2019
New Orleans Jazz Fest
11:15am
Friday
April 27th, 2019
Ruby's Roadhouse
9:30pm
Saturday
30 By 90
Blues