Trombone Shorty – 2014 Concert Schedule
Musician Trombone Shorty has dazzled audiences for years with his
musical talents, and he and his band continue to bring their catchy tunes to fans far and wide. This year, you and your friends
can check out Trombone Shorty at a number of events and venues. As Trombone Shorty's music begins to fill the venue, you and
the audience will be dancing and singing along to the hits.He is slated to perform at Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport,
the Newport Jazz Festival, Lollapalooza, the Vic Theater in Chicago, Wooly's in Des Moines, Missoula's Top Hat Lounge, the
Magic City Blues Festival, Apple Valley's Weesner Amphitheater, Salt Lake City's Red Butte Garden Amphitheater, The Festival
at Sandpoint, Jackson's Snow King Ball Park, Jaqua Concert Hall at the Shedd Institute, the Oregon Zoo, Thornton Winery in
Temecula, San Diego's Humphreys Concerts By the Bay, Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, and more. Trombone Shorty
is truly a one-of-a-kind musician, and his concerts are packed with high-energy music and good times. To experience all of
the fun and excitement of a Trombone Shorty concert, be sure to get your tickets at StubHub, and get ready to have a blast
at the show!
About Trombone Shorty
Troy Andrews, known by his stage name Trombone Shorty, is a trumpet
and trombone player hailing from New Orleans. Born into a musical family, Trombone Shorty began playing the trombone at six
years of age, and he continued to hone his talents by participating in brass parades. When he was a teenager, he played in
the Stooges Brass Band, and he was later a member of Lenny Kravitz's touring horn section. By this point, he was regularly
playing as a professional musician, and he soon began working with producer Bob Ezrin and U2 in London. He later scored a
gig performing with both U2 and Green Day during the celebration of the New Orleans Superdome re-opening. By 2007, Trombone
Shorty was named the Performer of the Year in Offbeat magazine.
In 2010, Trombone Shorty released his album, "Backatown,"
which took his career to the next level. The critically acclaimed album shot to the number 3 position on the Billboard Jazz
Albums chart, and it scored a Grammy Award nomination in the category of Best Contemporary Jazz Album. A number of guest musicians
also appeared on the album, including Lenny Kravitz, Marc Broussard, and Allen Toussaint. Following the success of his album,
Trombone Shorty and his band toured extensively all over the world, including North American, Japan, Australia, Europe, and
Brazil. They later scored appearances on various late night television shows, like the Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy
Kimmel Live, Conan, and the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
In 2011, Trombone Shorty released another album, titled "For
True," which quickly soared to the number 1 spot on the Billboard Jazz Albums chart. The album also featured a number of guest
appearances, including Kid Rock, Warren Haynes, Jeff Beck, Lenny Kravitz, and Rebirth Brass Band.
After scoring various gigs as a professional trombone player, Trombone Shorty got his big break
when he released his critically acclaimed album, "Backatown," which propelled him to the mainstream jazz scene. Bolstered
by the success of his album, Trombone Shorty was able to extensively tour the world. Once he returned, he began work on another
album, "For True," which was released in 2011. The album was likewise a huge success, and it easily reached the number 1 spot
on the Billboard Jazz Albums chart. Since then, Trombone Shorty has remained unstoppable, and he and his band continue to
bring their funky tunes to fans worldwide.
Trombone Shorty Trivia
Did you know that Trombone Shorty started
a foundation to help out New Orleans-based schools?
The foundation, called the Trombone Shorty Foundation, helps school
in New Orleans to preserve the rich musical culture of the area. Trombone Shorty regularly donates instruments to the schools,
ensuring that children in New Orleans have access to high-quality instruments so that they can help carry on the vibrant musical
culture of the city. In recognition of his work, he was awarded the President's Medal from Tulane University.
As fans of Trombone Shorty know, there's no better way to listen to his music than live in concert. As he
and his band take the stage, not a concert goer will be left sitting as everyone will be up and jamming to the grooves. Since
his debut, Trombone Shorty has continued to thrill fans and audiences, and he really knows how to work a crowd. If you're
looking for a truly fun concert experience, a trip to see Trombone Shorty live in concert is the perfect solution. So what
are you waiting for? Grab your best concert buddies and head down to the next Trombone Shorty concert!