DetailsTime : 9:00pm
Venue : The Wise Hall
Time for the ANNUAL – EAST VAN MARDI GRAS
Jazz, Horns, Funk, Costumes, Stilts, Parades, Krewes, Theatre, Food and Drink ….
All go in the hall pot to create a magical evening of New Orleans style Mardi Gras – East Van Style.
The Big Easy Funk Ensemble celebrates the amazing variety of music that has grown out of New Orleans. With influences from 60s funk legends The Meters and Dr. John to current groups like Galactic and Trombone Shorty, BEFE (pronounced ‘beefy’) mixes many genres of funk, jazz, and boogaloo to form soulful grooves. With 9 members including a 3-piece horn section, their energetic live show delights audiences and fuels dance floors.