PRLog - June 26, 2014 - HOLLYWOOD -- The Ford’s Zev Yaroslavsky Signature Series kicks off with a joyous evening of music that promises to be one toe-tapping event to remember. Since its start in the 1960s, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band has epitomized the best in New Orleans style jazz, traveling the world to share what they call “the planet’s happiest music.” Opening for PHJB, roots and jazz collective The Dustbowl Revival (“Best Live Band in LA” — LA Weekly Best of 2013) fuses old school bluegrass, gospel, jug-band, swamp blues and the hot swing of the 1930s to form a spicy roots cocktail.
“As an artist, you spend your life refining your craft,” says creative director Ben Jaffe. As performers, we are blessed to have the Ford Amphitheatre where the beauty of the setting and rich cultural history complement the creative process. It is a rare gem and worthy of great celebration....New Orleans style.”
Preservation Hall Jazz Bandand The Dustbowl Revivalwill perform onSaturday, July 5at 8 p.m. Tickets are $80,$65 and $50(reserved seating), with aVIP package available for$100 that includes premium seating, a choice of wine or beer, and on site parking. A $5 discount is available with advance purchase by June 28. For more information and to purchase tickets go www.FordTheatres.org or call (323) 461-3673 (323 GO 1-FORD).