Tag Archives: New Orleans

To kickstart Squirrel Nut Zippers’ second act, Jimbo Mathus went back to the place that defined its first one


“I started the band in the first place, so I’m the one who can call any band Squirrel Nut Zippers. I’m the only one.”

Charleston City Paper | September 26, 2018

Tweaking Tradition | Roger Lewis of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band on Always Pushing the Envelope

“And now ones that didn’t understand what we was doing and wasn’t ready for change, now everybody’s trying to do what we do. Nobody wanted to take the risk of doing what we was doing. But as soon as it started working, everybody wanted to be a part of it.”

Free Times | August 19, 2015

Queen of Bounce | It’s Big Freedia’s world, and we’re just twerking in it

“Even if you gotta skinny ass, you just gotta know how to work it. No matter what type of ass you got, everybody can move it.”

Mountain Xpress | September 25, 2014