253 5th ave. N
Saint Petersburg, FL
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013
$35.00 – $45.00 Buy
Legendary swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will be playing at The Palladium on Wednesday, November 6th!
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy arrived on the music scene in 1993 with a legendary residency at the Brown Derby Nightclub in Los Angeles. In 1996, the band rocketed to fame after performing two of their songs, You & Me and the Bottle Makes Three (Tonight) and Go Daddy-O, in the hit movie Swingers. Since then, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy has performed for three U.S. presidents, with the United States Air Force Orchestra and at the 1999 Super Bowl halftime show. They have also written theme music for ESPN, The Carson Daly Show and 3rd Rock From the Sun.
2013 marks the 20th Anniversary of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's remarkable arrival onto the music scene. In it's first years, having secured their legendary residency at the Derby nightclub in Los Angeles, they reminded the world—in the middle of the grunge era, no less—that it was still cool to swing, big band style. Today the high-energy nine-piece ensemble continues the party and takes things to the next level with the release of RATTLE THEM BONES. The follow-up to the much lauded 2009 release, How Big Can You Get?: The Music of Cab Calloway, Rattle Them Bones still urges their millions of fans worldwide to shake and move to their inimitable grooves while also expanding their horizons with new musical inspiration and influence.
The intensity of the Calloway project helped the band further hone it's ability to honor the great musicians and music of the past while pushing the genre forward through interpretation and vision. Leader Scotty Morris has called that experience “The greatest musical education possible, and one that again solidified the brotherhood of the band.” While by design the musical focus of thatsession was Calloway's heyday of the 30s and 40s, Rattle Them Bones is a more expansive, ultimately liberating work that began with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's singer and chief songwriter drawing from some unexpected cultural wells.