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Element Brass Band + Noelle Glory & The Guarantees: New Orleans Second Line

  • Red Poppy Art House 2698 Folsom Street San Francisco, CA, 94110 United States (map)

Sacramento’s Element Brass Band is one of the premier bands on the West Coast for New Orleans second line. The group has toured in New Orleans, New York City, and Atlanta, and has performed at many venues including the High Sierra Music Festival, Guitarfish, the Fillmore, the New Parish, the Boom Boom Room, and Ace of Spades. E.B.B. has opened for GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan, Blackalicious, Andy Frasco, The California Honeydrops, Turkuaz, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, A Tribe Called Red, Angelo Moore of Fishbone, Jellybread, Katdelic, Wil Blades, Victor Little, DJ Logic, New Kingston, and many others. The band has twice been given the accolade of Best in Jazz at the Sacramento Music Awards, and its momentum shows no signs of slowing down! Element Brass Band will be on a West Coast tour throughout the summer of 2018. (Photo by: Aaron Guzman Photography)
Lead singer-songwriter Noelle Glory Guerin (Noelle Glory) is a Bay Area entertainer hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina. She has been living in the Bay for over two decades and has been performing in musical theater productions and local bands for many years. She has opened for legendary artists such as The English Beat, Jimmy Cliff, Fishbone, Yellowman, Israel Vibrations, and Don Carlos. Her most favorite performance was singing the national anthem for the Golden State Warriors in 2010. Guerin has trained with the San Francisco Ballet, Voice Studio, SF Acting Academy, Blue Bear School of Music, and American Conservatory Theater. She holds a radio and television degree with SF State University and can also be seen singing with the Bay Area’s premier ska collective Soul Ska and reggae band Jethro Jeremiah Band.

Earlier Event: July 7
The Caili O'Doherty Group
Later Event: July 8
29th Street Swingtet