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January 29, 2022 @ 8:00 pm

*** UPDATE:  JANUARY 17th *** 
Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, the Astral Project bandleader will not be able to perform on January 29th, and must postpone all shows until a future date. We plan to re-schedule the much anticipated return of Astral Project to Snug Harbor in March or April, as soon as the full band is available. Please stay tuned and continue to check our social media and website here, or join our e-newsletter, for this announcement. 

However, we hope that you will still join us on January 29th for a spectacular night of experimental music, as original Astral Project guitarist Steve Masakowski leads an all-star ensemble, featuring other members of Astral Project, for two fantastic sets. Click here for more details on the new January 29th show with Steve Masakowski & Friends. 

All tickets purchased for the original Astral Project shows will automatically be honored and transferred to the Steve Masakowski & Friends shows, as an even exchange. If you do not wish to enjoy the Steve Masakowski & Friends show, and prefer to wait to purchase tickets for the re-scheduled Astral Project date later this spring, you can request a full ticket refund by Emailing your e-ticket confirmation to info@snugjazz.com with your name and contact info by Thursday, January 27th

Thank You for your understanding, and we’ll see you soon! 

Astral Project
is a modern jazz quartet from New Orleans, Louisiana founded by saxophonist Tony Dagradi in 1978 and includes drummer Johnny Vidacovich, bassist James Singleton and 7-string guitarist Steve Masakowski. The band originally included pianist David Torkanowsky, who left in 2001. 

For more than 40 years now, Astral Project has delighted audiences around the world with its unique brand of cutting edge improvisation and near telepathic interplay over deep New Orleans’ grooves. A devoted student of Eastern philosophy, Dagradi coined the band name as a reflection of the group’s quest for a higher plane of experience. As everyone who has seen the band in concert knows, each performance finds these men reaching for the stars. 
Rolling Stone Magazine describes Astral Project as “ECM-style grace with New Orleans humidity.” 
Tonight, Snug Harbor welcomes Astral Project back to its premiere venue home for the first time live in over 2 years! 
Astral Project features
Tony Dagradi – saxophone 
Steve Masakowski – guitar 
James Singleton – bass 
Johnny Vidacovich – drums 
Shows at 8pm & 10pm. 
Doors at 7:00pm & 9:30pm. 
Restaurant is Open 6pm – 10pm for dinner before or after your showtime
Advance Ticket-Holders can also make table reservations for dinner by Emailing info@snugjazz.com or calling the club at 504-949-0696 between 1pm – 8pm, Weds-Sun, after your tickets have been purchased online. All dinner table reservations must be attached to advance concert tickets. Dinner Service without Advance Concert Tickets is first-come, first-served based on availability upon arrival. Full Bar is Open 6pm – Midnight for all on show nights, with or without tickets. 
Kind Reminder:  Snug Harbor does not serve food inside the Music Room. In order to preserve the integrity, quiet and focus of our world class intimate concerts, only cocktails and soft drinks are available for table service inside the Music Room. However, we encourage you to arrive 90 Minutes prior to your showtime in order to enjoy full, relaxing dinner service in the Dining Room right next door, before getting seated in the Music Room for the show. 8pm ticket holders can also enjoy dinner, dessert or appetizers after the show, with Dining Room seating only guaranteed by submitting your table request before 8pm. 
All performances are currently sold at half the normal audience capacity, creating an even more intimate listening experience. Covid mandates are honored with masks suggested for all, and seating more distanced than our usual. Please be prepared to present a valid proof of Covid vaccination or negative PCR test dated within the past 3 days, with matching Photo ID for entry. No ticket refunds are issued if due to lack of Covid prevention preparation. 
With the limited seating capacity, advance tickets are strongly suggested! 


January 29, 2022
8:00 pm


Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro
New Orleans, + Google Map