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Sun January 8 @ 8:00 pm

Joe Cabral fronts longtime favorite New Orleans band The Iguanas as its vocalist, saxophonist and guitarist. The group fuses Latin music with blues, roots rock, and an amalgam of other musical influences. Tonight, he presents his own smaller band ThriO featuring Joe playing exclusively baritone saxophone and singing obscure American classics with his great rhythm section. 

The Joe Cabral Thri-O features
Joe Cabral – baritone sax, vocals 
James Singleton – bass 
Doug Garrison – drums 
+ special guest: Roger Lewis (Dirty Dozen Brass Band) – baritone sax 

Shows at 8pm & 10pm. 
Doors at 7:00pm & 9:30pm. 
Cabral, a multi-instrumentalist, composer and conceptual artist, fronts the ThriO on baritone saxophone and vocals. His partners, Doug Garrison on drums and James Singleton on bass, are so closely involved in Cabral’s musical vision that the group’s performances often seem like spontaneous compositions. Cabral and Garrison have been working together for more than 20 years in the Iguanas, and some of the ThriO material comes from that group’s repertoire. With Singleton joining them in glorious improvisational interlace, that material takes on a new identity in this format. 
The ThriO plays a vast repertoire including Cabral’s own “The Beep,” “El Huracan” and “Don’t Treat Your Baby Mean;” Iguanas material like “Sour Grapes” and “Te Espero Alla En El Bar;” deep cuts from New Orleans songwriters Alex McMurray, Allen Toussaint, Ernie K-Doe and Al Hirt; recast pop tunes from sources a varied as The Flaming Lips, Amy Winehouse, Junior Brown, Burt Bacharach and Nick Cave; standards like the Rogers and Hart classic Blue Room and the Billie Holiday vehicle “I’m Just Fooling Myself;” and Latin American Cumbias, Sambas, Corredos and Tangos. 
Cabral is also a founding member of The Iguanas, which he describes as “Chicano rock; It’s New Orleans R&B with a lot of different Latin influences Norteno, Tejano and Cumbia.” He also plays regularly with Ed Voker’s Trio Mollusc and is a frequent participant in the improvisational music Open Ears series at the Blue Nile. In addition to his work with Cabral in the ThriO and the Iguanas, Garrison is a much sought after session player in New Orleans and plays regularly with the Panorama Jazz Band, Aurora Nealand, Greg Schatz, Helen Gillet, Rob Cambre and Sarah Quintana. Singleton leads his own projects, in addition to his work with the legendary New Orleans jazz group Astral Project. He recently released an album as a leader, Shiner, and leads the James Singleton String Quartet. 
Restaurant is Open 6pm – 10pm for dinner before or after your showtime
Advance Ticket Holders can now automatically make dinner table reservations in the Dining Room online via OpenTable here
Advance Ticket-Holders can also make table reservations for dinner by Emailing info@snugjazz.com 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. 
As announced by the City of New Orleans, as of March 24th, Snug Harbor is no longer requiring valid proof of Covid vaccination or negative test for entry, and while masks are still suggested when not actively eating or drinking indoors, they are now optional for all. We are now seating at just under our regular audience capacity. 
However, with our intimate venue’s regularly limited seating capacity, advance tickets are still strongly suggested in order to guarantee seats for this show. 


Sun January 8
8:00 pm


Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro
New Orleans, + Google Map