Born and raised in the musically fertile neighborhood of New Orleans' Seventh Ward, Thais Clark is a high-energy performer with a deep-rooted passion for the bawdy numbers popularized by blues legends Ma Rainy and Bessie Smith.
Regarded as a New Orleans vocal legend, this dynamic singer-dancer can present each song like no one else, having more than 30 years of experience performing before audiences at home and around the world. Thais performed in the New Orleans-born, hit Off-Broadway musical set in 1920s Black vaudeville, “One Mo’ Time,” alongside late great vocal legend Topsy Chapman, from the late 1970s through the 1980s. Ms. Clark played the character of Ma Rainey on the New York, London, and European stages, including Royal Command Performances for Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip.
Since then, she has traveled much of the world with Wynton Marsalis and Dr. Michael White. She has also performed with the New Orleans Symphony Orchestra. Today, you can find her occasionally in select venues performing with her own band, the Jazzsters. To have the chance to experience her live in an intimate listening room is a rare treat.
Tonight, the Jazz Foundation of America presents Thais Clark & Her Jazzsters, featuring:
Thais Clark - vocals Kevin Louis - trumpet
Christian Winther - reeds
Don Vappie - guitar
Stephen "Chuck" Chaplin - piano
Mithcell Player - bass
Karl Bodu - drums
Shows at 8pm & 10pm.
Doors at 7:00pm & 9:30pm.
Restuarant is Open 5pm - 10pm for dinner before or after your showtime:
Advance Ticket Holders can now automatically make dinner table reservations for the Dining Room online via OpenTable.com !
Advance Ticket-Holders can also make table reservations for dinner by Emailing firstname.lastname@example.org 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 5pm - 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 at least 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.
Due to our intimate venue's limited seating capacity, advance tickets are strongly suggested in order to guarantee seats for this acclaimed show!