New Orleans Is Waiting For Columbus About

About the show

Blackbird Presents’ “Second Weekend at the Saenger” concert series for 2017 was “New Orleans Is Waiting For Columbus,” which is taking place Saturday, May 6th at New Orleans’ historic Saenger Theatre. The all-star event celebrated Little Feat’s most beloved album in their expansive catalog with never-before-heard performances from a unique lineup of artists including musical director Warren Haynes, Jamey Johnson, Dave Malone, John Medeski, Don Was, George Porter Jr., Terence Higgins, and Mark Mullins.
Named one of the 10 best live albums of all time by Rolling Stone readers, Little Feat’s Waiting For Columbus compiled live recordings from their 1977 performances at the Rainbow Theatre in London and the Lisner Auditorium in Washington, D.C. The album – which went platinum and remains Little Feat’s best-selling of all time – features the band’s biggest hits, including the funky 1970’s New Orleans-style tracks such as “Dixie Chicken,” “Fat Man In The Bathtub,” and “Willin’.”

Saenger Theatre, New Orleans