The Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Tonight @ the Marcus Center - 8:00 PM
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band have cemented themselves as the torchbearers of the Big Easy’s entire jazz heritage. It’s no small burden, but the ambassadors represent their city well, laying down festive, old-timey jazz as well as bone-chilling funeral dirges that have taken on newfound gravity since Hurricane Katrina. New Orleans tourists flock to see these guys in droves, but this weekend they’ll be out of luck: The band is spending this weekend playing shows here in Milwaukee at the Marcus Center, the first of which is tonight at 8 p.m.