Big Sam Guests With North Mississippi Allstars, Hill Country Revue Set To Make A Move
This past weekend the North Mississippi Allstars and the Hill Country Revue performed at New Orleans famed Tipitinas. During their headlining set, the members of the North Mississippi Allstars brought out tromboninist Big Sam for a lengthy ten-song segment. The two groups will open an extended run of shows at Mobile, ALs Soul Kitchen on March 21, while Big Sam’s Funky Nation will appear at Buffalo, NYs 2nd Annual Big Easy in Buffalo Mardi Gras Jam this coming Friday.
Meanwhile the Hill Country Revue has announced that its debut album Make A Move is set for a May 12 release. North Mississippi Allstars drummer Cody Dickinson founded the group last year, although he performs on rhythm guitar with the Hill Country Revue. Dickinson is joined by NMAS bandmate Chris Chew along with features vocalist Daniel Robert Coburn, Kirk Smithhart on guitar and Ed Cleveland behind the kit.