The Paul and Fred Acoustic Duo Will Boogie ‘n the Bayou
Little Feat guitarists Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett will host a special three-date event this fall. Billed as The Paul and Fred Acoustic Duo: Boogie ‘n the Bayou, the event will take place at
White Castle, LA’s Nottoway Plantation & Resort from September 26 – 29, 2013. The weekend will mix acoustic performances, storytelling events and instructional sessions.
As Barrere write in a lowercase-only email:
hey everybody – fred and i have decided to have an acoustic duo romp for 3 days and nights at the beautiful nottoway plantation, one of the classic plantations in bayou country between new orleans and baton rouge, louisiana, and we want you all to come on down for some fun …. we are going to have a 3- hour seminar on friday and saturday, split up between fred and myself me where we will show you all our tricks and tell you stories of how some of these songs came to be,…. ah yes, the stories …. i promise they will be partially true …. so bring your old beat- up acoustic down to under the magnolia trees and have a mint julep with us ….
there will be a paul and fred show on thursday night and…on friday night, enjoy a show with fred, myselfme and anders osborne -....then saturday night we’ll play with john gros on keyboards, the papa from papa gros funk – fred and i have had plenty of fun with both these guys over the years and while we have them on stage, i will be prodding them for stories of new orleans, voodoo queens and any other crazy thing that pops into my head …. september 26th to the 29th down in the bayou
Little Feat are currently off the road while Barrere deals with treatment for Hepatitis C.