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Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Golden Eagles

Sat, July 8, 2017
If you’ve been keeping your finger on the pulse of what’s going on in the New Orleans music scene and haven’t heard Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Golden Eagles, you’re missing out on an incredible experience.

Living legend and elder statesman of the Mardi Gras Indian tribe, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux is one of New Orleans’ most internationally recognized musicians, lending his inspiring voice, larger-than-life personality and extraordinary blend of funk, R&B and soul to stages across the world

​​​BIG CHIEF MONK BOUDREAUX ...... born Joseph Pierre Boudreaux in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S., 1941  is the Big Chief of the Mardi Gras Indian tribe, the Golden Eagles. Monk's  contribution to the culture and music places him at the top of the list of New Orleans most important musical icons.

The Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans have had a huge impact on New Orleans music-especially funk and r'n'b. Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, the most important living link to this tradition, delivers soulful vocals and evocative lyrics over hypnotic grooves created by Dr. John, Cyril Neville, Anders Osborne, Tab Benoit, The Golden Eagles and more.