Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes

New Orleans Funk Rock Gypsy Klezmer, Latin explosion

American Airlines magazine loves JSDN

Posted on Feb 26, 2013

“That’s when we headed out to Frenchman Street just steps away from the French Quarter and saw another New Orleans institution, Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes . They took the stage at midnight, and they played until the dawn’s early light. Best live show I’ve seen in NOLA in 15 years. On the plane ride home, I was full and happy. “Rock,” I said as we flew over the Louisiana/ Texas state...

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Rolling Stone mention

Posted on Feb 25, 2013

Rolling Stone mention

“Johnny Sketch and The Dirty Notes are one of New Orleans best kept secrets – maybe. …..Pain, Pleasure, Fear and Opera (Noiselab) is their third album. But the bands Jazz Fest set was a revelation to me: jamband bonhomie and Louisiana stroll spiced with klezmer style violin and funeral-parade horns… Pain is more of that punch: what you you’d get if Phish had been born at...

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