At the start, the Tiel Ridge, Louisiana native played under his mother Mama Rita Broussard Kershaw. In 1939, young Doug picked up the fiddle at five years of age. In 1941, Kershaw became the man of the house when his daddy died. He was 7.
Fiddle in hand, he hit the town. Continue Reading
There’s a catch.
You have to be able to go directly to the Orpheum Theater box office (129 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, LA 70112) to make your purchase.
The Orpheum’s box office is open from 10a.m.-4p.m. on Wednesdays only. Please call ahead as occasionally the box office does not honor their hours: (504) 274-4870
UPDATE SAT OCTOBER 7TH. Ponderosa Stomp night two is cancelled. The Mummies have been rescheduled to play at ACE Hotel in downtown New Orleans this afternoon.
When the Mummies were big back in the 90s they never came anywhere near where I was living (Alabama or Texas)
I wrote off ever getting a chance to see them or Supercharger or The Ripoffs, the bands that spent the most time on my old Kenwood turntable. Continue Reading
We are trembling with excitement. Continue Reading
The 2017 Ponderosa Stomp in New Orleans is just a little over three months away. We’re slobbering like coon hounds at the lineup which includes Doug Kershaw, The Mummies and Roky Erickson among a long list of tungsten-level heavyweights flying in from all over the US to tear the Orpheum Theater to the ground and leave it a pile of smoking rubble.
The Ponderosa Stomp guide to eating and dancing in Cajun country is six years old but just as timely as it was the day it was published.
If you’ve ever wondered where to eat and where to shake your tail feathers at just west of New Orleans then please consult their superb guide.
The legendary Sugar Pie DeSanto getting nasty onstage during her performance at House Of Blues in New Orleans for the Ponderosa Stomp.
This is Austin Daily Photo number 655.