by Kevin Allman
The Radiators have been fixtures in Gambit since practically our very first issue, and this year the band received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Big Easy Foundation. As you probably know, this weekend marks the Radiators' final performances, a three-night stint (appropriately) at Tipitina's, playfully titled "The Last Watusi." (The shows sold out long ago, but you can watch them on a pay-per-view HD webcast on iClips.)
So long, guys, and thanks for all the music.
Here's a typically loose, laidback performance by the band in a 1994 appearance on Late Night With Conan O'Brien: