PHOTO BY SUSIE DELANEY
Deke Dickerson and the Ecco-Fonics will play both nights of the 2017 Ponderosa Stomp, to be held at the Orpheum Theater Oct. 6-7.
The biannual Ponderosa Stomp
has released its nightly lineup of acts for the October music festival, which this year moves to the Orpheum Theater in downtown New Orleans.
Friday, Oct. 6 will feature Roky Erickson performing 13th Floor Elevators; The Gories; Archie Bell; Barbara Lynn; a swamp pop revue with GG Shinn, Warren Storm and TK Hulin; Lil Buck Sinegal and the Top Cats; and others.
Saturday, Oct. 7 will bring The Mummies; Gary U.S. Bonds; Don Bryant and the Bo-Keys; Evie Sands; Los Straitjackets; a honky-tonk revue featuring Frankie Miller, Darrell McCall and James Hand; and more.
Performing both nights: Rockabilly/western revivalists Deke Dickerson and the Ecco-Fonics, along with Austin, Texas-based garage rockers Eve and the Exiles.
A series of music history conference will be held at the Ace Hotel Oct. 5-6, along with a record show in the hotel Oct. 6-7, and the kickoff "Hip Drop" DJ party will be held at d.b.a. Oct. 5 ($5 admission).
Festival passes are $180, which admit bearers to the music history conferences and both nights of shows. Tickets to the two nights of concerts are $128 plus fees, and there are single night tickets available for $70 plus fees. All are on sale now