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Holiday Soul & Spirit

December 21/23

In conjunction with the Crossroads December Music of New Orleans feature, the show presents an American Routes Special, Holiday Soul & Spirit. In hour one, it’s live music from the Crescent City’s Preservation Hall, with the ‘Soul Queen of New Orleans’ Irma Thomas, along with the Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet and the acclaimed gospel group, the Blind Boys of Alabama. In hour two, it’s blues, jazz, and roots seasonal favorites from Johnny Otis, Charles Brown, Bob Dorough, Leadbelly, Willie Mitchell and more.