Name: The Revelers
Hometown: Lafayette, LA
Latest Project: Play the Swamp Pop Classics Volume 2
Backstage Hang: Cedar Cultural Center – Minneapolis, MN. Great record collection, lots of couches and little nooks. Close second is Stoke Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield, ME … any backstage with a record player.
Music Festival: BlackPot Festival, of course! Lafayette, LA.
Day Off Activity: Any local minor league baseball game. Go Lancaster Barnstormers!
Tacos: The Shack – Jamestown, RI. Unbelievable fish tacos, and the brisket and pulled pork are on point, too!
Truck Stop: Billy’s Boudin – Scott, LA. Best food you’ll ever get from a gas station. A must stop on I-10.
Coffeehouse: Too many to choose one. Recently, SteamDot in Anchorage, AK. Rêve in Lafayette hooked us up with nitro cold brew on tap at BlackPot Camp this year! And Carpe Diem provides concentrated cold brew to power BlackPot Festival.
Health Food: Fried Cheese Curds at Culver’s whenever we’re in Wisconsin.
Pizza: Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza – Worthington, OH. Great pizza, great venue!
Burger: Jalopy Tavern – Brooklyn, NY.
Tour Hobby: Antiquing / Junk Shops. Best this year has to be Lockhart, TX.
Book Store: Powell’s in Portland, OR is hard to beat.
Radio Station: KRVS! Never miss Friday afternoons wherever we are in the world.
Photo credit: Sandlin Gaither