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Big Al and the Heavyweights are one of the hottest acts in the nation today. With their unique blend of gumbo party blues, this four piece band has been thrilling audiences all over the world. Powered by the infectious rhythms of New Orleans native Big Al Lauro, The Heavyweights feature critically acclaimed harmonica player and vocalist from Baton Rouge, LA., Harmonica Red; dynamic guitarist/vocalist Dangerous Tim Wagoner, a native of Dallas, Texas and a veteran of the roadhouse circuit; the Guardian of the groove, William Scruggs on bass guitar. The band is currently on tour in support of their latest release "Hey, Hey Mardi Gras."The CD has been receiving positive reviews from all the major blues societies and publications. Known for their lengthy shows and gumbo grooves, this is one of the premier blues shows on the circuit today. The band played over 250 dates last year building a tremendous following of dedicated gumbo heads. Don't miss this opportunity to bring this Louisiana house party to your world!