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Richard James’ Krewe Orleans brings a slice of Mardi Gras to Killington

Thursday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m.—KILLINGTON—On Thursday, Feb. 15, Killington gets a big taste of New Orleans, as Richard James’ Krewe Orleans: A Mardi Gras Experience fills the Pickle Barrel Nightclub with the music and the spirit of The Big Easy. The show is open to anyone 21 years of age and older.

Pink Talking Fish keyboard player Richard James has assembled a stellar cast of musicians from bands such as Giant Country Horns, moe., Trey Anastasio Band, Turkuaz and more. This 10-piece New Orleans tribute will feature the music of The Meters, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Professor Longhair, The Neville Brothers, Jon Cleary, and Little Feat, among others.

Following this limited run of only five shows, Richard James will resume his winter tour with Pink Talking Fish, a hybrid tribute fusion act featuring the music of Pink Floyd, The Talking Heads and Phish.  (Pink Talking Fish has its own date at the Pickle Barrel on Thursday, March 22.)

Tickets for Richard James’ Krewe Orleans: A Mardi Gras Experience may be purchased online, at JAX Food & Games, or at the Pickle Barrel during business hours. Tickets will also be available at the door on the night of the performance. Doors open at 8 p.m. The Pickle Barrel is located midway on the Killington Road. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call 802-422-3035.

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It’s Mardi Gras season, and Pickle Barrel Nightclub welcomes Richard James’ Krewe Orleans with the spirit of New Orleans.

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