Richard Knox arrived in New Orleans in 1966 from his hometown of Champaign, Illinois to pursue a career as a professional pianist and performer. In the more than 5 decades since, Richard has not only mastered his craft, but also become an important fixture in the New Orleans music community. He has accumulated a vast wealth of experience playing with the best of the best on the scene including being a longtime member of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band and a 6-year stint on keys with Kermit Ruffins.
Knox’s skill as a piano player has taken him around the world from China and Thailand to Australia and Europe with such names as Dizzy Gillespie, Wynton and Branford Marsalis, The Black Crows, The Neville Brothers, Elvis Costello and many others. With 6 world tours and countless other performances under his belt, Richard has played prestigious venues such as the North Sea Jazz Festival, Toronto Jazz Fest, Newport Jazz Festival, and the Perth Music Festival.
Tonight, he presents his Richard Knox Organ Trio, serving up a lively setlist of familiar jazz and swing tunes made famous by the likes of Duke Ellington, Sarah Vaughn, Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong—all seasoned with a special Richard Knox flavor.
The Richard Knox Organ Trio tonight features:
Richard Knox – Hammond organ, synth keys, vocals
Rufus Spearman – guitar
Vernon Severin – drums
Shows at 8pm & 10pm.
Doors at 7:00pm & 9:30pm.
Restaurant is Open 6pm – 10pm for dinner before or after your showtime:
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Full Bar is Open 6pm – Midnight for all, on show nights, with or without tickets.
Kind Reminder: Snug Harbor does not serve food inside the Music Room. In order to preserve the integrity, quiet and focus of our world class intimate concerts, only cocktails and soft drinks are available for table service inside the Music Room. However, we encourage you to arrive 90 Minutes prior to your showtime in order to enjoy full, relaxing dinner service in the Dining Room right next door, before getting seated in the Music Room for the show. 8pm ticket holders can also enjoy dinner, dessert or appetizers after the show, with Dining Room seating only guaranteed by submitting your table request before 8pm.
As announced by the City of New Orleans, as of March 24th, Snug Harbor is no longer requiring valid proof of Covid vaccination or negative test for entry, and while masks are still suggested while not eating or drinking indoors, they are now optional for all. We are now seating at just under our regular audience capacity.
However, with our intimate venue's regularly limited seating capacity, advance tickets are still strongly suggested in order guarantee seats for this show!