March 7, 2017 – New Orleans, LA – Louisiana bilingual pop project, Sweet Crude, are premiering their new song “Laissez Les Lazy” today with Fuse! The song is taken from the band’s upcoming new album Créatures, which will be released on April 21stthrough Rhyme & Reason Records.
Sweet Crude is a young 6-piece composed of New Orleans musicians creating a sound that sets English and Louisiana’s native French dialect to decidedly non-Cajun music. The band, boasting surnames like Marceaux and Chachere, seeks to reconnect with their lineage in the context of 5-part harmonies, tribal rhythms, and pop hooks.
The band recently performed shows with Big Freedia and Royal Teeth and will kick off upcoming headline tour on April 18th. The band has also been confirmed to perform at New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on The Gentilly stage on Friday, May 5th.
Sweet Crude debuted in Spring 2013 and have hit the ground running. Music from their EP Super Vilaine can be heard in FX’s American Horror Story and the band has been receiving generous amounts of plays nationally and internationally on public, satellite and internet radio. Sweet Crude has tested their frenetic sound on the road, packing venues across the country. They have been praised and featured with publications such as Brooklyn Vegan, PopMatters, and more.
Upcoming Sweet Crude shows
** Headline Show
April 7 @ South Sounds – Mobile, AL
April 18 @ The Record Bar – Kansas City, MO**
April 20@ 7th Street Entry – Minneapolis, MN**
April 21 @ The Frequency – Madison, WI**
April 22 @ Schuba’s – Chicago, IL**
April 25 @ The Drake Hotel – Toronto, ON**
April 26 @ Le Divan Orange – Montreal, QC**
April 27 @ Great Scott – Boston, MA**
April 28 @ Mercury Lounge – New York, NY**
April 29 @ World Café Live – Philadelphia, PA**
April 30 @ DC9 – Washington, DC**
May 2 @ Cat’s Crade – Raleigh, NC**
May 3 @ The Earl – Atlanta, GA**
May 4 @ D.B.A. – New Orleans, LA**
May 5 @ New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival – New Orleans, LA
May 6 @ Civic Theatre – New Orleans, LA with Lake Street Dive