New York native Alynda Lee Sagarra’ s local band, Hurray for the Riff Raff, has released a music video for their soulful, do-wop track, “St. Rock Blues.” The song, performed with brother band The Deslondes is a tribute to St. Roch, concerning the neighborhood’s series of 2011 murders. The video aesthetically grounds the tribute in the tragedy by splicing on-site recording footage with several other scenes throughout the St. Roch community. Watch the video below.
These locals are too NPR famous these days to be in NOLA all the time. But amidst all their touring, they’re heading back home for a big one: Don’t miss their record release party on Valentine’s Day at One Eyed Jacks!