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WhoonDang album release May 6th, 2014 

The Story of the Song WhoonDang is an interesting one.
When I was working with James Andrews I would hang out with his grandma Dorthy Nelson sometimes. His grandma was married to Jesse(ooh pooh pa doo) Hill and she was also from a musical family. Her brother's name was Papoose Nelson and he played guitar for Fats Domino, the intro to "Walkin' to New Orleans" that part that sounds a little like a clock ticking is Nelson probably Nelson's most famous recording. As a musician Papoose had many musicians as…Read more

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Song Writer Series HOB Foundation Room

House Of Blues New Orleans, Foundation Room, 225 Decatur Street, New Olreans, LA

Songwriter Sessions is an unique musical experience that follows in the tradition of a Nashville style round, similar to what you would find at the famous Blue Bird Café. Well known New Orleans musicians and top tier songwriters, who are behind some of your favorite radio hits, gather to tell the stories behind their songs and performing them just for you. It is a quiet listening room style ambience that can not be found anywhere else in the city.

The evening will consist of two rounds at 7 PM and 8:15 PM.Please be courteous of the performers and their stories and keep talking to a minimum during the Rounds.

Happy Hour Drink Prices are extended until 9 PM

$4 Beers

$8 Select Wine

$8 Classic Cocktails

$5 Cover at the Door / 21+

This week features performances by the following songwriters:

Adam Pearce (The Voice)

Aaron Benjamin

Sarah Quintana

Jamie Bernstein

1 Drink Minimum. Seating is limited, please arrive early. The Lounge opens at 5 PM

Business casual dress code enforced- please no shorts, tennis or open toed shoes, tee shirts, or ripped clothing. Dress to impress!

This is not an open mic session. For consideration to perform during Songwriter Session, please contact Visit for more information and to get tickets


Jamie Bernstein

The Neutral Ground Coffee House, Daneel Street, New Orleans, LA

I will be playing a solo set with some friends along to help it sound great. I will be doing songs from my latest release. You Don't Know Me

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