‘Rampart Street Paraders’ in concert

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The New South Rampart Street Paraders will appear in concert at Crystal Theatre Saturday at 6 p.m. (CDT). Described as “Milwaukee Area’s Greatest Authentic New Orleans Dixieland Band,” this six-member group has been performing together for over 30 years. The band has appeared across the country at jazz events and festivals, picnics, parties, and Mardi Gras celebrations. Some members of the group have also played festivals in New Orleans and Europe. They currently play a monthly gig at The Organ Piper Music Palace in Greenfield, Wis. For this performance, vocalist Lisa Edgar and organist Dave Wickerham will join the group. Advanced tickets may be purchased online at thecrystaltheatre.org or by phoning 367-4072. Admission at the door is $20 for adults and $5 for youths under 18.