Squirrel Nut Zippers On Mountain Stage

Set List

  • "Memphis Exorcism"
  • "Good Enough for Grandad"
  • "Put a Lid on It"
  • "The Blue Angel"
  • "Suits Are Picking Up the Bill"
  • "Prince Nez"
  • "Hard Times Come Again No More"

Squirrel Nut Zippers came to prominence in the mid-1990s with a retro mix of big-band, Harlem hard-bop and Deep South roots music. Soaring in popularity with its sophomore album Hot, the band performed at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, in the Clinton White House and at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve.

After a long hiatus, the group has just released its first-ever live recording, Lost at Sea, seven years after the release of its Best Of compilation.

With guitarist/vocalist Jimbo Mathus and singer Katharine Whalen at the helm, drummer Chris Phillips, pianist Robert Griffin, bassist Stu Cole and the three-piece horn section of Je Widenhouse, Henry Westmoreland and Charlie Halloran run through a set of swinging crowd favorites and a take on Stephen Foster's "Hard Times Come Again No More." The group hopes to record a new studio album soon.

Watch an interview with SNZ founder Jimbo Mathus on Backstage at Mountain Stage.

This is a repeat performance of Mountain Stage.

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