Patrice Pike and Wayne Sutton are the founders of the seminal jam band Little Sister, also known as Sister 7. Their songs are literary, emotionally riveting and eclectic, drawing from Roots Rock, Rhythm and Blues, Soul and Jazz influences. Patrice is an accomplished rhythm guitarist, vocalist and drummer and Wayne’s lead guitar and singing all together creates a big sound as a duo as well as with their full band. They have put together a collection of new songs that have been selling out shows in major markets in the southwestern region and west coast and are working on a new recording project currently in the high desert of Santa Fe with John Thomasson, band director for Little Big Town and who played bass in Little Sister, as well as Robb Kidd of Golden Dawn Arkestra on drums. Pike and Sutton has toured in Sister 7 and on their own including supporting the Allman Brothers, John Fogerty, Sarah McLachlan, Blues Traveler, The Neville Brothers, Ray Charles, Chris Isaak and Dave Matthews Band, Johnny Lang, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, among others. They have played Austin City Limits Festival for many years, as well as Kerrville Folk, High Sierra, Strawberry Festival, and also legendary venues in the U.S. and Europe including iconic clubs and theaters and concert sheds including Red Rocks, The Greek Theater, Pine Knob Amphitheater, Fox Theater, Moody Theater and more.
About Art Neville:
Arthur Lanon Neville was an American singer, songwriter and keyboardist from New Orleans. Neville was a part of The Neville Brothers. He was a founding member of The Meters, whose musical style represents New Orleans funk. He also played with the spinoff group The Funky Meters
About Dr John:
A Man who needs no introduction. Although best known for his Seventies solo work and radio hits like “Right Place, Wrong Time,” Rebennack had a career that spanned pop history. He was a key part of the “Wrecking Crew” stable of ace Los Angeles session musicians in the Sixties. He played on recordings by Cher, Aretha Franklin, Canned Heat, Frank Zappa and countless others, fusing funk with R&B and boogie woogie. Dr. John the Nite Tripper, the famed New Orleans Piano Player, singer, songwriter, actor, and guitarist was so influential, he had a Muppet made after him, wrote the Popeye’s Chicken theme, and so much more.