Irma Thomas, Soul Queen of New Orleans

  • 3:45pm / April, 10th 2015
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    Abita Beer Stage

Irma Thomas is known as the “Soul Queen of New Orleans”. Thomas is a contemporary of Aretha Franklin and Etta James, but never experienced their level of commercial success. In 2007, she won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album for After the Rain, her first Grammy in a career spanning over 50 years.