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"Bandaloo provides a failure-free environment for musicians to experiment with new types of music and meet other artists" Nate Donmoyer, Former Drummer of Passion Pit


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What to Expect

Bandaloo's mission is to bring together local musicians to produce unique music. Our goal is to facilitate more musical collaboration and help musicians gain exposure by giving them a stage to perform.

Due to the generous support of our sponsors, the 1st place winner of Bandaloo will receive $1,000 (plus recording studio time) and second place will receive $500. The winners will be determined by the music mentors and a crowd vote.

March 28th


Local musicians of all backgrounds will meet at Siberia to begin forming groups for the weekend.

March 29th

11-5pm (One 2-hour session)

Groups will practice and work on a song at Guitar Center Studios. Music mentors will be available to help and answer questions from musicians.

March 30th


Each group will perform on stage at Gasa Gasa for the opportunity to win $1,000 and recording studio time from Music Shed Studios. Second place will receive $500.

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Abid Hussain

Abid Hussain

Electronic and Alternative Rock Producer

Abid has been producing music for over 20 years and has 14 albums and over 260 songs. He is a certified trainer for Ableton Live and creates vivid soundscapes that showcase musicians' talents.

Nate Donmoyer

Nate Donmoyer

Former Drummer of Passion Pit

Nate performed and played with musicians all around the world while on tour. He brings extensive music industry experience and musical talent to Bandaloo weekend.

The Madd Wikkid

The Madd Wikkid

Sound engineer, producer and performer

The Madd Wikkid has recorded albums for Preservation Hall Jazz band and worked on projects for Pretty Lights, The New Orleans Bingo! Show, and Shannon Powell. His most recent projects include records dubbed “Electronola” and “Brassft Punk”.

TICKETSNew Orleans, Louisiana

Our next event will be March 28th to March 30th in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tickets are limited, so reserve your spot to be a part of Bandaloo Weekend.

If financial restraints are preventing you from participating in Bandaloo, we have financial aid available. Please contact us at info@TheBandaloo.com.


Participate in Bandaloo to meet other musicians and perform at Gasa Gasa.

Price includes food and drinks for the weekend

Buy a ticket ($15)


Attend the live concert on Sunday and enjoy the show.

Includes one drink and food

Reserve a ticket (FREE)

(Early Bird)

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Participate in Bandaloo to meet other musicians and perform at Gasa Gasa.