Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue will play this year's Mayor's Concert as part of FestivALL.
Troy Andrews, who uses the stage name Trombone Shorty, is a native of the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans. He grew up participating in brass band parades as a child, and was a band leader by the age of 4. He also has played in backing bands for Lenny Kravitz and Aerosmith.
He last played in Charleston in 2011, when he and his band brought down the house at the Clay Center for a Mountain Stage performance.
The Mayor's Concert begins at 8 p.m. June 25 at the Clay Center. For the first time, FestivALL and the Clay Center are co-presenting this event.