07 Sep Renee Gros
Renée Gros is an emerging singer-songwriter born, raised, and based in New Orleans. She started to make a name for herself in the city’s music scene when legendary drummer, Russell Batiste Jr., handpicked her to be the lead singer of his band. With Batiste, she has performed on stages at the Maple Leaf, Suwanee Hulaween in Live Oak, FL, and most recently, Tipitina’s, alongside world-famous trombonist, Fred Wesley (James Brown, The J.B.’s, Parliament-Funkadelic). This year, she was ecstatic to make her debut at Jazz Fest singing alongside Billy Iuso. Since forming her own band in the spring of 2022, she has played on local stages including Le Bons Temps Roule, Saturn Bar, Carrollton Station, 30/90, and the BMC.