Marc Broussard at Culture Room, October 5 | Music Previews | South Florida | Broward Palm Beach New Times | The Leading Independent News Source in Broward-Palm Beach, Florida


Marc Broussard at Culture Room, October 5

Louisiana native Marc Broussard is just 29 years old but boasts one of those voices that's mature beyond its years. As a purveyor of so-called "bayou soul," he specializes in an almost-radio-friendly blend of soul, blues, and rock that's funky enough to even do proper justice to covers of songs like Al Green's "Love and Happiness." That's "almost" radio-friendly, though, because the mainstream music world still doesn't seem to have the appropriate genre slot for a white boy from the swamps with an ear for classic rhythm and blues (and, it should be noted, a slight Christian bent). Still, steady touring and clean-cut looks have kept Broussard out of the usual blues barroom circuit and enjoying a fan base that continues to grow the old-fashioned way. Broussard manages to stop at Culture Room more or less annually and this time around comes in support of his latest disc, a self-titled effort released in June on Atlantic Records.

KEEP NEW TIMES BROWARD-PALM BEACH FREE... Since we started New Times Broward-Palm Beach, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of South Florida, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Arielle Castillo
Contact: Arielle Castillo

Latest Stories