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Tank and the Bangas with Sweet Crude

803 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
803 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902


  • Date(s): May 16, 2018 to May 16, 2018
  • Event Time(s): 8:00 PM
  • Price: $18.00 plus applicable fees
  • Location: Bijou Theatre

Their performances range from being “One of the most energetic shows you’ll ever see” to “A gospel tent in Mississippi”. Rummaging through their sound like a thrift store hippie, you’ll find the Bangas to provoke a musical reference of Rhythmic Soul and Spoken word among other genres such as Rock, Gospel, Funk, and Folk. Combining the various musical techniques among the Bangas, coupled with the instilling play on lyrics from the lead vocalist; Tank and The Bangas have quilted a unique sound that singles them as one of the most distinctive groups to come out of New Orleans. The group has graced the cover of one of New Orleans most recognized magazines, “OffBeat” and recently won band of the year at the New Orleans Big Easy Awards. The group has opened for acts such as LiAnne LaHavas, PJ Morton, Galactic, Big Freedia, The Revivalist, and The Soul Rebels. Most recently the band was titled as the 2017 NPR Tiny Desk Contest winners.


Tank and the Bangas with Sweet Crude