NOLA MusiCon 2023

SPEAKERS

Craig Greenberg

Artist

Craig Greenberg has been hailed as NYC’s most acclaimed post-millennial piano man. Over the past 15+ years, the native New Yorker has been a staple on the city’s music scene, capturing and building on the spirited ivory traditions of greats like Billy Joel, Ben Folds and Randy Newman with sparkling, soulful new musical twists, a larger than life personality and his insightful, dramatic sense of storytelling.

Craig has independently released 5 albums (his most recent EP, Between the Sea and the Sky, released in Dec 2022), and has performed upwards of 1000 shows, since his start playing in bars while living in Chile, and later Spain, in the early 2000s.  His songs have received praise in American Songwriter, the Huffington Post, Relix Magazine, and have been played on radio stations all around the country and internationally (as well as locally on WFUV).  In 2021, his song “Oh Caroline” placed in the semifinals of the International Song Competition.  His music video for “Between the Sea and the Sky” received a Europe Music Video Award in March 2023, and placed finalist in the Around International Film Festival (Paris) in June 2023.  He has performed everywhere from Lincoln Center in New York, to Israel and Cambodia, and with esteemed musicians such as Jackson Browne, Chris Barron (Spin Doctors), Jane Wiedlin (the Go Go’s), Louise Goffin, and Jerry Joseph.

**In addition to performing his own music, Craig has had the privilege of performing with many esteemed musicians, including Jackson Browne, Chris Barron (Spin Doctors), Mike Gordon (Phish), Jerry Joseph, Louise Goffin, Jane Wiedlin (the Go-Go’s), Jerry Marotta (Peter Gabriel), Victor DeLorenzo (Violent Femmes), Stanley Jordan, Eric Mcfadden (George Clinton, Eric Burdon), Bernie Worrell (George Clinton, Talking Heads), Doug Wimbish (Living Colour), Angelo Moore (Fishbone), Bob Malone (Jon Fogerty), Alan Evans (Soulive), Ian Neville, Shaunna Hall (4 Non Blondes), Tom Freund, Wally Ingram (Sheryl Crow), Tony Hall (Dumpstaphunk), Steve Conte (NY Dolls), Alex Skolnick (Testament), Roosevelt Collier, Luther and Cody Dickinson (N.Mississippi Allstars), Nikki Glaspie (Nth Power), Papa Mali.   He performed with songwriter legend Jackson Browne on several occasions, most recently as part of Steel Bridge Songfest 9 in Sturgeon Bay, WI–hosted by veteran songwriter Pat mAcdonald, of Timbuk 3.

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October 24-27, 2023

Royal Sonesta New Orleans

300 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

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