John Papa Gros

Make People Feel Special

When I was in college, I played at a neighborhood bar called Bonne Terre's Lounge in New Orleans East with Rockin' Jerry & the Spice of Life Band. And we covered everything from Elvis Presley to Led Zeppelin, Prince, all the hits of the day, classic New Orleans...

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Central City Vinyl is HERE

John "Papa" Gros Central City Vinyl LP Central City vinyl is a 12" LP, 33 1/3 rpm, 180 gram record pressed locally at New Orleans Record Press. With each purchase, you will receive a FREE link to download the Central City Digital Booklet, containing song lyrics and...

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GroSTREAM #8: Back Room Session

I'm GroSTREAMing.... John "Papa" GroSTREAM Saturday, May 30th 8pm (CST). I'll be in the Back Room doing the do. The stream will be broadcast from the John Papa Gros facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/JohnPapaGros/live/ This week I would have been playing a solo...

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Seriousness

You have to be as good as you can be every single night. https://youtu.be/vDB-Xp2gE3w

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The Sounds I Grew Up With

The sounds I grew up with are on the album "Central City" Get your copy of "Central City" at https://johnpapagros.com/product-category/music/ https://youtu.be/Da-iuVU5KFI

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Central City drops Friday, April 17th

The wait is over, "Central City" will officially release on Friday, April 17th. In the pre-covid world, we would have been celebrating at Snug Harbor and French Quarter Festival.  Instead, on Friday, April 17th at 5:00pm (CST), I will host a "Central City" CD Release...

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