Lindsay Mendez is an amazingly talented singer for her tender age of 14. The CD is a collection of great songs narrowed down from over 300 #1 songwriters around the country, with top session musicians backing Lindsay’s incredible voice. Track 9, Something Just Ain’t Right, is the exception. Lindsay's band, The Back Seat Drivers plays on this cut. She has been recognized as New Orleans’ Hottest young Entertainer, performing at fairs, festivals, and city sponsored events, as well as Carnival Cruises.
Lindsay has a very impressive resume at such a young age. Her National Anthem performances have landed her in the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, TN., the New Orleans Hornets NBA Team, The New Orleans Zephyrs AAA MLB Team, and every Major college in South Louisiana, as well as private functions throughout the Southeastern United States. She has performed with such bands as Irma Thomas and the Professionals, Vince Vance and the Valiants, Bobby Cure and the Summertime Blues, The Wise Guys, Big Daddy O, Waylon Thibodeaux, and many others.
She was voted the 2009 “Local Entertainer To Watch” by Where Y’at Magazine in New Orleans. Her Christmas CD, which was self produced, was named the “Local Christmas CD of the Year” by the magazine as well. She has performed all over the south and on Carnival Cruise Ships out of New Orleans and Galveston. Lindsay’s last year has consisted of 4 local television appearances, 3 radio interviews, several newspaper articles, and a 30 minute local TV Show documentary on her and her band. This past year, she was named an “Ambassador of Louisiana,” and represented her great State in Minnesota, and Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.
Lindsay also takes time every July to perform several shows in Branson, MO. She has also represented her home State of Louisiana for Fairs and Festivals all over the US and in Canada. Lindsay electrifies the crowd with her spirit and stage presence.
Featured Artist - Serabee
New Single "Bayou Baby" Out 8/19/22!
"I was born on Saturday and singing on Sunday," as Sera so aptly puts it. "Music is in my blood, and the road I've traveled can't help but form my music."
It's true; her voice will remind you of love, pain, and laughter all at once.
This prodigal daughter returns home to embrace her roots to record what she calls “the front porch songs”.
Hummingbird Tea will be released on October 14, produced by Serabee and John Autin of Rabadash Records with distribution through Amped. Special mixing production appearances by Marc Hewitt (Allen Toussaint), Zach Allen (Kingfish/Keb’ Mo’), and Gary Katz (Steely Dan) give that shimmer to Serabee’s incredible songs.
Hummingbird Tea has been in the works for a couple of years with writing and recording, and it’s well worth the wait. The album consists of 14 original songs ranging from building grooves to stripped-down tear-jerkers dripping with soul from end to end.
Featured Artist - Micha Billy
New Single "Boy From Tupelo" Out NOW!
Michael J. O'Hara is our monthly Rabadash spotlight artist, with 4-grammy Nominations, 2-American Music Awards Nominations working a new CD that is bound to knock your socks off! He about to blaze the trail in an entirely different genre of music you won't expect, but he'll take you to new heights with this collection!
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Rabadash Records, one of the oldest independent labels in the country, celebrated its 35th anniversary year of making great music in 2019. May we enjoy another 35 years!
The label's primary focus since their very first release has been a commitment to preserving the music of New Orleans and southern Louisiana with works by legacy artists and new performers who embody the Crescent City's rich musical traditions.
Rabadash started almost by accident; it wasn't even conceived until label co-founder John Autin found himself on the outside looking in on a spoiled album deal. "We just fell into it," Autin recalls. "I started Rabadash with singer, Nora Wixted, who was my girlfriend at the time. We had negotiated a deal for Nora's album, were ready to sign, and the label called us up at the last second and told us they were signing a different singer instead. Since we already had all the tapes, the artwork and everything, we decided to start our own damn label! We released Nora's CD and then immediately recorded legendary piano player and singer, Al Broussard. He was almost 78 at the time and had never been recorded before even though he'd been playing on Bourbon Street since the 1920's.
Those two records came out in 1984 and we were off and running. We started off doing two or three releases a year, but we had to go dark for a while due to Hurricane Katrina. We didn't do anything for a few years, but we came back about 10 years ago. Last year Rabadash Studios moved to Mandeville, La and took over the location formerly known as Balance Studios, and now we’re able to do about six releases a year and record other non-Rabadash artists in our world class facility." Welcome to the Rabadash world of amazing music!