Their motto reads: “every saint has a past, every sinner has a future.” That's the whole point of rock and roll, isn't it? LA based and inspired by the French-Cajun-American melting pot of New Orleans, 19-piece orchestra Vaud & the Villains brings their blend of 1930s jazz and rock 'n' roll to the Ford September 6, with a show they've entitled "Original Salvation."
Don't let the idea of 1930s jazz trick you into thinking this is some polite throwback event. Yes, Vaud & the Villains will be decked out in the era's ravishing costumes (think Moulin Rouge meets the sweatiest corners of the Louisiana bayou), but they play with the intensity of today's rock 'n' roll.
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