Ep99: Maureen Johnson On The Shim Shamettes, Real Cool Trash & The Tricentennial Ham-Kick(!!)
Long-time friend Mo Johnson joins the show and recalls being part of the 90's DC to NOLA migration, and the origination of The Shim Shamettes. Mo talks about producing burlesque shows today, including the monthly Real Cool Trash production at Santos on Decatur. We close out talking about David Byrne at Jazz Fest, International Festival in Lafayette, and make plans to recreate the Storyville Ham Kick at the It’s A Good Life, Babe tricentennial celebration & live podcast recording at Pal’s Lounge on May 17th.
As always liner notes from producer Spencer everybody...
Maureen Johnson joins the pod (0:01)
The D.C. Migration (0:05)
Mom life (0:12)
The Shim-Shamettes (0:20)
The Clean Five (0:27)
Real Cool Trash (0:33)
David Byrne’s Jazzfest plans (0:45)
Festival International (0:53)
Final Plugs (1:09)