Bon Bon Vivant is an indie band from New Orleans that electrifies audiences across the country with their signature blend of jazz/ americana/ dark ballads and up-tempo indie dance rock. BBVs original music pays homage to the bawdy New Orleans sound while infusing an indie flavor that leaves a lasting mark on listeners. This genre bending band's original songs are joyous, fierce, honest and heartbreaking as they chronicle life and all it entails through the sounds of the minor keys. Bon Vivant : a person who enjoys a sociable and luxurious lifestyle appreciating food, drink, and music.A live performance of Bon Bon Vivant embodies this spirit of revelry and celebration. BBV honors this philosophy and the city where they live, New Orleans. The band experiments with high energy dance music and dark, sensual melodies with lyrics like "start living now while you've got living left.” This music embodies the duality of enjoying the light because the darkness is always near!
A true family band. Helmed by songwriter /front-woman Abigail Cosio and her husband, saxophonist Jeremy Kelley, sister-harmony by Glori Cosio. Abigail’s rich lyrics are complemented perfectly by the blood harmonies of the two Cosio sisters creating a hauntingly beautiful sound-scape to this already big sound. The bands unique instrumentation is also a thing to watch, a Sousaphone and Accordian make this bands sound stand out among the noise leaving listeners reaching to identify what kind of music this is that they are hearing. With brass horns and a rotating cast of New Orleans musicians coming through, this sound is alive and something to expierience.
Locally, BBV is one of the highlighted acts in the New Orleans music scene, Awarded Best Emerging Artist of 2018 by Off Beat Magazine. BBV tours regularly spreading the gospel of decadence and revelry with their infectious live shows. A second full length studio album is coming out soon with a supporting tour. See them play all over the country in theaters, clubs, festivals, and even the occasional pop-up street busk. This band has a truly timeless, infectious and unique sound!