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Cowboy Mouth

8 p.m. Friday, December 31. The VooDoo Café & Lounge at Harrah's Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights.

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The list of singing drummers is a short one. Levon Helm, Phil Collins and Ringo Starr pulled it off with grace, but it's tough to keep the beat and work the crowd at the same time. Such multitasking has never hampered Fred LeBlanc, who has led Cowboy Mouth from behind his kit for the past twenty years. The New Orleans-based band is known for its party-starting concerts, but unlike its fellow Big Easy bands, Cowboy Mouth doesn't rely on funk, soul or brass-fueled arrangements. The band prefers a more straight-ahead rock & roll approach, with big guitars, bigger drum fills and LeBlanc's full-bodied (and often over-the-top) vocals. Cowboy Mouth will keep the party going well past midnight for this special New Year's Eve performance.

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