About da Beans

Creole String Beans are THE classic New Orleans party band.  With exceptional taste in song selection and a repertoire that ranges far and wide, the 'Beans are able to take their devoted dance fans to dangerous altitudes of twistin' 'n' shoutin' ecstasy with high energy and melodic finesse.  Declared by Offbeat magazine as playing  "the best straight up Swamp Pop in New Orleans", The Creole String Beans have defined a new era of Roots Rock, and Louisiana Rhythm & Blues, on stages from the New Orleans Jazz Fest to back-o-town dives.

Who's in da Band?


 
The Creole String Beans are:
 
Rick Olivier - guitar, vocals
Rob Savoy - bass, vocals
Mike "Melvis" Sipos
- drums, vocals
Brian Rini - piano, organ, vocals

(featuring The Terrytown Horns)
Derek Huston – baritone sax
Travis Blotsky – tenor sax