In August 2005, the flooding that followed Hurricane Katrina destroyed much of the Jefferson Orleans North. Popular demand encouraged Pat to rebuild the club and reunite his band, and they resumed performances four months later. After taking ill in fall of 2006, Barberot died on April 5th, 2007.
The Pat Barberot Orchestra continues to play weekly, now under the direction of Pat’s son (and drummer), Bryan Barberot. The Orchestra and its fans are the subject of a new PBS documentary called “A Place To Dance,�? will air on public television stations nationwide in summer 2007.
Ford Makes Controversial Advertising Move; New Orleans Dance Hall Reopens; Professor Acquitted of Funding Islamist Terrorism
Dec 06, 2005; KYRA PHILLIPS, CNN ANCHOR: Well, Ford is making a controversial move. The carmaker is pulling ads from certain publications....