Locally curated Playlists

We want to continue our tradition of pairing music to the joy of biking, while supporting local artists on the way. 

So get your Bluetooth speaker and spread the joy while you go out on your scavenger hunt, and check out these playlists curated by local artists!

Griper Nugent is an audio technician that prior to the covid toured around 200 days out of the year across several continents and countries.  He has worked with such bands as Kenny Wayne Shepherd, The Black Angels, Neville Brothers, Gray Boy Allstars, Grupo Fantasma, Black Pumas, and Brownout.  When working locally he mixes shows at dba, Tipitinas, Jazz Fest, FFQ Fest, and Bayou Boogaloo.
Born and raised in Fountain, Colorado, Reid Poole is happy to be an active bandleader, freelance musician, as well as an educator in the great city of New Orleans. Reid has always been drawn to the swinging and funky sounds of New Orleans. He is heavily influenced and inspired by the many trumpet players that hail from this rich musical community. Since relocating in 2013,  he has quickly become an integral part of the deep historical and cultural music community. Before moving to New Orleans, He has had opportunities to work and tour throughout the United States, Canada, and Japan as a part of the Glenn Miller Orchestra Trumpet Section as well as the Ricky Sweum Quintet. Currently, Reid Poole is a member of the New Orleans Cottonmouth Kings, Panorama Brass band, and is the leader of the local band Dinosaurchestra who has played festivals such as the Satchmo Summer Fest, French Quarter Fest, and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.  As an Educator, Reid Poole has been on staff as a professor of the Music Industry at Dillard University since 2018. Aside from his deep love for music, Reid thoroughly enjoys playing pick-up soccer, running, cooking, and drinking coffee. Enjoy his eclectic playlist as you ride through the streets of the City!
Derrick Freeman is an American, New Orleans-based, virtuoso percussionist, vocalist, pianist, songwriter and music industry veteran. His work includes twenty years of percussion for Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers and a handful of other prominent New Orleans bands – Coolbone, Mass Hysteria, All That and Crönk; more than thirty years of study in jazz, funk, pop, and related styles; a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Studies at the University of New Orleans under the direction of Ellis Marsalis and Harold Batiste, completed in 1998, leading to close study with Shannon Powell; touring and recording credits with a long list of internationally-cherished bands and musicians; acting and voice credits in TV and Film, most notably in Treme on HBO; and most recently, solo albums and band ventures that capitalize on Freeman’s devastating versatility (and good looks).
Slide guitarist, songwriter and WWOZ DJ Marc Stone was nominated Best Blues Artist in both the Best of the Beat Awards and Big Easy Awards 2020, and his current solo live release “Live at Tipitina’s” was nominated Best Blues Album for Best of the Beat.. An NYC native based in New Orleans since 1993, he leads the Marc Stone Band and funk collective New Soul Finders! with Marilyn Barbarin. He has toured internationally as a solo artist and leader of all star projects featuring Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Kirk Joseph, the Campbell Brothers, Papa Mali, Roosevelt Collier, Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes, Betty Harris, John Mooney, Alvin “Youngblood” Hart and many others. As a guitarist he has performed or recorded with Eddie Bo, Ernie K-Doe, Buckwheat Zydeco, Chief Smiley Ricks and Indians of the Nation, Allen Toussaint, Leftover Salmon w Col Bruce Hampton, Marcia Ball, Rockin’ Dopsie Jr & the Zydeco Twisters, Little Maker, J & the Causeways…
Brandon Brunious, (B, 1983) a fifth generation New Orleans musician, Brandon plays trumpet, bass, guitar, banjo and sousaphone and has been performing professionally since his first appearance at the 1993 New Orleans Jazz Fest alongside his father, Preservation Hall bandleader, and trumpeter Wendell Brunious. Educated at NOCCA alongside Trombone Shorty and Jonathan Batiste, Brandon plays with many bands across New Orleans such as Some Like It Hot, The New Orleans Rhythm Devils, The Saint Roch Syncopators, Tiffany Pollack and Co, Raddy and the Raddy-Tat-Tats, Musee Musique, The Fleurtations, Egg Yolk Jubilee and The Ninth Ward Marching Band.