Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun \ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus.

Welcome to the fifth installment of the Lagniappe Sessions in which we invite some of our favorite artists to cut exclusive covers paying tribute to some of their favorite artists. This week we shed a light on the rarely witnessed acoustic side of David Vandervelde. Below the multi-instrumentalist takes on songs by Dion, Dwight Yoakam and the late Jay Bennett, whom Vandervelde had closely collaborated with in the past. And for those wondering, Vandervelde will indeed be bringing the full band to LA later this month at the Echo.

MP3: David Vandervelde :: Tennessee Madonna (Dion)
MP3: David Vandervelde :: Ain’t That Lonely Yet (Dwight Yoakam)
MP3: David Vandervelde :: Cruel But Honest (Jay Bennett)

6 Responses to “The Lagniappe Sessions :: David Vandervelde”

  1. Very sweet! Looking forward to seeing David Vandervelde in San Diego next week too!

  2. Loving these

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  4. Awesome, wondered where he had been hiding

  5. Love Vandervelde; thanks for these. Lookin forward to LA!

  6. […] Winners notified Tuesday, tickets held at will-call. Also, be sure to check out Vandervelde’s Lagniappe Session from last week. […]

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