Still riding the high from winning NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest, the poetry-twirling, NOLA-based soul sensations known as Tank and the Bangas have made headlines nationwide, spreading the gospel of their refreshing, energetic performances. Only five months after winning the contest, Tank and the Bangas performed at Portland, Oregon’s Pickathon festival. That performance is now featured as the first episode of NPR’s 2017-2018 Pickathon Woods Series. The series includes hand-picked videos by opbmusic to showcase some of the most exciting performances captured at the Woods Stage during Pickathon. Naturally, Tank and the Bangas won hearts over at Pickathon with their explosively creative set.

EXCLUSIVE: Tank of Tank and the Bangas Contemplates Inspiration, Poetry, And Confidence

In the video below, Tank and the Bangas perform an extended medley of “Dreaming”, “Crazy Reloaded”, and “Quick” to display their New Orleans-bred power to a crowd of wide-eyed new fans. opbmusic and NPR will continue to share episodes from the Pickathon Wood Stage every month for the rest of the year. Watch Tank and the Bangas below:

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