I Dream of Water, a collection of original songs written by Katy Hobgood Ray and Dave Ray, is now available on the Out Of The Past Label. Inspired by events in coastal regions and cities along the great rivers of the USA, the album is both social commentary and personal reflection on how increasingly intense storms and rising waters are affecting daily life, futures, hopes, and dreams.
April 2, 2018 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Louisiana Oranges is a new digital album from Katy Hobgood Ray featuring eleven tracks of original compositions and a few country blues covers. Available on Amazon, iTunes, and other digital music services. While Katy lately has been performing songs of joie de vivre in the genre of children’s music (as […]
What an honor! The August 2016 issue of Story Monsters Ink has a lovely feature story on Katy Hobgood Ray, director of the Confetti Park Players. The cover story for this issue is on Dav Pilkey, author of the beloved Adventures of Captain Underpants series, one of the most popular series of books written for elementary-school aged children. There is also a […]
I am so excited to debut this gorgeous animated music video for the song “Feufollet”! This features the brilliant artwork of Gustavo Wenzel and Santiago Germano. Santiago is the illustrator of The Little Mouse Santi, the first children’s book from Confetti Park. They have such a magical sensibility! I hope the music and the legend of the spooky Feufollet […]
…..from Main Street News The Confetti Park Players were recently profiled in the Spring 2016 issue of “Main Street News,” the newsletter of the Old Algiers Mainstreet Corporation. Thank you, Valerie Robinson, for the profile! We are very proud to represent our community through music. You can view the newsletter here. Text of article is […]
NEW ORLEANS-CREATED CONFETTI PARK CD WINS A 2016 PARENTS’ CHOICE APPROVED AWARD CD featuring world-class New Orleans musicians collaborating with kids on Louisiana-inspired songs is honored for its wholesome entertainment value. Contact: Katy Hobgood Ray, firstname.lastname@example.org New Orleans, LA – April 11, 2016 —We’re Going to Confetti Park!, the first musical release from New Orleans-based […]
The February 2016 issue of OffBeat Magazine is out, and it features a review of the Confetti Park Player’s debut CD, We’re Going to Confetti Park! This is our first review to date, and it’s hard to imagine a more wonderful one. Confetti Park Players director Katy Hobgood Ray was grinning from ear to ear when she read […]
PRESS RELEASE: New Orleans musicians collaborate on kids album We’re Going to Confetti Park! Album features Katy Hobgood Ray, Mr. Okra, a chorus of New Orleans children, and world-class musicians such as Johnny Vidacovich, Jon Erik-Kellso, Evan Christopher, Matt Perrine, Patti Adams, Roger Lewis, David Rosser, Brian Coogan, Tim Robertson, Sarah Quintana, and others. Contact: email@example.com or […]