Exploring Brilliantivity: What is brilliantivity? Is it… A) Exercising brilliance in creativity? B) Finding creative ways to be brilliant? C) A word that I just made up? D) All of the above. E) The Revivalists. Since forming in 2007, The Revivalists have earned their standing among the best young bands in New Orleans. The group’s combination of danceable rock and soulful songwriting (and brilliantivity) comes to life through a meticulously crafted and ever-evolving live performance.