George Porter Jr. to play at Little Feat Tribute Show

George Porter Jr., best known as bassist and singer for legendary New Orleans funk band the Meters, has been added to Blackbird Presents’ annual “Second Weekend At The Saenger” concert series, “New Orleans Is Waiting For Columbus.” The all-star event celebrates Little Feat’s most beloved album in their expansive catalog with never-before-heard performances from a unique lineup of artists including musical director Warren Haynes, Jamey Johnson, Dave Malone, John Medeski, Don Was, Terence Higgins, Mark Mullins and many more special guests to be announced.
 
Few bass players in the history of modern New Orleans music are as storied as George Porter Jr. During the course of a career spanning more than four decades, Porter has not only made a deep impression with his work in the Meters, but he's notched session work with artists as diverse as Paul McCartney, Jimmy Buffett, David Byrne, Patti LaBelle, Robbie Robertson, Tori Amos, Taj Mahal, Ryan Montbleau and live performances with Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Warren Haynes, John Scofield, Steve Kimock, Eric Krasno (and including recent studio releases with Warren Haynes and Bill Kreutzmann) just to name a few.
 
Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster locations or by phone at 800-745-3000. Fans can also purchase tickets at the Saenger Theatre Box Office.
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