George Porter Jr.

Papa Grows Funk @ JAZZFEST This Weekend & New CD

Papa Grows Funk recently released their their new album Needle In The Groove on Funky Krewe Records and for the 12th consecutive year, the group of all-star musician will perform at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
 

Nolafunk Jazzfest Series Finalizes 2012 Lineup

Coinciding with the evenings & weekends of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the inaugural Nolafunk Jazzfest Series 2012 lineup is now complete with the addition of Daptone Records’ Budos Band who, along with Hairy Apes BMX and special guests, will be a part of the Oddity Faire After-Party at Republic. (The Oddity Faire features headliner Primus at the nearby Sugarmill.)

New Orleans Own Khris Royal & Dark Matter | On Tour

Khris Royal & Dark Matter, is an alternative funk band steeped in jazz flavors on the forefront of the NOLA music scene.  Led by Khris Royal, a young and fearless saxophone player who has made his name playing as a member of both west coast-based Rebelution and funk legends George Porter Jr.

7th Annual Backbeat Jazzfest Series Coming Soon

Backbeat Foundation began its Backbeat Jazzfest Series in 2006, crossing our fingers and hoping that the music lovers who annually descend upon our city would not let Hurricane Katrina silence the music, passion and kinetic energy of the night.  The fans did not disappoint and now 7 years later we continue to celebrate the MUSIC.

First Otis Taylor Trance Blues Jam Festival A Success

Otis Taylor held his inaugural Otis Taylor Trance Blues Jam Festival with guitarists Bob Margolin and Mato Nanji; banjo legends Tony Trischka and Don Vappe; and bass players George Porter Jr. and Cassie Taylor over Thanksgiving weekend.

7 Walkers 2011 Fall Tour Dates Announced

7 Walkers, the revered band featuring legendary drummer and Grateful Dead co-founder Bill Kreutzmann, guitarist Papa Mali, multi-instrumentalist Matt Hubbard (Willie Nelson, Fastball) and legendary New Orleans bass man George Port

New PBS with Page shows at livephish.com

All four Page McConnell shows from this Fall's mini-tour are now available for purchase in digital (FLAC and MP3) and CD formats at livephish.com

September 24 Revolution Hall Troy, NY
September 25 Lupo's Providence, RI
September 26 BB Kings New York, NY
September 27 Higher Ground Burlington, VT