To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Dumpstaphunk, New Orleans' heavyweight funk collective featuring Ivan Neville, Nick Daniels, Tony Hall, Ian Neville and Nikki Glaspie will showcase music from their new full-length studio album, Dirty Word (Louisiana Red Hot Records, June 2013), at several shows during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival -- including at a
A common misconception about funk music is that the style is all nostalgia and not contemporary. Many of the founders of the form are still performing today such as George Clinton, George Porter Jr., Leo Nocentelli, or Art Neville. Though the founders are still a big part of the funk scene its best to think of funk as a sensibility rather than something definitive or solidified.
Today, legendary New Orleans venue Tipitina's revealed the final billing of their Jazz Fest After Dark calendar, announcing headliner Eddie Roberts' West Coast Sounds performing Thursday, May 2 with special guests including Charles Neville and more to be announced.
Just days before Dumpstaphunk celebrates their 10th Anniversary on the Gentilly Stage at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Gambit Weekly's 25th Annual Big Easy Awards will honor the local funk ensemble Monday, April 22 with the "Ambassador of Entertainment" special recognition award for championing Ne
Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Dumpstaphunk at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, April 11th. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 8th for $14.00 in advance and $16.00 day of show.Dumpstaphunk’s latest 10 song self-released LP, Everybody Want Sum (2010) contains original material including the single “Oughta Know Better” (co-penned by Allman Brothers/Govt.
Dumpstaphunk's Post-Phish NYE jam with the Jennifer Hartswick Band has been canceled at Stage 48 (promoter change at the venue)... on the flip side they'll be with their friends and family in The Funky Meters at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY instead!