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The Grateful Web’s John Schumm talks to Dumpstaphunk guitarist Ian Neville about New Orleans culture and cuisine, his family’s popular musical background, Dumpstaphunk’s new album, Dirty Word, Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the peculiarity that is the NBA’s newest named team, The Pelicans, amongst other things.

A decade into the formation of Dumpstaphunk, New Orleans' all-star collective will release a new full-length studio album, Dirty Word, on Louisiana Red Hot Records/E1 Distribution on Tuesday, July 30, 2013.

Bear Creek Music & Art Festival has added Galactic x2, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk x2, Bonobo Live Band, The Revivalists, Monophonics, Flow Tribe and Profit to the 2013 lineup along with artists at large Pee Wee Ellis and Ron Haynes. Taking place November 14th – 17th at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL

The veteran cast, all-star group of talent called the Greyboy Allstars is back on the road in support of their newest album entitled, Inland Emperor, which the tour is aptly named after. They started it all off with this two night run at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, which is one of my favorite indoor venues in Colorado. The opening band was the New Orleans funk powerhouse Dumpstaphunk.

Modern Funk's native sons are releasing a new album at the end of April and it's exactly what you would expect, which is a good thing.Dumpstaphunk's "Dirty Word" is a solid album from a seasoned group of musicians.

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

Dumpstaphunk | Water | Fox Theater | Boulder, CO | 4/11/13

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.

Bridging the gap between festivities during New Orleans' Jazz & Heritage Festival, Dumpstaphunk will host a Dirty Word preview party Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at the Louisiana Music Factory.