George Porter Jr.
DOCUMENTARY FILM TAKE ME TO THE RIVER NEW ORLEANS AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR STREAMING PLATFORMS BEGINNING FEBRUARY 3
TAKE ME TO THE RIVER NEW ORLEANS, which celebrates the rich musical history, the heritage, legacy, and influence of New Orleans and Louisiana music through live sessions with local artists, will be released digitally on iTunes, GooglePlay, Amazon and more beginning on February 3rd, just ahead of the 65th GRAMMY Awards, it was announced today by Director/ Producer Martin Shore. The film and soundtrack feature the GRAMMY nominated song “Stompin’ Ground,” a collaboration between Aaron Neville and The Dirty Dozen Brass Band and produced by Martin Shore and Eric Krasno. The son
George Porter Jr. is an award-winning bassist, songwriter and vocalist. He is a founding member of New Orleans’ seminal funk band, The Meters and widely recognized as one of the greatest bass players of all time. Formed alongside Art "Poppa Funk" Neville, Leo Nocentelli and Joseph Zigaboo Modeliste, the pioneering R&B funk outfit hit the scene on the streets of the Crescent City in the 1960s, to ultimately become one of the progenitors of the funk music genre.
Daze Between New Orleans has announced its return in 2023 with two very special nights headlined by Goose. The second annual event will once again take place at New Orleans, LA’s historic Faubourg Brewery during the “Daze Between” New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival weekends, Tuesday, May 2–Wednesday, May 3, 2023. Single-day and two-day passes, as well as a variety of VIP options, go on sale Friday, December 16 at 12 pm CT, exclusively via dazebetweennola.com.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, George Porter Jr.
Widespread Panic and Cloud 9 Adventures announce details for the eleventh edition of their beloved concert vacation, Panic en la Playa. This all-inclusive destination event returns to the shores of the Caribbean and takes over Hard Rock Riviera Maya from January 14 -18, 2023 for four nights of music by Widespread Panic in Mexico.
Petaluma Records Releases “Knockin’” Music Video Featuring Ledisi, George Porter Jr, Ian Neville, and Ivan Neville
Today Petaluma Records released the official video for “Knockin’” featuring Ledisi, George Porter Jr, Ian Neville, and Ivan Neville. The new recording is the sixth single unveiled from the upcoming soundtrack release Take Me To The River: New Orleans. The music video for “Knockin’” features footage taken from the forthcoming feature documentary film Take Me To The River: New Orleans, which celebrates the undeniable musical history, heritage, legacy, culture, and influence of New Orleans and Louisiana.