George Porter Jr.

Thursday nights are often the start of the weekend, in New Orleans some say the weekend never stops, and that proved true for the Fleur De Dead show at the Saenger Theatre on April 28th. With a setlist that complemented with the forthcoming weeks of Jazz Fest in Nola, a great mix of musicians, and fresh incoming concert-goers from all over-- Fleur De Dead delivered a jam that met audience enthusiasm with grooving frenetic joy.

Dead & Company kicked off their Final Tour Saturday with a headlining single set at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Lightning and torrential rains delayed the festivities, with gates opening over an hour past the 11:00 am schedule, causing some of the earlier slated bands to be scrapped. The rain held off for most of Dead & Co’s electric-only set. The sun even managed to make a late-set appearance.

“Second Son” by Honey Island Swamp Band is the lead single off of the band’s debut Color Red album Custom Deluxe coming out on June 23rd. It is the band’s first release since 2016 with a collection of songs recorded between 2018-2022.

George Clinton is an American treasure. As one of the foremost innovators of Funk, Clinton is the mastermind behind the legendary Parliament/Funkadelic, creating a uniquely identifiable and timeless art that has lifted Funk from what was once considered a simple style to an internationally recognized and respected musical genre. His incredible ingenuity has earned George Clinton and Parliament/Funkadelic their rightful place in music history: an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and recipients of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Gov’t Mule has revealed their initial touring plans for 2023 with the announcement of a Spring Tour. The renowned GRAMMY-nominated quartet – led by GRAMMY Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, guitar legend, and producer Warren Haynes – will launch their 10-date headlining run on May 5th in New Orleans with a special evening during Jazz Fest featuring guests George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners.

On Tuesday, February 21st, an all-star collaboration between George Porter Jr. (The Meters), Eddie Roberts (The New Mastersounds), Robert Walter (Greyboy Allstars & Roger Waters), and Nikki Glaspie will celebrate Fat Tuesday with the release of “Mardi Gras Day.” Featuring Big Chief Donald Harrison on alto saxophone, the track is the lead single off of a forthcoming record Floki Sessions: Boots in Place that will be released this summer via Eleven Music Experience in collaboration with Color Red.

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

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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.