The Meters

Funk legend and Meters' bassist George Porter Jr. returned to the Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY on Saturday, March 16, 202, along with his band Runnin' Pardners to celebrate the life of drummer Russell Batiste. He also brought many accomplished friends including drummer Adam Deitch, keyboardist John Papa Gros, and guitarist Cris Jacobs.

Are you already missing Jazzfest? Did you miss Jazzfest and you need your fix of funky fun New Orleans Music? We have the show for you, with the triumphant return of Professor Jones & The Rendezvoodoo with Meters Made: A Meters Tribute.

A NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS at Toot’s Tavern in charming Crockett on the Carquinez! Missin’ Jazzfest? Enjoy a Friday night of funky fun New Orleans Music at Toot’s featuring the triumphant return of Professor Jones & The RendezVooDoo and Meter Made: A Meters Tribute. 8:30 - late, 21+

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Celebrated archival reissue label Light in the Attic (LITA) is proud to announce a second pressing of Another Side, the previously unreleased, never-before-heard studio album by legendary guitarist and songwriter Leo Nocentelli of the pioneering New Orleans funk outfit, The Meters.

March 6, 2022 will mark 30 years since the Fox Theatre in Boulder, Colorado welcomed its first audience. Since then, the mid-sized independent music venue located on University Hill  has been voted one of the nation’s best venues by Rolling Stone and has been instrumental in the success of numerous musical acts. On a date not yet announced, the Fox Theatre will join some of those artists (The String Cheese Incident, Leftover Salmon, Yonder Mountain String Band, and Hot Rize) as inductees to the Colorado Music Hall of Fame.

Celebrated archival reissue label Light in the Attic (LITA) is proud to announce the release of Another Side, a previously-unreleased, early ‘70s studio album by Leo Nocentelli of the pioneering New Orleans funk outfit, The Meters.

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award-Winner and original member of The Meters George Porter Jr. has released his compelling music video for “Crying For Hope," the title track of his recent studio album. The video's dynamic, contemplative visuals evoke the complexities of the song’s call to action.

Today, New Orleans funk icon George Porter Jr. and his band the Runnin' Pardners release Crying For Hope via Controlled Substance Sounds Labs and Color Red. Recorded remotely during quarantine, the 12-track album marks the funk-rock group's first full-length studio release in a decade and boasts a mix of unreleased Pardners tunes and new cuts inspired by the social justice movement.

Tipitina’s, the legendary New Orleans nightclub owned and operated by the band Galactic, has unveiled Tipitina’s Record Club, a new subscription service offering six annual vinyl releases celebrating the music and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South. Tipitina’s Record Club will present specially curated, bi-monthly releases spanning archival milestones, never-before-heard rarities, out-of-print reissues, and brand new recordings, all on limited edition, 180g custom-colored vinyl exclusive to subscribers.

As another new year rolls in, I can’t say how excited I am to see the Grateful Dead family not only thriving but flourishing. We Deadheads can take pride in having become a borderless, boundless global community where a simple Steal-Your-Face sticker on your pack and a smile will find you a safe haven. And with thankfulness being one of the defining criteria of a Deadhead for the life-changing, enlightening experience the Dead brought to our lives, we have a healthy desire to express that gratitude. What is “it” we’re so thankful for?

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