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Marcus King Band, Voodoo Dead, Ghost Light, Freedia Fest, Circles Around the Sun & More

Marcus King Band, Voodoo Dead, Ghost Light, Freedia Fest, Circles Around the Sun & More

With New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Pageant simply across the nook, golf equipment and venues across the Crescent Metropolis are filling up with thrilling after-hours exhibits through the 11 days encompassed by the 50th-annual occasion, April 25th–Might fifth.

For the eighth consecutive yr, the Nolafunk Collection Throughout Jazz Fest is bringing music followers in New Orleans a stacked slate of exhibits to maintain them dancing into the late hours of the night time all through each Jazz Fest weekends and the “daze between.” As all the time, the collection includes a numerous assortment of particular performances from musicians in and out of the New Orleans cultural sphere who all embrace the spirit and essence of the town.

From highly-touted, nationally-touring acts to NOLA-centric collaborations between native heroes to particular annual collaborations you possibly can solely catch within the Massive Straightforward, this yr’s Nolafunk Collection Throughout Jazz Fest is shaping as much as be the most effective version but! Truthful warning—most of those exhibits will promote out prematurely, so seize your tickets now earlier than it’s too late.

Take a peek at all the unimaginable exhibits happening in New Orleans as a part of the eighth Annual Nolafunk Collection Throughout Jazz Fest under:


The NOLA Summit

Introduced by Nolafunk & the Howlin’ Wolf at The Howlin’ Wolf, this all-night musical celebration will function 5 basic New Orleans bands all on one invoice, together with Rebirth Brass Band, Bonerama (performing their particular Bonerama Will get The Led Out Led Zeppelin tribute with vocalist and American Idol alum Elise Testone), Massive Sam’s Funky Nation, Scorching eight Brass Band (enjoying all night time within the Wolf’s Den).

Rounding out the lineup for Nolafunk’s first-ever NOLA Summit is the Neville Was Brothers, a collective of native expertise that used to play with the Neville Brothers together with bassists Tony Corridor and Nick Daniels III, keyboardist John Gros, guitarist Brian Stoltz, drummer “Imply” Willie Inexperienced, and guitarist Eric Struthers. As if that wasn’t sufficient NOLA taste for one night time, DJ Cochon de Lait shall be spinning “basic rock coated in funk” between units all through the night time.

Venue: The Howlin’ Wolf
Date/Time: Saturday April 27, 2019 / eight:00pm Doorways, 9:00pm Present
Tickets: Early Hen $35


Tab Benoit & Samantha Fish w/s/g Whiskey Bayou Revue, Jonathon Boogie Lengthy

This fan-favorite co-bill will make for an action-packed, blues-filled Saturday night time get together. First, guitarist Samantha Fish will exhibit her formidable expertise with assist from Jonathon Boogie Lengthy. Then, world-famous New Orleans blues guitar grasp Tab Benoit will hit the stage with the Whiskey Bayou Revue, comprised of fellow NOLA exports Eric McFadden, Eric Johanson, and Jeff McCarty.

Venue: Republic NOLA
Tickets: $42.50
Date/Time: Saturday, April 27, 2019 / eight:00 p.m. Doorways, 9:00 p.m. Present


Ghost Mild – Republic NOLA

Introduced by Nolafunk and Stay For Reside Music, this late-night present on Saturday, April 27th (technically early-morning April 28th) will mark the first-ever New Orleans efficiency by Ghost Mild, the comparatively new act comprised of Tom Hamilton (guitar, vocals), Holly Bowling (keys), Raina Mullen (guitar, vocals), Scotty Zwang (drums), and Dan Africano (bass) that’s been taking the stay music scene by storm.

The band is presently on the street in help of their recently-released debut LP, Greatest Stored Secrets and techniques, and has persistently turned in memorable performances at every cease on their tour. Ghost Mild’s New Orleans debut will come simply hours after Tom Hamilton winds up his sold-out efficiency with Joe Russo’s Virtually Lifeless at Mardi Gras World, so you possibly can guess that the band will probably be warmed up and able to rock once they take the stage at Republic NOLA within the early hours of Sunday morning.

Venue: Republic NOLA
Tickets: Tier 1 $22.50 / Tier 2 $25
Date/Time: Saturday, April 27, 2019 (technically early-morning April 28) / 1:30 a.m. Doorways, 2:00 a.m. Present


Steely Dan Tribute ft. Members of The Motet, Turkuaz, Snarky Pet, The Nth Energy

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You possibly can reel within the years in New Orleans with this all-star tribute introduced by Nolafunk and Stay For Stay Music. Following a wildly-successful efficiency finally yr’s Brooklyn Comes Alive, it comes as no shock that this band would come collectively as soon as once more at Jazz Fest to pay homage to the legendary Steely Dan. Guitarist/vocalist Nick Cassarino will deliver his unimaginable musicianship and spot-on Donald Fagen impression to the desk, alongside his Nth Energy brother-in-arms, bassist Nate Edgar. Snarky Pet and Ghost-Word percussionist Nate Werth can also be on board, as is the incomparable vocalist from The Motet, Lyle Divinsky.

The band may even function seven members of power-funk favorites Turkuaz: drummer Michelangelo Carubba, guitarist Craig Brodhead, vocalists Shira Elias and Sammi Garett, in addition to Greg Sanderson, Joshua Schwartz, and Chris Brouwers, a.okay.a. The Turkuaz Horns. Native saxophonist Bryan McNamara will even be available to spherical out the four-piece horn part. Joey Porter, the immensely gifted keyboardist from The Motet, will act as musical director.

Venue: Republic NOLA
Tickets: Advance $32.50
Date/Time: Thursday, Might 2, 2019 (Technically early morning Might three) / 1:30 a.m. Doorways, 2:00 a.m. Present


Samantha Fish & Marc Broussard w/ Southern Avenue

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After the second weekend of Jazz Fest kicks off on the fairgrounds on Might 2nd, Samantha Fish and Marc Broussard will be a part of forces for a co-headlining soiree at The Howlin’ Wolf. After launching her recording profession in 2009, Samantha Fish shortly established herself as a rising star within the modern blues world as a rising guitar hero and highly effective stay performer. Marc Broussard is an artist who’s all the time studying, all the time looking for the subsequent factor that’s going to ignite his creativeness yet again. The Louisiana influences which have acted upon him all through his life passionately inform his music, which has been described as “Bayou soul” and “Swamp pop.”

Becoming a member of them shall be powerhouse Memphis soul quintet Southern Avenue, a gaggle that’s seen their star rise shortly in recent times. Altogether, these three acts type a fiery invoice that’s to not be missed.

Venue: The Howlin’ Wolf
Tickets: $35
Date/Time: Thursday, Might 2, 2019 / eight:00 p.m. Doorways, 9:00 p.m. Present


DEAD FEAT

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An extended-standing late-night custom throughout Jazz Fest, Lifeless Feat will return to New Orleans on Might 2nd to honor the songbooks of two legendary bands: The Grateful Lifeless and Little Feat.

This yr’s Lifeless Feat supergroup lineup options longtime Little Feat members Paul Barrere, Fred Tackett, and Kenny Gradney, New Orleans native son Anders Osborne, and percussionist Wally Ingram, who served because the percussionist for Bob Weir and Phil Lesh‘s duo tour early final yr. Rounding out the lineup is longtime Jerry Garcia collaborator and organ legend Melvin Seals, making his first look as a part of Lifeless Feat.

Venue: Republic NOLA
Tickets: $49.50
Date/Time: Thursday, Might 2, 2019 / 9:00 p.m. Doorways, 10:00 p.m. Present


FREEDIA FEST ft. Huge Freedia, Boyfriend, Khris Royal & Darkish Matter

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On Friday, Might third, New Orleans Bounce music icon Huge Freedia will take over Republic NOLA for an evening of up to date Crescent Metropolis sonic taste. It will mark the fourth straight yr that Freedia has carried out at Republic NOLA through the second weekend of Jazz Fest, and all three prior years have bought out. With this yr’s stellar lineup, you’ll be able to anticipate it to promote out as soon as once more.

Along with Huge Freedia’s headlining efficiency, FREEDIA FEST will function performances by fellow native musicians together with rapper Boyfriend (a.okay.a. Suzannah Powell) and Khris Royal & Darkish Matter. Together with their very own set, Darkish Matter will function the backing band for each Boyfriend and Huge Freedia. Come on down and get your bounce on!

Venue: Republic NOLA
Tickets: $35
Date/Time: Friday, Might three, 2019 / eight:00 p.m. Doorways, 9:00 p.m. Present


The Marcus King Band ft. Members of The Allman Brother Band & The Revivalists

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The primary of two exhibits by The Marcus King Band as a part of the eighth Annual Nolafunk Collection Throughout Jazz Fest includes a trio of standout particular friends alongside the immensely gifted younger guitarist and his band. Jaimoe, drummer for the now-retired Allman Brothers Band, and Zack Feinberg and Ed “Shred” Williams of up to date New Orleans favorites The Revivalists will all be available to assist King and firm mild up Republic NOLA with their searing psychedelic soul after hours on Friday night time, Might third (technically early-morning Might 4th).

Venue: Republic NOLA
Tickets: $35
Date/Time: Friday, Might three, 2019 (Technically early-morning Might four) / 1:00 a.m. Doorways, 1:30 a.m. Present


The Marcus King Band w/s/g Naughty Professor

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Following their late-night throwdown the night time earlier than, The Marcus King Band will mount a second efficiency at The Howlin’ Wolf on Saturday, Might 4th as a part of their first-ever run of exhibits in New Orleans throughout Jazz Fest. For this second present, Marcus King and firm shall be joined by fan-favorite NOLA funk collective Naughty Professor.

Venue: The Howlin’ Wolf
Tickets: $35
Date/Time: Saturday, Might four, 2019 / 9:00 p.m. Doorways, 10:00 p.m. Present


Circles Round The Solar

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On the ultimate Saturday night time of the Jazz Fest season, the unimaginable foursome Circles Round The Solar will make their New Orleans debut as a part of the eighth Annual Nolafunk Collection Throughout Jazz Fest. The band shaped to report music to accompany the visible biographic proven at intermissions throughout The Grateful Lifeless’s Fare Thee Properly 50th anniversary live shows in 2015.

The band members—Neal Casal, Adam MacDougall, Dan Horne, and Mark Levy—acknowledged their inimitable chemistry, and followers needed extra, in order that they continued to report with the critically acclaimed 2018 follow-up, Let It Wander.

Since then, they’ve advanced into one of the in-demand new bands on the reside music circuit. As guitarist Neal Casal defined, “The thought was to not solely present reverence for the previous however to finally transfer it ahead. … If there’s something to be discovered from the Grateful Lifeless, it’s to dissolve your boundaries, push your limits, and uncover your personal voice on this world.”

Venue: The Howlin’ Wolf
Tickets: $25
Date/Time: Saturday, Might four, 2019 (Technically early morning Might 5) / 1:00 a.m. Doorways, 2:00 a.m. Present


Voodoo Lifeless ft. Steve Kimock, George Porter Jr., Jeff Chimenti, Al Schnier, JM Kimock, Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, Oteil Burbridge, Jaimoe (2 Exhibits)

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Yet one more Nolafunk Collection Throughout Jazz Fest custom, Voodoo Lifeless will return to Republic NOLA on Saturday, Might 4th and Sunday, Might fifth to shut out the Jazz Fest season with a NOLA-flavored tribute to the Grateful Lifeless and the music of the Massive Straightforward.

The all-star lineup for the 2 Voodoo Lifeless exhibits is anchored by beloved Lifeless-adjacent gamers Steve Kimock (guitar), JM Kimock (drums), and Jeff Chimenti (keys), along with native legend George Porter Jr. (bass) and moe. guitarist Al Schnier, showing as a part of the supergroup’s core lineup for the primary time ever.

However that’s not all. Every of the exhibits will function added firepower. On Might 4th, teenage guitar phenom Brandon “Taz” Niederauer may even be a part of the fray. On Might fifth, Oteil Burbridge (Lifeless & Firm, Allman Brothers) and Jaimoe (Allman Brothers) will spherical out the stellar lineup for the ultimate present within the collection.

Venue: Republic NOLA
Tickets (5/four): $49.50
Tickets (5/5): $49.50
Date/Time: Saturday, Might four, 2019 & Sunday, Might 5, 2019 / 9:00 p.m. Doorways, 10:00 p.m. Present


For a full listing of Nolafunk Collection Throughout Jazz Fest exhibits, info, and ticketing particulars, see under or head to the Nolafunk web site.

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