R&B

Bucktown Allstars

Tue, 08/08/23
The Bucktown Allstars are a New Orleans institution, known for their impeccable musicianship and high energy.  The horn-heavy party band offers up a crowd-pleasing setlist packed with classic R&B, 60’s hots, 70’s funk, and Crescent City flavors. The band has won a boatload ... Read more

Leo Nocentelli

Tue, 08/08/23
Guitarist Leo Nocentelli reigns as one of the founding fathers of funk. The guitarist is the recipient of a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for his work with The Meters, and he has recorded and performed with top artists such as Etta James, Dr. John, The Supremes, Jimmy B... Read more

John Mooney

Tue, 08/08/23
John Mooney embodies the direct connection between today and the music of the blues’ founding fathers: Professor Longhair, and the Mississippi Delta bluesman Son House, who mentored a teenaged Mooney and fostered his driving slide style and vocal sound. Mooney was born in... Read more

Honey Island Swamp Band

Tue, 08/08/23
The Honey Island Swamp Band brings together elements of funk, blues, rock, reggae, and hot, greasy Southern swamp in a unique, danceable, compelling sound that has been described as “Bayou Americana.” Honey Island was founded in San Francisco by refugee New Orleans musician... Read more

Mike Lemmler

Tue, 08/08/23
Mike Lemmler, funky keyboardist, was raised just a few blocks from Fats Domino, and is a fixture on the Crescent City music scene. Lemmler is known especially for his work with George Porter, Jr. and the Runnin’ Pardners, Jubilation,  and as a member of the soul-funk trio T... Read more

James Rivers

Tue, 08/08/23
James Rivers has played on some of New Orleans’ most classic hits, and continues to please crowds today with his versatile repertoire and mastery of multiple instruments. He has also penned music for six Clint Eastwood films. Born in 1938 and raised in the historic Treme ne... Read more

Dominick Grillo

Tue, 08/08/23
Dominick Grillo’s swinging tenor sax is an essential component of several New Orleans jazz bands as well as the star attraction for Grillo’s own band, the Frenchmen Street All-Stars. Grillo moved to New Orleans in the early 2000s to study jazz at UNO, and was schooled up by... Read more

George Porter, Jr.

Sun, 08/06/23
George Porter, Jr. is truly one of the foundations of funk, and richly deserves his Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. He is best known as the bassist for the seminal group, The Meters, and for his five decades as an elite performer, bandleader, producer, and session player... Read more

Reggie Scanlan

Sun, 08/06/23
Bassist Reggie Scanlan is a fixture on the rock and funk scene in New Orleans, best known for his 45+years as a founding member of the New Orleans Radiators. Raised in New Orleans’ Irish Channel, Scanlan cut his teeth with local bands and R&B stars, including legendary pian... Read more

The Radiators

Sun, 08/06/23
The Radiators are a New Orleans-based rock band celebrating over 40 years of what they call, “fishhead music,” a funky, swampy sound drenched in R & B, deep blues, and classic rock, steeped into their own raunchy, rocking repertoire. Their national fan base, known as Fishhe... Read more

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