Members Of The Meters, Dumpstaphunk To Play ‘Foundation of Funk’ Jazz Fest Late Night

first_imgTalk about a superjam! The Godfathers of Funk will be joining forces during Jazz Fest on Saturday, April 23rd to bring a jam-packed late night rager to the House of Blues. Hailing from some of the most legendary funk acts in the game, Zigaboo Modeliste (The Meters), George Porter Jr. (The Meters), Ivan Neville (Dumpstaphunk) and Tony Hall (Dumpstaphunk) are ready to lay down the Foundation of Funk. Tickets are available here.When talking about New Orleans funk legends, it’s impossible to not bring up The Meters. The OG funk band’s legacy is undeniable, having pioneered the genre with classics such as “Cissy Strut” and “Fire On The Bayou”. Founding Meters members Modeliste and Porter will be joined by Ivan Neville, the nephew of original Meters member Art Neville. The musical legacy in this lineup is powerful, to say the least.Ivan Neville Discusses Chris Robinson Supergroup At Fool’s Paradise On Jam ONNeville will be joined by Dumpstaphunk bandmate Tony Hall, one of the baddest bassists in the game. When these two join forces on stage, it’s simply explosive.Get down with the funkiest, most legendary bunch of musicians to emerge from the Big Easy on Saturday, April 23rd at the House of Blues. Get tickets here.Enter to win tickets:last_img