Posts Tagged ‘tipitinas’

George Clinton at Tipitina’s

Tweet George Clinton (of Funkadelic / Parliament fame, not the 4th Vice President of the United States, who was almost certainly not as interesting) has been laying down the funk for a long time. Some musicians who’ve been playing this long, and who’ve had as much success as George Clinton has, show up, smile, drop […]


B. B. King and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band at Tipitinas!

B. B. King and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band at Tipitinas!

Tweet The most expensive show ever at Tipitina’s at $100/ticket and the place is packed.  In a town of low-or-no cover charges (great for music lovers, potentially terrible for musicians, unless fans hit that tip bucket–<<hint>> <<hint>>), a $100 show is essentially a once-in-a-lifetime one, and no better way cash in that chance than to see […]


Quick Take: Red Baraat at Tipitina’s

Tweet We’ve said all we have to say about Red Baraat in prior coverage, except perhaps that somehow every show is better than the last.  Check it out:


Bootsy Collins

Bootsy Collins

Tweet Bootsy Collins is an undisputed Funk God–and more.  He’s played with James Brown, George Clinton, Axiom Funk and many other great lineups and now he’s claimed a new prize:  our hearts.  Bootsy put on one of the best concerts we’ve ever seen–funk or otherwise–at Tipitinas in New Orleans.  The cover charge was shockingly high […]


Fess Fest 2010!

Tweet It’s hard to write anything new about Professor Longhair (aka Henry Roeland Byrd aka “Fess”).  He’s a New Orleans icon (see?), his piano playing style is unique and yet has tinged the work of virtually every piano player who plays “New Orleans music” (whatever that is).    There are performers who can clearly capture his vibe (Jon […]