Posts Tagged ‘funk’

George Clinton at Tipitina’s

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 a […]

The 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Another Jazz Fest, come and gone, and we caught every act that we possibly could, across all seven days.   Some of our highlights, along with extensive photographic coverage, below: Day # 1: Standout performance and our favorite act of the day was Gary Clark, Jr.  We’ve seen him before (a lot, actually) and performing roughly […]

Bootsy Collins

Bootsy Collins

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 for […]

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2011 (Second Weekend).

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2011 (Second Weekend).

All good things must come to an end.  Actually, in New Orleans that’s not strictly true, since the end of Jazz Fest simply returns us to the normal firehouse-sized helping of daily music and festivals, but for non-locals, maybe it is a temporary ending.  In any event, we recount our best experiences during the last […]

Sebastian Weston at Ogden After Hours

Sebastian Weston recently brought his mellow, funky sound to Ogden After Hours.  Backed by a thumb-slappin’ bass, rasta-tinged drums and keyboards, his music “challenged” us to alternatively dance or grab another cold Restoration Ale and chill.   Check him out.

Mad dogs and Englishmen

Jon Cleary…one funky Englishman!

Just Add …. Stanton Moore!

Try not to miss any opportunity to watch this man play live!