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12 Hours Left to Support the “Funkumentary!”

Did you know there is a feature-length documentary currently being made about Papa Grows Funk? We’re calling it a Funkumentary. Learn all about it here! The team making the film has been raising $25,000 over the past month. Their campaign will …

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Republic Show Update

Bad news Larry Braggs has to cancel his appearance w/ PGF May 5th at the Republic due to emergency detached retina surgery in New York. He is well but unable to sing or travel. We wish him the best and …

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Special Guest Announced for May 5th

The special guests have been announced for PGF’s show at the Republic on May 5th at 10pm. Joining the band on stage for this historic night of New Orleans funk will be rock ‘n’ roll and New Orleans music legend …

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PGF Announces Final Show

Papa Grows Funk announces it’s final show on Saturday, June 29th, 2013 10pm at Tipitina’s Uptown in saying, “The past thirteen years have changed our lives for the better, a true dream come true. To our family, friends and fans: …

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The Maple Leaf Bar Finale

May 6th, the Monday after JazzFest, PGF’s twelve plus year residency of Monday Nights at the Maple Leaf Bar will come to an end. Please join us for what will be a historic celebration.

Papa Grows Funk Announces Hiatus

After much discussion, we have decided to take an indefinite break to pursue other musical interests. For the next six months, we will continue to perform, celebrating thirteen life changing years, and will honor all bookings – including Monday nights …

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Ring in the New Year with PGF & ReBirth

Say goodbye to 2012 and hello to 2013 with Papa Grows Funk and ReBirth Brass Band at the Howlin’ Wolf in New Orleans December 31st. Doors are at 10:00pm. With your ticket you get world-class funk AND a premium open …

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Treme

PGF recently filmed a scene for the upcoming and final Season 4 of the HBO TV series, Treme. Two songs were performed by the band for one intriguing party sequence. Says producer/writer Eric Overmeyer, “We saved the best for last.”