Papa Grows Funk will perform with The Original Meters (Art Neville, Leo Nocentelli, George Porter Jr., & Zigaboo Modeliste) and the ReBirth Brass Band Saturday, May 5th at the Howlin’ Wolf during JazzFest. This will be the Meters first club show in New Orleans in 30 years. Tickets go on sale at 10am this Friday, February 3rd at theHowlinWolf.com
This will be the second event pairing Papa Grows Funk with the Original Meters, as PGF hosted THE after-party jam at the Mercury Lounge following the Meters Reunion November 11th, 2000 in San Francisco, CA. That historic night launched Papa Grows Funk on the jam scene with legendary jams featuring guests Art Neville, Ivan Neville and Russell Batiste Jr.