Skerik joins Stanton Moore and Galactic at Bumbershoot in 2004. Photo by Mark Moeller.
New Orleans’ annual Megalomaniacs Ball will take place at The Howlin’ Wolf on April 28 during Jazz Fest. The collaboration-heavy event will feature a headlining performance by Garage a Trois, the band that features Stanton Moore, Marco Benvento, Skerik and Mike Dillon. In addition, the musicians’ other bands will open the night: Stanton Moore Trio (with special guest Anders Osborne), Mike Dillon Trio (with Johnny Vidacovich and James Singleton), The Dead Kenny G’s (featuring Skerik) and Marco Benevento Trio (with Tea Leaf Green’s Reed Mathis and The Slip’s Andrew Barr).
The evening’s schedule is as follows:
Mike Dillon Trio: 9 PM
Marco Benevneto Trio: 10 PM
Dead Kenny G’s: 11 PM
Stanton Moore Trio: 12:15 AM
GAT: 1:15 AM