Trombone Shorty will perform as part of the Backbeat Jazzfest Series.
The 5th annual Backbeat Jazzfest Series has confirmed its full late night lineup. These shows include appearances by the South Memphis String Band, Alvin Youngblood Hart and Jimbo Mathus (Squirrel Nut Zippers), Big Sam Williams, Nicholas Payton, Luther Dickinson, Brian Coogan, Nikki Glaspie (drummer for Beyonce), Calvin Turner, Eric Krasno & Friends feat. Oteil & Kofi Burbridge, Gene Ween, Grupo Fantasma, Marco Benevento, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Slip, Hill Country Revue and Marco Benevento, among others.
These shows will take place throughout New Orleans during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
Here’s the series’ confirmed lineup:
Tipitina’s French Quarter 233 N. Peters Street
April 23 Marco Benevento & Friends: Billy Martin (Medeski Martin & Wood), Dave Dreiwitz (Ween), and Mark Mullins (Bonerama), Hill Country Revue
April 23 George Porter Jr. and Runnin’ Pardners
April 24 Anders Osborne / Eric Lindell
April 24 The Slip / Surprise Me Mr. Davis / Marco Benevento Trio
April 25 Tim Reynolds & TR3 w/ The Benjy Davis Project
April 29 Cyril Neville & Tribe 13 Followed by Toubab Krewe
(CD Release Show For The Essential Cyril Neville)
April 30 Tab Benoit’s Swampland Jam w/ special guest Chubby Carrier & more
April 30 Some Cat From Japan: Music Inspired By Jimi Hendrix
Feat. guitarist Will Bernard (Stanton Moore Trio), singer Nigel Hall (Lettuce), guitarist Scott Metzger (RANA), bassist Ron Johnson (Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe/Brett Dennen) and drummer Eric Bolivar (Anders Osborne, Bonerama)
May 1 Theresa Andersson plus Mia Borders
May 1 Bonerama w/ special guests
Blue Nile 532 Frenchmen Street
April 29 Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue w/ Dr. Gonzeaux
April 30 Big Sam’s Funky Nation w/ Suenalo!
April 30 Soulive
May 1 Soulive
May 1 The Iguanas
May 1 DJ Real & DJ Black Pearl w/ special guests Suénalo!
May 1 Toubab Krewe
May 2 Funky Butt Revisited II featuring Big Sam Williams, Kirk Joseph, Terence Higgins w/ special guests tba
Maison 508 Frenchmen Street
April 23 Grupo Fantasma w/ Jose Conde y Nola Fresca, Los Po-Boy-Citos
April 23 Glen David Andrews w/ The Revivalists and Easy Company
April 24 Big Sam’s Funky Nation / The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Jamie McLean Band + Young Fellaz Brass Band
April 24 Silent Cinema / Glasgow
April 24 New Orleans Klezmer All-Stars w/ special guests
Aprril 25 Funky Butt Revisited w/ Big Sam Williams, Nicholas Payton, Luther Dickinson, Brian Coogan, Nikki Glaspie and Calvin Turner; South Memphis String Band feat. Luther Dickinson (North Mississippi Allstars/Black Crowes), Alvin Youngblood Hart and Jimbo Mathus (Squirrel Nut Zippers)
April 28 Eric Krasno and Friends feat. Oteil Burbridge, Adam Deitch, Kofi Burbridge and Nigel Hall. Plus special guests Khris Royal & Dark Matter (Eric Krasno’s “Reminisce” CD Release Party)
April 30 Gene Ween (solo) w/ special guest Grayson Capps
April 30 Johnny Sketch & The Dirty Notes
April 30 The Heavy Pets w/ special guests EarPhunk