Nolafunk continues to add to its impressive 6th annual Jazz Fest Series lineup, which now includes a special tribute to Howlin’ Wolf from the legendary Col. Bruce Hampton.
Col. Bruce Hampton Channels Howlin’ Wolf will feature the Aquarium Rescue Unit bandleader welcoming a list of special guests, including guitarists Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, Tyler Neal and Lone Wolf, drummer Darren Stanley, bassist Kevin Scott and more. The event will take place at New Orleans’ Le Petit Theatre on April 28, with tickets going on sale this Friday, February 3, at 11am CST.
New Orleans’ Jazz Fest will run April 28–May 7 with a slew of shows and collaborations all over the city. Other gigs on the Nolafunk schedule include Voodoo Dead featuring Porter Jr., Steve Kimock, Jackie Greene, Jeff Chimenti and more, Dead Feat with Jackie Greene, Anders Osborne, John Kadlecik, Brady Blade, Paul Barrerre and Fred Tackett of Little Feat and more, a Foundation of Funk collaboration with members of The Meters and Widespread Panic, plus shows from North Mississippi Osborne, Twiddle, The Record Company and more.
The full schedule for the 6th Annual Nolafunk Series During Jazz Fest can be found here.