Fess Fest 2013 - An All-Star Fundraiser to help rebuild Professor Longhair's family home
The Benefit will feature an All-Star line-up with Jon Cleary, Donald Harrison Jr., George Porter Jr., Mark Mullins, Alfred "Uganda" Roberts, Shannon Powell, Detroit Brooks, Tracy Griffin, and very special guest actor, comedian, writer, musician: Hugh Laurie and special guest artist Joe Jackson.
Doors for the event will be open at 8 pm and the show starts 9 pm.
The Meters among 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees !!
"The Meters are back among the nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2014 class. Five to seven artists will be voted in from a nominees' list that also includes Chic, Deep Purple, Peter Gabrial, KISS, Yes, Linda Ronstadt, Nirvana, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band.
Best Of The Beat Lifetime Achievement in Music Award: George Porter, Jr.
George Porter, Jr. is on the cover of the January Issue of New Orleans' own Offbeat Magazine - he will also be honored with a lifetime achievement in music award at the Offbeat - Best Of The Beat
awards ceremonies later this month.
Please take a moment to read this wonderful interview by Alex Rawls »
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Also, check out this recent review from SOMETHING ELSE! online »
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Runnin' Pardners is George Porter Jr's own unique long term project. Well respected by audiences and promoters as a quintessential New Orleans band, the five piece touring band continues to receive accolades on the jam band and festival scene. George Porter Jr has assembled some seasoned and talented musicians to join him on this project. Familiar Pardners - Brint Anderson (guitar) and, Michael Lemmler (keyboards) and rising stars on the New Orleans music scene Khris Royal (saxophone) and Terrence Houston (drums). Excited about the future of this band and this CD, George Porter Jr. plans to keep a smile on his face." I feel like I am working towards something that will be remembered."
UPDATE: Read the Offbeat Online review of the new CD » CLICK HERE «
Christmas In New Orleans "A Tribute To My Mother" EP - Now Available
Hey radio and internet DJ's, I am about to drop my Christmas CD and would love to share it with the world .. If you have an upcoming holiday show and would like to include some new George Porter Christmas music drop me a message!
To purchase this EP, please visit Amazon.com online for more information.
Featuring Six Songs: It's Christmas, Christmas In New Orleans, Da' Train, A Mother's Arms, Your Funky Christmas, O' Holy Night.
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