ALL IN THE FAMILY: PHISH NYE AFTERPARTY
WITH DUMPSTAPHUNK AND JEN HARTSWICK
New Year's Eve with Phish at Madison Square Garden has become it's own cult holiday in the Big Apple, as are the notorious after-parties. The jamband bliss will rage long after the ball has dropped this year, when Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk and the Jennifer Hartswick Band host a post-Phish afterparty just a few blocks up from MSG at Stage 48. A poignant pairing, Dumpstaphunk bassist Tony Hall and trumpeter Jennifer Hartswick both toured together as members of the Trey Anastasio Band.
Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk|
No strangers to collaborations, fans at the Stage 48 rage can expect members of the Jennifer Hartswick Band, including Hartswick and trombonist Natalie Cressman, to join Dumpstaphunk on stage for a Mardi Gras style funk-for-all. "We love Jen. She plays her ass of and sings her ass off, it's gonna be a family thing," Hall said. The New Years Eve show will kick off shorty after 1 a.m. and carry into the early morning hours, with Dumpstaphunk showcasing new material from their forthcoming album, Dirty Word.