Nolafunk Jazzfest Adds Shows w/Soul Rebels, Leftover Salmon


The 2nd Annual Nolafunk Jazzfest Series is proud to announce their 2nd Annual Kick-Off Party featuring an all-star lineup of the The Soul Rebels, brand new New Orleans- based project Tryptophunk, and the always stellar Marco Benevento with his trio. Tryptophunk features George Porter Jr., John "Papa" Gros (Papa Grows Funk), Craig Klein & Mark Mullins of Bonerama, Brian Stoltz (Funky Meters), and Terrence Houston (Runnin’ Pardners.) Nolafunk is also happy to welcome back the incomparable Leftover Salmon on Saturday April 27 at the Howlin’ Wolf. Special guests will be announced soon. The show is currently onsale through In addition, Papa Grows Funk will perform their Jazz Fest Farewell concert on Sunday May 5 at Republic, with special guests to be announced.

Both Republic shows go on sale to the general public this Saturday February 23 at 11am EST. Tickets are available through,, and (866) 777-8932.

The 2nd Annual Nolafunk Jazzfest Series also features two performances by The Meter Men, featuring George Porter Jr., Leo Nocentelli, and Zigaboo Modeliste; three of the four original members of legendary funk band The Meters, plus Page McConnell of Phish. Their May 4 performance sold out in less than 8 hours. Limited tickets still remain for their April 27 performance.

[Published on: 2/22/13]

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