Latest Cyril Neville Articles
- Aaron Neville & Cyril Neville Help Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Close Out 2019 Jazz Fest In New Orleans
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue were joined by Neville Brothers’ Cyril & Aaron as well as Ian & Ivan Neville to close out the Acura Stage at this year’s New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
Ryan Adams has confirmed the all-star roster of musicians joining him New Orleans to honor The Rolling Stones’ ‘Exile On Main St.’ album.
The original members of legendary funk act The Meters will be joined by additional musicians at a pair of concerts later this month at The Fillmore.
The London Souls Revue featuring The London Souls with guests Eric Krasno, Ian Neville and Cyril Neville will perform at the Nolafunk Jazzfest Series.
The jazzy rock trio will team with the New Orleans funk act and percussion legend for a handful of 2016 performances.
Tonight, HBO premieres the New Orleans-focused episode of the Foo Fighters Sonic Highways series.
Latest Cyril Neville Setlist
Cyril Neville at Fair Grounds Race Course
- Lil Mo Love In the World
- Talkin' 'Bout New Orleans
- Swamp Funk
- Money and Oil
- Nola Thang
- Second Line Soca
- Back Do Man
- Ooh Na Nay
- Big Chief Jolly
- Indian Red
About Cyril Neville
One of the four Neville Brothers, Cyril Neville was the youngest, born on January 10, 1948, in New Orleans, LA. Cyril picked up his love of music from his parents and his older brothers at an early age, but it wasn’t until 1967 (at the age of 19) that Cyril began singing professionally, as he united with brothers Art and Aaron in the outfit Art Neville and the Neville Sounds, playing the New Orleans club circuit on a regular basis. Cyril and Aaron eventually left the group, forming another outfit, Soul Machine, shortly thereafter. 1970 saw the release of Cyril’s debut solo single, “Gossip” b/w “Tell Me What’s On Your Mind,” which included backing music by brother Art’s new outfit, the Meters. Soul Machine relocated to Nashville, then New York, but both moves failed to help put the group over the top. It just so happened at this time that the Meters were looking to expand their lineup, and asked Cyril to join in on vocals and congas — contributing to such albums as 1972’s Cabbage Alley and 1975’s Fire on the Bayou, while the Meters opened up for the Rolling Stones during a sold-out 1974 U.S. tour.
Just as the Meters splintered in 1976, Cyril became enraptured with reggae music (thanks to Bob Marley’s landmark Natty Dread album), as all four Neville siblings formed the Neville Brothers group, issuing numerous subsequent recordings. In addition to his work with the Neville Brothers, Cyril has formed other bands over the years, including the Endangered Species Band in 1983 and the Uptown Allstars Band, while he also found time to launch his own record label, Endangered Species. Cyril also founded the New Orleans Musicians Organized (NOMO), which helps musicians who need business advice with their careers. Cyril Neville has issued several solo albums on his own over the years, including 1995’s The Fire This Time, and a pair in 2000, New Orleans Cookin’ and Soulo. Plus he has guested on various other artist’s recordings over the years, including albums by Edie Brickell, Jimmy Buffett, Dr. John, Bob Dylan, Daniel Lanois, and Willie Nelson, among others. Greg Prato, Rovi
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moe. guitarist Chuck Garvey talks “The Art Of The Setlist” after a Jam Cruise 18-centric “The Rundown” on Episode 54 of ‘The JamBase Podcast.’
Rare performances from Billy & The Kids and Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood have been added to The Peach Music Festival’s 2020 lineup.
Dead & Company focused on songs from the 1970s during their first Playing In The Sand show of 2020 in Mexico on Thursday night.