THE FUNKY METERS will be performing at the 2013 Gathering of the Vibes Festival
Paulie's New Orleans Jazz N' Blues Festival - June 21-23, 2013
New Orleans Funk is coming to Worcester, Massachusetts on June 21-23, 2013 ‐ the premier funkstahs of New Orleans will be in-house this year
Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame nominee, George Porter, Jr. & The Runnin' Pardners & Papa Grows Funk are FUNKIN' UP THE BIG WOO this year!
Funk Da End of Da World Festival: Dec 21/22 - Camp Kaenae, Maui, Hawaii
Maui Dawgs & Psychatomic present Funk Da End Of Da World Festival - Camp Kaenae, Maui, Hawaii -
December 21/22, 2012. Featuring:
George Porter Jr & Running Pardners, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, DJ Logic, Monophonics, Big Sam, Jugdealers,
Afromassive, Brown Chicken Brown, Kanekoa and many more artists... camping, food and fun - don't miss it.
The Meters among 2013 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame !!
"The Meters are among the nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2013 class. Five to seven artists will be voted in from a nominees' list that also includes Rush, Heart, Deep Purple, Chic, Public Enemy, N.W.A., Randy Newman, Donna Summer, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Albert King, Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes and Procol Harum.
Inductees will be announced in mid-December. The induction ceremony is scheduled for April 18, 2013 at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles." — Keith Spera (www.nola.com)
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 »
CLICK HERE «
Also, check out this recent review from SOMETHING ELSE! online magazine »
CLICK HERE «
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.
FOLLOW GEORGE PORTER JR. ONLINE WITH THE FOLLOWING SOCIAL NETWORK LINKS: