The Meters Will Reunite at Jazz Fest
The original Meters: Art Neville, George Porter, Jr., Joseph ‘Zigaboo’ Modeliste and Leo Nocentelli originally disbanded in 1979 only to come together once again via an informal jam at the 1989 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. This year the quartet will perform once again, this time with a more formal billing as the Meters Reunions headlines the second day of Jazz Fest 2005. Other artists who will perform at the event which takes place from April 22 through May 1 to include Trey Anastasio, Buddy Guy, Dr. John, BB King, The Roots, Widespread Panic, a tribute to Little Walter featuring Charlie Musselwhite, James Cotton, Jerry Portnoy, Carrie Bell and Jumpin Johnny Sansone and much much much more. The full line-up can be found at the official Jazz Fest web site.