George Porter Jr. Celebrates 60
New Orleans legend, and longtime Meters bassist, George Porter Jr. will celebrate his 60th birthday by hosting a jam session at New Orleans The Howlin’ Wolf on December 26. The evening will draw together a striking number of the bassists closest collaborators, including current bandmates Brian Stoltz and Russell Batiste, Mark Mullins & Bonerama, Ivan and Ian Neville, Tony Hall and many other local celebrities. Admission to the show also includes a buffet dinner.
Porter is currently on the road PBS and will perform at Richmond, VAs
Capital Ale House this evening. For a deeper look at his current projects, please pickup a copy of the September/October issue of Relix.