Global Noize and Fest Allstars to Headline Howlin Wolf
New Orleans Howlin Wolf has lined up a few additional power jams during JazzFest. On April 27, George Porter Jr., Ivan Neville, Russell Batiste, Ian Neville, Skerik and Eric Krasno will perform as the Fest Allstars on a bill that also includes PBS and the quartet of Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Eric Krasno and Skerik. Soon after, on May 1 Jason Miles and DJ Logic will celebrate the release of their new CD Global Noize with a two-set performance at the venue that will feature special guests Billy Martin, Oteil Burbridge, Karl Denson , Bernie Worrell, Christian Scott, Topaz and Carl Burnett. The gig will also feature Russell Batiste performing with Eric Krasno, Leo Nocentelli and a number of additional friends.
In addition, on April 27 George Porter Jr. will take the stage with The V.O.W. All-Stars at the JazzFest Fairgrounds. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival kicks off this Friday.