Down on the Bayou III Lineup Finalized
Widespread Panic’s JoJo Hermann has finalized the lineup for the Down on the Bayou III benefit concert. The all-star jam session will take place at New Orleans’ Howlin’ Wolf on May 5 featuring than 8 hours of live funk and will benefit The New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic & Assistance Foundation. Jojo’s Mardi Gras Band will host the evening, which is slated to feature the likes of Taylor Hicks, 7 Walkers, Bonerama, Kermit Ruffins, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Particle’s Steve Molitz, DJ Logic, Col. Bruce Hampton, John “Papa” Gros, Tony Hall, Raymond Webber, Wild Magnolias, members of Dirty Dozen Brass Band and many, many others. The show will be dedicated to Herman “Roscoe” Ernest, Dr. John’s “diesel funk” drummer for over 30 years. Ernest passed away in March.
Down on the Bayou III’s complete lineup can be found below
Members of Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Big Chief Bo Dollis
John “Papa” Gros
Col. Bruce Hampton
Billy Iuso and Restless Natives
JoJo’s Mardi Gras Band
Deacon John Moore
Pimps of Joytime
Alfred “Uganda” Roberts
7 Walkers featuring Matt Hubbard, Bill Kreutzmann, Papa Mali and George Porter, Jr.
Walter “Wolfman” Washington
Big Sam Williams
Plus special guests