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Published: 2013/02/27

Malagafest: Papa Mali, Col. Bruce, Spirit Family, A Levon Tribute and More

Col. Bruce Hampton, Spirit Family Reunion, Papa Mali and Friends featuring members of Galactic and, Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Honey Island Swamp Band are among the acts confirmed for Malagafest 2013. The 2nd annual event will expand to two days this year, taking place at Mobile, AL’s Malaga Inn on Mach 23 and 24. The festival’s first night will also include an all-star tribute to Levon Helm. In addition to the festival’s main stage offerings, the weekend will feature a side stage devoted to local songwriters and “impromptu” jams. Ella Gantt Movement will offer yoga and Massage services both days and Hampton will screen his new documentary Basically Frightened several times during the weekend.

Here’s a look at the festival’s lineup by day

Saturday, March 23
Malagafest Tribute Jam to Levon Helm
Col. Bruce Hampton
Spirit Family Reunion
Hurray for the Riff Raff
Sam Doores & Riley Downing and the Tumbleweeds
Fat Man Squeeze
Roosevelt Collier of The Lee Boys, artist at large

Sunday, March 24
Papa Mali and Friends featuring members of Galactic and Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Honey Island Swamp Band
St. Paul and The Broken Bones
Cedric Burnside Project
Ryan Balthrop
Roosevelt Collier’s Gospel and Blues Brunch

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