Dumpstaphunk to Preview Dirty Word, Perform with Page McConnell
Photo by Craig Young
Dumpstaphunk have confirmed their official Dirty Word preview party. Between weekends at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the group will preview their new album at the Louisiana Music Factory. The group will perform a set of music at the intimate venue and also make copies of the album available.
As previously reported, Dumpstaphunk will celebrate their 10th anniversary during JazzFest this spring. Phish keyboardist Page McConnell—who will be in New Orleans for a series of gigs with The Meter Men—will join the group at The Maison on April 27.
The funk collective will officially mark their 10th anniversary with
a performance at Tipitina’s Uptown on May 5.
Prior to JazzFest, Dumpstaphunk will be honored at the 2013 Big Easy Awards with the special recognition honor of “Ambassador of Entertainment” for championing New Orleans music, culture and charity to new audiences nationwide.
Here’s a look at the group’s JazzFest gigs
Friday, April 26: Howlin Wolf (Parliament Funkadelic cover set), 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 27: Fairgrounds (Gentilly Stage), 3:35 – 4:40 p.m.
Saturday, April 27: The Maison (special guest Page McConnell of Phish), 11 p.m.
Sunday, May 5: Tipitina’s Uptown (10th anniversary w/special guests Skerik, Natalie Cressman and Jennifer Hartswick), 11 p.m.